Question: Which factors caused the diversiication of the printing system in China?
Answer: Many factors played a huge role in diversifying the print system;
1. The civil services examination was taken by the state, and the print was done for the examination. Also, the books for the same were printed and sponsored by the state.
2. As the candidates increased so did the volume of print, and it led to a boom in printing.
3. The culture of reading spread among merchants, oficials and it became an activity which people did in their leisure time.
4. The printed material was also imported, and rich women also started to read.