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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How long did it take Friar Giovanni of Plano Carpini to travel to the Mongol court?
(a) Two years.
(b) A year.
(c) Six months.
(d) 106 days.
2. How many letters were in the alphabetic system that could write all the languages in the world?
3. Out of approximately 500 plays from the Yuan dynasty, how many survive today?
4. In 1263, Khubilai began the construction of what important building?
(a) A courthouse to uphold Chinese law.
(b) A public hospital for the Chinese.
(c) A library to promote literacy.
(d) An ancestral temple for his family.
5. How did Guyuk die?
(a) He was killed by Sorkhokhtani.
(b) Nobody knows.
(c) He was killed by his own torture methods.
(d) He was killed by a warring tribe.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who penned the first known encyclopedia of natural history, in France?
2. What year is the earliest reported Mongol presence in the French court?
3. Who was the envoy appointed to meet King Edward the I of England?
4. What was Kerchagan?
5. "It is reported, but impossible to verify, that no ____ was censored during Khubilai's reign?"
Short Essay Questions
1. What happened to the Mongol forces after they severely harmed the samurai warriors?
2. What three inventions did Francis Bacon recognize as the foundation of modern world? Why is this important?
3. Why and how did the Mongols promote education in China?
4. What was superior about the Chinese paper over the parchment made by Europeans?
5. By the end of chapter seven, the Mongol empire was divided into four segments. What were they and who was in charge?
6. What happened to Arik Boke that caused the end of his life?
7. What a blitzkrieg?
8. What effect did the Mongols have on the literary arts in China?
9. How did the people of the city-states of Russia interpret the victory of the Mongols?
10. How did Mongke Khan die?
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