Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Jack Weatherford
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What happened to Jamuka, after the battle between the Mongols and the Naimen?

2. Who fashioned the borders of Korea and India?

3. What were Mongol soldiers forbidden to speak about?

4. Whom did Temujin ask for help, after the kidnapping of Borte?

5. What was the first thing the Mongol soldiers did every morning when they broke camp?

Short Essay Questions

1. How did the people of Kashgar feel about the Mongols?

2. How did Jack Weatherford begin his research?

3. Differentiate between Genghis Khan's white banner and black banner. What did each represent, and what happened to each?

4. Who dressed Genghis Khan after he passed, and how was his funeral handled?

5. What was the Baljuna Covenant?

6. In a letter from Genghis Khan to a Taoist monk in China, what was Genghis Khan's opinion of himself near the end of his life show?

7. What happened as soon as the Mongols withdrew from the newly conquered Jurched territory?

8. How did Genghis Khan quickly depopulate an area, and for what strategic purpose?

9. How did the governor of Khwarizm receive Genghis Khan's caravan? How did the sultan of Khwarizm respond?

10. What revenge tactic did Jmauka employ that severely harmed his image after one of Tejumin's followers murdered one of Jamuka's kinsmen?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Who was Khubilai Khan? What did he contribute to the making of history? What did he do for the Mongol empire that Genghis Khan did not, or could not? What important advances were made during his reign as Khan?

Essay Topic 2

Describe the spirituality of Genghis Khan. What religion did he practice? What customs or traditions distinguishes that religion? Which are important to Genghis Khan, and why? How was religion incorporated into the warrior life? How was it possible for Genghis Khan and the Mongols to exercise religious tolerance?

Essay Topic 3

What was the Silk Road? Who controlled the Silk Road before Genghis Khan, and what was its condition? How did Genghis Khan finally control the Silk Road? What did he do to it? Why is the Silk Road so important?

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