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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How many flights of stairs led to Ogodei's throne?
2. What happened when Mongol prisoners were freed after their prison sentence, under Khubilai?
3. What was the most cost-effective way for Khubilai to transport goods during his rule?
4. How many members of the Golden Family occupied the throne between the years of 1328 and 1332?
5. The best we know, where did Black Death originate?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Who were Genghis Khan's four sons? What were there personalities? What role did each play in the making of history? Be specific and use details from the book to paint your family portrait.
Essay Topic 2
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 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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