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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 was life in Xanadu, during 1332?
2. "It is reported, but impossible to verify, that no ____ was censored during Khubilai's reign?"
3. How many flights of stairs led to Ogodei's throne?
4. What animal did the plague bacterium live in?
5. Who called the first khuriltai after Guyuk died?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happened to Professor Lkhagvasuren's teacher?
2. Why and how did the Mongols promote education in China?
3. What happened to the Mongol forces after they severely harmed the samurai warriors?
4. Why did the clerics suppose the Mongols were going to ride on Cologne? What happened in 1164 that made them think that way?
5. How did the Soviets adapt Genghis Khan's battle tactics in World War II?
6. Where did the research team of Jack Weatherford finish their search? What is symbolic about it?
7. What was in the tea Khubilai drank the morning after a long night of celebration, and what did it do?
8. After the Mongols destroyed the Hungarian army, they were able to probe Vienna. Though scared, some Hapsburg troops captured a Mongol officer. What was strange about him?
9. How did Mongke Khan die?
10. How did the Mongols adapt the Chinese printing practices?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Who was Jamuka? Why is Jamuka so important to Genghis Khan? Trace the major events and occurrences between the two men, and be sure to cite in what ways they developed as adults. What happened to Jamuka?
Essay Topic 2
What effects did the Mongol empire have on Europe? What did the Mongol empire provide to Europe that nobody had done before? What resulted in Europe because of the Mongol presence? What impressions of the Mongol empire can be seen in Europe today?
Essay Topic 3
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?
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