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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. The Ming briefly moved the capital city of China to what place?
2. Who wrote Decameron?
3. Who penned the first known encyclopedia of natural history, in France?
4. What year did Persia fall from the Mongol rule?
5. How many letters were in the alphabetic system that could write all the languages in the world?
Essay Topic 1
What was happening in the Mongol Empire just before Genghis Khan died? How did Genghis Khan die? How did Genghis Khan try to handle his succession? What actually happened after Genghis Khan passed?
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 role of the Mongol empire in China? What did Genghis Khan and Khubilai Khan do for China that nobody had done before? What results did this produce for China? What effects were good, which were bad, and why? What lasting impressions of the Mongol empire are seen today? What aspects of the Mongol invasion were wiped from Chinese memory, and why? What is the general feeling towards Genghis Khan in China today?
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