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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 is a she?
2. What year was Ogodei installed?
3. What was Kerchagan?
4. Throughout the Renaissance the Mongols were generally treated with adulation. However, what time period opened up a distinct anti-Asian sentiment?
5. Who did Khubilai assign the task of creating a single alphabet that could be used to write all the languages in the world?
Short Essay Questions
1. What was in the tea Khubilai drank the morning after a long night of celebration, and what did it do?
2. What was the first book written in English, and what did it say about Genghis Khan?
3. What happened to Professor Lkhagvasuren's teacher?
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 Matthew Paris link the Mongols to the Jewish people?
6. Why and how did the Mongols promote education in China?
7. Why did the Golden Family back Arik Boke instead of Khubilai?
8. How did the Soviets adapt Genghis Khan's battle tactics in World War II?
9. What happened to Arik Boke that caused the end of his life?
10. What happened to the slaves sold to the Italians by the Mongols? Where did they come from and what would they do in a short twenty years?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What was Genghis Khan like as a child? Trace his major accomplishments as a young man, and how he developed into a leader. Who was Genghis Khan when he died?
Essay Topic 2
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?
Essay Topic 3
Describe the culture in which Genghis Khan was born. What was the steppe? What was steppe life like? What was it like to be a hunter, versus a herder? What were some of the major dangers of steppe life?
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