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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. When did the Ottomans conquer Constantinople?
2. How many flights of stairs led to Ogodei's throne?
3. By what year did the Mongol method of currency become worthless in China?
4. What type of fiber did Khubilai wish to promote by the creation of an aptly named Bureau in 1289?
5. Who was Sorkhokhtani?
Essay Topic 1
Why were the Mongol people often linked with people of the Jewish faith? Who made this connection? Why? What happened, because of this misconception? Be sure to illustrate multiple historical instances in your answer.
Essay Topic 2
How did Genghis Khan build his army? What methods and tactics did he use that distinguished him from other khans? How did he learn those things? How did Genghis Khan organize his army? What benefits did he glean from his organizational structure? How did he command so many people? How did they communicate? How did Genghis Khan win the loyalty of so many people? Describe Genghis Khan's army in any and all of these terms, and more as you see fit.
Essay Topic 3
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?
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