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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
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?
Essay Topic 2
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 3
In what ways do you see the impact of the Mongols, the Mongol Empire, Genghis Khan and Khubilai Khan in the world today? How can you identify those aspects? How can we attribute these bits of the modern world to the Mongols? Be sure to use specific examples of what comes from the Mongols, and why.
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