1. When Marco Polo meets with Kublai Khan, he:
(a) Is worried that Khan will not approve of his stories.
(b) Describes cities that he's visited during his travels.
(c) Requests money to be able to continue his travels.
(d) Asks for a leadership position in the empire.
2. Polo first describes the city of Diomira to Khan as:
(a) Gaudy and loud, with ridiculous artwork.
(b) A quiet place full of intelligent, inquisitive people and lush gardens.
(c) Desperately in need of revitalization.
(d) Filled with beautiful items, including silver domed buildings and bronze statues.
3. Which city is described as having buildings with spiral staircases and with spiral seashells encrusted in the staircases?
4. Polo states that Dorothea can be described by its canals, towers, people, and history, or how else?
(a) In terms of youthful memory.
(b) Through the artist's paintbrush.
(c) Through the eyes of an old woman.
(d) By the skies each evening paints.
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