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