1. Marco Polo was an emissary of whom?
(b) Chief Alau.
(c) King Arghun.
(d) Kubilai Kahn.
2. "The Travels of Marco Polo" was first introduced to the reading public in the thirteenth century as what?
(a) "A Description of the Empires."
(b) "A Description of the Kingdoms."
(c) "A Description of the World."
(d) "A Description of the Provinces."
3. According to Marco Polo, in the central part of Armenia lies an exceedingly large and high mountain. What can be found on this mountain?
(a) The Fountain of Oil.
(b) The Ark of Noah.
(c) The Gate of Iron.
(d) The Golden Tablets.
4. According to the introduction, what made "The Travels of Marco Polo" a best seller?
(a) Rustichello's writing.
(b) The mystery of Kubilai Khan's thirteenth century empire.
(c) The ease in obtaining a copy of the book.
(d) The wild and exciting tales.
5. According to Marco Polo, in ancient times, kings of Zorzania were born with the mark of _____________ on the ___________ shoulder.
(a) An Eagle, right.
(b) An Eagle, left.
(c) A Lion, left.
(d) A Lion, right.
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