The Travels of Marco Polo Test | Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who governed Kael?

2. What was the richest province in the eastern world?

3. How far was Zipangu in India, from Manji in China?

4. How deep was the sea between Lochac and the island of Pentan?

5. Why did men need to anchor in the middle of streams in Chintigui?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Book 1, Chapter 49 describes in detail the particular organization of Tartar armies. Discuss how this arrangement could help and/or hinder the Tartar's battle strategy. Use examples from the book in your response and thesis.

Essay Topic 2

The grand khan was not persuaded by any one religion, thus, he honored Christians, Jews, Mahometans, and idolaters at their respective festivals. Discuss his motives for honoring each. Use examples from the book in your response and thesis. Use Book 2, Chapters 1-2 as a reference.

Essay Topic 3

Using Book 2, Chapter 8 as a reference, explain the treasonable practices used in the city of Kanbalu which caused it to rebel. Also, describe the apprehension and punishment of those involved. Use examples for the text in your response and thesis.

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