Chapter 1, The Yi Peoples
1. When did the Yi people start the Chinese seafaring tradition, according to "Chapter 1, The Yi Peoples"?
(a) 4000 B.C.
(b) 1000 B.C.
(c) 2000 B.C.
(d) 3000 B.C.
2. Why did the Yi turn to the sea for their subsistence?
(a) They didn't have land to cultivate.
(b) They liked fish.
(c) They knew how to make boats.
(d) The ground was too frozen to cultivate.
3. Where did the Yi forefathers migrate from?
(a) Lowlands of China.
(c) The Mongol Empire.
(d) Highlands of central China.
4. What did the first boat people cross, according to "Chapter 1, The Yi Peoples"?
(a) The Yangtze.
(b) The Yellow River.
(c) The water between Java and Sulawesi.
(d) The water between China and Taiwan.
5. What does archeological evidence indicate about the Yi people?
(a) They traveled as far as New Guinea and Australia.
(b) They didn't know bronze.
(c) They sacrificed women.
(d) They used tar.
6. When were the Yi able to migrate to Alaska and North America?
(a) After developing the first sail boat.
(b) In 1207 B.C.
(c) At the start of the Ming Dynasty.
(d) During the last Ice Age.
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