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) 2000 B.C.
(c) 3000 B.C.
(d) 1000 B.C.
2. Why did the Yi turn to the sea for their subsistence?
(a) They didn't have land to cultivate.
(b) The ground was too frozen to cultivate.
(c) They knew how to make boats.
(d) They liked fish.
3. Where did the Yi forefathers migrate from?
(a) The Mongol Empire.
(b) Lowlands of China.
(c) 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 used tar.
(b) They didn't know bronze.
(c) They traveled as far as New Guinea and Australia.
(d) They sacrificed women.
6. When were the Yi able to migrate to Alaska and North America?
(a) In 1207 B.C.
(b) At the start of the Ming Dynasty.
(c) During the last Ice Age.
(d) After developing the first sail boat.
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