Introduction To The Silk Road Handout 1 (P.18) Quiz

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 64

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Companion quiz to the Introductory reading of the Along the Silk Road curriculum program.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Chang-an, the Eastern endpoint of the Silk Road, is now called 
    • A. 

      Beijing

    • B. 

      Antioch

    • C. 

      Xi'an

    • D. 

      Baghdad

  • 2. 
    Which of the following were NOT Western endpoints of the Silk Road?
    • A. 

      Antioch

    • B. 

      Constantinople

    • C. 

      Tyre

    • D. 

      Urumuchi

    • E. 

      Damascus

  • 3. 
    The Silk Road was approximately how many kilometres in length?
    • A. 

      5200

    • B. 

      8400

    • C. 

      4800

    • D. 

      2500

  • 4. 
    If we broaden the definition of the Silk Road, which of the following regions can also be included into the sphere of influence of the Silk Road trade?  Check ALL that apply.
    • A. 

      Timbuktu

    • B. 

      Korea

    • C. 

      Venice

    • D. 

      Moscow

    • E. 

      Southeast Asia

    • F. 

      Japan

    • G. 

      London

    • H. 

      Arabian Peninsula

  • 5. 
    There is no historical evidence that any Chinese person ever visited Europe (or that any European ever visited China) during the Roman Empire - Han China era of the Silk Road (around 100 CE).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    There was regular trade between the Roman Empire and Han China (around 100 CE).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Which of the following goods travelled along the Silk Road.  Check all that apply.
    • A. 

      Rugs

    • B. 

      Camels

    • C. 

      Corn (maize)

    • D. 

      Gold

    • E. 

      Nuts

    • F. 

      Potatoes

    • G. 

      Wine

    • H. 

      Glass beads

    • I. 

      Horses

    • J. 

      IPods

    • K. 

      Grapevines

  • 8. 
    Silk Road trade began around ______ and continued until around ______.
    • A. 

      1500 BC - 200 BCE

    • B. 

      200 CE - 1500 BCE

    • C. 

      1500 BCE - 200 CE

    • D. 

      200 BCE - 1500 CE

  • 9. 
    Which of the following was NOT a golden era of the Silk Road?
    • A. 

      200 BCE - 200 CE (Rome / Han China Era)

    • B. 

      600 CE - 900 CE (Arab Empires Era)

    • C. 

      1200 CE - 1300 CE (Mongol Empire Era)

    • D. 

      1600 CE - 1800 CE (British Naval Empire Era)

  • 10. 
    The rise of global ____ ____ sparked the decline of the Silk Road trade.
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