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  • 1. 

    Which era was Marco Polo born in?

    • A.

      The Industrial Revolution era

    • B.

      The Explorer era

    • C.

      The Renaissance era

    • D.

      Venetian - Genoese era

    • E.

      Imperialism era

    Correct Answer
    C. The Renaissance era
    Explanation
    Marco Polo was born in the Renaissance era because this was a time of great cultural and intellectual revival in Europe, marked by advancements in art, literature, and exploration. Marco Polo himself was a renowned explorer who traveled extensively in Asia, documenting his experiences in his famous book "The Travels of Marco Polo." His travels and writings greatly influenced European exploration and trade with the East during the Renaissance period.

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  • 2. 

    Constantinople is now known as Crimea, and current capital of Turkey.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement is incorrect. Constantinople is not known as Crimea, nor is it the current capital of Turkey. Constantinople was the former name of Istanbul, which is a city in Turkey. Crimea is a region located in Ukraine. The current capital of Turkey is Ankara. Therefore, the correct answer is False.

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  • 3. 

    Who was the khan of all Mongols in 1262?

  • 4. 

    What was Beijing called back then in 1260's?

    • A.

      Beijing (Same as)

    • B.

      Venice

    • C.

      Genoa

    • D.

      Daidu

    • E.

      Shanghai

    Correct Answer
    D. Daidu
    Explanation
    Daidu was the name of Beijing in the 1260s.

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  • 5. 

    Which country did the Polo's passed through first?

    • A.

      Tartary (Bulgaria)

    • B.

      Persia (Iran)

    • C.

      Genoa (Italy)

    Correct Answer
    A. Tartary (Bulgaria)
    Explanation
    The Polo's, referring to the famous explorers Marco Polo and his father Niccolò Polo, passed through Tartary (Bulgaria) first. Tartary was a historical region located in present-day Bulgaria, and it served as a gateway for the Polo's as they embarked on their journey to the East. This region was known for its strategic location and was often traversed by travelers and traders during that time period. Therefore, it is likely that the Polo's started their journey by passing through Tartary (Bulgaria) before continuing their exploration.

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  • 6. 

    Marco Polo eventually becomes ______________ of one of Kublai Khan's cities.

    Correct Answer
    Governor
    Explanation
    Marco Polo eventually becomes the governor of one of Kublai Khan's cities. This means that he is appointed as the leader or ruler of the city by Kublai Khan. As governor, Marco Polo would have had the authority to make decisions and govern the city on behalf of Kublai Khan. This position would have given him a significant amount of power and responsibility within the Khan's empire.

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  • 7. 

    What was happening when Marco Polo came back to Venice from China?

    • A.

      World War II

    • B.

      1st Venetian - Genoese War

    • C.

      2nd Venetian–Genoese War

    • D.

      3rd Venetian - Genoese War

    • E.

      A wedding for Princess Cocachin

    Correct Answer
    C. 2nd Venetian–Genoese War
  • 8. 

    Which book did Marco Polo publish while he was in jail? Who wrote it?

    • A.

      'Marco Polo's travels', written by William Shakespeare

    • B.

      'Exquisite trip to Asia', written by Mark Twain

    • C.

      'Travels of Marco Polo', written by Rustichello

    • D.

      'Daidu: A revolutionary city', written by Ronastro

    • E.

      'Marco Polo: A explorer's life', written by Charles Dickens

    Correct Answer
    C. 'Travels of Marco Polo', written by Rustichello
  • 9. 

    Marco Polo was buried in San Lorenzo, Spain.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Marco Polo was not buried in San Lorenzo, Spain. This statement is incorrect. Marco Polo was actually buried in the Church of San Lorenzo in Venice, Italy. This is a well-known fact about the famous Italian explorer and merchant.

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  • 10. 

    Write at least three sentences, explaining about Marco Polo's legacy and his impact on the renaissance era.

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