What Do You Know About Mongols? Trivia Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Ibn Battuta thought highly of China

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Ibn Battuta did not think highly of China. In his writings, he described the Chinese as "uncivilized" and criticized their customs and way of life. He also expressed his dislike for the Chinese language and their lack of religious devotion. Therefore, it can be concluded that Ibn Battuta did not have a positive opinion of China.

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  • 2. 

    Timur was...

    • A.

      A river

    • B.

      A medicinal spice

    • C.

      A brief leader of the Mongol Empire

    • D.

      Title of the former monarch of Iran

    Correct Answer
    C. A brief leader of the Mongol Empire
    Explanation
    Timur, also known as Tamerlane, was a brief leader of the Mongol Empire. He was a powerful and ruthless conqueror who established his own empire in the 14th century. Timur's empire spanned from present-day Turkey to India, and he was known for his military tactics and brutal conquests. Despite his short reign, Timur left a significant impact on history and is remembered as one of the most successful conquerors of his time.

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  • 3. 

    A khanate was a title given to rulers and officials in certain Muslim countries

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because a khanate was indeed a title given to rulers and officials in certain Muslim countries. In the history of Central Asia and the Middle East, a khanate referred to a political entity or territory ruled by a khan or a tribal leader. These khanates were prevalent in regions such as the Mongol Empire, the Golden Horde, and the Timurid Empire, where the title of khan was bestowed upon rulers and officials. Therefore, the statement is correct.

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  • 4. 

    A period of chaos and disunity began in the 1340s, when the________swept across Asia and into Europe.

    • A.

      Pax Mongolia

    • B.

      Chicken pox

    • C.

      Khanate

    • D.

      Bubinic. Plague

    Correct Answer
    D. Bubinic. Plague
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Bubonic Plague. The bubonic plague, also known as the Black Death, was a devastating pandemic that occurred in the 14th century. It originated in Asia and spread to Europe, causing widespread chaos and disunity. The plague was transmitted by fleas that infested black rats, and it resulted in high mortality rates among the affected populations. This period of chaos and disunity was a direct result of the bubonic plague's rapid spread and its devastating impact on society.

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  • 5. 

    A period of chaos and disunity began in the 1340s, when the________swept across Asia and into Europe.

    • A.

      Pax Mongolia

    • B.

      Chicken pox

    • C.

      Khanate

    • D.

      Bubinic. Plague

    Correct Answer
    D. Bubinic. Plague
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Bubonic Plague. The question is asking for the cause of the period of chaos and disunity that began in the 1340s. The bubonic plague, also known as the Black Death, was a deadly disease that originated in Asia and spread to Europe. It caused widespread death and devastation, leading to social, economic, and political upheaval. This outbreak of the bubonic plague is considered one of the most significant pandemics in human history.

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