Golden Age Of China & Mongol Conquest Mini-quiz

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Golden Age Of China & Mongol Conquest Mini-quiz

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    ________, or "divine wind," tore the Mongols' ships to pieces in a typhoon -- which is why the Japanese speak so highly of it.
  • 2. 
    Samurai had to live by a demanding code of behavior called _______.
  • 3. 
    Which of the following is not a principle of bushido?
    • A. 

      Reverence for the gods

    • B. 

      Respect towards inferiors

    • C. 

      Material wealth

    • D. 

      Honorable death

  • 4. 
    _____ was 120 miles from Korea and 500 miles from China, making it usually safe from invasion.
  • 5. 
    _________ is a belief system whose main principles are respect for the forces of nature and one's ancestors.
  • 6. 
    Supposedly divine spirits in nature are generally referred to as what?
    • A. 

      Yamato

    • B. 

      Kamikaze

    • C. 

      Bushido

    • D. 

      Kami

  • 7. 
    _____ are Korean-language symbols lifted from Chinese-language symbols.
  • 8. 
    ______ is the name of the Korean alphabet.
  • 9. 
    _______ assumed the title of emperor -- making her the only women ever to do so.
  • 10. 
    Name all which were an invention or technological advancement of the Yang and Song dynasties:
    • A. 

      Invention of the LP gatefold sleeve

    • B. 

      Magnetic compass

    • C. 

      Rotary fan for air conditioning

    • D. 

      Paper money

    • E. 

      Discovery related to diabetes

  • 11. 
    From the mid-1200s to the mid-1300s, there was a Mongolian state of peace and order called the _____________ during which they guaranteed safe passage for trade caravans and missionaries.
  • 12. 
    By 1260, the Mongols had divided their empire into four regions, or ________.
  • 13. 
    Steppe nomads traveled in kinship groups called _____, with all group members believing they were descended from a common ancestor.
  • 14. 
    Nomadic peoples of the Asian steppes domesticated herded animals, making them which of the following?
    • A. 

      Clans

    • B. 

      Hunter-gatherers

    • C. 

      Pastoralists

    • D. 

      Asians

  • 15. 
    In 1206, Temujin accepted the title of ____________, or "universal ruler" of the Mongol clans.
  • 16. 
    ___________ founded the Yuan dynasty, making few changes to the system of government or Chinese culture.
  • 17. 
    __________ was a young Venetian trader who was imprisoned, writing a book telling his experiences with Chinese culture and government.
  • 18. 
    Which religion had spread through Japanese society by the eighth or ninth century?
    • A. 

      Buddhism

    • B. 

      Christianity

    • C. 

      Hinduism

    • D. 

      Judaism

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