World History II Empires Quiz

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Quiz on some of the major empires in World History. The ones in this quiz are the Ottoman Empire, Japan, the Mughal Empire, and China.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where was the Ottoman Empire originally located?
    • A. 

      Turkey and Greece

    • B. 

      Russia and Mongolia

    • C. 

      Italy and Northern Africa

    • D. 

      Southwest Africa

  • 2. 
    What is the Peninsula Greece is on called?
    • A. 

      Iberian

    • B. 

      Alaskan

    • C. 

      Balkan

    • D. 

      Russian

  • 3. 
    What was Turkey called at the time of the Ottoman Empire?
    • A. 

      Persia

    • B. 

      Turkey (duh)

    • C. 

      Anatolia

    • D. 

      It was part of Greece, so it was called Greece

  • 4. 
  • 5. 
    Where was the Ottoman Empire's capital? What is it's modern name?
    • A. 

      Istanbul/Bosporous

    • B. 

      Constantinople/Istanbul

    • C. 

      Bosporus/Constantinople

    • D. 

      Marmara/Bosporous

  • 6. 
    What religion did the Ottomans practice?
    • A. 

      Zoroastrianism

    • B. 

      Christianity

    • C. 

      Islam

    • D. 

      Sikhism

  • 7. 
    What did the Ottomans NOT trade?
    • A. 

      Ottomans

    • B. 

      Silk

    • C. 

      Spices

    • D. 

      Coffee

    • E. 

      Ceramics

  • 8. 
    Where was the Mughal Empire?
    • A. 

      China

    • B. 

      Mongolia

    • C. 

      Iran

    • D. 

      India

  • 9. 
    What religion was brought to India by the Mughals?
    • A. 

      Islam

    • B. 

      Christianity

    • C. 

      Hinduism

    • D. 

      Buddhism

  • 10. 
    What two religions did Sikhism spring out of?
    • A. 

      Judaism/Christianity

    • B. 

      Islam/Christianity

    • C. 

      Hinduism/Islam

    • D. 

      Buddhism/Hinduism

  • 11. 
                           built the Taj Mahal.
  • 12. 
    Why did Shah Jahan build the Taj Mahal?
    • A. 

      A tomb for his son, who died before ascending the throne

    • B. 

      A monument to his power and glory

    • C. 

      Don't know don't care

    • D. 

      A tomb for his favorite wife.

  • 13. 
                                ,                                      , and                                    set up trading posts in India
  • 14. 
    What did the Europeans NOT want from the Chinese? (Hint: YET)
    • A. 

      Silk

    • B. 

      Guns

    • C. 

      Spices

    • D. 

      Porcelain

  • 15. 
    What is the name for a Japanese military and political officer?
    • A. 

      Emporer

    • B. 

      Shogun

    • C. 

      Samurai

    • D. 

      I don't really know what you're talking about

  • 16. 
    What religion was NOT practiced in Japan?
    • A. 

      Buddhism

    • B. 

      Hinduism

    • C. 

      Shintoism