Quiz: Major Empires And Cultures In World History

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Quiz: Major Empires And Cultures In World History

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. 
    The Ottoman Empire expanded to                                        ,                                          , and                                      .
  • 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

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