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1 AP Questions on Nomadic Empires and Eurasian Integration

2 Kublai Khans military and imperial pursuits A. incorporated Russia into the growing Mongol Empire B. copied his fathers when he conquered Persia C. had little success when he tried to conquer Vietnam, Cambodia, Burma and Japan D. conquered Eastern Europe E. successfully brought Japan under Mongol control

3 Kublai Khans military and imperial pursuits C. had little success when he tried to conquer Vietnam, Cambodia, Burma and Japan

4 During the period of Mongol domination A. unification was achieved by the implementation of a state religion B. long-distance trade became less risky C. trade slowed dramatically because of heavy taxation D. trade was halted by the extension of the Great Wall of China E. interaction between different peoples of Eurasia was limited by Mongol cruelty

5 During the period of Mongol domination B. long-distance trade became less risky

6 Which of the following did not act as a limitation on the development of central Asian societies? A. a lack of trading opportunities B. the limited potential for large-scale agriculture C. the aridity of the climate D. the nomadic lifestyle of the population E. the absence of large-scale craft production

7 Which of the following did not act as a limitation on the development of central Asian societies? A. a lack of trading opportunities

8 Mahmud of Ghaznis incursion into India in the eleventh century was inspired by A. his devotion to Hinduism B. his desire for plunder C. his desire to visit the religious sites associated with the Buddha D. a desire to gain revenge for Indian crimes against his father E. his own missionary zeal to spread the Islamic faith

9 Mahmud of Ghaznis incursion into India in the eleventh century was inspired by B. his desire for plunder

10 The Mongols brought about greater integration of European peoples by all of the following means except A. the establishment of and maintenance of a courier network B. a common state religion C. increased trade D. diplomatic missions E. resettlement of conquered peoples

11 The Mongols brought about greater integration of European peoples by all of the following means except B. a common state religion

12 In the tenth century, the Turks living near the Abbasid Empire began to convert to A. Hinduism B. Zoroastrianism C. Buddhism D. Nestorian Christianity E. Islam

13 In the tenth century, the Turks living near the Abbasid Empire began to convert to E. Islam

14 In 1295 the Ilkhan Ghazan converted to this religion causing it to become the favored religion in Persia A. Judaism B. Islam C. Zoroastrianism D. Nestorian Christianity E. Buddhism

15 In 1295 the Ilkhan Ghazan converted to this religion causing it to become the favored religion in Persia B. Islam

16 During their time as rulers of China, the Mongols A. encouraged intermarriage between Mongols and Chinese B. forged a lasting cultural and diplomatic exchange with Japan C. made tremendous use of native Chinese administrators D. strengthened the Chinese educational and examination system E. forbade the Chinese from learning the Mongol language

17 During their time as rulers of China, the Mongols E. forbade the Chinese from learning the Mongol language

18 Nomadic peoples military might was based on A. their infantry B. their possessing much larger armies than their enemies C. their extensive use of artillery D. their cavalry forces E. their use of gunpowder

19 Nomadic peoples military might was based on D. their cavalry forces

20 The invasions of the nomadic Turkish and Mongol tribes between the eleventh and fifteenth centuries A. was brought to an end by increasingly powerful European states B. left nothing but devastation in their wake C. led to the rise of a centralized imperial state that ran from China to Persia D. facilitated greater cross-cultural communication and integration E. was inspired by their devotion to Islam

21 The invasions of the nomadic Turkish and Mongol tribes between the eleventh and fifteenth centuries C. led to the rise of a centralized imperial state that ran from China to Persia

22 The Mongolian Empire did not last long because of: A. religious differences with the native peoples B. administrative problems owing to the large territories involved C. feeble rulers after Genghis Khan D. Russia putting up a strong defense E. intertribal rivalry

23 The Mongolian Empire did not last long because of: B. administrative problems owing to the large territories involved

24 The Mongols and the Ottomans shared the following similar characteristics EXCEPT: A. gunpowder technology B. administrative expertise C. steppe diplomacy D. interest in distant trading partners E. autocratic leadership

25 The Mongols and the Ottomans shared the following similar characteristics EXCEPT: B. administrative expertise

26 What often caused Asian nomads to migrate and settle as farmers on the fringes of the steppes? A. the Black Death B. the search for precious metals C. the visions of tribal shamans D. drought and intertribal fighting E. Growing trade between tribes

27 What often caused Asian nomads to migrate and settle as farmers on the fringes of the steppes? D. drought and intertribal fighting

28 What was the largest empire in world history in terms of conquered territory? A. the Hellenic Empire B. the Mongol Empire C. the Ottoman Empire D. the Incan Empire E. the Roman Empire

29 What was the largest empire in world history in terms of conquered territory? B. the Mongol Empire


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