History of the Ancient Middle East & India Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Where was the homeland of the Persian Empire?

Question 2 2. The Chola Empire was based in _____

Question 3 3. Why was the trans-Saharan Desert trade route highly profitable?

Question 4 4. The double gateway with corbeled arch pictured below is an example of which of the following?

Question 5 5. Why did the Italian city states have an advantage in trade in the Middle Ages?

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Question 6 6. What is surprising about Ashoka's reign?

Question 7 7. How did Suleiman's desire to capture Vienna put him at risk?

Question 8 8. How did the rule of Suleiman differ from that of his father?

Question 9 9. What was Pax Mongolica?

Question 10 10. The Delhi sultanate was destroyed by _____.

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Question 11 11. What made it possible for Chandragupta Maurya to establish his domain?

Question 12 12. Which of these modern-day countries was part of the Ottoman Empire?

Question 13 13. Why did the Mauryan Empire collapse after the death of Ashoka?

Question 14 14. Which of the following was spread as a result of the Indian Ocean trade?

Question 15 15. During his rule of China, Kublai Khan wrote the Pope a letter requesting that he send 100 Christians acquainted with the Seven Arts (grammar, rhetoric, logic, geometry, arithmetic, music, and astronomy). What did this say about the Mongols?

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Question 16 16. Which tribe first welcomed Mohammed as a prophet?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is the MOST probable profile of a Janissary?

Question 18 18. How did trade increase during the Mauryan Empire?

Question 19 19. What prompted Ashoka's conversion to Buddhism?

Question 20 20. What was Zorkhaneh?

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Question 21 21. Which world faith was NOT practiced in the Middle East when Mohammed was born?

Question 22 22. The Semitic peoples of the Middle East claimed to be descendants of _____.

Question 23 23. During the time of Marco Polo, why was the provision of Chinese technology such a boon for Europe?

Question 24 24. In what year did Alexander the Great conquer Persia?

Question 25 25. What is typically believed about the Mongols that is NOT true?

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Question 26 26. When did the Bronze age collapse occur?

Question 27 27. How did the Mongols influence the relocation of the Delhi sultanate?

Question 28 28. The followers of Abu Bakr would come to be known as the _____ Muslims.

Question 29 29. Which of the following cities was NOT the seat of an empire.

Question 30 30. James was making a list of modern countries that at one time were at least partially controlled by the Chola Empire. He made a mistake. Which one did James get wrong?

History of the Ancient Middle East & India Chapter Exam Instructions

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