C22-quiz - C22-quiz 1. Ibn Battuta was A. A Morrocan legal...

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1. Ibn Battuta was A. A Morrocan legal scholar who traveled extensively and recorded his observations B. The sultan of Delhi C. The leader of the central Asian kingdom that dominated all trade along the silk roads D. Marco Polo's traveling companion E. The leading Islamic scholar whose work reintroduced Aristotle to Europe 2. In the five centuries after the year 1000 C.E., the peoples of the eastern hemisphere A. Cut off contact with the rest of the world because of the ravages of disease B. Fell under the control of the expanding empires of the western hemisphere C. Traveled and interacted more intensively than ever before D. Fell dangerously behind the rest of the world in science and technology E. United into the largest empire the world had seen since the time of Rome 3. Luxury goods of high value relative to their weight A. Always traveled the sea lanes B. Were exclusively trusted to Islamic merchants C. Were under a monopolistic control by the Chinese D. Were always in the possession of only one merchant for the entire journey E. Usually traveled overland on the silk roads 4. The spread of Mongol control A. Laid the political foundation for a surge in long-distance trade B. Resulted in a slow but permanent decline in trade C. Stopped all trade along the old silk roads immediately D. Had little impact on trade at all E. Ensured that trade only ran from west to east 5. Marco Polo's stories A. Convinced other Europeans that trade with China was far too dangerous to pursue B. Were a product of forced propaganda by Khubilai Khan C. Influenced other Europeans to visit China D. Played no role in the expansion of European trade because they were lost until the twentieth century E. Influenced countless Chinese to visit Europe 6. Khubilai Khan employed Marco Polo in administrative posts A. Because he did not entirely trust his Chinese subjects B. As an indirect means of holding Polo hostage C. Because of Polo's long history of administrative service back in Venice D. As a form of punishment after Polo was caught spying E. As a personal favor to Pope Innocent IV
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7. When Pope Innocent IV sent envoys to invite the Mongols to join in an alliance against the Muslims, A. A treaty was signed that forged a long-lasting political partnership B. The khans declined and in turn told the Christians to submit to Mongol rule or be destroyed C. The resulting war brought about an end to Islamic influence in central Asia D. It so angered the Islamic kingdoms that they rose up and crushed the Mongols E. The khans accepted and quickly sacked Jerusalem 8. The sharia A. Were Islamic mystics who traveled the trade routes to spread the faith B. Prescribed religious observances and social relationships based on the Quran C. Was the Persian term for the changing monsoon winds that dominated trade across the Indian Ocean D. Called for an Islamic holy war against the nonbelievers E. Were Mongol scouts whose work was key to Mongol military success 9. Ibn Battuta was able to travel so extensively because
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