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Unformatted text preview: WEEK EIGHT QUIZ Due 5—13—2011 Please be sure to check off only one response. swam Name :I 1.) Emperor Wu sent out an expedition headed by General Zhang Jian in 123 B.C.E. to
A III defeat the Xiongnu B D make diplomatic overtures with the Scythians C explore trade possibilities with caravan cities D |:| hire Iranian dancing girls 2.) What did the Chinese want to import? A a variety of Western goods, especially horses B porcelain C III cinnabar D D none of the above 3.) Which of the following was not one of the technologies that originated in Central Asia?
A El chariot warfare B the camel saddle C III use of the stirrups D Eltheyurt 4.) The monsoon winds that facilitate sailing across the Indian Ocean were discovered by
A D Zhang Jian B the Greeks C [I the Chinese D III the peoples living in Africa, the Arabian peninsula, India and the Malay Peninsula 5.) The island of Madagascar was settled by
A El Africans only B D Asians only C Africans and Asians D |:| Pho enicians 6.) Evidence for the south—to—north adopﬁon of camel use comes from A El written sources B studies in camel saddle design
C El folk tales D lrockart 7.) Ghana means A land of gold
B D land of salt C D land of plenty D El crossroads of trade 3.) Which of the following can probably be attributed to the desiccation of the Sahara?
A III Bantu migrations B the elncrgence of the Old Kingdom in Egypt C D the fall of Rome D El none of the above 9. ) Which of the following is not a valid theory about the use of iron in sub-Saharan Africa? A El iron was discovered only by the l-[ittites B people from the Nile Valley spread it southward
C III iron working could have developed in either West Africa or Meore D iron working technology came to Africa from Southeast Asia via Madagascar 10.) What evidence did pilgrims encounter that attessted to the long history of Buddhist preaching and conversion along the
Silk Road? A the proliferation of Buddhist comrnuniﬁes in caravan cities B the writings of Marco Polo C III the pillars erected by Ashoka D D the total lack of warfare in the area 11.) At the city of Hang—chou one could buy A jade B coffee C III bottled water D III printed books 12.) Islamic ideals on trade allowed for A III dishonesty B Dusury C [I haggling n WI “nun 11" H1» aha-urn u ._. lung-u u. “I‘- uuu- ‘- Submit Answers 'I'L‘feﬂeset'l'w’e | Back to Readings | ...
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