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Mongol Empire (Grade 8)

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Mongol Empire

Who controlled the largest land empire in history?
  1. Ottomans
  2. Romans
  3. Mongols
  4. Magyars
At its height, what was the western border of the Mongol Empire?
  1. the Alps
  2. the Seine
  3. the Danube
  4. the Carpathian Mountains
Who united the Mongolian tribes?
  1. Genghis Khan
  2. Ögedei Khan
  3. Kublai Khan
  4. Timurlane
Established by Ögedei, what was the name of the Mongolian capital?
  1. Samarkand
  2. Karakorum
  3. Xanadu
  4. Maghas
Which branch of the Mongol Empire conquered the Kievan Rus'?
  1. the Chagatai Khanate
  2. the Golden Horde
  3. the Yuan Dynasty
  4. the Ilkhanate
What event halted the Mongol advance into Europe?
  1. the fall of the Song Dynasty
  2. the sudden death of Ögedei Khan
  3. the outbreak of civil war in Mongolia
  4. the religious conversion of Kublai Khan
In 1276, Kublai Khan conquered China and founded which dynasty?
  1. Han
  2. Qing
  3. Yuan
  4. Song
Marco Polo was a guest of Kublai Khan at the Yuan court.
  1. True
  2. False
In what year did the Mongol Empire fragment into the four khanates?
  1. 1227
  2. 1259
  3. 1276
  4. 1300
What were the names of the four khanates?

The Mongols had the most efficient mail system at the time.
  1. True
  2. False
What was the Pax Mongolica and how did it effect trade with Europe?

The Mughal Empire in India was founded by descendants of Genghis Khan.
  1. True
  2. False

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