World History 1 233 - 14.5 Review Questions

The saying “Do not waste good iron making nails; do not waste good men making soldiers” reflects the attitude of the ______ toward their military.
Jin dynasty
Liao dynasty
Naiman Confederation
Song dynasty
What caused the sizable population rise in Song China during the eleventh century?
the use of strains of rice that ripened quickly enough to allow for two harvests in a single year
Mongolian soldiers protecting trade routes that allowed more food to be imported
the invention of horse-drawn plows that allowed more land to be cultivated
the immigration of refugees from Chinggis Khan’s conquests
What empire maintained a dual system of governance in which formerly seminomadic peoples were governed in their traditional manner, while Chinese populations were governed by mandarins?
How did Temujin change traditional seminomadic practices for dealing with men captured from the clans or tribes he defeated?
He tried and executed the leaders but spared the commoners, even allowing them to join his army.
He ordered all captured enemies killed, sparing no one regardless of class.
He ordered all captives enslaved.
He ordered commoners killed but spared the leadership of his defeated rivals.
What was the intention of Chinggis Khan’s yassa?
to remove sources of conflict and strife among Mongols
to reinforce the objectification of women
to force all Mongols to worship Tengri
to make the Mongolian economy self-sufficient
Who ultimately conquered the Jin dynasty?
Chinggis Khan
What does the term kurultai mean?
a proto-democratic gathering of a Mongol leader’s followers to reach agreement on major political decisions
a medallion carried by Mongol government officials to identify them as under the great khan’s protection
Chinggis Khan’s law code
rest areas that provided lodging, supplies, and fresh horses for those on official business
Why is Ariq Boke important?
because his challenge to Kublai ended the unity of the Mongol Empire
because he conquered the Abbassid Caliphate
because he conquered Song China
because he succeeded Chinggis Khan
What Mongol khanate was the first to fragment beyond recovery after a succession struggle?
the Il-Khanate
the Khanate of the Golden Horde
the Chagatai Khanate
the Khanate of the Great Khan
What was the only part of the Mongol world in which the rulers did not convert to Islam?
the Khanate of the Great Khan
the Il-Khanate
the Khanate of the Golden Horde
the Chagatai Khanate
Economic growth in Yuan China was ______.
less than in Song China
even greater than in Song China
unchanged from Song China
hard to evaluate because no records were kept
Jerusalem was temporarily restored to Christian control by ______.
the Treaty of Jaffa
the Fourth Crusade
the Fifth Crusade
the crusade led by Louis IX
What was the purpose of the Constitutions of Melfi?
strengthen the king’s control over his vassals and the clergy
require the Cortes to meet every year
ensure all free adults were tried by juries of their peers
ensure that no free people were deprived of property without due process
Where did the Almohads rule?
Iberia and North Africa
Mesopotamia and Persia
Egypt and the Levant
Under what name did Salah al-Din’s descendants rule Egypt and Syria?
What Mongol khanate weakened itself in several failed attempts to conquer the Delhi Sultanate?
the Il-Khanate
the Khanate of the Golden Horde
the Chagatai Khanate
the Khanate of the Great Khan

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