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Empires in East Asia (Print Quiz)

1.

Kublai Khan is considered one of the great emperors of China because he

 

(A)

united China for the first time in 300 years

 

(B)

preserved Chinese government

 

(C)

established his capital at Beijing

 

(D)

conquered Japan

  

2.

One reason the Chinese resented the Mongol rulers was

 

(A)

the Mongols dismantled the Chinese system of government

 

(B)

the Great Khanate outlawed Chinese traditions

 

(C)

Chinese were kept from high government offices

 

(D)

they allowed European traders to visit China

  

3.

A contributing factor in the decline of both the Tang and Yuan Dynasties was

 

(A)

failed military expeditions

 

(B)

weak leadership

 

(C)

corrupt government

 

(D)

the imposition of heavy taxes

  

4.

A Chinese idea that did not gain acceptance in Japan was

 

(A)

the Chinese system of writing

 

(B)

Chinese artistic styles

 

(C)

Buddhism

 

(D)

the examination system

  

5.

Political power in Southeast Asia has often relied on

 

(A)

control of the sea trade

 

(B)

a strong central government

 

(C)

Chinese patronage

 

(D)

piracy

  
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