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Trivia Quiz - Genghis Khan - Mongol Warrior

The life of the one of the bloodiest conquerors the world has seen.

Quiz Number: 4017
Date Submitted: August 26, 2011
Quiz Categories: Ancient History
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: grant228
Average Score: 45.6 percent
Times Taken: 540 times
Taken by Registered Users: 7
Quiz is about: Genghis Khan

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1. Born "Temujin" circa 1162, what aspect of his birth was said to predict Genghis Khan's impact on the world?
  A.   He was wrapped in the placental caul
  B.   He had a blood clot in his hand
  C.   His mother's death while giving birth was an indicator of his strength
  D.   He was born with eight teeth

2. Temujin assumed leadership of his tribe at the age of 13 upon the death of his father. Which family member helped cement his power?
  A.   Uncle
  B.   Older sister
  C.   Grandfather
  D.   Mother

3. Between 1206 and 1215 the army of Genghis Khan attacked and subdued which present-day nation?
  A.   India
  B.   Japan
  C.   China
  D.   Pakistan

4. The Mongol Empire stretched west from the Sea of Japan to which body of water?
  A.   Caspian Sea
  B.   Black Sea
  C.   The Mediterranean Sea
  D.   The English Channel

5. It is estimated the armies of Genghis Khan slaughtered how many people?
  A.   15 million
  B.   30 million
  C.   40 million
  D.   55 million

6. Which of the following ancient cities was not sacked by Genghis Khan and his forces?
  A.   Samarkand
  B.   Mumbai
  C.   Kiev
  D.   Bukhara

7. In one week in 1221, Genghis Khan's army slaughtered how many citizens of the city of Herat?
  A.   1 million
  B.   1.6 million
  C.   2 million
  D.   2.4 million

8. What relation of Genghis Khan was Kublai Khan who conquered all of China?
  A.   Nephew
  B.   Son
  C.   Grandson
  D.   No relation

9. Following the death of Genghis Khan in 1227, what happened to his empire?
  A.   It continued to grow for another 150 years
  B.   It quickly disintegrated in warring factions
  C.   The Crusades saw the first cracks in his empire
  D.   It consolidated solely in Mongolia

10. Which of the following initiatives was not a feature of Genghis Khan's empire?
  A.   Religious freedom
  B.   Promotion on merit, not family ties
  C.   Advanced irrigation and aqueduct system
  D.   Postal service®   

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