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  • 1. Chapter 18 quiz<br />Empires of Asia<br />Names: <br />INSTRUCTIONS: Select the correct answer and next to it, write the page number where you found it.<br />1. Suleiman I can best be described as ____________ <br /> A) a heroic military commander. <br /> B) a skillful administrator. <br /> C) a patron of the arts. <br /> D) all of the above <br /> <br /> 2. The rulers of Safavid Persia, who were Muslim, ____________ <br /> A) were bitter foes of the Ottoman Turks. <br /> B) were willing to accept Christian missionaries. <br /> C) did not require their subjects to accept the Shiite form of Islam. <br /> D) believed in the separation of religion and politics. <br /> <br /> 3. The beginning of the Ming dynasty marked ____________ <br /> A) the invasion of the Manchus from Manchuria. <br /> B) an expansion of trade with Europeans. <br /> C) the overthrow of Mongol rule. <br /> D) the introduction of Muslim rule. <br /> <br /> 4. When China was successfully invaded by the Manchus it had been weakened by ____________ <br /> A) money spent on shipping and foreign trade. <br /> B) religious mysticism among the leaders. <br /> C) lavish spending on the court rather than the military. <br /> D) all of the above <br /> <br /> 5. The use of the phrase " the great sword hunt" in Japan referred to ____________ <br /> A) an incident in an early Japanese novel. <br /> B) efforts to disarm the peasants. <br /> C) rules of etiquette in the Japanese court. <br /> D) the shogun's control of the daimyos. <br /> <br /> 6. Which statement is true of the Tokugawa shogunate in Japan? <br /> A) The metsuke took over the day-to-day rule of the country. <br /> B) Geishas were the only women allowed to keep weapons. <br /> C) The daimyos were allowed to be independent of the emperor. <br /> D) No person could change his or her social class. <br /> <br /> 7. As part of the Japanese Act of Seclusion, ____________ <br /> A) no Japanese could leave the country. <br /> B) the emperor could not be disturbed on penalty of death. <br /> C) no one was allowed to speak to visiting Europeans. <br /> D) all of the above <br /> <br /> 8. A result of the Portuguese spice trade was ____________ <br /> A) an ongoing effort to spread Catholicism. <br /> B) the building of many new trading posts in Southeast Asia. <br /> C) conflict with Muslim traders. <br /> D) all of the above <br /> <br /> 9. The real reason the French returned to Southeast Asia in 1858 was ____________ <br /> A) their desire to control Indochina's resources. <br /> B) to protect Christians from being forced to be animists. <br /> C) to seize control from their enemy, the Dutch. <br /> D) their desire to take over the spice trade. <br /> <br /> 10. Siam's King Mongkut protected the country from Western nations by ____________ <br /> A) allying himself with the Burmese to fight any invaders. <br /> B) allowing those nations to compete for commercial opportunities. <br /> C) denying any opportunities for Western influences to reach Siam. <br /> D) setting up a buffer zone in neighboring Burma. <br />