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Question 1: What does the following picture show?

  Frescoes from the 13th century Boyana Church
  The Mongols, under the leadership of Genghis Khan, overran most of Asia, thus creating the second largest empire to ever exist, surpassed only by the British Empire. They achieved this success in large part due to their amazing horse archers.

Question 2: ________, founder of the Franciscan order
Pope John Paul IIFrancis of AssisiSaint DominicFrancis de Sales

Question 3: 1204Fourth Crusade of 12021204 captures Zara for Venice and sacks Byzantine ________, creating the Latin Empire.
Byzantine armyConstantinopleByzantine navyHagia Sophia

Question 4: The earliest known rockets, ________, and handguns are made by the Chinese for use in warfare.
Trench warfareLand mineCluster bombBunker

Question 5: In the history of European culture, this period is considered part of the High Middle Ages, and after its conquests in Asia the Mongol Empire stretched from ________ to Eastern Europe.
East AsiaCentral AsiaSoutheast AsiaFar East

Question 6: ________, founder of Mongol Empire
Kublai KhanGenghis KhanÖgedei KhanGolden Horde

Question 7: ________, English King
Edward II of EnglandEdward III of EnglandJohn of EnglandEdward I of England

Question 8: 1204—Fall of Normandy from ________ hands to the French King, Philip Augustus, end of Norman domination of France.
House of PlantagenetTudor dynastyHouse of AnjouCapetian dynasty

Question 9: What does the following picture show?

  Frescoes from the 13th century Boyana Church
  Portrait of the Chinese Zen Buddhist Wuzhun Shifan, painted in 1238, Song Dynasty.

Question 10: 1284Peterhouse, Cambridge founded by Hugo de Balsham, the ________.
Bishop of ChichesterBishop of ElyBishop of WorcesterBishop of Peterborough


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