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Question 1: Until the mid 15th century, trade with the east was achieved through the Silk Road, with the Byzantine Empire and the Italian city-states of Venice and ________ acting as a middle man.
RomeItalyGenoaFlorence

Question 2: [20] Sulaima al-Mahr writes: "East of ________ [where sandalwood is found] are the islands of Bandam and they are the islands where nutmeg and mace are found.
East TimorTimorIndonesiaSoutheast Asia

Question 3: [37] Christians missionaries, such as, Saint Francis Xavier, were instrumental in the spread of ________ in the East.
Christian denominationChristianityEcumenismBaptist

Question 4: On March 16, 1521 the ships reached the ________ and soon after the Spice Islands, effectively establishing the first westward spice trade route to Asia.
United StatesEast TimorPapua New GuineaPhilippines

Question 5: The wealth of the Indies was now open for the Europeans to explore; the ________ was one of the early European empires to grow from spice trade.
Dutch–Portuguese WarPortugalColonial BrazilPortuguese Empire

Question 6: [13] The Greek document ________ names several Indian ports from where large ships sailed towards east to Khruse.
Periplus of the Erythraean SeaWestern SatrapsSilk RoadRoman trade with India

Question 7: What does the following picture show?

  Much of the Indian Ocean trade, including Radhanites' was carried out through coastal cargo ships such as this dhow.
  Trade route in the Red Sea linking Italy to south-west India
  Trade route in the Red Sea linking Italy to south-west India
  Islands of Northern Indonesia and Southern Philippines, commonly called the Spice Islands.

Question 8: [15] The Meccan involvement saw the export of the same goods: Arabian ________, East African ivory and gold, Indian spices, Chinese silk etc.
MyrrhBurseraceaeFrankincenseSomalia

Question 9: What does the following picture show?

  Much of the Indian Ocean trade, including Radhanites' was carried out through coastal cargo ships such as this dhow.
  European settlements in India.
  Islands of Northern Indonesia and Southern Philippines, commonly called the Spice Islands.
  Islands of Northern Indonesia and Southern Philippines, commonly called the Spice Islands.

Question 10: What does the following picture show?

  Trade route in the Red Sea linking Italy to south-west India
  Much of the Indian Ocean trade, including Radhanites' was carried out through coastal cargo ships such as this dhow.
  Roman trade with India according to the Periplus Maris Erythraei, (Periplus of the Erythraean Sea) 1st century CE.
  Islands of Northern Indonesia and Southern Philippines, commonly called the Spice Islands.
















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