• 1. 
    What ancient enemy of China set up the Yuan Dynasty that ruled before the Ming`s took over?

  • The Persians
  • The English
  • The Japanese
  • The Mongols
  • 2. 
    Who was the first emperor of the Ming Dynasty?

  • Kublai Khan
  • Zheng He
  • Hongwu
  • Yongle
  • 3. 
    In order to get a job with the civil service in China, a man had to pass an exam. What was the primary subject of the exams during the Ming Dynasty?

  • Medicine
  • Confucius
  • Greek Literature
  • Algebra
  • 4. 
    Who was the great explorer that established relations with many other world nations including India and Africa?

  • Zheng He
  • Marco Polo
  • Hongwu
  • Kublai Khan
  • 5. 
    Which of the following was NOT a great building project accomplished during the time of the Ming Dynasty?

  • The Great Pyramid
  • The Forbidden City
  • The Grand Canal
  • The Great Wall
  • 6. 
    What type of blue and white art was the Ming Dynasty famous for?

  • Porcelain
  • Silk
  • Painting
  • Calligraphy
  • 7. 
    True or False: The Forbidden City was a small home built for the emperor in order to help him be humble and follow the ways of Confucius.

  • TRUE
  • 8. 
    What type of animal did Zheng He bring back from Africa for the emperor?

  • Giraffe
  • Lion
  • Gorilla
  • Elephant
  • 9. 
    The first traders from Europe arrived in China during the Ming Dynasty in 1517. What country were they from?

  • Denmark
  • Germany
  • Portugal
  • Greece
  • 10. 
    Which of the following is true about the Ming Dynasty?

  • It was a time of great civil engineering projects and construction.
  • All of the above
  • It is often considered the last of the great Chinese dynasties.
  • Art such as porcelain, painting, poetry, and literature all flourished.
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