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Mongol rule in China featured all of the following EXCEPT

a) use of foreigners as high government officials
b) friendly relations with long-distance merchants
c)destruction of the civil service examination system
Which of the following was NOT a major development in south China after the fall of the Han dynasty

a) the penetration and spread of Buddhism
b) The absorption of tribal peoples into Chinese culture and society
c) economic stagnation and riots especially in the capital of Nanking
The power and prestige of the Senate during the Republic was based on what powers?

a) Control over finances and foreign policy.
b) was an advisory body which voted by century
c) was a lawmaking body
The Great Wall of China was built to

a)protect against the incursion of aggressive tribes from the north
b) establish clear boundaries between prefectures
c)Split the Qin and Chou kingdoms
Which example best demonstrates the theme and continuity in Chinese history?

a)Despite repeated invasions, Chinese ways of life remained unchanged
b)Europeans copied Chinese porcelain models and exported porcelain to Europe.
c)Chinese painters looked at a scene for days to understand it's meaning
The long-range cause for the Punic Wars was

a)Cato's desire to end the naval competition between Rome and Carthage.
b)Competition between Rome and Carthage for control of W. Mediterranean
c) Rome's conquest of Sicily
In order to control the Hsiung Nu, emperor Wu Ti "used the barbarian to control the barbarian" which included all of the following EXCEPT

a) institued a trade embargo against them.
b) began a free and open trade with border allies
c) sent Chinese princesses to marry border allies kings.
To prevent popular rebellion in the city of Rome, emperors

a)provided free bread and entertainment
b)employed vast numbers of policemen.
c)forced many poor people to emigrate
Buddhism contributed to

a)societal disruption in southern China
b)the decline of philosphical thought in China
c)improved relations between "barbarians" and Chinese by acting as a bridge between cultures
Hatred of the Qin was fostered by all of the following EXCEPT

a)forced labor on such projects as the Great Wall
b)the ruthless suppression of Confuciansim
c)Widespread confiscation of peasant lands
How did foreign trade during the Sung era differ from that of the Han and T'ang eras?

a)A policy of increased isolation from foregn countries was adopted.
b)Oceans became important as the main highways of commerce
c)A decline in the population of urban areas decreased the need for foregn goods.
Christianity was legalized in the western empire by the Edict of Milan in AD 313 due to
a)The death of Diocletian that ended the Great persecution
b)Constantine's vision of a burning cross on the night before the battle of Milvian Bridge
c)Diocletian's early retirement to grow cabbages in Dalmatia