GEOGRAPHY SILK ROAD IOTN CULTURAL DIFFUSION BONUS

100

What is the Arabian Peninsula?
Peninsula that lies at the crossroads of Europe, Asia, and Africa

100

What are luxury goods?
gold, silk, ivory, spices

100

What is dhow?
boats used to sail on the IOTN

100

What is globalization?
term for "global interaction"

100

What is the Black Black Death or Bubonic Plague?
epidemic that was a negative consequence of globalization

200

What is the Sahara Desert?
the geographical feature that divides Africa into north and south

200

Who is Marco Polo?
Italian merchant and author who traveled to China

200

What are monsoon winds?
predictable and reliable seasonal winds for sailing the Indian Ocean

200

What is cultural contact/cultural diffusion?
contact and spread of knowledge, ideas

200

What is metallurgy?
melting down of metals and iron ores is called____________

300

What are the Red Sea, Persian Gulf, Arabian Sea?
the three bodies of water that surround the Arabian Peninsula

300

What is silk produced in China was traded all around the world?
reason it's called the "Silk" Road

300

What are natural disasters and piracy?
two dangers when trading and traveling on the IOTN

300

What is spread of Islam?
mosques located in Northern Africa show this specific type of cultural diffusion

300

Who is Gabriele de Mussi and what is notary?
Italian author who described the conflict between Mongolian Muslims and Italian Christians (name and occupation/job)

400

What are mountains and deserts?
the topography of Central Asia mostly consists of _____________

400

What is Great Khan and the Mongol Army? (also accept Mongolian army)
known for providing security on this network of land routes

400

What are Kilwa and Sofala?
two East-African city states that became wealthy from luxury goods (Hint: K______ and S_______)

400

Who are Marco Polo and Ibn Batutta?
Two authors who wrote about their travels to China ______________(from Italy) and _______________(from Morocco)

400

What is Nigeria? Who is J. Cole/Kanye West/Kendrick Lamar? (artists from Nigeria are Wale, Jidenna, Wizkid)
GEOGRAPHY! country in West Africa where Ms. Emelue is from and any of her favorite rappers (bonus point if you name a rapper or artist from that country)

500

What are rivers(or forests) and deserts?
In Africa, _____________ are found near areas that produce gold, while _____________ are found near areas that produce salt

500

What is Bactrian camel and wagons?
two main types of transportation on this network of land routes

500

What is astrolabe?
tool for navigation that uses knowledge of astronomy (Hint: one of the Islamic contributions/achievements)

500

What are Marco Polo and Quanzhou?
Statue of an Italian merchant is located in a Chinese city. Name the merchant and city where the statue still stands today

500

What is Middle Ages/Medieval Period/Post-Classical Period?
the three names for the time period/context of this unit (must name all three)

Post-Classical Long-Distance Trade

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