MCQ Questions for Class 11 History: Ch 5 Nomadic Empires

MCQ Questions for Class 11 History: Ch 5 Nomadic Empires

1. During Genghis Khan’s attempt to conquer China, North China was ruled by
(a) Hsi Hsia.
(b) Jurchen.
(c) Sung dynasty.
(d) Ogodei.
► (a) Hsi Hsia.

2. Timur, a Barlas Turk who rose to power between 1370-1405 CE, claimed descent from Genghis Khan, through the lineage of:
(a) Chaghtay
(b) Toluy
(c) Jochi
(d) Ogedei
► (a) Chaghtay

3. Through the 1180s and 1190s, Temujin (Genghis Khan) remained an ally of
(a) Boghurchu
(b) Jamuqa
(c) Kereyits
(d) Ong Khan
► (d) Ong Khan

4. What was known as the ‘yam’?
(a) Courier system
(b) Army system
(c) Cavalry system
(d) Administration system
► (a) Courier system

5. In 3rd century BCE in China, the fortifications started to be integrated into a common defensive outwork, known as the
(a) ‘Great Wall of China’.
(b) ‘Humen Weiyuan Fort of China’.
(c) ‘Taku Forts of China’.
(d) 'Wanping Castle of China’.
► (a) ‘Great Wall of China’.

6. The childhood name of Genghis Khan was:
(a) Morin Khuur
(b) Nominjin
(c) Temujin
(d) Tamujin
► (c) Temujin

7. Genghis Khan died in
(a) 1224 CE.
(b) 1225 CE.
(c) 1226 CE.
(d) 1227 CE.
► (d) 1227 CE.

8. The army of Genghis Khan was organised into
(a) clan.
(b) decimal units.
(c) kinship hierarchy.
(d) tribal groups.
► (b) decimal units.

9. The Mongolian and Chinese narratives on Genghis Khan were translated as The Secret History of the Mongols by:
(a) Boris Yakovlevich Vladimirtsov
(b) Igor de Rachewiltz
(c) Marco Polo
(d) Vasily Vladimirovich Bartold
► (b) Igor de Rachewiltz

10. The Mongols travelled with their herds to pasture lands and lived in tents called:
(a) ‘Anda’
(b) ‘Gers’
(c) ‘Noyan’
(d) ‘Yasa’
► (b) ‘Gers’

11. Why was the ‘Great Wall of China’built?
(a) To store grains
(b) For protection of China
(c) To export materials
(d) None of the above
► (b) For protection of China

12. The Mongols imported _______ from China.
(a) Cotton
(b) Crude Oil
(c) Coffee
(d) Iron Utensils
► (d) Iron Utensils

13.  Genghis Khan' mother name was:
(a) Oelun-leke
(b) Oelun-eke
(c) Oelun-Kiyat
(d) None of the above
► (b) Oelun-eke

14. Why Genghis Khan commanded to plunder and destroy Nishapur.
(a) Because a Mongol prince was killed.
(b) Because Nishapur refused to export agricultural produce.
(c) Because they were developing industries
(d) None of the above
► (a) Because a Mongol prince was killed.

15. Why were the Mongols defeated by the Egyptian army?
(a) Because Mongol rulers began to take more interest in China.
(b) Because Mongol army were less equipped
(c) Because Mongols were less developed
(d) None of the above
► (a) Because Mongol rulers began to take more interest in China.
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