Who travelled the dangerous road along the Silk Route in ancient times??

What precious cargo did they carry?
gunpowder, sandalwood and silk
gunpowder and silk
gunpowder and cotton

What mysterious country did a caravan cross?

Why did powerful dynasties build the Great Wall?
to protect this road against invaders from the North
to protect China against invaders from the North
because it is beautiful

What was the link connecting China to the rest of the world called?
the Great Silk Road
the Great South Road
the Great Silk Route

How many miles per day can camels travel?
13 miles per day
30 miles per day
3 miles per day

What in actual fact was the Silk Road?
a chain of caravan trails
a railroad
it wasn't a road

What did the caravans bring from Persia to China?

What did they bring form Central Asia?
almonds, onions and superb horses
vegetables and horses
camels and superb horses

What did they bring from India?
spinach, sandalwood and cotton
spinach, sandals and wood
sandals and wood and cotton

What did they bring from China?
flowers like roses and camellias
silk only, because it was so precious
green ginger, roses, camellias and precious silk

When was the caravan route well established?
in the 3 century
in 13th century
in 11th century

Who was a famous traveller that took this route?
Ghenghis Khan
Marco Polo
Christopher Columbus

How were luxuries transported?
on camel back
on camel pack
on horses

Why did the traders want to find new alternate routes?
because of the cost of the goods
because of the dangers
because it was a very long route