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1

Who was the most famous and feared Mongol ruler?

Genghis Khan

2

Where was the Timurid Empire from?

Iran or Persia

3

Name the Timurid Empire king that expanded into South Asia?

Babur

4

The Mughal Empire and the Timurid Empire joined to rule...

South Asia

5

Leaders of the Mughal Empire were which religion?

Islam

6

Babur was a descendant of whom?

Genghis Khan

7

Where did Babur conquer in 1504?

Kabul, Afghanistan

8

Who did Babur defeat in India in 1526?

Sultan of Delhi

9

Who is credited with the start of the Mughal Empire?

Babur

10

Who banished Babur's son Humayun to Iran?

Sher Shah Suri

11

What is the Mughal Empire credited with?

many of civilizations advancements

12

What did Sher Shah Suri standardize?

land taxes, postal system, national highway, trading routes, and currency of the rupee

13

What did Sher Shah Suri patronize?

mosques and forts

14

Humayun was reinstated as a ruler of the Mughal Empire, then died a year later from what?

falling down the stairs of his library

15

Where were the Mongols from?

Central Asia