Quiz Quiz: Can your kingdom survive a Mongol invasion? August 24, 2017 Abdur Rafay Usmani 0 Comments Medieval, Mongols, QuizAt its zenith, the Mongol Empire was the largest contiguous land empire in history, stretching from Central Europe to the Sea of Japan. Numerous empires and kingdoms had fallen into ruin before the Mongol onslaught. Is your kingdom destined to share a similar fate? Take the quiz and find out!After a day of bloody fighting, you see the Mongol army is retreating. Do you: Go after them with your cavalry. Allow your troops to break ranks and enjoy the plunder left behind. Re-organize your defenses and prepare for far worse.Your town’s defenses are overrun and you don’t have the time to evacuate the civilians. As a tactic of last resort, you: Execute all civilians who may be of use to the Mongols such as engineers and blacksmiths. Arm the civilians, least they kill a few before dying. Advise them to seek shelter in churches. One of your scouts says that a large ‘tartar’ army is 100 miles away from your castle. You decide to: Do nothing. God will be our shield! Quickly sent an ambassador to proclaim your surrender. Order your vessels to levy there men and arrive within three days.The best way to crush a Mongol army is to: Throw at them a larger army! Extensively use heavy cavalry. Never meet them out in the open. It ‘s winter and the intense cold makes the movement of soldiers difficult. An ambassador of these ‘barbaric tartars’ claims that their armies came reach within days should you not accept peace. You: Laugh and have the ambassador beheaded. No army can manage such feats. Take his words seriously and accept peace. Pee on him to show dominance!Your forces retreat with the Mongols in pursuit. Your best bet is to: Delegate a portion of the cavalry to act as a rearguard. Their sacrifices will afford you time. Keep retreating; their puny horses will eventually tire before you. Outrun them to the nearest settlement. The best way stop the Mongols is to: Destroy everything; farms, graze lands and even water supplies. Pray at the church daily. You can’t. Your city is well-fortified and can withstand a long siege. The Mongols have arrived with a large army but no siege equipment is seen. You: Breathe a sign of relief at your adversary’s stupidity and stay put until reinforcement arrives. Show what a hardcore masochist you are by not calling in reinforcements and meeting your foe outside the gates! Expect the impossible and drill your levies to prepare for the worst-case scenario. Survivors from the countryside flock to your city for safety. It is up to you to decide their faith. Allow them entry Deny them entryThe Mongols bring an army that appears far larger than what your scouts stated. One of your generals advises you to surrender rather than risk annihilation. What course of action do you decide to take? Heed his advice and surrender. Tell him to leave if he must but you intend to fight on. ave him executed as an example and order your men to die like men!