Explanation: Ibn Battuta’s description of Hangzhou mentions that a variety of religions were practiced in the city. Choice (A) supports this idea and is the correct answer. Eliminate (B) because the passage does not explicitly state that these non-Mongolians are administrators. Eliminate (C) because there is no evidence of Mongolian assimilation in this passage. Finally, eliminate (D) because there is no mention of the population revolting, just lots of city guards.