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Regents Review Questions August 2009
Created Apr 29, 2010
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Which form of government is best characterized by one-party rule, censorship, and the use...
4.  totalitarian
The term subsistence farming is best defined as (1) redistributing farmland (2)...
2.  producing only enough crops to meet family needs
• Separated the cultures of Europe and Asia • Hindered, but did not prevent, invaders...
3.  Mountains
One similarity found in both Egyptian and Sumerian civilizations is that each developed...
4.  written language
Which text is essential to the practice of Islam? (1) New Testament (3) Torah (2) Analects...
4.  Qur'an (Koran)
The development of the concept of zero, the use of a decimal system, and the Buddhist cave paintings...
2.  Gupta Empire
Which geographic factor directly influenced the early interactions between China and Korea? (1)...
1.  Location
What was the most important force in providing unity and stability throughout western Europe during...
1.  Church
Base your answer to question 12 on the passage below and on your knowledge of social studies. ....
3.  psychological warfare
Which revolution in Europe is most closely associated with the rise of capitalism, the formation...
1.  Commercial
One way in which 14th-century Mali in Africa and 14th-century Venice in Italy are similar...
3.  became wealthy and powerful as a result of trade 
Base your answer to question 15 on the passage below and on your knowledge of social studies. ....
2.  Niccolò Machiavelli
What was one cause of the Protestant Reformation? (1) revolt by the Moors in Spain (2)...
4.  corruption among high officials of the Catholic Church
During the Ming dynasty, why did China stop investing in overseas naval expeditions? (1)...
2.  Chinese leaders saw little value in exploration.

Which title best describes this map? (1) Mesoamerican Cultural Areas  (2) South American...
1. Mesoamerican Cultural Areas
One way in which Sulieman the Magnificent, Akbar the Great, and Louis XIV are similar is...
4.  an absolute monarch
A major impact of the Columbian exchange on western Europe was the introduction of (1) Christianity...
2.  new food crops that improved the European diet
In the 1500s, the Portuguese seized trading ports in Southeast Asia in an attempt to gain...
1.  a monopoly
The struggles for political independence in Latin America during the early 1800s were most directly...
3.  American and French Revolutions
Base your answer to question 23 on the chart below and on your knowledge of social studies.   Philosopher...
4.  Enlightenment
Which written work criticized the capitalist system during the Industrial Revolution? (1)...
1.  Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels
Some developing countries rely on a single cash crop such as cotton or sugar cane. The origin...
3.  colonization of the region
Which African group centralized its rule and adopted new military techniques that challenged the...
1.  Zulu
Which action did Japanese leaders take directly following the visit of Commodore Perry in...
2.  They opened more ports to trade.
Which event in Indian history could be considered a result of the other three? (1) Salt...
4.  passage of the Independence Act
The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand was the immediate cause of (1) the Franco-Prussian...
3.  World War I
One way in which Atatürk of Turkey and Ho Chi Minh of Vietnam are similar is that they both (1)...
1.  led nationalist movements in their countries
After World War II, the boundaries of newly independent African countries were most often based...
2.  divisions imposed under European

This World War II cartoon is showing the relationship between climate and the (1) inability...
1.  inability of Nazi forces to defeat the Soviet Union
Base your answers to questions 33 and 34 on the passage below and on your knowledge of social studies. ....
3.  Chinese
 Base your answers to questions 33 and 34 on the passage below and on your knowledge...
1.  repress dissent
One way in which Joseph Stalin’s five-year plans and Mao Zedong’s Great Leap Forward...
4.  attempts to increase agricultural and industrial production
Which group of countries became Soviet satellites after World War II? (1) France, Spain,...
2.  Poland, Czechoslovakia, Hungary

What is the main idea of this 2002 cartoon? (1) The United States refuses to become involved...
2.  Nuclear proliferation continues to threaten world peace.
The goal of Mikhail Gorbachev’s policies of perestroika and glasnost was to (1) expand...
3.  stimulate economic growth and political discussion
The destruction of the rain forests in Latin America is primarily due to the (1) diseases...
4.  demand for timber, farmland, and grazing land
Which Cold War event occurred last? (1) Cuban missile crisis (2) Korean War (3) fall...
3.  fall of the Berlin Wall
• Justinian issues a new code of laws. • Greek culture is preserved. • A split develops...
1.  Byzantine
One way in which the ancient Inca Empire and the Roman Empire are similar is that both (1)...
4.  built a system of roadways throughout their empires
Which heading is most appropriate for the partial outline below that is related to conditions...
1.  Factors Needed for Industrialization
One motive for Japanese expansion between 1905 and 1941 was to (1) end reparation payments (2)...
4.  obtain natural resources
What was one similarity between France during the 1790s and Germany during the 1920s? (1)...
1.  Severe inflation contributed to the rise of radical political groups.
“Hungry Workers in Petrograd Demand Food” “ ‘Peace, Land, and Bread’ Promised...
3.  Russian Revolution
Base your answer to the question on the graphic organizer below and on your knowledge of...
2.  Turning Points of the 20th Century
• Pamphlet on the philosophy of Zionism • Balfour Declaration • Oslo Accords These...
4.  control of land in the Middle East by Palestinians and Jews

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