AP World History Quiz #1: Period 4

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following provides the most accurate description of the Columbian Exchange?
    • A. 

      Eropean food to the Western Hemisphere; Western Hemisphere diseases to Europe; African population to Europe

    • B. 

      African livestock to the Western Hemisphere; European technology to Africa; Western Hemisphere food to Europe.

    • C. 

      Western Hemisphere technology to Africa; African food to Europ; European population to the New World

    • D. 

      European technology to Africa; Western Hemisphere population to Africa; African food to the Western Hemisphere

    • E. 

      African population to the Western Hemisphere; Western Hemisphere food to Europe and Africa; African and European diseases to the Western Hemisphere


  • 2. 
    Most agricultural laborers in the Ottoman Empire were
    • A. 

      Slaves

    • B. 

      Free peasants

    • C. 

      Serfs

    • D. 

      Sharecroppers

    • E. 

      Indentured servants


  • 3. 
    Which of the following countries or regions led the world in the production of cotton cloth in 1700?
    • A. 

      China

    • B. 

      Egypt

    • C. 

      West Africa

    • D. 

      England

    • E. 

      India


  • 4. 
    Which of hte following societies successfully resisted foreign penetration and domination from 1650 to 1850?
    • A. 

      The Japanese

    • B. 

      The Indians

    • C. 

      The South Africans

    • D. 

      The Latin Americans

    • E. 

      The Chinese


  • 5. 
    In the three centuries after Columbus' voyages, most o fthe people who came to the Western Hemisphere originated in which of the following regions?
    • A. 

      Southern Europe

    • B. 

      Northern Europe

    • C. 

      Western Africa

    • D. 

      Eastern Africa

    • E. 

      East Asia


  • 6. 
    Which of the following most clearly differentiates the sixteenth century from the previous period in world history?
    • A. 

      Establishment of nation-states in the Americas

    • B. 

      Extension of sugar production in the Americas

    • C. 

      Use of steamships

    • D. 

      Interest in the Asian spice trade

    • E. 

      Existence of slave trade


  • 7. 
    All of the following factors contributed to significant growht in worldwide population between 1700 and 1800 EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Decline of epidemic disease

    • B. 

      Introduction of American food crops

    • C. 

      Expansion of land under cultivation

    • D. 

      Decline in infant mortality rates

    • E. 

      Improvement in medical care


  • 8. 
    Which of hte following was the most important factor in enabling the Spanish to defeat the Aztec Empire?
    • A. 

      The Spanish were able to field larger amies than the Aztecs were.

    • B. 

      Spanish tolerance of Aztec religion and culture weakened Aztec resistance.

    • C. 

      The Spanish were able to exploit the poverty int eh Aztec Empire which caused revolt of Aztec farmers against the Aztec ruling class.

    • D. 

      The Spanish were able to form military alliances with other indigenous peoples who were enemies of the Aztecs.

    • E. 

      The Spanish were able to devise effective countermeasures to the horse cavalry that formed the bulk of the Aztec army.


  • 9. 
    Which of the following statements is true about both the Mughal and Ottoman empires in the sixteenth century?
    • A. 

      In each, the majority of hte people were Muslims.

    • B. 

      Each had a powerful navy that engaged European navies.

    • C. 

      Each had developed an efficient administrative structure.

    • D. 

      Each enjoyed peaceful relations with its neighboring states.

    • E. 

      Each gave little monetary support to artistic and cultural endeavors.


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