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  • 1. 
    Which action is most closely associated with polytheism?
    • A. 

      Praying in a synagogue

    • B. 

      Accepting the Eightfold Path

    • C. 

      Worshipping many gods

    • D. 

      Reading the Koran

  • 2. 
    In western Europe, feudalism developed after the
    • A. 

      Roman Empire collapsed

    • B. 

      Renaissance began

    • C. 

      City of Constantinople fell

    • D. 

      Mongols invaded

  • 3. 
    What was an impact of Korea’s geographic location on the history of East Asia?
    • A. 

      Isolating Russia from Japan

    • B. 

      Protecting China from Mongol invaders

    • C. 

      Preventing Europeans from colonizing East Asia

    • D. 

      Serving as a cultural bridge between China and Japan

  • 4. 
    Which geographic feature of Spain and Portugal most enhanced their ability to engage in exploration?
    • A. 

      Peninsular location

    • B. 

      Mountainous region

    • C. 

      Extensive river system

    • D. 

      Fertile plain

  • 5. 
    The journeys of Vasco da Gama, and Christopher Columbus became possible in the late 1400s because of the
    • A. 

      Support of exploration by the English government

    • B. 

      Trade connections established by Ibn Battuta

    • C. 

      Effects of the Atlantic slave trade

    • D. 

      Development of new navigational instruments and technology

  • 6. 
    Which statement demonstrates a major characteristic of mercantilism in colonial Latin America?
    • A. 

      Colonies developed local industries to compete with Spain.

    • B. 

      Spanish colonies traded freely with English colonies.

    • C. 

      Spain instituted democratic governments in its colonies.

    • D. 

      Colonies were a source of raw materials for Spain.

  • 7. 
    The encomienda system in colonial Latin America led to the
    • A. 

      Use of forced labor

    • B. 

      Establishment of trade unions

    • C. 

      Increase in landownership by Native Americans

    • D. 

      Weakening of the power of peninsulares

  • 8. 
    Which statement represents a characteristic of democracy?
    • A. 

      Religious leaders control government policy.

    • B. 

      Citizens are the source of power in government.

    • C. 

      The government limits the thoughts and actions of the people.

    • D. 

      The laws of the government are made by influential military officers.

  • 9. 
    The Bantu cleared the land, then fertilized it with ashes. When the land could no longer support their families, the Bantu moved further south. By 1110 B.C., the Bantu had spread their rich culture throughout central and southern Africa. Which agricultural technique is described in this passage?
    • A. 

      Irrigation

    • B. 

      Terrace farming

    • C. 

      Slash-and-burn

    • D. 

      Crop rotation

  • 10. 
    Which feature would most likely be included in an economic system based on traditional agriculture and self-sufficiency?
    • A. 

      Banks

    • B. 

      Barter

    • C. 

      Gold standard

    • D. 

      Tariffs

  • 11. 
    In China, the development of civil service examinations and a belief in filial piety reflect the influence of
    • A. 

      Shinto

    • B. 

      Jainism

    • C. 

      Confucianism

    • D. 

      Buddhism

  • 12. 
    • -Height above sea level •- Distance from the equator • -Amount of rainfall • -Average daily temperature Which aspect of geography is most influenced by these factors?
    • A. 

      Natural boundaries

    • B. 

      Climate

    • C. 

      Topography

    • D. 

      Mineral resources

  • 13. 
    What is the main reason the Neolithic Revolution is considered a turning point in world history?
    • A. 

      Fire was used as a source of energy for the first time.

    • B. 

      Spoken language was used to improve communication.

    • C. 

      Domestication of animals and cultivation of crops led to settled communities.

    • D. 

      Stone tools and weapons were first developed.

  • 14. 
    Which factor led to the development of civilizations in ancient Mesopotamia?
    • A. 

      Political harmony

    • B. 

      Favorable geography

    • C. 

      Religious differences

    • D. 

      Universal education

  • 15. 
    One similarity between animism and Shinto is that people who follow these belief systems
    • A. 

      Practice filial piety

    • B. 

      Worship spirits in nature

    • C. 

      Are monotheistic

    • D. 

      Are required to make pilgrimages

  • 16. 
    • -Buddhist temples are found in Japan. • -Most Indonesians study the Koran. •-Catholicism is the dominant religion in Latin America. These statements illustrate a result of
    • A. 

      Westernization

    • B. 

      Cultural diffusion

    • C. 

      Economic nationalism

    • D. 

      Fundamentalism

  • 17. 
    Which group introduced the Cyrillic alphabet, Orthodox Christianity, and domed architecture to Russian culture?
    • A. 

      Mongols

    • B. 

      Vikings

    • C. 

      Jews

    • D. 

      Byzantines

  • 18. 
    The topography and climate of Russia have caused Russia to
    • A. 

      Depend on rice as its main source of food

    • B. 

      Seek access to warm-water ports

    • C. 

      Adopt policies of neutrality and isolation

    • D. 

      Acquire mineral-rich colonies on other continents

  • 19. 
    Both European medieval knights and Japanese samurai warriors pledged oaths of
    • A. 

      Loyalty to their military leader

    • B. 

      Devotion to their nation-state

    • C. 

      Service to their church

    • D. 

      Allegiance to their families

  • 20. 
    What was a significant effect of Mansa Musa’s pilgrimage to Mecca?
    • A. 

      The African written language spread to southwest Asia.

    • B. 

      Military leaders eventually controlled Mali.

    • C. 

      Islamic learning and culture expanded in Mali.

    • D. 

      The trading of gold for salt ended.

  • 21. 
    A direct impact that the printing press had on 16th-century Europe was that it encouraged the
    • A. 

      Spread of ideas

    • B. 

      Beginnings of communism

    • C. 

      Establishment of democracy

    • D. 

      Development of industrialization

  • 22. 
    Which statement about the Tang dynasty is a fact rather than an opinion?
    • A. 

      Technical advances would have been greater if the Tang dynasty had lasted longer.

    • B. 

      China’s best emperors came from the Tang dynasty.

    • C. 

      The Tang emperors granted government jobs to scholars who passed examinations.

    • D. 

      The culture of the Tang dynasty was superior to that of the Han dynasty.

  • 23. 
    During the feudal period in Europe, power and position in society were based on the
    • A. 

      Amount of money earned

    • B. 

      Level of education achieved

    • C. 

      Number of slaves owned

    • D. 

      Amount of land possessed

  • 24. 
    Revival of trade in western Europe, decline of feudalism, revival of interest in learning, and cultural interaction with the Middle East are associated with the
    • A. 

      Impact of the Crusades

    • B. 

      Effects of the barter system

    • C. 

      Growth of the Maya Empire

    • D. 

      Rise of Charlemagne

  • 25. 
    What was a long-term impact of Marco Polo’s trips to China?
    • A. 

      The Silk Roads replaced the all-water route to Asia.

    • B. 

      The Chinese forced the Europeans to trade only in Peking.

    • C. 

      China was isolated from other countries.

    • D. 

      Trade increased between China and Europe.

  • 26. 
    During the 15th century, which two European countries began sea voyages of exploration?
    • A. 

      Germany and Italy

    • B. 

      Portugal and Spain

    • C. 

      England and France

    • D. 

      Russia and the Netherlands

  • 27. 
    The Aztec use of the calendar and the Maya writing system both illustrate that pre-Columbian cultures in the Americas
    • A. 

      Traded extensively with Africa

    • B. 

      Flourished prior to European contact

    • C. 

      Declined because of invasion and disease

    • D. 

      Converted others to Islam

  • 28. 
    Throughout history, people have lived on savannas, in deserts, in mountains, along river valleys, along coastlines, and on islands. This statement demonstrates that people
    • A. 

      Adapt their surroundings

    • B. 

      Develop a common language

    • C. 

      Organize similar forms of government

    • D. 

      Prefer to live in isolated areas

  • 29. 
    • If a man has destroyed the eye of a free man, his own eye shall be destroyed. • If a man has knocked out the teeth of a man of the same rank, his own teeth shall be knocked out. These rules are based on the
    • A. 

      Analects of Confucius

    • B. 

      Code of Hammurabi

    • C. 

      Ten Commandments

    • D. 

      Koran (Qur’an)

  • 30. 
    Which civilization first developed a civil service system, invented gunpowder, and manufactured porcelain?
    • A. 

      Aztec

    • B. 

      Chinese

    • C. 

      Japanese

    • D. 

      Roman

  • 31. 
    Constantinople’s location on the Bosporus Strait was one reason that the Byzantine Empire was able to
    • A. 

      Conquer the Russian city of Moscow

    • B. 

      Spread Judaism throughout western Europe

    • C. 

      Control key trade routes between Europe and Asia

    • D. 

      Unite the Eastern Orthodox and Roman Catholic Churches

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