1st Nine Weeks Review- 2016

50 Questions | Total Attempts: 187

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which one would not be an example of a primary source?
    • A. 

      Diary accounts

    • B. 

      Soldier writing letters back home about his war experience

    • C. 

      Textbook

    • D. 

      Declaration of Independence

  • 2. 
    Which continent would be considered the New World?
    • A. 

      Europe

    • B. 

      Africa

    • C. 

      Asia

    • D. 

      North America

  • 3. 
    What is the best definition of Renaissance?
    • A. 

      Beginnings of Kings and Queens on the European continent

    • B. 

      Refreshment of European interests in New World exploration

    • C. 

      Reogranization of governments of Europe

    • D. 

      Rebirth of culture in Europe

  • 4. 
    Da Vinci was often called a "Renaissance Man". What does that mean?
    • A. 

      He was born during the Renaissance

    • B. 

      He lived and worked during the Renaissance

    • C. 

      He was skilled in many areas- math, science, inventing, arts, etc

    • D. 

      He was only a famous painter during the Renaissance

  • 5. 
    Reformation: ____________ revolutionRenaissance: cultural revolution
    • A. 

      Political

    • B. 

      Religious

    • C. 

      Economic

    • D. 

      Social

  • 6. 
    Why was the Columbian Exchange named after Christopher Columbus?
    • A. 

      He invented the term

    • B. 

      He was an expert on New World species

    • C. 

      His ship was nicknamed the Columbian Exchange

    • D. 

      His voyages marked the beginning of the exchange

  • 7. 
    Which group introduced horses within the Columbian Exchange?
    • A. 

      Spanish

    • B. 

      English

    • C. 

      Native Americans

    • D. 

      Dutch

  • 8. 
    The Treaty of Tordesailles is important today because:
    • A. 

      South American nations have a strong connection to Spain and Christian based religions due to the negotations that took place in 1494

    • B. 

      North America became a colony of Portugal

    • C. 

      This treaty had no impact on life today

    • D. 

      The Spanish took over all the land in the New World and Old World

  • 9. 
    African Americans were sold into slavery once that Native American population started to die out- for a needed labor force in the mines, etc.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Which European nation sent explorers towards Asia in search of better trade routes first
    • A. 

      Spain

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      England

    • D. 

      Portugal

  • 11. 
    Columbus : Spain Vasco da Gama: _______________
    • A. 

      Portugal

    • B. 

      England

    • C. 

      France

    • D. 

      Russia

  • 12. 
    Which of the following best describes why the Age of Exploration occurred?
    • A. 

      England and Spain wanted to expand their empire

    • B. 

      Spain had claimed North and South America

    • C. 

      European rulers wanted to find a cheaper way to obtain spices from Asia

    • D. 

      English defeated the Spanish Armada

  • 13. 
    The Spanish conquistadors only wanted to bring religion to the New World.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    The Scientific Revolution can be best described as...? 
    • A. 

      A new way of thinking about the natural world based upon careful observaion and being able to question accepted beliefs

    • B. 

      The realization that the Earth was round instead of flat during the Age of Discovery

    • C. 

      The discovery of nulclear energy as a main source of power

    • D. 

      An acceptance that the Catholic Church was the only true source of knowledge

  • 15. 
    Heliocentric theory greatly disturbed the most powerful influence in Europe. Identify who would not have been happy with this theory.
    • A. 

      Church Leaders

    • B. 

      Issac Newton

    • C. 

      John Locke

    • D. 

      Sir Francis Bacon

  • 16. 
    The geocentric theory would be best described as...?
    • A. 

      Earth is the center of the universe

    • B. 

      Sun is the center of the universe

    • C. 

      Moon is the center of the universe

    • D. 

      Church is the center of the universe

  • 17. 
    The Declaration of Independence laid the foundation for democratic thinking.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    What percentage of Native Americans were impacted by death due to the Columbian Exchange?
    • A. 

      90 %

    • B. 

      50%

    • C. 

      40%

    • D. 

      60%

  • 19. 
    Latitude 
    • A. 

      Equator

    • B. 

      International Date Line

    • C. 

      Longitude

    • D. 

      Prime Meridan

  • 20. 
    Longitude
    • A. 

      Latitude

    • B. 

      Prime Merdian

    • C. 

      International Date Line

    • D. 

      Equator

  • 21. 
    Physical Map 
    • A. 

      Map that shows rivers, lakes, mountains

    • B. 

      Map that shows cities, towns, capitals, boundaries

    • C. 

      Map that shows lines of latitude and longitude

    • D. 

      Map that shows the International Date Line

  • 22. 
    Columbian Exchange 
    • A. 

      Movement of people to the New World

    • B. 

      Movement of animals from the Old World

    • C. 

      Movement of plants, animals and disease from the Old and the New Worlds

    • D. 

      Movement of disease to the New World

  • 23. 
    Political Map
    • A. 

      Shows rivers, lakes, mountains, on a map

    • B. 

      Shows cities, states, nations, boundaries, capital cities on map

    • C. 

      Shows the International Date Line

    • D. 

      Shows the lines of latitude and longitude

  • 24. 
    Migration
    • A. 

      Movement of people over the centuries to the New World

    • B. 

      Movement of people from one place to another

    • C. 

      Movement of Native American tribes

    • D. 

      Movement of disease

  • 25. 
    The selling/buying of "forgiveness" within the Roman Catholic Church was known as 
    • A. 

      Taxation

    • B. 

      Indulgences

    • C. 

      Papal Clause

    • D. 

      Pope forgiveness

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