Africa, Asia, And The Americas Test

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A test to practice for the Africa, Mesoamerica, and East Asia test.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The ancient civilization of Ghana was located in what part of Africa?
    • A. 

      The Kalahari Desert

    • B. 

      The Ethiopian Highlands

    • C. 

      The central rainforests

    • D. 

      The western grasslands and rainforests

  • 2. 
    The Kingdoms of Western Africa, Ghana, Mali, and Songhai, had which of the following religious beliefs?
    • A. 

      That the only true god was Allah

    • B. 

      That Jesus was the son of God and the key to eternal life

    • C. 

      That spirits inhabit everything

    • D. 

      Following the teachings of Siddartha Guatama would help one reach nirvana

  • 3. 
    The city of Timbuktu was located on the-
    • A. 

      Zambezi River

    • B. 

      Volta River

    • C. 

      Niger River

    • D. 

      Atlantic Ocean

  • 4. 
    The samurai followed a strict code called-
    • A. 

      Shinto

    • B. 

      Bushido

    • C. 

      Angkor

    • D. 

      Kami

  • 5. 
    The Kingdom of Axum was
    • A. 

      East of the Red Sea.

    • B. 

      West of the Niger River.

    • C. 

      North of the Ethiopian Highlands.

    • D. 

      South of Great Zimbabwe.

  • 6. 
    Gold was most prominent, where?
    • A. 

      Northwest Africa

    • B. 

      South America

    • C. 

      Far East Asia

    • D. 

      Spain

  • 7. 
    The city of Great Zimbabwe was located-
    • A. 

      On a mountain in the Ethiopian Highlands

    • B. 

      At the delta of the Sénégal River

    • C. 

      On the island of Madagascar

    • D. 

      In between the Zambezi and Limpopo Rivers

  • 8. 
    The Aztecs declined due to-
    • A. 

      Overpopulation in Tenochtitlan

    • B. 

      Civil war within the empire

    • C. 

      Hernán Cortés' invasion in which he conquered the Aztecs

    • D. 

      Montezuma's greed for expansion lead to the downfall of the Aztecs

  • 9. 
    The Japanese believed that gods or nature spirits inhabited natural things.  This is called-
    • A. 

      Animism

    • B. 

      Zoroastrianism

    • C. 

      Islamic

    • D. 

      Shinto

  • 10. 
    Which is not an island of the Japanese archipelago?
    • A. 

      Honshu

    • B. 

      Seppuku

    • C. 

      Kyushu

    • D. 

      Hokkaido

  • 11. 
    Mark which of the following have a polytheistic religion:
    • A. 

      Songhai

    • B. 

      Ghana

    • C. 

      Mali

    • D. 

      Japan

    • E. 

      Aztecs

    • F. 

      Incas

  • 12. 
    The chinampas or, floating gardens, were farming techniques used by which of the anicent Mesoamerican civilizations?
    • A. 

      Mayas

    • B. 

      Aztecs

    • C. 

      Incas

    • D. 

      Olmecs

  • 13. 
    King Ezana conquered-
    • A. 

      Kyushu

    • B. 

      Mali

    • C. 

      Kush

    • D. 

      Madagascar

  • 14. 
    The people that migrated over the plain that was Zimbabwe were called-
    • A. 

      Shona

    • B. 

      Aztecs

    • C. 

      Berbers

    • D. 

      Malinkes

  • 15. 
    The ____ civilization had a bureaucracy of nobles.
  • 16. 
    The ____ were a Mesoamerican civilization that made human sacrifices in order to please their gods.
  • 17. 
    The Maya civilization was at its peak during-
    • A. 

      1200-1500 AD

    • B. 

      1400-1500 AD

    • C. 

      300-900 AD

    • D. 

      1000-1300 AD

  • 18. 
    What was the main economy for the West African kingdoms?
    • A. 

      Agriculture

    • B. 

      Cattle herding

    • C. 

      Trade

    • D. 

      Slaves

  • 19. 
    This war-like people's priests and nobles elected their leader to lead in war.
    • A. 

      Mali

    • B. 

      Mayas

    • C. 

      Incas

    • D. 

      Aztecs

  • 20. 
    Mark which of the following had an economy based only on agriculture:
    • A. 

      Mali

    • B. 

      Korea

    • C. 

      Inca

    • D. 

      Maya

  • 21. 
    Which of the following built an extensive road system?
    • A. 

      Japan

    • B. 

      Mali

    • C. 

      Inca

    • D. 

      Maya

  • 22. 
    This civilization utilized the step terracing in their mountainous home.
    • A. 

      Axum

    • B. 

      Kush

    • C. 

      Inca

    • D. 

      Mali

  • 23. 
    Mansa Musa was a king of Ghana.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Nubia was the region located near Egypt.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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