AP World History Exam Sample Quiz - Multiple Choice

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AP world history exam sample quiz - multiple choice

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      The reunification of East and West Germany

    • B. 

      Pressure from many nonaligned nations

    • C. 

      The role of the United Nations as peacekeeper

    • D. 

      Increased tensions in the Middle East

    • E. 

      The potential for global nuclear destruction

  • 2. 
    In the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, European mercantilism in Latin America led to
    • A. 

      The exploitation of people and resources

    • B. 

      The European Renaissance

    • C. 

      The rejection of Spanish culture

    • D. 

      The Protestan Reformation

    • E. 

      The growth of democratic forms of government

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Mounted military attacks on several newly established European colonies in the Americas

    • B. 

      Developed great civilizations without major influence from Western Europe

    • C. 

      Emerged as a result of nationalist movements of the twentieth century

    • D. 

      Thrived due to a prosperous trade economy with Portugal and other European nations

    • E. 

      Became dependent on slave trade in order to maintain enough laborers to tend to their profitable sugar can crop

  • 4. 
    The teachings of Confucious encouraged people to
    • A. 

      Embrace a heliocentric view of the solar system

    • B. 

      Follow a code of moral conduct

    • C. 

      Accept the teachings of the Pax Romana

    • D. 

      Worship the one true God who watches over and cares for his people

    • E. 

      Strive for Nirvana by eliminating worldly possessions