AP World History Midterm Study Guide Quiz

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History Midterm Quizzes & Trivia

10th grade AP World history midterm exam quiz-helps with certain midterms extremelly-if not, just a good review on chapters 1-24 in the Stearns Book


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are some of the characteristics of the human species before the advent of civilization?
    • A. 

      Agricultural communities based on equality for all

    • B. 

      Hunter/gatherer societies that spread to various geographical settings

    • C. 

      Lived in tight knit communities that warred constantly with each other

    • D. 

      Advanced speech and the beginnings of trade between peoples

  • 2. 
    The development of agriculture caused what important changes?
    • A. 

      Moved humans toward more elaborate social and cultural patterns and increased population

    • B. 

      Communities focused themselves more on religion and began to question the existence of a creator

    • C. 

      Hunter/gatherer societies were constantly preying on the early farmers and cast them out of their society

    • D. 

      People engorged themselves and grew obese without the ability to move

  • 3. 
    Why did the original inhabitants of Australia not develop agriculture?
    • A. 

      Not enough resources

    • B. 

      Disinterest

    • C. 

      Poverty

    • D. 

      Isolation

  • 4. 
    A society is almost certainly a civilization if it practices
  • 5. 
    The Paleolithic Age refers to 
    • A. 

      The age of agriculture; farmers are beginning to dominate

    • B. 

      Making of simple stone tools; before development of homo sapiens sapiens

    • C. 

      The dawn of civilization

    • D. 

      Right up until the first river valleys emerged