AP World History Basic MCQ!

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AP World History Quizzes & Trivia

When you look at all the countries in the world, they each have an even that they look back to and explain why the people are the way they are or something so dark that the memory is passed from generation to generation. If you have taken AP World history and re-looking for a quiz for period 4, then this quiz is for you.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following provides the most accurate description of the Columbian Exchange?
    • A. 

      Eropean food to the Western Hemisphere; Western Hemisphere diseases to Europe; African population to Europe

    • B. 

      African livestock to the Western Hemisphere; European technology to Africa; Western Hemisphere food to Europe.

    • C. 

      Western Hemisphere technology to Africa; African food to Europ; European population to the New World

    • D. 

      European technology to Africa; Western Hemisphere population to Africa; African food to the Western Hemisphere

    • E. 

      African population to the Western Hemisphere; Western Hemisphere food to Europe and Africa; African and European diseases to the Western Hemisphere

  • 2. 
    Most agricultural laborers in the Ottoman Empire were
    • A. 

      Slaves

    • B. 

      Free peasants

    • C. 

      Serfs

    • D. 

      Sharecroppers

    • E. 

      Indentured servants

  • 3. 
    Which of the following countries or regions led the world in the production of cotton cloth in 1700?
    • A. 

      China

    • B. 

      Egypt

    • C. 

      West Africa

    • D. 

      England

    • E. 

      India

  • 4. 
    Which of hte following societies successfully resisted foreign penetration and domination from 1650 to 1850?
    • A. 

      The Japanese

    • B. 

      The Indians

    • C. 

      The South Africans

    • D. 

      The Latin Americans

    • E. 

      The Chinese

  • 5. 
    In the three centuries after Columbus' voyages, most o fthe people who came to the Western Hemisphere originated in which of the following regions?
    • A. 

      Southern Europe

    • B. 

      Northern Europe

    • C. 

      Western Africa

    • D. 

      Eastern Africa

    • E. 

      East Asia

  • 6. 
    Which of the following most clearly differentiates the sixteenth century from the previous period in world history?
    • A. 

      Establishment of nation-states in the Americas

    • B. 

      Extension of sugar production in the Americas

    • C. 

      Use of steamships

    • D. 

      Interest in the Asian spice trade

    • E. 

      Existence of slave trade

  • 7. 
    All of the following factors contributed to significant growht in worldwide population between 1700 and 1800 EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Decline of epidemic disease

    • B. 

      Introduction of American food crops

    • C. 

      Expansion of land under cultivation

    • D. 

      Decline in infant mortality rates

    • E. 

      Improvement in medical care

  • 8. 
    Which of hte following was the most important factor in enabling the Spanish to defeat the Aztec Empire?
    • A. 

      The Spanish were able to field larger amies than the Aztecs were.

    • B. 

      Spanish tolerance of Aztec religion and culture weakened Aztec resistance.

    • C. 

      The Spanish were able to exploit the poverty int eh Aztec Empire which caused revolt of Aztec farmers against the Aztec ruling class.

    • D. 

      The Spanish were able to form military alliances with other indigenous peoples who were enemies of the Aztecs.

    • E. 

      The Spanish were able to devise effective countermeasures to the horse cavalry that formed the bulk of the Aztec army.

  • 9. 
    Which of the following statements is true about both the Mughal and Ottoman empires in the sixteenth century?
    • A. 

      In each, the majority of hte people were Muslims.

    • B. 

      Each had a powerful navy that engaged European navies.

    • C. 

      Each had developed an efficient administrative structure.

    • D. 

      Each enjoyed peaceful relations with its neighboring states.

    • E. 

      Each gave little monetary support to artistic and cultural endeavors.

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