Friday Review For 2nd Nine Weeks

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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. 
    The cry of the colonists in the days leading up to the outbreak of the American Revolution was centered around what key phrase?
    • A. 

      "no taxation without representation"

    • B. 

      "I want my land back from the King!"

    • C. 

      "I do not want to pay taxes!"

    • D. 

      "Give me liberty or give me death!"

  • 20. 
    "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness."This quote came from which document? 
    • A. 

      US Constitution

    • B. 

      Declaration of Independence

    • C. 

      Olive Branch Pettion

    • D. 

      Mayflower Compact

  • 21. 
    Latitude 
    • A. 

      Equator

    • B. 

      International Date Line

    • C. 

      Longitude

    • D. 

      Prime Meridan

  • 22. 
    Longitude
    • A. 

      Latitude

    • B. 

      Prime Merdian

    • C. 

      International Date Line

    • D. 

      Equator

  • 23. 
    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

  • 24. 
    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

  • 25. 
    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

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