Global 9 Quiz 1

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  • 1. 
    What was a result of the Neolithic Revolution?
    • A. 

      Civilizations developed.

    • B. 

      Humans first learned to use fire.

    • C. 

      Life expectancy declined.

    • D. 

      People began hunting and gathering for food.

  • 2. 
    Which belief system is considered monotheistic?
    • A. 

      Jainism

    • B. 

      Daoism

    • C. 

      Judaism

    • D. 

      Shinto

  • 3. 
    The early Russian civilization adopted the Eastern Orthodox religion, the Cyrillic alphabet, and different styles of art and architecture through contact with
    • A. 

      Traders from China

    • B. 

      Conquering Mongol invaders

    • C. 

      Vikings from northern Europe

    • D. 

      Missionaries from the Byzantine Empire

  • 4. 
    What was a major characteristic of the Renaissance in Europe?
    • A. 

      Worldly achievements were emphasized.

    • B. 

      Suffrage was granted to men and women.

    • C. 

      Most literature was written in Arabic.

    • D. 

      Most ancient Greek and Roman ideas were rejected.

  • 5. 
    What was one result of the travels of Marco Polo?
    • A. 

      Africa remained isolated.

    • B. 

      Ottoman power decreased.

    • C. 

      Colonies were established in Japan.

    • D. 

      Interest in Asian cultures increased.

  • 6. 
    Which advancement in technology revolutionized the way ideas were spread throughout western Europe in the 15th century?
    • A. 

      Development of the astrolabe

    • B. 

      Introduction of the telegraph

    • C. 

      Improvements to the printing press

    • D. 

      Creation of the telescope

  • 7. 
    Prices in Spain rose as colonies supplied large amounts of gold and silver. T his suggests thatSpanish imports of gold and silver led to
    • A. 

      Food shortages

    • B. 

      Unemployment

    • C. 

      Inflation

    • D. 

      Self-sufficiency

  • 8. 
    Which characteristic is associated with an economy based on the principles of laissez-faire?
    • A. 

      Prices based on supply and demand

    • B. 

      Production quotas established by the central government

    • C. 

      Distribution of goods determined by the customs of a traditional society

    • D. 

      Some goods exchanged for other goods of equal value

  • 9. 
    Which topic is central to the study of economics?
    • A. 

      Tracking the development and spread of diseases

    • B. 

      Understanding the causes of ethnic rivalries

    • C. 

      Examining the distribution and use of limited resources

    • D. 

      Studying the growth and role of political parties

  • 10. 
    Which feature would most likely appear on a physical map?
    • A. 

      Population densities

    • B. 

      Land usage patterns

    • C. 

      Climatic patterns

    • D. 

      Mountain ranges

  • 11. 
    Where does the archaeological evidence gathered by Louis and Mary Leakey suggest the earliest humans developed?
    • A. 

      Great Rift Valley

    • B. 

      Amazon rain forest

    • C. 

      Himalaya Mountains

    • D. 

      Philippine archipelago

  • 12. 
    A direct result of the Neolithic Revolution is that people
    • A. 

      Began living in permanent settlements

    • B. 

      Developed a nomadic way of life

    • C. 

      Depended on hunting and gathering

    • D. 

      Used crop rotation to increase agricultural output

  • 13. 
    Subsistence farming can best be defined as
    • A. 

      Harvesting a surplus of crops to be sold for profit

    • B. 

      Producing just enough food for a family’s survival

    • C. 

      Domesticating animals to transport goods

    • D. 

      Irrigating crops to increase production

  • 14. 
    Which practice is most closely associated with a person of the Islamic faith?
    • A. 

      Refraining from eating meat on Fridays

    • B. 

      Praying five times a day

    • C. 

      Following the Eightfold Path

    • D. 

      Worshipping many gods

  • 15. 
    A major contribution of the Byzantine Empire was the
    • A. 

      Invention of the wheel and gunpowder

    • B. 

      Participation of citizens in government

    • C. 

      Diffusion of Hindu beliefs

    • D. 

      Preservation of Greek science and Roman engineering

  • 16. 
    What was one direct result of the Crusades?
    • A. 

      Trade increased between Europe and the Middle East.

    • B. 

      Islamic kingdoms expanded into Europe.

    • C. 

      Arabs and Christians divided the city of Jerusalem between them.

    • D. 

      Alexander the Great became a powerful leader in Eurasia.

  • 17. 
    Martin Luther was primarily dissatisfied with the Roman Catholic Church because he
    • A. 

      Thought the church lacked structure

    • B. 

      Disagreed with the sale of indulgences

    • C. 

      Blamed the church for not curing people who had the plague

    • D. 

      Believed that kings should have more power to appoint clergy

  • 18. 
    A major agricultural advancement of the Incas was the
    • A. 

      Domestication of cattle

    • B. 

      Use of a steel plow

    • C. 

      Terracing of mountains for farming

    • D. 

      Development of floating gardens

  • 19. 
    What was a significant effect of the Columbian exchange?
    • A. 

      The Aztec conquered a vast empire.

    • B. 

      Potatoes were introduced into the diet of some Europeans.

    • C. 

      Prince Henry the Navigator established a school for sailors.

    • D. 

      China closed its borders to foreigners.

  • 20. 
    What was a direct result of the trans-Atlantic slave trade on African cultures?
    • A. 

      Many African communities faced economic disaster.

    • B. 

      European industrial factories were established throughout Africa.

    • C. 

      Animism was no longer practiced in Africa.

    • D. 

      Africans across the continent hired Europeans to train their military.

  • 21. 
    According to the European policy of mercantilism, colonies should
    • A. 

      Benefit the mother country

    • B. 

      Trade openly with various countries

    • C. 

      Be left alone to manage their own affairs

    • D. 

      Attempt to gain independence as soon as possible

  • 22. 
    Louis XIV and Peter the Great would most likely agree with the expression
    • A. 

      “government should leave businesses alone”

    • B. 

      “countries should settle differences without war”

    • C. 

      “do not question government authority”

    • D. 

      “all men are created with natural rights”

  • 23. 
    Ethnocentrism is best defined as
    • A. 

      The belief that one’s culture is superior to all others

    • B. 

      Military preparation for a civil war

    • C. 

      Love and devotion to one’s country

    • D. 

      A belief in one god

  • 24. 
    The primary reason the Bantu-speaking people of West Africa migrated southward and eastward between 500 B.C. and A.D. 1500 was to
    • A. 

      Flee warfare

    • B. 

      Seek religious freedom

    • C. 

      Establish a colonial empire

    • D. 

      Find land for farming and grazing

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