Global 9h Midterm Review Exam

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Global 9H Midterm Review


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  • 1. 
    A peoples total way of life is called
    • A. 

      Race

    • B. 

      Culture

    • C. 

      Environment

    • D. 

      Society

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is NOT true about the concept of culture?
    • A. 

      It is inherited

    • B. 

      All people are born into a culture

    • C. 

      It is learned

    • D. 

      Cultures can differ within a race of people

  • 3. 
    From where were horses introduced to Africa
    • A. 

      North America

    • B. 

      Australia

    • C. 

      Asia

    • D. 

      Europe

  • 4. 
    How did the Bantu people deal with spirits?
    • A. 

      They pretended they weren't around

    • B. 

      They supplied the spirits with food and shelter for 3 days

    • C. 

      They looked to their ancestors for help

    • D. 

      They would gather the whole community and eliminate them

  • 5. 
    Who invaded the Gupta Empire?
    • A. 

      China

    • B. 

      Aryans

    • C. 

      Huns

    • D. 

      Romans

  • 6. 
    How many emperors were there in the Gupta Empire?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      1

    • D. 

      5

  • 7. 
    What was the rainfall pattern of Africa around 10,000 BCE-7,000 BCE?
    • A. 

      It decreased

    • B. 

      It remained constant

    • C. 

      It increased

    • D. 

      It stopped

  • 8. 
    When studying different cultures, we must
    • A. 

      Look down upon other cultures

    • B. 

      Ridicule customs different from ours

    • C. 

      View those who are different with an open-mind

    • D. 

      View others as unimportant

  • 9. 
    The practice of judging other cultures by the standards of one's own culture is called
    • A. 

      Assimilation

    • B. 

      Racism

    • C. 

      Ethnocentrism

    • D. 

      Pluralism

  • 10. 
    Greeting someone with a hanndshake is an example of
    • A. 

      Mores

    • B. 

      Folkways

    • C. 

      Beliefs

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    Which of the following best describes "cultural diffusion"?
    • A. 

      When one culture picks and chooses which aspects of another culture to accept into their own

    • B. 

      Cultural activities that are found in every known society; items that all societies have

    • C. 

      When a culture idea or item moves from one part of the world to another part of the world

    • D. 

      Change that influences relationships between people of different cultures who are in contact with each other

  • 12. 
    Customs which are necessary to the welfare and proper functioning of the society are known as
    • A. 

      Mores

    • B. 

      Folkways

    • C. 

      Cultural conditions

    • D. 

      Folklores

  • 13. 
    The more technologically advanced a society is
    • A. 

      The larger role the climate & environment plays

    • B. 

      The smaller role the climate & environment plays

    • C. 

      Tha happier all members of the society are

    • D. 

      The more likely that it will be part of the Third World

  • 14. 
    A family consisting of husband, wife, and children is called
    • A. 

      Nuclear

    • B. 

      Joint

    • C. 

      Extended

    • D. 

      Polygamous

  • 15. 
    Most major rivers are important because they
    • A. 

      Provide means of transportation

    • B. 

      Block harsh weather

    • C. 

      Provide water for irrigation

    • D. 

      A & c

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 16. 
    The dominant person in a matriarchal family would be
    • A. 

      The mother-in-law

    • B. 

      The father

    • C. 

      The grandfather

    • D. 

      The mother

  • 17. 
    The control by one country of the political, economic, and cultural life of another country is known as
    • A. 

      Imperialism

    • B. 

      Westernization

    • C. 

      Nationalism

    • D. 

      Dictatorship

  • 18. 
    TRUE or FALSE: Sizes, shapes and distances are all distorted on flat maps
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Which generalization best describes the interaction that occurs between people and their environement?
    • A. 

      Until recently, people have been unable to control their environment

    • B. 

      In the past, peoplemoved around to avoid living in the same environment

    • C. 

      People have both adapted to and changed the environment in which they live.

    • D. 

      Because of modern technology, people have little need to change the world in which they live

  • 20. 
    An example of a cultural region is
    • A. 

      The United States

    • B. 

      The Muslim world

    • C. 

      Southeast Asia

    • D. 

      The rainforest of Brazil

  • 21. 
    The rate of cultural change has increased in this century largely because of
    • A. 

      Technology

    • B. 

      Climate changes

    • C. 

      Racism

    • D. 

      The spread of monotheism

  • 22. 
    Chinese women in the Classical Age
    • A. 

      Were free to choose the men they would marry

    • B. 

      Would becom scholar-gentry provided they passed the exams

    • C. 

      Were legally subordinated to fathers and husbands at all class levels

    • D. 

      Dominated the intellectual and artistic activities of China

    • E. 

      Varied greatly in status, influence, and rights

  • 23. 
    Despite their material wealth and success
    • A. 

      All foreigners were prohibited from settling in China

    • B. 

      Chinese rulers were isolated and did not intervenein government

    • C. 

      Chinese nobles (aristocrats) had no influence within the government

    • D. 

      Merchants in China ranked below peasants and had little societal influence

    • E. 

      The scholar-gentry were prohibited from owning land

  • 24. 
    Confucian social relationships
    • A. 

      Established a hierarchy and insisted upon rerciprocal duties between people

    • B. 

      Used rewards for correct behavior and punishments for transgressions

    • C. 

      Were based on universal love and forgiveness

    • D. 

      Taught its practioners to seek inner harmony with the natural way

    • E. 

      Stressed the welfare and interests of the state

  • 25. 
    Confucianism, Daoism and Legalism
    • A. 

      Were officially sanctioned doctrines of the Qin and Han emperors

    • B. 

      Are religions, which developed in classical China

    • C. 

      Emphasized the needs of the individual over the welfare of the state

    • D. 

      Originated as responses to societal problems during times of disorder

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