Western Europe Review Quiz

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Western Europe Review Quiz

Collection of questions concerning western europe region from AP world history review book 


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Gothic movement in European architecture required which of the following new medieval technological innovations?
    • A. 

      Concrete molds

    • B. 

      Pointed arches

    • C. 

      Wooden scaffolding

    • D. 

      Glass blowing

  • 2. 
    Which of the following events created economic conditions that motivated Christopher Columbus's voyage in 1492?
    • A. 

      The fall of Constantinople's trade routes to the Turks

    • B. 

      The voyages of Vasco DaGama to India

    • C. 

      The adoption of silver currency in Spain

    • D. 

      The creation of sugar plantations off the African coast

  • 3. 
    The first large-scale industrial factories in Western Europe were established in order to produce
    • A. 

      Refined food items

    • B. 

      Ceramics

    • C. 

      Textiles

    • D. 

      Weapons

  • 4. 
    The main unifying institution in medieval Europe was the
    • A. 

      Monarchy

    • B. 

      Roman Catholic Church

    • C. 

      Artists' guilds

    • D. 

      University of Paris

  • 5. 
    Organizations of merchants and craftspeople in European cities were called
    • A. 

      Granges

    • B. 

      Guilds

    • C. 

      Ecclesia

    • D. 

      Fiefdoms

  • 6. 
    During the feudal period in Western Europe,
    • A. 

      Independent domains fought regularly with one another

    • B. 

      Women were allowed to rule fiefs

    • C. 

      Priests were allowed to marry

    • D. 

      The birthrate declined

  • 7. 
    The black death was
    • A. 

      Spread along Euro-Asian trade routes

    • B. 

      Confined to China and South Asia

    • C. 

      Primarily deadly in northern Europe

    • D. 

      Purposely spread by the Mongols

  • 8. 
    Alliances between European feudal lords were often the result of
    • A. 

      Trade relations between the domains

    • B. 

      Papal decree

    • C. 

      The need for a defense against the marauding Vikings

    • D. 

      The Black Death

  • 9. 
    The term chivalry in medieval Europe is most like
    • A. 

      Salvation

    • B. 

      Samsara

    • C. 

      Bushido

    • D. 

      Samurai

  • 10. 
    Enlightenment philosophy was a threat to European monarchies because it
    • A. 

      Supported authority of the Pope

    • B. 

      Supported state-run education

    • C. 

      Suggested the idea of individual liberty and rights

    • D. 

      Pushed for the overthrow of the capitalist system

  • 11. 
    Renaissance paintings were characterized by all of the following EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Use of perspective

    • B. 

      Large frescoes on walls

    • C. 

      Realism

    • D. 

      Epic romantic scenes from nature

  • 12. 
    A significant effect of the Columbian Exchange was that 
    • A. 

      European power slowly declined

    • B. 

      American diseases spread to Europe

    • C. 

      World population declined

    • D. 

      American foods were introduced to European diets

  • 13. 
    The American and French Revolutions were both caused in part by
    • A. 

      Food shortages owing to poor harvests

    • B. 

      Problems of royal succession

    • C. 

      High taxation that bred discontent

    • D. 

      Lack of social mobility in the peasant class

  • 14. 
    In the 18th century, France and England fought over territory in
    • A. 

      Asia and Central America

    • B. 

      Africa and the Balkans

    • C. 

      Asia and the Caribbean

    • D. 

      North America and Asia

  • 15. 
    Which of the following African regions was able to defeat European powers in the 19th century?
    • A. 

      Liberia

    • B. 

      Ethiopia

    • C. 

      Egypt

    • D. 

      Morocco

  • 16. 
    Whihc of the following did Lenin and the Bolsheviks during the Russian Revolution of 1917 emphasize LEAST?
    • A. 

      Withdrawal from world war I

    • B. 

      Redistribution of land

    • C. 

      Abolition of religion

    • D. 

      Redistribution of wealth