The Ultimate World History Exams Prep Test Part- II

30 Questions | Total Attempts: 37

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World History Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who were the 1st Europeans to arrive to Japanese soil?
    • A. 

      Indians

    • B. 

      Ship wreck Portuguese Sailors

    • C. 

      Africans

    • D. 

      Italians

  • 2. 
    What is the Caravel?
    • A. 

      It was a ship that had triangular sails and could sail against currents.

    • B. 

      It was a compass that allowed explorers to unveil new routes.

    • C. 

      Its a type of car.

    • D. 

      Its a war ship.

  • 3. 
    Who was Bartolomeu Dias?
    • A. 

      He wrote the book "Starry Nights"

    • B. 

      A man who invented the telescope.

    • C. 

      The first president of South America.

    • D. 

      An early Portuguese explorer.

  • 4. 
    What was the main economic activity in New France?
    • A. 

      The spices trade.

    • B. 

      The cotton trade.

    • C. 

      The Beaver fur trade.

    • D. 

      The cattle trade of the west.

  • 5. 
    Who was Hernando Cortez?
    • A. 

      A explorer who landed on the shores of Mexico.

    • B. 

      A explorer who landed on the shores of North America.

    • C. 

      A explorer who landed on the shores of Florida

    • D. 

      A explorer who landed on the shores of California.

  • 6. 
    Why did Europeans see Africans as a better source of labor than Native Americans?
    • A. 

      They didn't run away.

    • B. 

      They didn't know the routes to escaping.

    • C. 

      Africans did the job better.

    • D. 

      Both A and B.

  • 7. 
    Whats a Joint-Stock Company?
    • A. 

      Its a company where they sell joints.

    • B. 

      A business that people join in order to have a better life.

    • C. 

      A business in which investors pool their wealth for a common purpose, then share the profits.

    • D. 

      Its a business in which joints are tested on charts to see the effects it causes to people.

  • 8. 
    Who was Cristopher Colombus?
    • A. 

      A Indian explorer who found the Carribean Islands.

    • B. 

      An Asian explore who discover the Atlantic ocean.

    • C. 

      An Italian explorer who found North America.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 9. 
    Which European country was the 1st to import enslaved Africans to the Americas?
    • A. 

      Europe

    • B. 

      Spain

    • C. 

      United States

    • D. 

      Italy

  • 10. 
    During the Colombian Exchange, identify products carried West:
    • A. 

      Bananas, black-eyed peas, rum, and etc.

    • B. 

      Paper, books, pencils, and binders.

    • C. 

      Candy, chips, acidic drinks, and cake.

    • D. 

      They exchanged Cristopher Columbus.

  • 11. 
    Where is the New Netherlands? Who is the founder?
    • A. 

      Location is in Japan, founder is Yashmatoo Wing

    • B. 

      Location is in South America, founder is James Madison.

    • C. 

      Location is in Europe, founder is Leon Francesco

    • D. 

      Location is in North America, founder is Henry Hudson.

  • 12. 
    What is Divine Right?
    • A. 

      An agreement to stop fighting.

    • B. 

      The doctrine that kings derive their right to rule directly from God and are not accountable to their subjects.

    • C. 

      The acceptance of or belief in absolute principles in political, philosophical, ethical, or theological matters.

    • D. 

      A political and economic theory of that advocates that the means of production, distribution, and exchange should be owned or regulated.

  • 13. 
    Who came to the throne after the Glorious Revolution?
    • A. 

      Ben and Elizabeth.

    • B. 

      Mark and Mary.

    • C. 

      James and Elizabeth.

    • D. 

      William and Mary.

  • 14. 
    Whats a Constitutional Monarchy?
    • A. 

      A form of government in which citizens have limited rights.

    • B. 

      A form of government in which citizens have equal rights.

    • C. 

      A form of government which allows monarchs to do as they shall.

    • D. 

      A form of government in which a monarch acts as head of state.

  • 15. 
    Who is Louis XIV?
    • A. 

      A ruler of France.

    • B. 

      A ruler of Germany.

    • C. 

      A ruler of Italy.

    • D. 

      A ruler of Europe.

  • 16. 
    What was the main cause of the eight civil wars fought in France between 1562-1598?
    • A. 

      It was to restrict naval ships from entering France.

    • B. 

      Unequal distribution of wealth.

    • C. 

      Fight for land.

    • D. 

      A war that sought to end there Republican Government.

  • 17. 
    What is the Heliocentric Theory?
    • A. 

      A theory in which the sun revolves around Earth and the planets.

    • B. 

      A theory in which the Earth and planets revolve around the sun.

    • C. 

      A theory in which the moon revolves around the Earth, planets, and the sun.

    • D. 

      A theory in which sun and moon revolve around the Earth and planets.

  • 18. 
    Who is Isaac Newton?
    • A. 

      He was the first man on the moon.

    • B. 

      He discovered that humans came from a common ancestor.

    • C. 

      He helped bring together a breakthrough under a single theory of motion.

    • D. 

      He helped to discover that the Earth was on an axis and it revolved around the sun.

  • 19. 
    Who is Thomas Jefferson?
    • A. 

      He wrote the Declaration of Independence.

    • B. 

      He was the king of France.

    • C. 

      He invented the light bulb.

    • D. 

      He wanted to destroy the U.S. government.

  • 20. 
    About what percent of France's population belonged to the third estate?
    • A. 

      50

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      97

  • 21. 
    What was Bastille Day?
    • A. 

      It's a day in which Bastille's celebrate.

    • B. 

      It's a French Independence day.

    • C. 

      It's a day of remembrance for those who fought in the battle of Bastille.

    • D. 

      It's a United States Independence day.

  • 22. 
    What was the "Slogan of the Revolution."
    • A. 

      Justice, equality, or death

    • B. 

      "Join the Civil war or parish"

    • C. 

      Liberty, equality, fraternity.

    • D. 

      "Don't drink British tea! It's defenitely not free!"

  • 23. 
    What is Reign of Terror?
    • A. 

      It lasted between 1793-1794

    • B. 

      Its purpose was to rid France of enemies of the Revolution and protect the country from foreign invaders.

    • C. 

      It was a place where you would always see terror.

    • D. 

      Both A and B.

  • 24. 
    Identify three of Napoleon's major accomplishments during peacetime.
    • A. 

      He set up a national bank, reformed education, and created the Napoleon Code.

    • B. 

      He broke away from France, built a strong Naval army, and signed a peace treaty between Germany.

    • C. 

      He built a house, created a Napoleon market, and taxed people.

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 25. 
    What were the goals of the congress of Vienna?
    • A. 

      To create a peace treaty between China and U.S., to prevent ships from being bombarded, and not to allow bombarding of passenger ships.

    • B. 

      To create equality, to prevent nations from overpowering other nations, and to create a relationship with other countries.

    • C. 

      Create a balance of power that would prevent new European wars, to set new borders and boundaries, and to restore order in Europe.

    • D. 

      Both A and B.

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