Can You Pass Ultimate World History Test Quiz

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World History Quizzes & Trivia

This is basically just to help myself study for my AP World exam. But anyone else is free to take it.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What brought wealth to the Kushan kingdom?
    • A. 

      Gold coins

    • B. 

      Cotton cloth

    • C. 

      Gold trade from africa

    • D. 

      Trade along the silk road

  • 2. 
    Who was the greatest of the Kushan leaders?
    • A. 

      Cola

    • B. 

      Periplus

    • C. 

      Kanishka

    • D. 

      Mahayana

  • 3. 
    Those who emphasized  the original teachings of Siddharthat Guatama established which school of Buddhism?
    • A. 

      Mahayana

    • B. 

      Vedic

    • C. 

      Theravada

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    Mahayana Buddhism
    • A. 

      Believed nirvana could be achieved only through attention to behavior

    • B. 

      Believed nirvana could be achieved through devotion

    • C. 

      Attempted to provide hope to the masses

    • D. 

      Both b and c

  • 5. 
    What allowed all classes of Indians to have the possibility of improving one's karma through ritual?
    • A. 

      Brahmin

    • B. 

      Bodhisattva

    • C. 

      Bhakti

    • D. 

      Hinayana

  • 6. 
    ______ were aristocratic Hindu clans who fought hard to resist Islamic incursions into India
    • A. 

      Mahmud

    • B. 

      Rajputs

    • C. 

      Bodhisattvas

    • D. 

      Timurs

  • 7. 
    What is the best example of the architectural style that used massive stupas surmounted by a spire?
    • A. 

      Ankor Wat

    • B. 

      Shwedagon Pagoda

    • C. 

      Borobudur

    • D. 

      Mout Meru

  • 8. 
    What is a kampong?
    • A. 

      A southeast Asian village

    • B. 

      A shadow play used for entertainment

  • 9. 
    What led to the downfall of the Srvijaya kingdom?
    • A. 

      A devastating defeat by Cola

    • B. 

      Shifting of the trade routes to the east

    • C. 

      Both a and b

  • 10. 
    Who wrote The Cloud Messenger?
    • A. 

      Kalidasa

    • B. 

      Shakuntala

  • 11. 
    What examples of Indian achitecture and art are visible in Mamallapuram?
    • A. 

      Cave temples

    • B. 

      Sun temples

    • C. 

      shore temples

    • D. 

      Both a and c

  • 12. 
    Who founded Sikhism?
    • A. 

      Punjab

    • B. 

      Nanak

    • C. 

      Mughal

  • 13. 
    _____ was the Hindu female deity who was the symbal of fertility
    • A. 

      Purdaj

    • B. 

      Nanak

    • C. 

      Sati

  • 14. 
    Who ruled a powerful empire from Samarkand in the mid 1300s?
    • A. 

      Tughluq

    • B. 

      Tamerlane

    • C. 

      Mahmud

  • 15. 
    Mahayana followers believed who could help individuals achieve Nirvana?
    • A. 

      Bodhisattva

    • B. 

      Hinayana

    • C. 

      Buddha

  • 16. 
    What separates the northern coast of Africa from the rest of the continent?
    • A. 

      The sahara desert

    • B. 

      Mountains

    • C. 

      Grasslands

  • 17. 
    Where do archeologists surmise that agriculture may have first begun in Africa?
    • A. 

      Egypt

    • B. 

      Congo

    • C. 

      Nubia

  • 18. 
    What first stimulated Kushite trade activity?
    • A. 

      Ivory

    • B. 

      Iron ore

    • C. 

      Gold

  • 19. 
    Axum was founded by
    • A. 

      Kush

    • B. 

      Egyptians fleeing Alexander

    • C. 

      Colonizers from Saba

  • 20. 
    Who first carried goods across the Sahara desert from Carthage to area father south?
    • A. 

      Carthaginians

    • B. 

      Berbers

    • C. 

      Romans

  • 21. 
    Who immigrated into East Africa starting around the first millennium B.C.E.?
    • A. 

      Egyptians

    • B. 

      Bantu speaking peoples

    • C. 

      Islamic warriors

  • 22. 
    Swahili culture is a micture of
    • A. 

      African and Arabian

    • B. 

      African and Malayan

  • 23. 
    Who established a colony on Madagascar?
    • A. 

      Periplus

    • B. 

      Swahili

    • C. 

      Malays

  • 24. 
    Who were the peoples encountered by the bantu speakers as they moved in Africa?
    • A. 

      Peripulus

    • B. 

      Berbers

    • C. 

      Ghanians

    • D. 

      Khoisans speakers

  • 25. 
    Before the arrival of Islam, most early African religious beliefs included
    • A. 

      Belief in a single creator god

    • B. 

      Belief in a form of afterlife

    • C. 

      A focus on ancestors and lineage

    • D. 

      All of the above