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1

What does topography of a map show?

Physical features on the earths surface

2

Which field of study would have been responsible for conducting the following?
-Louis Leakey excavates olduvai gorge
-Mary Leakey discovers fossilized hominid footprints
-excavation of atchana and Al Mina mounds in Turkish Hatay

Archaeology

3

Which social scientists primarily study the scarcity of resources and the distribution of goods and services?

Economists

4

What most often influences the development and culture of a region?

Geography

5

During the Neolithic revolution, production of food surplus led directly to...

An increase in population

6

What type of map would show the Berlin is the capital of Germany, India borders china and the city of Singapore is located at the top of Malaysia?

Political

7

A primary source about the Persian wars is...

An eye witness account from a soldier at the battle of marathon

8

The Greeks came into contact with the Phoenicians which resulted in the development of the Greek alphabet, this is an example of...

Cultural diffusion

9

What type of revolution did the Neolithic revolution deal with?

Agriculture

10

Which of the following is a characteristic of both the Egyptian and Indus Valley civilizations?

The use of irrigation systems and advanced building techniques

11

The Fertile Crescent has had significant impact on the Middle East because this area was the site of the...

Development of early centers of civilization

12

The Chinese concept of the Mandate of Heaven refers to...

The dynastic cycle or that rulers can be replaced

13

The aryans began which concept of the Hindu religion involving social classes?

Cassie system

14

The reasons for early civilizations to begin in rivers valleys are...

-The river valleys had fertile soil for agriculture
-the water from the rivers could be used for irrigation
-the rivers could be used to transport goods and people

15

The Hebrew religion of Judaism spread the idea of...

Monotheism

16

The terms brahma, varna, and moksha are most closely associated with which belief system?

Hinduism

17

What is true about Confucius?

He developed philosophy called filial piety which involved respect for parents and elders

18

What effect did the geography of Ancient Greece have upon its early development?

The mountainous terrain led to the creation of independent city- states

19

The best definition of subsistence agriculture is...

Producing just enough food for the family's use

20

Which ancient civilization is associated with the twelve tables, an extensive road system and the poets Horace and Virgil?

Roman

21

He Silk Road was important to China because it provided...

Contact with other cultures through trade

22

Which is true of Rome's Pax Romana?

A period of peace and prosperity that lasted 200 years

23

One contribution of ancient roman culture was the development of

A republican form of government

24

Hammurabi's code, the twelve tables, and Dracos code are all examples of...

Written laws

25

The idea of property among the five relationships or that everyone had duties and responsibilities depending upon his or her position in the relationship belongs to...

Confucius

26

Asoka, the Maury's ruler of India, was one of the first rulers to allow ...

Religious toleration

27

The golden age of India was best know for its...

Advances in math and medicine

28

Which of the following spread throughout the world due to cultural diffusion?

Major religions

29

The power of Aksum trade city of Adulis was based upon its location in relation to...

Trade routes on the Red Sea

30

It is believed that the Bantu speaking peoples in Africa migrated because they...

Needed more land for an increased population

31

The ancient masks and bronze figurines of Africa, and the religious ceremonies of Native American tribes in North America reflect the influence of...

Animistic beliefs

32

Sn economist who focused on ancient societies would most likely study the...

Development of trade

33

Greek principle of government?

Democracy

34

What was the renaissance?

Rebirth of art and learning within Europe

35

What was Martin Luther most upset with the Roman Catholic Church about?

The sale of indulgences

36

What technological development contributed most directly to the success of the Protestant reformation and the spread of renaissance ideas?

Printing press

37

Martin luther's ninety five theses, the reformation and the counter reformation and the counter reformation led to...

An end to Christian unity

38

During the reformation, the Latin church divided into...

catholic and Protestant faiths

39

The reformation began with whos 95 theses which attacked the church's method of raising money through indulgences

Martin Luther's

40

What during the renaissance was focused on the importance of the individual and fulfilling one's potential

Humanism

41

The early people of North America adapted to their environment, creating...

A diverse set of cultures

42

Which North American culture was a political union of several tribes?

Anasazi

43

Many of the Mayan and Incan cities such as chichen Itza

Religious or ceremonial sites, not places of permanent settlement

44

Which of the following did the maya, Aztec and in a have in common?

Each had large urban centers with pyramids and plazas

45

Which civilization represented by the following information

-advance farming techniques such as irrigation canals and terraces
-14,000 mile network of roads
-huge blocks of stone fitted together without mortar

Inca

46

Why is Southeast Asia considered crossroads

A number of trade routes intersect

47

One similarity between feudal Europe and Japan under the shogun was...

Decentralized government

48

How did European contact with African societies affect Africa?

African trade was disrupted and slave trade began

49

Which religion requires fasting, praying five times a day and a hajj to Mecca?

Islam

50

The golden age of Muslim culture was best known for its...

Advances in medicine , mathematics, and science

51

Marco Polo and Ibn Battuta are best known for...

Providing extensive information about lands and people

52

Which cultural element was spread from the Byzantine empire to early Russia by prince Vladimir

Orthodox Christianity

53

What ancient Japanese religion is an example of animistic beliefs?

Shinto

54

Which of the following statements is true of the Tang Dynasty?

Government jobs were awarded to scholars who passed examinations

55

What is considered one of the Byzantine empire's greatest contributions to Western European society?

Preserving Greek and roman culture

56

During the feudal period in Europe, power and position in society were based on...

Amount of land possessed

57

The Middle Ages and the rise of feudalism was a result of...

The collapse of the Roman Empire

58

Which of the following is true of the Charlemagne?

Spread Christianity during the Middle Ages by reuniting Western Europe

59

A primary goal of European crusaders fighting in the Middle East was to...

Secure access to Christian holy sites in Jerusalem

60

The magma carta can be described as a...

List of feudal right that limited the power of the English king

61

Which of the following is an important result of the mongol conquest?

Their control of Asia allowed the trade routes to be reopened

62

Under the tang and song dynasties, China...

Developed a new class of gentry made up of scholar officials

63

The west African empires of Ghana, Mali, and Songhai all became strong due to...

Their control of the Saharan gold salt trade

64

How did the crusades later affect the culture of Europe?

Contact with Asia brought new ideas to Western Europe

65

What were ottoman janissaries?

An elite fighting force composed of Christian boys converted to Islam

66

What was the reason the Safavid and ottoman empires attend with each other?

They followed different types of Islam

67

Both the ottoman ruler, suleiman and the Mughal ruler, Akbar believed in what?

Religious toleration