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1

The Tang elite blamed Buddhism for the social upheaval occurring at the end of their empire because

Buddhism came from to China from India and therefore was a foreign influence that went against traditional Confucianist ideals

2

The song empire contributed to science and technology by

Improving maritime expertise by improving the compass and the junk

3

The innovation of metal moveable type began in

Korea

4

The Indian Ocean trade network

Brought wealth to the Dehli Sultanate and furthered its interest in economic growth

5

Which tow of the following vied (struggled) for influence in China during the Tang Dynasty?

Buddhism and Confucianism

6

All of the following characteristics are true of the Tang and Song dynasties EXCEPT

Buddhism appeared in China for the first time

7

During the Song Dynasty (960-1279 CE) Chinese bureaucrats were chosen on the basis of

Examinations

8

Which of the following statements about Mongol rule on China in most accurate?

The Mongols did not use the Chinese administration, preferring imported administrations

9

The compass was a technology derived from which region?

China

10

What did the first Ming emperor do to reestablish Chinese rule?

He reinstituted Confucian systems of governance

11

Which of the following characteristics is NOT shared by the Aztecs and Inca?

A reliance on pastoralism to support an ever growing population

12

In a roads proved a powerful empire-building tool because

They allowed the Inca government to communicate easily with all parts of the empire and to send troops rapidly to problem spots in the empire

13

The Aztecs civilization's militaristic tone and use of human sacrifice was based on the earlier culture of the

Toltec

14

Why were the llamas and alpacas so important to the Inca?

All of the above (useful pack animals in the high Andes, leather products, fuel)

15

How did knowledge of the monsoons facilitate trade?

Mariners could use this knowledge to establish trade links and sail safely throughout the Indian Ocean trade

16

Characteristics of Mesopotamia societies included

Shared cultural and social characteristics as well as religious rituals

17

The geography and environment of the Andean region

Required societies to use a variety of innovative methods including terraced farming, animal domestication, and long-distance trade to meet all

18

Which of the following best describes the spread of Islam in sub-Saharan Africa?

Gradual conversion in various parts of Africa

19

From 600-1450, Muslims exerted influence in all of the following places EXCEPT

Ethiopia

20

Why did West African kings convert to Islam

Converting to Islam improving relations with Muslim merchants from North Africa and brought the West African kings recognition and support from Muslim states in the North

21

What is the tributary system?

Gifts given by independent states in the East and Southeast Asia to acknowledge the supremacy of China

22

Northern India was dominated from the 12th through the early 16th century by

The Delhi Sultanate

23

The conversion to Islam of the rulers of the Mali Empire

Stimulated commercial relations with Muslim merchants

24

In theory the _____ controlled Japan during the 12th century through the 15th century, but in reality it was the ____.

Emperor, shoguns

25

During the Ming dynasty, foot binding as most commonly practiced among

The upper class as it demonstrated they could support women who could not accomplish physical labor

26

The Aztecs placed so much emphasis on human sacrifice because

Their military successes convinced them of the power of the gods favor

27

The major impact of the Delhi Sultanate on India was

Introduction of a new religion into Indian culture

28

In China, Confucianism emphasized the idea that

Harmony could be achieved by the proper behavior of each member of the family or society

29

In the 14th century India, the status of a women was

Largely determined by the status of her male master

30

The largest and most seaworthy ship in the Indian Ocean trade before 1500 was the

Chinese junk