Practice Test World History AP
Which of the following is true of both Mesopotamia and Egypt? Both were organized into city-states. Both were ruled by a military dictatorship. In both, writing systems were used. Both had monotheistic belief systems. Mummification was important in both.
All of the following were characteristics of classical civilizations EXCEPT A central government. Social stratification. Extensive trade. An organized bureaucracy. Democratic institutions.
Buddhism and Christianity have which of the following in common? Belief in one god Hierarchical organization An emphasis on missionary activity De-emphasis on rituals Selective salvation
Which of the following statements most accurately reflects a major difference between the fall of the Roman and Han Empires? The effects of a decline in trade were more severe in Rome than in Han. (B) Only Rome suffered from major issues with government corruption. (C) While the Han had difficulty collecting taxes, the Roman Empire maintained an efficient tax collection system. (D) The spread of Buddhism had a large impact on the decline of Han, while Christianity had little impact on the decline of Rome. (E) Nomadic invasions impacted the Han more than the Roman Empire.
(A) The effects of a decline in trade were more severe in Rome than in Han.
Dharma and karma are important concepts in which of the following two religions? Judaism and Buddhism Daoism and Confucianism Hinduism and Islam Buddhism and Hinduism Christianity and Judaism
All of the following contributed to the Bantu Migration EXCEPT Military conquest. Population pressure. Use of iron tools. Cultivation of bananas. Spread of agriculture.
Which of the following statements best describes the political heritage of classical China? Citizens are obligated to participate in the institution of government. The emperor is to the state as the father is to family. The leader with the strongest army will wield the power. The emperor should be questioned by his people. The leaders is chosen by the wisest in the community.
Christianity spread to all of the following areas by 600 CE EXCEPT The Middle East. Western Europe. East Africa. Central Asia. East Asia.
After the expansion of Islam into West Africa, Native animist beliefs disappeared. The economy slowed. A decentralized government developed. Civil war broke out. Trade increased.
According to Confucius, the most important role of the scholar-gentry class was to Help decide who would rule the nation. Found universities for teaching the young. Create a large bureaucracy. Rewrite the civil service exam every year. Promote harmony through the administration of the state.
Which of the following two religions have had the greatest impact on Japan through the centuries. Daoism and Buddhism Shinto and Buddhism Animism and Hinduism Christianity and Confucianism Judaism and Daoism
In the time period 600 to 1450 CE, Dunhuang, Kashgar, and Samarkand were examples of Oasis towns on the Silk Road. Political capitals of East Africa. Economic centers on the Mediterranean Sea. Religious pilgrimage sites in South Asia. Port cities along the Indian Ocean.
The collapse of empire was more severe in Western Europe than it was in the eastern Mediterranean or China because Only Rome lost political control of the empire. Continual waves of nomadic invasions made recovery difficult. The increase in Rome’s population made feeding the population difficult. The Han dynasty in China was able to recover power. The eastern Mediterranean developed feudalism, which restored order.
All of the following are true statements about Islam EXCEPT Muhammad was the messenger of God. All are equal under the eyes of God. Muslims should pray five times a day. A clear line of succession was established after Muhammad’s death. The hajj is the pilgrimage to Mecca.
(D) A clear line of succession was established after Muhammad’s death.
Which of the following had the most advanced naval technology in the time period 600 to 1450? Western Europe China West Africa Byzantine Empire India
Which of the following empires existed more than 500 years after the other four? Han Roman Mauryan Gupta Song
All of the following were tributary states of China EXCEPT Korea. Tibet. Vietnam. India. Japan.
All of the following were advancements that occurred during the Tang or Song dynasties EXCEPT The first use of the compass. The invention of gunpowder. The printing press with movable type. Paper money. The decimal system.
“The unexamined life is not worth living.” This quotation was an important part of philosophy in which classical civilization? China India Southeast Asia Greece Feudal Europe
The term Dar al-Islam refers to Areas that share a common Muslim culture as a basis for society. Lands that are enemies of the Muslim religion. Religious leaders influence in the community. Conquered areas that refuse to convert to Islam. Trade routes that link the Islamic world to the non-Muslim world.
The term syncretism refers to the Long-distance trade network that connected East and West. Combination of different forms of beliefs or practice. Political rejection of outsiders. Acceptance of new members into a social class structure. Monsoon winds that Malay sailors used to travel the Indian Ocean.
Which of the following is true of trade in the Indian Ocean during the time period 600 to 1450? There was little to no economic interaction in the Indian Ocean. Europeans played a dominant role in the Indian Ocean. Due to nomadic invasions, economic activity slowed considerably. Chinese merchants were the only major participants in the trade. Trade flourished with a mix of East African, East Asia, South Asian and Middle Eastern merchants.
(E) Trade flourished with a mix of East African, East Asia, South Asian and Middle Eastern merchants.
The Ming dynasty halted the voyages of Zheng He because The Chinese had a difficult time competing with European shipping technology. The Chinese had an unfavorable balance of trade. The voyages were expensive and the world beyond China was deemed of little value. The ships had been greatly damaged during earlier expedition. There was not enough demand for Chinese goods from the outside world.
(C) The voyages were expensive and the world beyond China was deemed of little value.
Which of the following statements is an accurate comparison of the Aztec and Mongol Empires? Both groups expanded their empire by conquering and dominating neighboring areas. The Aztecs collected taxes from their people, while the Mongols only demanded corvée. The Mongols were far superior administrators than the Aztecs. Trade was discouraged in both the Aztec and Mongol Empires. Both the Aztecs and the Mongols were conquered by the Spanish.
(A) Both groups expanded their empire by conquering and dominating neighboring areas.
The three statements below all refer to the • Works of Leonardo da Vinci • Importance of the Medici family • Wealth of Mediterranean Sea Trade Northern Renaissance. Protestant Reformation. Enlightenment. Italian Renaissance. Scientific Revolution.