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1 AP World History Multiple Choice Questions 8000-600 C.E.
2 Cities differed from Neolithic villages in two principal ways Cities differed from Neolithic villages in two principal ways. Firstly, cities were larger and more complex than Neolithic villages. Secondly, __________________________________.A. cities served the needs of their inhabitants and immediate neighborsB. cities decisively influenced the economic, political and cultural life of large regionsC. cities were less advanced militarilyD. cities had populations in the thousandsE. cities had protective deities
4 Which of the following was not true of nomadic groups? A) Nomadic societies were patriarchalB) They had some social hierarchyC) Most of the themes of nomadic art centered on their animalsD) Nomadic societies had little positive influence on settled peoplesE) Nomadic societies engaged in peaceful trade.
6 What happened in western Europe after the fall of the Roman Empire was similar to what occurred in (sorry about the syntax)Byzantium after the end of the Eastern Empireb) China after the fall of the HanJapan after the end of the Tokugawa ShogunateThe Holy Land after the unsuccessful Crusades endede) The Andes when the Spanish ousted the Inca
8 A major influence on the development of western Europe was The movement of the MongolsAttila’s advance against RomeThe spread of Islam into Spain by the MoorsThe pressure put on Germanic peoples by the movement of the Hunse) The emergence of a unified Frankish kingdom.
10 Which of the following statements is an accurate description of both Buddhism and Hinduism? The caste system was an outgrowth of Hinduism but became identified also with Buddhism.Neither religion placed importance on the individual’s efforts to seek release from rebirth.Nirvana was a major aspect of the belief system of both Buddhism and Hinduism.Both religions taught the importance of karma in affecting a person’s fate.e) Buddhism made use of formal rituals, but Hinduism did not.
16 Which of the following was not a characteristic of early settled agricultural communities? A fertility goddess as an important element in religious worshipThe division of labor and the development of specialized skillsCooperative public works projectsEqual status for men and womene) The development of immunity to contagious diseases over time.
18 “And what, O priests, is the noble truth of the path leading to the cessation of misery? It is…right belief, right resolve, right speech, right behavior, right occupation, right effort, right contemplation, right concentration.”These words describe a teaching of which religion?JudaismHinduismChristianityBuddhisme) Islam
20 A characteristic that the Shang Chinese shared with Egyptian civilization was the Principle of the mandate of heavenLack of a social hierarchyDevelopment of a writing systemAncestor worshipe) Development of walled settlements to defend against invaders.
22 Which of the following is true of both the Han Empire and the Gupta Empire? Both empires had long-established traditions of dynastic rule.Both were overrun by Germanic tribes in their declining years.Both empires were characterized by religious unity.Both saw a number of technological advancese) Both chose administrators on the basis of extensive examination systems.
24 The Buddhist social order included Strict adherence to patriarchal authorityOpposition to caste systemsWell-defined gender-role distinctionsEmphasis on well-educated rulerse) Veneration for one’s ancestors
32 Which of the great religious systems below were characterized by monotheism combined with a sacred text and a strong missionary thrust?Buddhism and ChristianityBuddhism and HinduismChristianity and JudaismChristianity and Islame) Islam and Judaism
34 Which of the following is true of both the Roman Empire and the Han Empire? Both empires were heavily dependent on slave labor.Both empires were characterized by long periods of effective centralized government.In both empires extensive maritime trade was important.In both empires administrative officials were selected by an elaborate system of competitive examinations.e) Both empires were ruled by wealthy merchant elites.
40 Which of the following characterizes trade between the Roman Empire and India during the first two centuries C.E.?Rome to India India to RomeSilver and gold PepperTools and weapons Silver and goldHorses WheatTextiles Silver and golde) Tools and weapons Wine and olive oil
42 Judaism, Christianity and Islam share which of the following? They are polytheistic religionsThey recognize the divine nature of certain prophets.They revere both Mecca and Jerusalem as pilgrimage sitesThey recognize the existence of Adam and Moses.e) They share the Talmud and the Gospels as sacred texts.
44 The lessons of the late Han China and the late Roman empires are that the decline of a civilization, whether temporary or permanent,A. is not simply the result of attack by outside invaders.B. follows inevitably from centralized, unrepresentative governmentC. results from undue dependence on slaveryD. results from social rebellion in which the poor attack the rich and tear down their institutionsE. results from a lack of religious conviction
46 With the collapse in political order after the fall of the Han empire A. Confucianism became much more popularB. Christianity became one of the most important religions in ChinaC. Daoism and Buddhism became much more popularD. Hindu thought began to have a profoundly important influence in ChinaE. religions of every variety were persecuted and suppressed
48 The phrase pater familias refers to A. the patriarchal nature of the Roman familyB. the prolonged period of peace and stability beginning with the reign of AugustusC. the concept of Jesus of Nazareth's relationship to his godD. the position of Jupiter as the king of the Roman godsE. the central role of the Roman emperor in running the state
56 The political world of the ancient Greeks A. achieved unification under PericlesB. was a history of early, long-lasting centralized governmentC. stabilized after the conquest by PersiaD. was very similar to that of EgyptE. usually consisted of independent, autonomous city-states
64 In Hinduism the highest goal of the individual soul was A. to follow the Four Noble TruthsB. to escape the cycle of birth and rebirth and enter into permanent union with BrahmanC. to enter into permanent union with Indra and thus escape the cycle of permanent rebirthD. to fulfill the individual's special destiny as spelled out in the process of predestinationE. to perform sati
68 All of the following statements are true in relation to the Harappan society EXCEPT A. most of their houses featured private showers and toiletsB. they traded extensively with the MesopotamiansC. they had social distinctionsD. their writings have provided a wealth of information for historiansE. they produced representational art
72 The Bantu probably began their migrations because of A. invasions from the Mediterranean basinB. a conscious desire for conquestC. the threat of epidemic diseaseD. a desire to spread their monotheistic faithE. population pressures
82 In Mesopotamia, prisoners of war, convicted criminals, and heavily indebted individuals were the three main sources forA. slavesB. indentured servantsC. dependent clientsD. mercenary soldiersE. indentured priests
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