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  11.T F   The Qin dynasty created the first Chinese Empire. 12.T F   Laozi believed that stable government required strict laws strictly enforced. 13.T F   Confucianism became an important philosophy of the Han empire. 14.T F   Confucianism thought political leadership should be morally based 15.T F   The fall of the Qin dynasty was hastened by.
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1.  Which of the following constitutes the first example of empire building? A.Persia B.Egypt C.Akkad D.Greece 2. Against which of the following did the Greeks successfully resist in the fifth century B.C.E.? A. Persia B.Egypt C.China D. Japan 3.T F   It can be argued that the Roman empire endured for approximately 2000 years. 4.T F   Ashok Maurya, who came.
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  37. The Greek city-state: A.had political powers analogous to that of a state within the United States B.was kept small by wars with the Persian empire C.typically had populations exceeding 100,000 D.usually centered on a single city 38. Solon: A.instituted a law providing for debtors’ prisons B.relied on the hereditary aristocracy for power C.allowed common people to have.
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  24. The Guptas: A.encouraged a resurgence of Hindu philosophy B.discouraged the arts, since they felt they stirred up anti-government feelings C.discouraged the use of Sanskrit and encouraged the use of Urdu D.shut down most Buddhist monasteries and centers of learning 25.T F   Asoka’s son, a Buddhist missionary, succeeded in converting Sri Lanka to Buddhism. 26.T.
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1. Scholars know the least about this civilization: A.Greek city-states B.Indus valley C.Nile valley D.Tigris-Euphrates valley 2. We know less about ancient Egyptian cities when compared with ancient Mesopotamian cities primarily because the Egyptian cities were: A. destroyed by war B.few and far between C.destroyed by the Nile River D.changed so drastically by the British in the nineteenth.
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  13. Hierakonpolis: A.experienced its greatest growth during a time of ecological balance B.was a herald of the coming “Nagada II” culture C.disposed of its dead in the Nile D.was on the Mediterranean Sea near the mouth of the Nile 14. Most of the great Egyptian pyramids were built: A.after Egypt was conquered by Persia B.during the Old.
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  1.  Global exploration expanded at an unprecedented rate beginning in the A.thirteenth century B.seventeenth century C.tenth century D.eighteenth century 2. Which of the following was NOT a method of disseminating new political, economic, and social philosophies? A. political colonialism B.economic imperialism C.cultural isolationism D.missionary activity 3.T F   The “Age of Revolution,” 1640-1914, includes revolutions in France, Haiti and North.
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  25.T F   By 5000 B.C.E., the early inhabitants of the Americas were cultivating maize. 26.T F   The Toltec, Aztec, and Maya repudiated all aspects of the Teotihuácan civilization. 27.T F   The quality and designs of the textiles produced in coastal Peru are exceptional. 28.T F   The artwork of the Hohokam people.
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  1.  According to historian Mircea Eliade, the “sacred”: A.must be experienced internally B.cannot provide a deeper sense of significance to life C.was not understood by “primitive” man D.is distinct from mundane acts such as eating or sexual activity 2. Evidence that Neanderthals expressed religious beliefs includes: A.carved ivory statues in gravesites B.glass beads in gravesites C.flint tools and.
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  1. When the first cities developed, most of the world’s population was: A.farmers or merchants B.raiders or hunter-gatherers C.hunter-gathers or farmers D.farmers or raiders 2. The world’s earliest cities developed: A.in fertile Plains regions B.along major river systems C.exclusively along coastal waters D.around large manufacturing facilities 3.T F   Until the late nineteenth century, most people did NOT live in an.
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1. The Neolithic Age: A.preceded the Paleolithic Age B.is named for the characteristics of its tools C.began substantially prior to the founding of the first cities D.was a time in which trade was virtually nonexistent 2. The first animals to be domesticated in the “Fertile Crescent” were: A.goats and sheep B.pigs and cattle C.dogs D.llamas and turkeys 3. The use.
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  36. Buddhism in China: A.enjoyed immediate and lasting favor from the ruling classes B.came from India via sea trading routes C.conflicted sharply with Daoism D.developed a sect called Chan, which later became Zen in Japan 37. Shinto beliefs: A.found spirits inherent in nature B.believe that only the one god can bring salvation C.prohibit worship of the sun or.
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  35. Which of the following is NOT a legacy of the Hunas? A.dismemberment of the Gupta empire B.introduction of new groups into areas already settled C.increase in inter-regional trade D.flowering of Hindu philosophy 36. India’s “adivasis”: A.are well described in ancient historical records B.usually live in the less-accessible areas C.farm some of India’s richest soil D.have rarely been able.
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  37. In Sumer after about 2800 B.C.E., members of this group ruled in conjunction with kings: A. temple priests B.large landowners C.rich artisans D.peasants’ representatives 38. Sumerian trade: A.relied entirely on donkey caravan B.never made significant use of the boat C.extended as far as the Indus valley D.primarily involved trading surplus Sumerian foodstuffs and products for gold and.
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  25.Which of the following events in evolutionary history happened first? A.first dinosaurs B.first reptiles C.first amphibians D.first birds 26.T F  Homo sapiens was the product of interacting and interbreeding among a variety of earlier species. 27.The “candelabra” model and the “Noah’s Ark” model differ in their assessments of: A.the geographic location(s) of the evolution of Homo.
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  49.Homer’s two great epic poems are A.Politics and Lysistrata B.Oresteia and Oedipus Rex C.the Orations and Crito D.the Iliad and the Odyssey 50. Which of the following events occurred first? A.the 2nd Peloponnesian War B.the Battle of Marathon C.the burning of Persepolis D.the construction of the Acropolis 53.The greatest number of battles in the Persian wars occurred in which of.
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1. The Indian subcontinent includes all of the following areas, except: A.Tibet B.Bhutan C.Bangladesh D. Nepal 2. Since 3000 B.C.E., most immigrants to India have come from the: A.ocean B.southeast C.northwest D.southwest 3. Of the following, who came closest to unifying the entire Indian subcontinent? A.Chandragupta Maurya B.Asoka C.Kanishka D.Alexander the Great 4. Aryan immigrants to the Indus valley: A.came from Europe B.came from central Asia C.came.
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  38. The South American civilization known for its enormous pebble patterns, best seen in an aerial view is:  A. the Huari B.the Inca C.the Nazca D.the Tiwanaka 39. Iron smelting in West Africa: A.took place after urbanization had progressed substantially B.developed gradually C. began around 200 C.E. D. was introduced from outside the region 40. The Bantu: A.only settled.
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  1. The Zhou dynasty: A.created the first true Chinese empire B.stayed strong up to the point it was overthrown C.disintegrated, leading to the Warring States period D.was briefly interrupted by a 24-year interregnum 2. The Warring States period: A.was ended by the Zhou dynasty B.led to the rule of the Qin dynasty C.occurred in part in the first.
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  35.T F   Paul thought it possible for humans to overcome original sin. 36.T F   Persecution by the Romans led to a decline in Christian conversions. 37.T F   Pelagius preached that humans could choose between good and evil and thus determine their own fate. 41.At the time of Jesus, which of the.
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  37. The Sui dynasty: A.came between the Qin and Han dynasties B.was founded by a Confucius scholar C.initially had the loyalty of peasant farmers D.decentralized authority, giving more independent power to local levels of government 38. The Grand Canal, completed during the Sui dynasty, linked which of the following? A.the Yangzi and the Yellow River systems B.the.
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  13.Fossil remains of the earliest direct human ancestors, Australopithecus and Homo habilis, have been found only in: A.Australia B.Asia C.Africa D.Western Europe 14.  The remains of Homo sapiens have been found throughout: A.Eurasia B.Australia C.Africa D. Java 15. The earliest evidence of hominids controlling fire dates to about: A.5 million years ago B.1 million years ago C.200,000 years ago D.30,000 years ago 16. Louis.
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  1.T F DNA helped reaffirm the scientific theory of evolution. 2.Which of the following statements regarding settlement patterns is NOT true? A. The newest, biggest cities were in the developing world. B.Most new jobs were in service industries. C.By 2006, half the world’s population lived in cities. D.At the turning point of the Industrial.
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  25. Jesus’ most important commandment was to: A.love your neighbor B.love God C.give to the poor D.honor your father and mother 26. For Paul, the most important criterion for being a Christian was: A.observance of Jewish ritual laws B.being born into a Christian family C.low socioeconomic status D.faith 27. Paul: A.felt that married clergy were closer to God than single clergy B.opposed.
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  38.The Silk Road linked which of the following cities? A.Sarapion and Asabon B.Luoyang and Bactra C.Luoyang and Guangzhou D.Antioch and Alexandria 39.  Which of the following was the first emperor of the Flavian dynasty? A.Flavian B.Trajan C.Valerian D.Vespasian 40.  Which of the following Greek and Roman Gods are linked correctly? A.Zeus and Apollo B.Aphrodite and Persephone C.Dionysus and Bacchus D.Ares and Mercury 41. The.
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  51. Japan: A.was conquered twice by China B.was careful to keep its borders closed to immigrants during its early years C.modeled its art on that of the southeast Asian islands D.accepted the cultural hegemony of China 52. The seventeen-point program adopted by Japan: A.was adopted around the year 1410 B.included reverence for Buddhism C.was designed to exclude any.
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  28. The Harappan civilization: A.was centered on one large city: Harappa B.had a strong central government C.was based along the Ganges river D.had a language, but it has not yet been deciphered 29. The art and craftwork of the Indus Valley indicates: A.that the civilization was not very well developed B.they participated in active interregional trade C.they did.
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  50. In the eighth century, the advance of Islam into Europe was: A.most rapid in Scandinavia B.stopped in southern France by Charles Martel C.most rapid in Italy D.of little consequence for the Catholic Church 51. Charlemagne: A.was crowned Roman Emperor by the Pope B.suffered several defeats which cut the size of his empire by half C.was a great.
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  23. Regarding military policy of the Han empire, it is true that: A.nearly all able-bodied men had to serve in the military B.the Han emperors were much less militaristic than the Qin emperors C.there was little trouble with the tribes beyond the Great Wall D.the Han military was at a disadvantage at times because.
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  13. The Hittite empire was centered in: A.Mesopotamia B.Palestine C.the upper Nile D.Anatolia 14. The Assyrians: A.were descendants of the Hittites B.asserted their empire on three separate occasions C.never managed to extend their empire to the Mediterranean D.failed in their bid to conquer Egypt 15. Ancient Egypt: A.was often a unified state B.was quite vulnerable to attack from the south C.was quite vulnerable.
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  1.  Which of the following did NOT contribute to shattered illusions about the future? A.World War I B.global economic depression C.improved standards of living D.World War II 2. In the second half of the twentieth century, which of the following encouraged optimism? A.conflicts over gender identity B.ethnic and religious violence C.unequal distribution of wealth D.advancements in communication technology 3.T.
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  48.  Under the leadership of Emperor Constantine: A.the Roman Empire was purged of its eastern characteristics B.Constantinople served as the sister-capital of Rome C. the Justinian legal code was spread throughout the empire D. the Hagia Sophia was constructed in 532 C.E. 49. The Byzantine Empire was centered in A.Rome B.Constantinople C.Antioch D.Cyrene 50. A significant reason that the.
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  11.T F  The Ramayana is interpreted differently in different parts of the Hindu world. 12.T F   The Artha-sastra includes codes of law and statecraft. 16.Which of the following was written first? A.the Bhagavad-Gita B.the Puranas C.Sangam poetry D.the Mahabharata and Ramayana 17.T F   Hindu gained ascendancy over Buddhism during India’s “golden age”. 18.The Artha-sastra: A.was written by a minister.
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  25.Which region witnessed the earliest urban settlement? A.sub-Saharan Africa B.Mesopotamia C.Mesoamerica D.the Indus plain. 26. The Sumerians: A.originally came from Northern Africa B.were eventually displaced by the Ubaid peoples C.dominated Mesopotamia for nearly a millennium D.were eventually conquered by Alexander the Great 27. The Sumerians were finally conquered by: A.Sargon of Akkad B.Nefertiti of Egypt C.Alexander the Great of Macedon D.Hammurabi of Babylon 28. Around.
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  11.T F   The Ramayana includes the Bhagavad-Gita. 12.T F   Ritualistic sex is an integral part of Bhakti Hinduism. 17.T F   The Puranas were written before the Rigveda. 18.T F   Hinduism is strongly connected to the sacred geography of the Indian subcontinent. 19.The Hindu culture developed before which of the following religious cultures? A.Egyptian B.Islamic C.Hittite D.Sumerian 20. Currently, the.
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  1. Empires: A.usually grow through conquest B.by definition share rule with conquered peoples C.have been few and far between in human history over the last five millennia D.exist primarily to enrich conquered areas 2. The phrase “All roads lead to Rome,” refers to: A.the extensive construction of roads by the Romans as they expanded their empire B.the.
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  47. Which empire or series of empires left the least amount of detailed records? A.Indian empires B.Roman Empire C.Chinese empires D.Ottoman Empire 48. Asoka’s empire: A.included the island of Sri Lanka B.was overthrown by barbarian invasions from the north C.was not described in known historical records until a find about 100 years ago D.expelled many Hindus 49. Over the last.
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1. The oldest religion still in practice is: A.Buddhism B.Judaism C.Hinduism D.Christianity 2. The Rigveda: A.consists primarily of prayers and chants B.is the youngest of the major writings of Hinduism C.presents Hinduism as a monotheistic religion D.offers no definitive answers to the question of how the world was created 3. The caste system in India: A.officially provides for six castes B.is.
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  25. The balance of power among the Egyptians, Medes, Babylonians, and Lydians was broken by A. Cyrus II B.Cambyses I C.Cambyses II D.Darius I 26. Which Persian ruler was the least benevolent to his subjects? A.Cambyses II B.Cyrus II C.Darius I D.Alexander the Great 27. Darius I: A.was the son of Cyrus the Great B.enforced a Persian legal code throughout his.
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  1.  Between around 1300 and 1500, Spain and Portugal were blocked from participating in A. Christian rituals B.European trade C.epidemics D.the Indian Ocean trade 2. Direct or indirect results of Columbus’ voyages included all of the following except A.the formation of guilds B.the destruction of powerful native American empires C.the enrichment of diets and nutrition around the.
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  13.T F   Horses were first domesticated in China. 14.Most experts think that innovative primary urbanization: A.could not have happened without diffusive urbanization B.occurred only in the fertile crescent C.occurred only in Asia D.must have begun after the practice of agriculture 15. Urbanization began latest: A.in Mesopotamia B.along the Nile River C.along the Indus River D.along the Niger River 16. The Bronze.
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  13.Which of the following innovations was developed first? A.the crossbow B.Longshan ceramics C.farming with domesticated animals D.Yangshao penal code 14.T F  The Longshan culture extended further west than the Shang culture. 15.Which of the following was the more recent development in early Chinese culture? A.domestication of the water buffalo B.primitive writing C.domestication of the horse D.human grave sacrifices 17.Explain how.
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  11. Rome’s armies: A.spent little time developing new technology B.were paid for primarily by taxes on Roman citizens C.required few male citizens to actually serve in it D.were often made up in part by men from conquered regions 12. During the height of the Roman Empire: A.the most important import for Rome was wine B.all major cities.
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1. The city of Rome was founded in approximately: A. 753 B.C.E. B.509 B.C.E. C.405 B.C.E. D.241 B.C.E. 2. Rome became a republic in this year: A. 753 B.C.E. B.509 B.C.E. C.405 B.C.E. D.241 B.C.E. 3. Rome: A.believed in the domino theory B.never could expel the Greeks from southern Italy C.usually chose conquest of a state rather than an.
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  25.T F  Siddhartha Guatama’s fundamental goal was to find a remedy for sorrow. 26.Of the theories that explain the decline of Buddhism in India and the revival of Hinduism, which do you find most convincing?  Explain. 27.Buddhism: A.began in Tibet B.did not have a specific founder C.had an order of monks D.did not develop scripture 28..
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  1. Neolithic groups in China began the transition from hunting and gathering to farming and village life as early as:  A. 1700 B.C.E. B.400.C.E. C.8000 B.C.E. D.2700 B.C.E. 2. China’s three earliest known dynasties: A.were centered on the Yangzi River B.were each at one time the most powerful regional dynasty C.did not overlap each other D.showed a reverential.
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  1. Judaism: A.began when Adam made a pact with God that Adam’s descendants would always worship God B.is basically a polytheistic religion C.once contained nearly one-fifth of the world population D.has had a role in history that is disproportionate to the number of its followers 2. Which of the following is NOT one of.
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