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The Paleolithic period is important for which of the following reasons? Student Response 1. Humankind developed ironworking technologies. 2. Humankind spread to inhabit all parts of the globe. 3. Humankind became food producers rather than collectors. 4. The first civilizations 0% appeared during the Paleolithic period. Score:
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Which of the following regions was settled last? Student Response 1. New Zealand 2. Australia 3. The Americas 4. Europe Score:
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Where did human communities first develop? Student Response 1. Australia 2. Africa 3. South America 4. Eurasia Score:
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The last Ice Age may have helped early gatherer-hunters in which of the following ways? Student Response 1. Ice served as an important preservative for food, making it possible for them to settle in the same place for extended periods. 2. The lower sea levels 100% associated with the Ice Age created land bridges, allowing human beings to travel to many regions of the earth. 3. Humankind had originated in cold climates and so as the glaciers advanced humans could easily move into new regions. 4. The cold weather killed off most large mammals that had been predatory on early human beings. Value Correct Answer Feedback

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Which of the following is NOT a current explanation of Paleolithic cave art? Student Response 1. It represents totemic thinking, suggesting humans are descended from animals. 100% 2. It was purely aesthetic, suggesting that Paleolithic people appreciated things of beauty. 3. It served as a form of hunting magic to bring success. 4. It served a religious or ritual function for human communities. Score:
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The migrations to Australia and the Pacific Islands were similar in that both Student Response Value Correct Answer Feedback

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Which of the following distinguished the Austronesian migrations to the Pacific islands from human migrations into the Americas? Student Response 1. Only the Austronesian migrants brought domesticated plants and animals on their migrations. 2. Only the Austronesian 0% migrants had a significant impact on their new environments. 3. The Austronesian migrations occurred much earlier. 4. The Austronesian migrations were ultimately unsuccessful. Score:
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Which of the following characterizes Paleolithic societies? Student Response 1. They were large, highly hierarchical communities. 2. They were mid-sized, egalitarian communities. 3. They were small, egalitarian communities. 4. They were small, 100% Value Correct Answer Feedback

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During the Paleolithic era Student Response Value Correct Answer Feedback

1. some people survived 0% by gathering and hunting while many others produced food. 2. people developed rituals to help them deal with human existence. 3. slavery was very common with perhaps half the population in some regions enslaved. 4. the first writing systems in human history developed. Score:
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Scholars have noted that Paleolithic humans played a role in shaping their environment in which of the following ways? Student Response Value Correct Answer Feedback

1. They deliberately set 100% fires to encourage the growth of particular plants. 2. They regulated the human population so as not to overtax the environment. 3. They regulated their

hunting to avoid the extinction of various large animals. 4. They drove wild animals into new regions to increase their numbers. Score:
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The religious or spiritual dimension of Paleolithic culture included Student Response 1. a single belief system based on an impersonal force suffused throughout the natural world that was shared by all Paleolithic peoples. 2. a complete lack of a feminine dimension to religion, as reflected in universally male images and statues. 3. full-time religious specialists. 4. a belief among some 100% in a cyclical view of time that emphasized endlessly repeated patterns of regeneration and disintegration. Score:
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Which of the following is generally true of Paleolithic peoples? Student Response Value Correct Answer Feedback

1. Paleolithic societies are technologically complex, relying on a surprisingly wide array of tools and weapons made from both stone and metal. 2. Paleolithic societies are almost universally sedentary, rarely moving around instead waiting for wild game to migrate. 3. Paleolithic societies regularly rely on trade to secure items needed to survive. 4. Paleolithic societies 0% often develop elaborate and complex outlooks on the world. Score:
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The Joman society of Japan was different from most other Paleolithic societies because the Joman society Student Response 1. relied on a smaller range of food sources. 2. failed to settle down in permanent villages. 3. developed pottery. 4. developed a form of writing. Score:
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In what way do the Ju/'hoansi reflect "the original affluent society?"

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What do the Ju/'hoansi believe to be the biggest threat to their society? Student Response 1. Ghosts of dead ancestors 2. n/um 3. rival tribes in the area 4. Famine from flooding Score:
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What function does the ritual of "insulting the meat" serve among the Ju/'hoansi? Student Response 1. It helps to maintain hierarchical social status. Value Correct Answer Feedback

2. It helps to maintain equality. 3. It helps to maintain the hunting skills of the warriors. 4. It helps to maintain social distinctions based on gender. Score:
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Which of the following describes both the Jomon and Chumash societies? Student Response 1. Both possessed permanent settlements near the sea. 2. Both possessed highly hierarchical social structures with clear classes. 3. Both were made up of 0% mobile populations that moved frequently. 4. Both were made up of bands of fifty to seventy-five people. Score:
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The San and the Chumash were similar in that both Student Response 1. possessed chiefs and craft guilds. 2. lived in permanent settlements. Value 0% Correct Answer Feedback

3. gathered and hunted rather than produced food. 4. were nomadic societies. Score:
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Which of the following is a significant difference between the San and Chumash peoples? Student Response 1. Unlike the San, the Chumash had no distinctions in rank or class. 2. Unlike the Chumash, 0% the San settled in permanent small communities. 3. Unlike the San, the Chumash tended to acquire significant quantities of goods. 4. Unlike the San, the Chumash conducted almost no trade. Score:
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Which of the following Paleolithic societies lived in substantial permanent houses, developed a market economy, and had an elite craft guild? Student Response 1. Ju/'hansi 2. Chumash 3. San 4. Khoisan 0% Value Correct Answer Feedback

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The end of the last Ice Age laid the foundation for the Agricultural Revolution by Student Response 1. breaking the land bridge that connected the Americas to Siberia. 2. contributing to the flourishing of large mammals on which Paleolithic peoples depended. 3. creating a warmer, wetter, and more stable climate. 4. leading to a sharp decline in the human population, thereby decreasing pressures on the environment. Score:
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Which of the following is an effect of the Agricultural Revolution? Student Response 1. Less reliance on animals 2. Increased population size 3. Less reliance on domesticated plants 4. More egalitarian communities Score:
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In which of the following areas did agriculture not develop separately and independently? Student Response 1. The Andes 2. Mesoamerica 3. India 4. Mesopotamia Score:
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New Guinea and eastern North America were similar in that both Student Response Value Correct Answer Feedback

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4. adopted their crops from other regions rather than domesticating their own. Score:
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Which of the following is NOT a reason for the Agricultural Revolution around 10,000 B.C.E.? Student Response 1. growing populations 2. ending of Ice Age 3. inherent problems in hunting and gathering as a way of life 4. establishment of more permanent settlements Score:
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In which of the following regions were animals domesticated before crops? Student Response 1. The Fertile Crescent 2. Mesoamerica 3. Northeast Africa 4. China Score:
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Which of the following distinguishes the development of agriculture in the Fertile Crescent from the development of agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa? Student Response 1. Only the crops of subValue Correct Answer Feedback

Saharan Africa spread far beyond the area of their original domestication. 2. Only in the Fertile Crescent was a grain crop domesticated. 3. Only in the Fertile Crescent did humans domesticate a large mammal. 4. Only in sub-Saharan Africa did several widely scattered farming practices emerge. Score:
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Which of the following was a greater challenge to the establishment of agriculture in the Americas as compared to Eurasia? Student Response 1. The north/south orientation of Eurasia as opposed to the east/west orientation of the Americas 2. The lack of rich cereal 0% grains to domesticate in Eurasia 3. The lack of large mammals suitable for domestication in the Americas 4. The threat of deadly diseases caught from domesticated animals because the Americas had more domesticated animals Value Correct Answer Feedback

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Diffusion refers to the Student Response 1. taming and changing of plants and animals by humans. 2. gradual spread of the 100% techniques of agriculture, and perhaps the plants and animals themselves, without the extensive movement of agricultural people. 3. growing power of chiefdoms over agricultural villages. 4. securing of more food and resources from a smaller area of land than was possible with a gathering and hunting technology. Score:
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The spread of agriculture through diffusion and migration Student Response Value Correct Answer Feedback

1. resulted in the spread 100% of language groups. 2. always benefited the gather-hunter peoples with whom migrants came into contact. 3. resulted in the

widespread dissemination of crops from New Guinea. 4. led to the decline and ultimate disappearance of pastoral societies. Score:
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Which group are responsible for spreading agriculture to sub-Saharan Africa? Student Response 1. !Kung 2. Ju/'hoansi 3. Masai 4. Bantu Score:
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Early agricultural people Student Response 1. had more leisure time than their gathering and hunting counterparts. 2. were only able to support smaller populations than their gathering and hunting counterparts. 100% 3. sometimes suffered from deadly diseases caught from domesticated animals. 4. uniformly enjoyed a greater life expectancy than Value Correct Answer Feedback

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Which of the following was NOT a technological change associated with the Agricultural Revolution? Student Response 1. metallurgy 2. pottery 3. weaponry 4. textiles Score:
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What is a likely similarity between the development of agriculture and textiles? Student Response 1. Children were the primary workers. 2. Women were the primary innovators. 3. It happened first among pastoral people. 4. It was only possible after the domestication of animals. Score:
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Which of the following was a feature of the secondary products revolution that began around 4000 B.C.E.? Student Response Value Correct Answer Feedback

1. the harvesting of wool 100% from animals. 2. the creation of composite tools. 3. the miniaturization of stone tools, including micro-blades. 4. the creation of the first dug-out canoes. Score:
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Pastoral societies emerged in all of the following regions except Student Response 1. the Americas. 2. Central Asia. 3. the Arabian Peninsula. 4. sub-Saharan Africa. Score:
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Pastoral societies differed from agricultural village societies in which of the following ways? Student Response 1. Pastoral societies never organized into powerful military confederations, whereas agricultural societies regularly organized into such confederations. 2. Pastoral societies were more mobile than agricultural 100% Value Correct Answer Feedback

societies. 3. Pastoral societies relied less heavily on animals. 4. Pastoral societies benefited from exchanges with agricultural societies, but agricultural societies did not benefit from exchanges with their pastoral counterparts. Score:
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Many village-based agricultural settlements are organized around Student Response 1. priestly caste, who perform sacred rituals. 2. chiefdoms, who rule with absolute authority. 3. lineages, which trace 100% descendent back to a common ancestor. 4. caste systems, which provide clear hierarchical distinctions between individuals. Score:
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Chiefdoms and agricultural village societies were similar in that Student Response 1. both were based around permanent Value Correct Answer Feedback

agricultural settlements. 2. both were more nomadic than pastoral societies. 3. both social structures were based on complete equality among adults, both male and female. 4. neither possessed mechanisms for resolving internal disputes, but were useful for defense against outside threats. Score:
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The unique feature of the chiefdom (as compared to a stateless agricultural village) that was replicated, elaborated, and assumed to be natural in all later states and civilizations was the distinction between elite and commoner based on Student Response 1. gender. 2. birth. 3. charisma. 4. achievement. Score: 5/5 100% Value Correct Answer Feedback

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The territory of ancient Mesopotamia is presently occupied by which country? Student Response 1. India 2. Iraq 3. Iran 4. Afghanistan Score:
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Which of the following constitutes historians' usual definition of civilization? Student Response 1. A group of humans who recognize any form of social hierarchy 2. A group of humans who practice agriculture 3. A human culture 4. A human society that 100% includes cities and states Score:
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Which of the following was NOT a First Civilization? Student Response Value Correct Answer Feedback

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All of First Civilizations agricultural systems relied on grain-based agriculture except Student Response 1. Egypt. 2. Norte Chico. 3. Indus Valley. 4. China. Score:
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What is one of the differences between civilizations in Mesopotamia and the Indus Valley? Student Response 1. The Indus Valley lacked a clear centralized state. 2. Mesopotamia lacked a form of writing. 3. Mesopotamia lacked a priestly class. 4. The Indus Valley lacked large cities. Score:
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Which of the First Civilizations experienced the greatest cultural continuity from its earliest formation into modern times?

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The rulers of this First Civilization held authority thanks to the Mandate of Heaven. Student Response 1. China 2. Olmec 3. Norte Chico 4. Egypt Score:
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Which of the following was the last of the First Civilizations to emerge? Student Response 1. Indus Valley 2. Norte Chico 3. Olmec 4. China Score:
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Which of the following provided the primary economic foundation for civilization? Student Response 1. Agriculture 2. Slavery 3. The army Value 100% Correct Answer Feedback

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Scholars have advanced which of the following as a possible explanation for the origins of the First Civilizations? Student Response Value Correct Answer Feedback

1. The need to organize 100% large-scale irrigation projects 2. The end of the practice of slavery in a region 3. The settlement of peoples in particularly rich agricultural regions where there were no limits on the amount of land that could be cultivated 4. The emergence of regions where no military elite took shape and peace reigned Score:
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Which of the following was one of the effects of the rise of urbanization? Student Response 1. Decline in specialization 2. Decline in population sizes 3. Decline in trade with pastoral peoples 4. Rise in inequalities 0% Value Correct Answer Feedback

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What is one difference between ancient slavery and more recent slavery in the Americas? Student Response 1. Children of ancient slaves were considered to be slaves. 2. Ancient slaves were only men. 3. Ancient slaves were 100% not primarily agricultural laborers. 4. Ancient slaves had to be captured through battle and were not bought and sold. Score:
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Which of the following have scholars advanced as a possible explanation for the emergence of patriarchy in the First Civilizations? Student Response 1. The emergence of large-scale warfare with professionally led armies 2. The decline in birthrates that accompanied civilization 3. The emergence of women as the primary source of labor in more intensive Value Correct Answer Feedback

animal-drawn plowbased agriculture 4. The increased role of 0% women outside the home Score:
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Which of the following is an example of the power of patriarchy in Mesopotamia? Student Response 1. Female goddesses were given greater veneration by the state. 2. Divorce was outlawed. 3. Prostitutes and slaves were veiled in public. 4. Laws sought to control female sexuality. Score:
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Kingship in the First Civilizations Student Response 1. often emerged with women as rulers, although everywhere they were rapidly replaced by men. 2. often depended in part 0% on the authority of a written constitution. 3. often depended on the belief that the office Value Correct Answer Feedback

of king was divinely ordained. 4. relied exclusively on physical force and coercion. Score:
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Which of the following statements about ancient Egypt is true? Student Response 1. The Nile was an unpredictable river whose erratic floods regularly destroyed crops. 2. Women in Egypt were afforded fewer opportunities than in Mesopotamia. 3. The state was ruled by 100% pharaohs who were believed to be gods in human form. 4. Cities were more important in Egypt than in Mesopotamia. Score:
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Which of the following human accomplishments emerged with the First Civilizations? Student Response 1. Village life 2. Agriculture 3. Art 4. Writing Score: 5/5 100% Value Correct Answer Feedback

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What is similar about writing in Mesopotamia, Egypt, and the Andes? Student Response 1. It was used for economic accounting. 2. It was used to record 0% the history of kings. 3. It was used by priests for religious rituals. 4. It was a system of pictographs. Score:
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What perhaps accounts for the key differences between Mesopotamian and Egyptian socieites? Student Response 1. Influence of pastoral neighbors 2. Role of Indian Ocean trade 3. Date for start of agriculture 4. Influence of geography Score:
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Which of the following was a feature of Egyptian rather than Mesopotamian civilization? Student Response 1. Salinization of the soil leading to a collapse in the Value 0% Correct Answer Feedback

production of wheat in most areas along the upper Nile 2. Frequent and devastating invasions of Egypt by outsiders because of a lack of physical barriers 3. Egypt's written law codes 4. A more cheerful and hopeful outlook on the world, as expressed in part through Egyptian religious beliefs Score: 0/5

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Which of the following was a characteristic of all classical empires? Student Response 1. They were powerful states capable of coercing resources from subjects. 2. They all imposed a Value Correct Answer Feedback

single religion and language for the empire. 3. Emperors were constrained by the mandate from heaven. 4. There was equality under the law for all subjects. Score:
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Persian political organization included which of the following features? Student Response 1. A written constitution 2. A civil service that took exams 3. An emperor who was little more than a figurehead 4. Lower-level officials 100% drawn from local authorities Score:
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Which of the following was a unique feature of Greek political life? Student Response 1. The universal right to vote for all men and women above the age of sixteen 2. Representative democracy 3. The idea of free people running the 100% Value Correct Answer Feedback

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Classical Greece in 500 B.C.E. Student Response 1. possessed little sense of citizenship compared to the Persian Empire. 2. had a centralized political system like the Persian Empire. 3. was an expansive civilization like the Persian Empire. 4. possessed greater ethnic diversity than the Persian Empire. Score:
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Solon brought which of the following reforms to Athens after 594 B.C.E.? Student Response 1. The creation of debt slavery as a way of helping the poor pay off loans 100% 2. The right of all citizens to participate in the Assembly 3. Representative democracy 4. Limited political Value Correct Answer Feedback

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The political culture of classical Greek civilization was different from that of Persia because Student Response Value Correct Answer Feedback

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Which of the following was one of the effects of the Greco-Persian Wars? Student Response 1. Rise of Athenian imperialism 2. Rise of Spartan hegemony 3. Decline of Value 100% Correct Answer Feedback

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The Hellenistic era was Student Response Value Correct Answer Feedback

1. marked by a spread of 100% Greek culture into the lands of the Persian Empire. 2. the time of the Roman Empire's greatest expansion. 3. initiated by Sparta's defeat of Athens in the Peloponnesian War. 4. named after Helen of Troy. Score:
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An empire Student Response 1. is usually formed through conquest and maintained through the extraction of resources from conquered states and peoples. 2. is usually composed of a single ethnic group with a single language, religion, and identity. Value Correct Answer Feedback

3. never took shape in India during the classical era. 4. is a state that forms as 0% a democratic republic but is eventually seized and ruled over by a single ruler. Score:
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Which of the following was a motivation for the expansion of the Roman Empire? Student Response 1. the threat of Persia 2. rejection of Greek culture and philosophy 3. the wealth of the Eastern Mediterranean societies 4. the spread of Roman religion Score:
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Octavian Augustus Caesar's decision to take the title of "first man" instead of "emperor" reflects Student Response 1. the traditional plebian values of the Romans. 2. the traditional democratic values of the Romans. 3. the traditional patrician values of the Romans. Value Correct Answer Feedback

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What political philosophy helped Qin Shihuangdi consolidate his authority? Student Response 1. Buddhism 2. Daoism 3. Confuscianism 4. Legalism Score:
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Which of the following was true of both the Roman and the Chinese Empires? Student Response 1. They exhausted themselves through frequent indecisive wars with India. 100% 2. They invoked supernatural sanctions to support their rule. 3. They evolved from republican traditions into empires ruled by single rulers. 4. Their economies relied heavily on slave labor. Score:
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While the classical Roman and Chinese Empires were similar in many ways, which of the following was an important difference?

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Which foreign religious tradition was absorbed into China during the classical period? Student Response 1. Buddhism 2. The Isis cult 3. Christianity 4. Hinduism Score:
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What is one of the major reasons that Roman emperors officially adopted Christianity?

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1. It was an attempt to 0% undermine the power of Germanic kings. 2. It was an attempt to unify the empire. 3. It was an attempt to undermine the authority of the pope. 4. It was an attempt to undermine the military power of the Persians. Score:
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What is similar about the decline and collapse of the Roman and Chinese empires in this period? Student Response 1. Too rapid technological innovation 2. Economic stagnation 0% 3. The role of disease 4. Consolidation of the elite Score:
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When Germanic tribes entered into the western part of the Roman Empire, they Student Response 1. were rapidly assimilated into Roman culture, largely abandoning their own. Value Correct Answer Feedback

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Which of the following factors has been put forward to explain why empires were much less prominent in India than in China? Student Response 1. The complete lack of any tradition of large states in India 2. India's unparalleled cultural diversity 3. India's lack of a well-defined social structure 4. The lack of invasions from Central Asia into the Indian subcontinent Score:
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The Persian Empire and the Mauryan dynasty were similar in that both Student Response Value Correct Answer Feedback

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Which of the following systems of thought provided inspiration for the harsh reunification of China under Shihuangdi and the Qin Dynasty? Student Response 1. Buddhism 2. Confucianism 3. Daoism 4. Legalism Score: 5/5 100% Value Correct Answer Feedback

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Which of the following was primarily a religion focusing on the supernatural, rather than a philosophy? Student Response 1. Confucianism 2. The Greek rationalism of Aristotle 3. Legalism 4. Zoroastrianism Score:
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Which of the following classical religions and philosophies focused more on affairs of this world than on the realm of the divine and its relationship to human life? Student Response 1. Confucianism 2. Zoroastrianism 3. Christianity 4. Buddhism Score:
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According to Confucianism, what is necessary for a harmonious society? Student Response 1. simple living and meditation 2. strict laws and harsh punishments 3. use of logic and rational questioning 4. benevolence by the ruler and obedience by subjects 100% Value Correct Answer Feedback

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Confucianism had a long-term effect on Chinese culture in which of the following ways? Student Response Value Correct Answer Feedback

1. The Confucian-based 100% examination system allowed some social mobility for talented young men who were able to afford an education. 2. Confucianism spread the idea of reincarnation among the general population. 3. Confucianism encouraged individualistic and natural behavior among the elite. 4. Thanks to Confucianism, elite Chinese culture was primarily religious in character. Score:
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Which of the following statements best describes the relationship between Daoism and Confucianism, as understood by Chinese elites? Student Response 1. Daoism is an offshoot of Confucianism that develops the mystical elements inherent in Confucius' Value Correct Answer Feedback

teachings. 2. Most Confucians despised Daoism as a meaningless superstition. 3. Most Daoists despised Confucians because they fostered cosmic chaos. 100% 4. Daoism and Confucianism were regarded as complementary rather than contradictory. Score:
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According to the Upanishads, how does the caste system relate to Hinduism? Student Response 1. There is no relationship between the two. 2. It only relates to the 0% Brahman caste, who serve as the principal priests. 3. It prevents people from progressing towardsmoksha. 4. One's caste reflects one's progress towards moksha. Score:
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Buddhism and Hinduism are similar in that they both Student Response Value Correct Answer Feedback

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Which of the following reflects one of the major differences between Mahayana and Theravada Buddhism? Student Response 1. Theravada Buddhism believes that people can put off their enlightenment to assist others. 2. Theravada Buddhism stresses the spiritual benefits from financially supporting Buddhist monasteries. 3. Mahayana Buddhism 100% sees the Buddha as something of a god. 4. Mahayana Buddhism downplays the role of the gods in achieving enlightenment. Score:
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Which of the following may have played a role in the decline of Buddhism in India?

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The cosmic struggle between Ahura Mazda and Angra Mainyu lies at the heart of which religion? Student Response 1. Buddhism 2. Judaism 3. Zoroastrianism 4. Hinduism Score:
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Zoroastrianism most probably influenced which of the following philosophical or religious traditions? Student Response 1. Daoism 2. Judaism 3. Confucianism 4. Hinduism Score: 5/5 100% Value Correct Answer Feedback

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Christianity and Zoroastrianism are similar in that both Student Response 1. are primarily philosophical rather than religious traditions. 2. develop out of Judaism. 3. foretell of a savior figure who will restore either individuals or the world itself to purity and peace. 4. are based on the idea of a regular cycle of reincarnation. Score:
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Which cultural tradition is particularly noted for its emphasis on logic and relentless questioning of received wisdom, without giving much role to the gods? Student Response Value Correct Answer Feedback

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Which of the following was a distinctive feature of the Greek way of thinking in the classical era? Student Response 1. Confidence in human reason 2. Their focus on understanding the dao 3. Enthusiasm for finding answers through communication with the gods 4. Respect for received wisdom Score:
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According to Plato, what is the ideal state? Student Response 1. A constitutional democracy 2. A tribune system with two kings 3. One ruled by philosophers 4. A republic composed of citizens Score: 5/5 100% Value Correct Answer Feedback

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Both the Buddha and Jesus Student Response 1. actively sought to found new religions during their lifetimes. 2. were transformed by their followers into gods. 3. allied themselves with religious authorities in their regions. 4. actively opposed Zoroastrianism. Score:
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In the four centuries following Jesus' death, Christianity Student Response 1. created a church without a hierarchy where all members were equal. 2. defined Christianity as a religion open only to Jews. 3. rejected all the teachings and writings of Jews. 4. excluded women from 100% leadership roles in the Church. Score:
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China was unique in the ancient world in the extent to which Student Response 1. women were allowed Value Correct Answer Feedback

a role in public life. 2. slaveholding defined the society. 3. its social organization 100% was shaped by the actions of the state. 4. the caste system defined its social structure. Score:
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Wang Mang's reform program following his seizure of the Chinese throne in 8 B.C.E. included Student Response 1. the creation and promotion of large private estates. 2. oversight of government officials by local landlords. 3. government loans to peasant families. 4. official recognition for the practice of private slavery. Score:
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Which of the following philosophies and religions provided a unifying ideology for peasant rebellions? Student Response 1. Daoism 2. Hinduism 3. Confucianism 4. Legalism Value 100% Correct Answer Feedback

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Which of the following is an accurate characterization of social status in Chinese society? Student Response 1. The state actively supported the expansion of large landholding elites. 2. Peasant women were given greater rights and freedoms than elite women. 3. Chinese peasants had it relatively better than European peasants. 4. Members of the peasantry were more highly regarded than merchants. Score:
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India and China during the classical era were similar in that in both societies Student Response 1. it was common for people of low social status to rise into the highest castes or social classes through hard work. 2. sharp distinctions and 100% great inequalities characterized the social order. 3. social prestige was Value Correct Answer Feedback

primarily attained through service to the state. 4. birth had no place in determining the social status of most people. Score:
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Which of the following was a difference between India and China's social structures? Student Response 1. China's class system gave priority to religious status and ritual purity. 2. Indian society was divided into fewer distinct social groups than was Chinese society. 3. China's social groups were defined more rigidly. 4. India's social groups were defined more rigidly. Score:
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Once the system of jatis in India was established, Student Response 1. marriage within jatis became taboo. 2. individuals within a jati regularly raised their social status by growing wealthy enough to join other Value Correct Answer Feedback

jatis. 3. individual jatis were locked into an unchanging hierarchy in relation to other jatis. 100% 4. an individual jati could slowly raise it standing in relation to other jatis in the local hierarchy by acquiring land or wealth. Score:
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Which of the following has been put forward by scholars as a possible factor in the emergence of slavery within the First Civilizations? Student Response 1. Long periods of peace 2. The early domestication of animals 3. Race 4. The decline of patriarchy Score:
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In comparison to Han China, all of the city-states of classical Greece possessed Student Response 1. economies less heavily reliant on slaves. 2. more rigid castebased social hierarchies. Value Correct Answer Feedback

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Slaveholding was least widespread and least central to the economy of Student Response 1. Sparta 2. Imperial Rome 3. India 4. Athens Score:
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In classical Athens, Student Response 1. slavery was criticized by the greatest of the Greek philosophers including Aristotle, and was ultimately outlawed in society as a whole. 2. through time slavery became associated with race and especially blackness. 3. a slave who was freed by his or her master became a citizen of the city-state. 4. the growth of 100% Value Correct Answer Feedback

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Which of the following is true about slavery in the Roman Empire? Student Response 1. Slaves were used as domestic servants, but were rarely used for agricultural work. 2. Slaves had certain legal rights, like the ability to marry. 3. Manumitted slaves could become citizens. 4. Christianity ended the practice of slavery. Score:
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What does the slave revolt led by Spartacus suggest about Roman slavery? Student Response 1. The unimportance of slavery 2. Widespread discontent by slaves 3. The strict sex distinctions between slaves 4. Lack of discontent among slaves Score: 5/5 100% Value Correct Answer Feedback

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Like First Civilizations, societies of the classical era Student Response 1. were patriarchal in organization. 2. lacked sharp distinctions along class lines. 3. rarely included slaves. 4. were based upon written constitutions. Score:
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In classical civilizations, Student Response 1. upper-class women had a tendency to live less restricted lives than lower-class women. 2. women in general experienced fewer restrictions as compared to those who lived in Neolithic agricultural village societies. 3. public life in general 100% was a male domain, while women's roles took place mostly in domestic settings. 4. women in general experienced fewer restrictions compared Value Correct Answer Feedback

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Which of the following is a reform instituted by Empress Wu to elevate the status of women? Student Response 1. Outlawed the civil service examination system because women could not be educated 2. Supported Confucianism because of its favorable view of women 3. Banned the writing of biographies because they focused exclusively on men 4. Made the mourning period for mothers equal to fathers Score:
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In the centuries following the fall of the Han Empire, Chinese women Student Response 1. found themselves restricted to a greater degree than ever before because of the cultural influence of the nomadic peoples who conquered much of northern China. 2. were removed from Value Correct Answer Feedback

positions as priests, nuns, and reclusive mediators in Daoist movements. 3. were encouraged by the writings of Ban Zhou to be more assertive in their relationships to men. 100% 4. benefited from the growing influence of Buddhism, which provided some women with an alternative to family life in Buddhist monasteries. Score:
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In which of the following ancient societies did women enjoy the fewest restrictions? Student Response 1. Athens 2. Classical India 3. Han China 4. Sparta Score:
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Which of the following distinguished the experience of women in Sparta from those in Athens? Student Response Value Correct Answer Feedback

100% 1. In Sparta, women married men of about their own age. 2. In Athens, philosophers like

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What is one way in which ancient Greek views of sexuality differ from modern views? Student Response 1. Ancient Greek societies did not view sexuality as a form of identity. 2. Polygamy was widely practiced. 3. Ancient Greek societies did not view sexuality as a matter of sexual choice. 4. Homosexuality was widely outlawed. Score: 0/5 0% Value Correct Answer Feedback

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Which of the following regions did not have any pastoral societies in the classical era? Student Response 1. Central/South America 2. East Africa 3. Europe 4. Central Asia Score:
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In the classical era, the continents had an unequal population distribution. Which of the following is the correct ranking by population, from most to least populous? Student Response 1. Africa, Eurasia, Central/South America, North America, Australia/Oceania 2. Eurasia, Central/South America, Africa, North America, Australia/Oceania Value Correct Answer Feedback

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During the classical era, metallurgy was least developed on which of the continents? Student Response 1. Europe 2. Asia 3. Africa 4. America Score:
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Which of the following regions had the least productive agriculture, due to poorer and less fertile soils caused by the rapid breakdown of humus? Student Response 1. Africa 2. The Andean region 3. China 4. Europe Score:
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Which of the following is a key difference in the development of the Americas and Africa?

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Which of the following is true about the African kingdom of Meroe? Student Response 1. It was one of the few North African kingdoms to resist strongly the spread of Christianity. 2. It was one of the strictest patriarchical societies, enforcing rigid roles for women. 3. It was one of the poorest states in Africa, lacking the ability to farm without extensive irrigation. 4. It was one of the wealthiest states in the ancient world because of its iron 100% Value Correct Answer Feedback

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Which of the following African cultures or civilizations is distinctive because of the apparent absence of state structures beyond that of chiefs with modest political authority? Student Response 1. Mali 2. Axum 3. Niger Valley 4. Mero Score:
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Both the Maya and Axum were similar in that both Student Response 1. possessed written scripts. 2. were ruled by a single powerful king. 3. severely limited trade to avoid outside influences. 4. left behind few stone monuments. Score:
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The kingdom of Axum likely declined in the seventh century because of ____________. Student Response 1. conquest by Romans Value Correct Answer Feedback

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Which of the following statements best describes the spread of the Bantu peoples to southern and eastern Africa? Student Response Value Correct Answer Feedback

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highly successful Bantu ways. 3. The Bantu were originally invited into small African states as mercenaries and guest workers but eventually seized control of those states. 4. The Bantu, thanks to their skill in metallurgy, were well-armed and quickly able to conquer their neighbors. Score:
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Which of the following does NOT reflect a difference between Bantu religion and Buddhism, Christianity, or Islam? Student Response 1. Bantu religion did not have a missionary impulse for conversion. 2. Bantu religion reflects 0% a tradition of continuous revelation. 3. Bantu religion focused on the power of a Creator God. 4. Bantu religion focused more on local nature spirits. Score:
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Mesoamerican and Andean cultures were similar in that both

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Which of the following cultures produced a written language? Student Response 1. Moche 2. The Niger River valley 3. Maya 4. Bantu Score:
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Which of the following occurrences may have led to the collapse of Maya civilization in the ninth century C.E.? Student Response 1. Massive rebellions that overthrew the Mayan emperor 2. A long-term drought 100% Value Correct Answer Feedback

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Which of the following statements about civilizations of the Andes region is true? Student Response 1. In the Andean region, it was only possible for people to settle along the coast, where the Pacific Ocean provided both fish and sea birds for them to eat. 2. The need for elaborate 100% irrigation projects helped create strong states in the region. 3. No regional religious traditions developed in the Andean region. 4. Civilizations of the Andean region were politically weak, with limited and highly decentralized state structures. Score:
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The art of Teotihuacn Student Response 1. displayed realistic rather than stylized, abstract images. Value Correct Answer Feedback

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Both the cultures that took shape in the Chaco canyon region and those that took shape in the Mississippi River valley Student Response 1. hosted independent agricultural revolutions. 2. were founded by pastoralists. 3. adopted maize from Mesoamerica. 4. built large cities that rivaled those of Mesoamerica. Score:
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The mounds at Cahokia provide evidence of what? Student Response 1. A stratified society with a ruler 2. A matrilineal society ruled by a queen 3. An equalitarian society with a priestly class Value 100% Correct Answer Feedback

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In their political organization, the Maya were most like Student Response 1. the Niger Valley civilization. 2. the kingdom of Axum. 3. the Roman Empire. 4. classical Greece. Score: 5/5 100% Value Correct Answer Feedback

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Which of the following is an effect of trade in the pre-modern world? Student Response Value Correct Answer Feedback

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Which of the following is true of the Silk Roads? Student Response Value Correct Answer Feedback

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The emergence of the Silk Roads was facilitated by Student Response 1. the emergence of powerful states in Southeast Asia. 2. the collapse of the Indian Ocean trade network. 3. the emergence of the Swahili civilization, which provided security for merchants and travelers along the eastern stretches of the Silk Roads. 100% 4. the expansion of China into Central Asia during the Han dynasty in an effort to control the nomadic Xiongnu. Score:
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Which of the following luxury goods came to symbolize the Eurasian exchange system? Student Response 1. Slaves 2. Porcelain 3. Silk 4. Nutmeg 100% Value Correct Answer Feedback

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Buddhism became an important faith in Student Response 1. West Africa. 2. the Swahili coast of East Africa. 3. Central Asia. 4. Greece. Score:
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Which of the following reflects a change to Buddhism prompted by exchanges on the Silk Road? Student Response 1. Mahayana Buddhism became more prominent. 2. Buddhist practices became more ascetic and less secular. 3. Buddhism rejected Hellenistic influences, ending the effect of Alexander the Great in Eurasia. 4. Tibetan Buddhism spread to China. Score:
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The exchange of diseases along the Silk Roads Student Response 1. resulted in Chinese Value Correct Answer Feedback

officials seeking to suppress longdistance trade. 2. began with the emergence of the Bubonic plague in the fourteenth century. 3. dramatically weakened the Christian church in the Byzantine Empire as followers abandoned what they perceived as an uncaring God. 100% 4. ultimately gave Western Europeans an advantage when they confronted peoples of the Western hemisphere after 1500 who had not been exposed to the diseases of the Silk Roads. Score:
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In contrast to the Silk Roads, the Sea Roads of the Indian Ocean Student Response 1. did not include China in the network. 2. had much higher transportation costs because ships cost so much more than camels. 3. were centered on the ports of East Africa. 4. carried more products 100% Value Correct Answer Feedback

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What greatly facilitated trade in the Indian Ocean? Student Response 1. Creation of a Suez Canal to link it with the Mediterranean Sea 2. Regular monsoons 3. Elite sponsorship by the Romans 4. Development of large treasure-ships by the Han Empire Score:
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Indian cultural influence in Southeast Asia Student Response 1. resulted in the region rejecting the influence of Islam. 2. began with the travels of the Buddha to this region toward the end of his life. 3. resulted from the political conquest of the region by Emperor Ashoka. 4. was a matter of voluntary adoption and adaptation of Indian religious, 100% Value Correct Answer Feedback

philosophical, and political ideas by independent societies that found them useful. Score:
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The sudden rise of Islam in the seventh century had an impact on Indian Ocean commerce because Student Response 1. early rulers of the Arab Empire sought to promote trade within the empire by prohibiting trade by Muslim merchants beyond its borders. 100% 2. Muslim merchants and sailors established communities of traders from East Africa to the south China coast. 3. Islamic rulers succeeded in suppressing the Silk Roads. 4. Islamic religious leaders decreed that Muslim merchants could have no dealings with nonMuslim traders. Score:
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What is similar about the effect of Indian Ocean trade on the kingdoms of Srivijaya and Sailendra?

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Swahili civilization was most heavily influenced by which of the following cultures? Student Response 1. Indian 2. Bantu 3. European 4. Chinese Score:
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The states that emerged in West Africa between 500 and 1600 shared which of the following characteristics? Student Response Value Correct Answer Feedback

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What was critical for the facilitation of trade across the Sahara? Student Response 1. Development of new boats with shorter keels 2. Development of lateen sails 3. Addition of salt to meat curing 4. Introduction of camels 100% Score:
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The most significant source for slaves in Europe before 1500 was Student Response 1. the Middle East. 2. West Africa. 3. Slavic Eastern Europe. 4. East Africa. Score:
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Mesoamerica and the Andes

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Despite other difficulties, long-distance trade in the Americas was facilitated by Student Response 1. the spread of the Chavn cult from the Andean region to Mesoamerica. 2. wheeled vehicles. 100% 3. the pochteca, a professional Aztec merchant class who undertook large-scale trading expeditions beyond the borders of the empire. 4. the isthmus of Value Correct Answer Feedback

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Which of the following states had the greatest control over economic exchange within its borders? Student Response 1. China 2. Byzantium 3. The Inca Empire 4. The Aztec Empire Score:
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In which third-wave civilization did the state largely control trade, not allowing a professional merchant class to emerge? Student Response 1. Inca 2. China 3. Mali 4. Aztec Score: 5/5 Value 100% Correct Answer Feedback

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In comparison to Byzantium, the Latin West before 1000 C.E. Student Response 1. possessed a more powerful emperor. 2. had a Christian church more firmly under the control of political authorities. 3. possessed no city that 100% could compare to the splendor of Constantinople. 4. was more politically unified. Score:
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One reason why the Byzantine Empire survived as a political entity for a thousand years longer than the western part of the Roman Empire was Student Response 1. it was wealthier and more cosmopolitan than the western portion of the Roman Empire. 2. early on the Byzantine Empire completely abandoned its Roman cultural heritage which allowed it to more successfully reform as compared to the western portion of Value Correct Answer Feedback

the Roman empire. 3. the Byzantine Empire 0% abandoned its indefensible capital city of Constantinople allowing it to more effectively defend the other cities of the empire. 4. while Germanic invaders overwhelmed the western portion of the Roman empire, they never threatened the Byzantine Empire. Score:
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Which of the following describes political administration in the Byzantine Empire? Student Response 1. It was administrated by the Patriarch of Constantinople. 2. The emperor styled himself as a "peer of the Apostles," which meant he rejected signs of wealth and opulence. 3. The provinces were administrated by generals who exercised civil and military authority. 4. There was a clear separation between church and state. Score: 0/5 0% Value Correct Answer Feedback

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What did followers of Arius, known as Arians, believe? Student Response Value Correct Answer Feedback

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One factor that contributed to the split between the Roman Catholic Church and the Eastern Orthodox Church was Student Response 1. the rejection ofcaesaropapism by the Byzantine Emperor. 2. the acceptance of married priests in the Roman Catholic Church. 3. political rivalry between the Byzantine Empire and Kiev. 4. disagreement about the veneration of icons. Score:
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The Byzantine Empire Student Response Value Correct Answer Feedback

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In its cultural interaction with the Byzantine Empire, Kievan Russia Student Response 1. ultimately adopted Roman Catholicism rather than Orthodox Christianity. 2. developed an extensive silk industry using Byzantine technologies. 3. adopted the political 100% ideals of imperial control of the Church. 4. ultimately adopted Islam rather than Orthodox Christianity. Score: 5/5 Value Correct Answer Feedback

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In Western Europe after the collapse of the Roman Empire in 476, Student Response 1. Odoacer rapidly restored large-scale centralized rule. 2. more land came under cultivation than at the height of the Roman Empire. 100% 3. outside Italy, longdistance trade largely vanished. 4. the Germanic tribesmen who had conquered the region all became vassals of the Byzantine Emperors. Score:
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Which best characterizes early medieval kingdoms in Western Europe? Student Response 1. They rejected Roman culture and tradition. 2. Many of them sought 100% to recreate aspects of the Roman Empire. 3. They were first converted to a form of Christianity known as monophysiticism. 4. They were matriarchical and ruled by queens. Score: 5/5 Value Correct Answer Feedback

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With regard to the conversion of Western Europe to Christianity, Student Response 1. Pope Gregory succeeded in converting numerous peoples only after he ordered missionaries to destroy pagan temples upon their arrival in communities. 100% 2. the Church was willing to accommodate a considerable range of earlier cultural practices by absorbing them into an emerging Christian tradition. 3. the Church pursued a bottom-up strategy, converting the people before they sought to convert their rulers. 4. the Church and their allies among Christian rulers never used coercion to convert communities because such conversions were not considered valid. Score:
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Which of the following was evidence of the expansion and growth of European civilization during the High Middle Ages? Student Response 1. Most of North Africa converted to Value Correct Answer Feedback

Christianity. 2. The Pope emerged as an all-powerful political ruler of Western Europe. 100% 3. There was a considerable increase in long-distance trade. 4. Cities increased in size, approaching the size of the Song dynasty's capital of Hangzhou in China. Score:
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In Western Europe, women Student Response 1. regularly entered university training to become lawyers and doctors after the twelfth century. 2. were able to practice 100% some trades, especially between the eleventh and thirteenth centuries. 3. received political rights by the sixteenth century. 4. had no opportunities outside the home. Score:
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In what way was the spread of Christianity in Western Europe similar to the spread of Buddhism in China?

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With regard to women, the growth of cities in Western Europe after 1000 Student Response 1. led to technological innovations that gave women greater opportunities than in the past. 100% 2. at first allowed women to participate in many professions, although by the fifteenth century Value Correct Answer Feedback

opportunities were declining. 3. led at first to women losing the right to practice traditional professions, although from the 1300s they regained their rights. 4. led to wealthy female merchants dominating governments in several cities. Score:
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Which area was not a target for European Crusaders in the Middle Ages? Student Response 1. Jerusalem 2. North Africa 3. Spain 4. Eastern Europe Score:
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Which of the following was a long-term impact of the Crusades? Student Response Value Correct Answer Feedback

0% 1. The large-scale conversion of Middle Eastern peoples to Christianity occurred. 2. The Crusades weakened significantly the influence of Turkicspeaking peoples in the Islamic world. 3. Animosity from the

Crusades ended the flow of Muslim learning into Europe. 4. Spain, Sicily, and the Baltic region permanently joined the world of Western Christendom. Score:
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In the long term, the crusading movement by Western Europeans Student Response 1. brought the Eastern Orthodox and Roman Catholic Christian churches closer together as they united in their struggle against the Islamic world. 2. was used by Europeans to rationalize later empire building. 3. led to widespread conversions to Christianity in the Middle East. 4. disrupted channels of trade because animosity between Christians and Muslims effectively ended trade between these two cultures for centuries to come. Score:
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A good example of Europeans building on rather than just borrowing technologies from other civilizations is Student Response 1. the gunpowder cannon. 2. paper-making. 3. the lateen sail. 4. the compass. Score:
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Which of the following civilizations gave the least amount of power to its rulers during the period 10001300? Student Response 1. The Byzantine Empire 2. China 3. Western Europe 4. Japan Score:
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Which of the following best characterizes the form of learning at the new European universities? Student Response Value Correct Answer Feedback

100% 1. An emphasis on applying logic and reason to theology and the natural world 2. A rejection of the allegorical model of Augustine for interpreting Scripture 3. An emphasis on practical, secular education for lay

administrators and civil servants 4. A rejection of the logic systems of Aristotle as pagan Score: 5/5

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Which of the following is true of pre-Islamic Arabia? Student Response 1. It was united in a single state which dominated its neighbors. 2. It was a backwater that had no real contact with the longdistance trade networks of Eurasia. 3. Mecca was the region's only city. Value Correct Answer Feedback

4. Jews, Christians, and 100% Zoroastrians lived among the established Arab populations. Score:
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What made Mecca a prominent city in sixth-century Arabia? Student Response 1. The presence of the Kaaba, which was a religious site for a number of deities 2. The exclusion of Jews and Christians from the city 3. It was the only major market between Medina and Axum 4. The presence of the Yemeni King Score:
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What is the relationship between Islam and Christianity and Judaism? Student Response Value Correct Answer Feedback

1. Islam rejects the basic 0% tenets of Judaism, but it maintains the Christian idea of the Trinity. 2. Islam embraces all aspects of Judaism and Christianity. 3. Islam traces its descendent from Jesus' brother,

James. 4. Islam sees itself as the heir to Jewish and Christian traditions. Score:
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The Islamic community whose membership was a matter of belief rather than birth was known as the: Student Response 1. jihad. 2. hijra. 3. umma. 4. hajj. Score:
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Which of the following is NOT one of the five pillars of Islam? Student Response 1. Expression of faith in one God 2. Prayer five times a day 3. Almsgiving for the poor 4. Obedience to the caliph Score:
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What is one of the major differences between the developments of Islam and Christianity? Student Response Value Correct Answer Feedback

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religious authority are separated. 2. In Islam, political and religious authority are united. 3. In Islam, there is a strong role for the priest as intercessor with the divine. 4. In Islam, monastic individuals serve important roles. Score:
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The ideas of "Holy War" and crusading in the Christian world are paralleled, at least in its political expression, by which of the following Islamic ideas? Student Response 1. Umma 2. Jihad 3. Hajj 4. Hijra Score:
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Which of the following was a reason for the rapid expansion of the Islamic/Arab Empire in the century following the death of Muhammad? Student Response 1. A strong desire to punish infidels 2. A smooth succession of caliphs selected by election 3. The uniting of all Arabs behind Muhammad's Value Correct Answer Feedback

relative Ali 100% 4. The weakened condition of the Byzantine and Persian empires Score:
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The Abbasid dynasty differed from the Umayyad dynasty because its caliphs Student Response 1. rejected Persian cultural influence. 2. returned the capital to Medina. 3. allowed non-Arabs to 100% play a prominent role in society. 4. maintained strong political control over the empire for the whole period of the dynasty's rule. Score:
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Why was the Shia branch of Islam formed? Student Response Value Correct Answer Feedback

100% 1. A leadership crisis occurred, causing division between the Sunnis and the Shiites who believed that blood relations of Muhammad should rule the Islamic world. 2. The imam Ali had a new revelation that

expanded the teachings of Islam. 3. Its adherents feared that Muslims in conquered lands were "going native" and abandoning Islamic teachings. 4. Its adherents believed that Husayn, the son of Ali, was the messiah. Score:
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Sufis Student Response Value Correct Answer Feedback

100% 1. renounced the material world in the pursuance of spiritual union with Allah. 2. rejected the idea that one can have direct or personal contact with Allah. 3. believed that careful compliance with the sharia was the primary means by which the believer was brought into the presence of God. 4. was an exclusively male movement with no place for women. Score:
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Which of the following statements about women in early Islam is true?

Student Response 1. Men could have as many wives as they could afford to keep. 2. The Quran teaches that women should be veiled when in public.

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In India, Islam Student Response Value Correct Answer Feedback

100% 1. was particularly attractive to low-caste Hindus and untouchables. 2. was ultimately absorbed into Hinduism. 3. became a religion only for women. 4. became the largest single faith, with over 50 percent of the population converting. Score:
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Which of the following statements is the best definition of Sikhism? Student Response Value Correct Answer Feedback

1. Sikhism blended elements of Christianity and Islam to create a new religion. 100% 2. Sikhism blended elements of Hinduism and Islam to create a new religion. 3. Sikhism is a philosophy that advocates Muslim tolerance of other "peoples of the book." 4. Sikhism is a religion that grew out of a union of Islam and Judaism in the Middle East. Score:
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Among the following, the most thoroughly Islamized region in the period 6001500 was Student Response 1. India. 2. Southeast Asia. 3. Anatolia. 4. West Africa. Score:
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Of which region is it true that Islam spread especially among merchants, thanks to inclusion in a major Islamic trading network, rather than by conquest and Islamic rule? Student Response 1. India Value Correct Answer Feedback

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Which of the following was a force that helped bind the Islamic world together? Student Response 1. Strong political leadership over the entire Islamic world by Arab caliphs 2. The expulsion of all other "peoples of the book" from Islamic territories 3. The system of Islamic 100% education created by the ulama 4. The successful suppression of the Sufis religious orders Score:
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Sufi missionaries helped to convert groups in Anatolia or India to Islam by Student Response 1. freeing large numbers of slaves who agreed to convert. 2. promoting the enforcement of the sharia by local Islamic rulers. 3. emphasizing personal 100% experience of the Value Correct Answer Feedback

divine, rather than the law. 4. initiating campaigns that led to the suppression of Christian and Hindu schools. Score:
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The cross-regional ties created in the expanding Islamic world Student Response 1. facilitated little in the way of technological exchange. 2. ultimately led to the suppression of the Silk Roads in favor of the Sea Roads. 3. facilitated the largest 100% exchange of agricultural products and practices from one region to another in world history prior to Europe's encounter with the Americas. 4. brought no new crops to the Middle East but benefited Indian agriculture greatly. Score:
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The Mutazalites are an example of what? Student Response 1. The importance of Value 100% Correct Answer Feedback

learning and intellectual engagement in the Islamic world 2. The rejection of the study of medicine and natural sciences in the Islamic world 3. The failure of the Islamic world to translate key Persian texts 4. The growing suspicion associated with the influence of Christian scholarship Score: 5/5

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Pastoral societies Student Response Value Correct Answer Feedback

1. live in greater population densities than traditional agricultural societies. 2. were more patriarchal than agricultural civilizations. 3. are gathering and hunting societies. 4. were able to construct 100% powerful and impressive civilizations on the margins of agricultural land. Score:
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In comparison to agrarian societies, pastoral societies in general Student Response 1. allowed women to participate less in public life. 2. were more hierarchical with greater social distinctions. 3. were frequently on the 100% move. 4. produced more productive if smaller economies. Score:
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Why did pastoral societies emerge only in the Afro-Eurasian world and not in the Americas?

Student Response 1. There were no agricultural societies with which to trade. 2. The environments in the Americas were not suitable for pastoral societies. 3. There was a lack of large animals that could be domesticated. 4. The settled societies in the Americas lacked the necessary military prowess. Score:
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Which of the following is true of pastoral societies? Student Response 1. Pastoral societies rejected the universal world religions of agricultural societies, because such religions were too incompatible with their ways of life. 100% 2. Most pastoral societies actively sought food stuffs, manufactured goods, and luxury items from agricultural civilizations. 3. In general, they lived entirely from the products of their animals. Value Correct Answer Feedback

4. Pastoral societies found it difficult to trade with settled societies because they possessed no goods that agriculturalists desired. Score:
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Constructing large empires among pastoralists was no easy task because in general Student Response 1. the egalitarian social structure of pastoral nomads left no room for charismatic potential leaders to distinguish themselves. 2. internal rivalry between clans of pastoralists made enduring political unity difficult to achieve. 3. there were not enough pastoralists to field powerful armies. 4. the conquest of agricultural societies offered little attraction to self-sufficient pastoral peoples. Score:
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Unlike the Masai, the Xiongnu Student Response Value Correct Answer Feedback

1. were agriculturalists who only became pastoralists in the eighteenth century. 2. placed their adolescent boys in "age-sets" with boys from agricultural villages on the borders of their territories. 3. relied heavily on the horse. 4. lacked charismatic military leaders, instead relying on tribal councils for leadership. Score:
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Like the Arabs and the Persians, the Turks Student Response 1. carried Islam to new areas. 2. never succeeded in banding together into large confederations. 3. relied primarily on the raising of crops rather than the tending of animals. 4. remained pastoral nomads. Score:
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The Turks differed from the Xiongnu in that only the

Student Response 1. Turks played an important role in the spread of a major world religion. 2. Xiongnu used the horse in battle. 3. Xiongnu were successful in creating an empire. 4. Turks succeeded in organizing powerful military confederations. Score:
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All of the following pastoral groups formed into large states or chiefdoms during the post-classical period except Student Response 1. the Maasai 2. the Xiongnu 3. the Turks 4. the Arabs Score:
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What is one way that the Mongols differed from other nomadic people like the Persians, Turks, or Arabs? Student Response Value Correct Answer Feedback

0% 1. They increased patriarchical practices in the areas that they conquered. 2. They did not have a lasting impact on the

religion in the areas that they conquered. 3. They failed to use the horse as an effective military force. 4. They fundamentally changed the economies of the areas that they conquered. Score:
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Which of the following is one of the reasons for Temujin's rise to Chinggis Khan? Student Response 1. Reliance on kin for support 2. Inheritance of his father's wealthy patrimony 3. Support from Chinese 100% patron wanting to keep the Mongols divided 4. Marriage alliance with rival tribes Score:
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Which of the following is one of the ways that Chenggis Khan dealt with the small population size of Mongolia? Student Response 1. He legislated all families to have at least 3 children. 2. He allowed Mongols to adopt foreign Value Correct Answer Feedback

orphans. 3. He made all conquered people full Mongolian citizens. 4. He conscripted foreigners into his army. Score:
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What is one way that the Mongols fostered trade in their empire? Student Response 1. They eliminated taxation. 2. They ended the practice of imposing tariffs on foreign trade. 100% 3. They allowed merchants to use relay stations created for communications. 4. They weakened the Chinese economy such that the Silk Road no longer provide competition to local merchants. Score:
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The Mongol conquests in China Student Response Value Correct Answer Feedback

1. led to the unification 100% of a divided China, with the north and south of the kingdom once again coming

under the rule of one dynasty. 2. brought an end to all Chinese administrative practices and their replacement with Persian models. 3. led to the widespread conversion of Chinese subjects to Islam. 4. resulted in the return of North China to pasture land for Mongol herds in the 1230s through the mass deportation of settled peoples by the Great Khan Ogodei. Score:
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Which of the following resulted from Mongol rule over Russia? Student Response Value Correct Answer Feedback

100% 1. The adoption by Russian princes of the Mongols' diplomatic rituals and court practices 2. The dispatch of a Byzantine army that reconquered the region 3. The rise of Kiev to renewed prominence in Russian history 4. The collapse of Orthodox Christianity and its replacement by Roman Catholicism in

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In comparison to the Mongol conquests of Persia and China, Russia experienced Student Response Value Correct Answer Feedback

100% 1. a different postconquest relationship with the Mongols because the Mongols chose not to occupy the region physically. 2. more dramatic social change as large numbers of Mongols settled in the region and intermixed with the Russian population. 3. much less devastation because Russian cities were better able to repel Mongol sieges. 4. more dramatic political change, with all native Russian princes being replaced by Mongol lords. Score:
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Which of the following was a way in which the Mongols contributed to the globalization of the Eurasian world? Student Response Value Correct Answer Feedback

1. In providing a secure 100% environment for traders, they facilitated longdistance international

commerce. 2. The Mongol conquest of Vietnam and Japan allowed these two regions to fully integrate into the Eurasian trade networks for the first time. 3. Their immunity to several deadly diseases allowed them to maintain longdistance trade routes even as agricultural societies along them succumbed to epidemics. 4. Their promotion of Islam as the only true faith in the empire gave the whole empire a shared culture. Score:
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Which region gained the most from the exchanges of ideas and technologies facilitated by the Mongol Empire? Student Response 1. The Middle East 2. China 3. Europe 4. Sub-Saharan Africa Score:
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In the longer term, the population losses associated with the Black Plague in Western Europe resulted in

Student Response 1. better relations between rich landowners and poor workers, who all had to work together to survive. 2. a lessening of interest in technological innovation because so many skilled members of society had perished. 3. an increase in the practice of serfdom as a way of dealing with the scarcity of labor.

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4. greater employment 100% opportunities for women, at least for a time. Score:
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Which of the following is true about the impact of the Black Death? Student Response 1. It ended European early ventures into overseas trade routes. 2. It lead to a resurgence in feudalism in Russia to deal with labor shortages. 3. It lead to the collapse 100% of the Mongol-based land trade routes to the East. 4. It strengthened the Catholic Church, as Value Correct Answer Feedback

European Christians turned to religion for moral support. Score: 5/5