AP World History Unit 1 & 2....(Going to be 50 Questions)

Question 1 of 39

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Which of the following shows the most likely sequence of events during the Agricultural Revolution?

Select one of the following:

  • Animal and crop domestication--> Larger populations--> Founding of permanent settlements

  • Large populations--> Establishment of the first cities--> Growth of trade networks

  • Permanent settlements--> Improvements in stone technology--> New methods of agriculture

  • Animal and crop domestication--> Permanent settlements--> Emergence of the earliest monarchies

Question 2 of 39

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The most extensive farming villages and towns were located in

Select one of the following:

  • the Middle East and Southwest Asia

  • the Americas

  • Northern Europe

  • the steppes of Asia

Question 3 of 39

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In the Neolithic Age, what was/were the primary responsibility(ies) for a woman living in a farming village?

Select one of the following:

  • remaining in a home to care for children and perform domestic activities

  • going to the market to trade the family's surplus farm goods

  • praying in the village's sacred center for a good harvest

  • fishing and making stone tools

Question 4 of 39

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The household shrines and female statuettes excavated from Catal Huyuk, a Neolithic farming village, reflected

Select one of the following:

  • the growing role of religion in village life

  • the symbolic importance of women in Neolithic societies

  • the material wealth of some villagers

  • the simplistic art styles of the Neolithic people

Question 5 of 39

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The first steps toward an urban society in the Near East included

I. defeated settlements
II. extensive trade networks
III. dominated religious and political institutions

Select one of the following:

  • I. only

  • II. only

  • II. and III. only

  • I., II., and III.

Question 6 of 39

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Wheat and barley were cereal grains initially harvested in which part of the world?

Select one of the following:

  • the New World

  • the Middle East and Southwest Asia

  • northern China

  • eastern Europe

Question 7 of 39

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Which of the following would you NOT expect to find at a Neolithic village site?

Select one of the following:

  • pestles, mortars, and grindstones

  • flint blades and microliths

  • iron hooks and arrows

  • shells and semiprecious stones for jewelry

Question 8 of 39

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All of the following are considered to be common elements of complex societies EXCEPT

Select one of the following:

  • an organized government bureaucracy

  • some kind of military force/institution

  • a uniform system of artistic styles, weights and measures

  • locations near a major ocean

Question 9 of 39

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During the Agriculture Revolution, what types of stone tools were mainly produced?

Select one of the following:

  • hooks and spears for fishing

  • sickles and hoes for farming

  • spears and arrows for hunting

  • elaborate obsidian blades for religious rituals

Question 10 of 39

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What demographic effect did the food surpluses have on the early agricultural societies?

Select one of the following:

  • Artisans had time to practice craft specialization

  • A rigid social structure with farmers on top evolved

  • People began hunting animals for leisure

  • People abandoned other trades to become farmers

Question 11 of 39

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All of the following were effects of the Agricultural Revolution EXECPT

Select one of the following:

  • a shift toward sedentary lifestyles

  • a significant population increase

  • the end of the division of labor common among hunter-gatherer societies

  • the first evidence of craft specialization

Question 12 of 39

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As organized communities increasingly began to store food and accumulate material goods,

Select one of the following:

  • villagers began to engage in trade

  • the earliest writing system developed

  • villagers elected an official to oversee distribution of goods

  • the institution of slavery was implemented

Question 13 of 39

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How did housing structures change over time during the Agricultural Revolution?

Select one of the following:

  • They became larger and had a more permanent construction to accommodate bigger families

  • Later structures were made out of limestone brick

  • Later structures had oval-shaped foundations to symbolize agricultural deities

  • Houses were only built near major rivers and coastal areas

Question 14 of 39

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All of the following were health consequences of the agricultural lifestyle EXCEPT

Select one of the following:

  • the spread of contagious diseases as a result of living in crowded villages

  • an increase in the average lifespan

  • the spread of diseases transmissible by livestock

  • the spread of parasitic diseases

Question 15 of 39

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One result of the economic specialization that occurred was

Select one of the following:

  • a breakdown of interregional trade networks

  • rapid social stratification and the creation of elite classes of rulers

  • a rapid increase in population

  • property was held by all members of communities

Question 16 of 39

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How did the agricultural lifestyle impact villagers' health?

Select one of the following:

  • Disease rates were dramatically reduced since they had a vigorous lifestyle

  • People often suffered from nutritional-deficiency diseases since their diets were so unvaried

  • Children had much longer lifespans than their parents because of more sanitary practices

  • More children survived into adulthood because of the food surpluses

Question 17 of 39

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What characteristic of the region between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers made it ideal for the growth of civilization?

Select one of the following:

  • Its soil was enlarged and enriched by river silt deposits

  • It had abundant forests for timber and quarries for minerals

  • There were numerous lakes and waterholes for irrigation

  • The climate was ideal for the cultivation of tubers and root crops

Question 18 of 39

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Which of the following was necessary for the expansion of agriculture in the Fertile Crescent?

Select one of the following:

  • large-scale irrigation projects

  • constant flooding's from the Tigris and Euphrates throughout the year

  • importation of seeds and cattle from Egypt

  • the existence of a well-defined bureaucracy

Question 19 of 39

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One consequence of the growing power of the Mesopotamian cities was

Select one of the following:

  • they began to exercise political and economic control over the surrounding countryside

  • the division of labor became the most prominent feature in everyday life

  • the construction of roads linking the cities to each other

  • the dependence on agriculture subsided

Question 20 of 39

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All of the following were features of the Mesopotamian civilization EXCEPT

Select one of the following:

  • a system of writing

  • a monotheistic religion

  • economic specialization

  • a codified system of laws

Question 21 of 39

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Which of the following is correct about the Sumerian cities?

Select one of the following:

  • Kings, priests, and nobles owned much of the land

  • The king's palace was the most prominent building

  • Writing was inscribed on temple walls for historical records

  • They each had multiple temples to honor local deities

Question 22 of 39

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In ancient Mesopotamian society, what was the ziggurat?

Select one of the following:

  • The code of laws that was believed to govern the Universe

  • The system of writing using a wedge-shaped stylus and clay tablets

  • A massive stepped tower upon which a temple was built

  • A rectangular formation of tightly massed infantry soldiers

Question 23 of 39

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What does the prominence of the ziggurat suggest about the Sumerians?

Select one of the following:

  • Religion was integral to the economic, political, and social aspects of daily life

  • The Sumerians had the most sophisticated military force in the ancient world

  • The Mesopotamian civilization was the first to emphasize literacy and education

  • Rulers were given divine status in the city

Question 24 of 39

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The Sumerian economy was primarily

Select one of the following:

  • agricultural, although commerce and manufacturing developed as well

  • based on long-distance trade with eastern Mediterranean traders

  • controlled by the priests and priestesses of the city-states

  • dependent on a slave trade with Asia Minor

Question 25 of 39

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In ancient Mesopotamian, the code of Hammurabi was important for which of the following?

Select one of the following:

  • recognizing social classes and establishing laws pertaining to daily life

  • showing how the city-state ruler was given divine status

  • keeping historical records about the ruler's reign

  • serving as a textbook in Sumerian schools

Question 26 of 39

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What does the Code of Hammurabi reveal about Sumerian society?

Select one of the following:

  • It relied heavily on its extensive trade networks

  • It emphasized a strict system of justice

  • It was strongly militaristic

  • A highly-specified division of labor was widely practiced

Question 27 of 39

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"The bringer of food, rich in provisions, creator of all good, lord of majesty, sweet of fragrance." -Ancient Egyptian Hymn

The hymn above, is referring to which of the following?

Select one of the following:

  • The Nile River

  • The Tigris and Euphrates Rivers

  • The Sinai Peninsula

  • Nubia

Question 28 of 39

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What was the "miracle" of the Nile for the ancient Egyptians?

Select one of the following:

  • Its gentle current allowed for the passage of boats

  • Its temperature and salinity was ideal for fish

  • Its annual flooding's made the surrounding land fertile

  • Its shallow depths made it easy to cross

Question 29 of 39

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Like Sumer, Harappa, and Egypt, the civilizations of ancient China began as

Select one of the following:

  • a collection of autonomous villages in an area of mild climate, fertile soil, and natural waterways

  • a few large city-states that were governed by landowning elite

  • havens for pastoral peoples

  • a collection of villages that relied on each other for natural resources

Question 30 of 39

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A study of the Indus, Nile, Tigris-Euphrates, and Yellow Rivers would be most important in understanding

Select one of the following:

  • how early religious were connected to the natural world

  • the role of geography in the development of early civilizations

  • the different kinds of products exported by the early civilizations

  • the evolution of social hierarchies in the first civilizations

Question 31 of 39

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The earliest civilizations in South Asia developed around which two great cities?

Select one of the following:

  • Susa and Persepolis

  • Nineveh and Sardis

  • Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro

  • Memphis and Nineveh

Question 32 of 39

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In which of the following ways, did Harappan civilization resemble that of Mesopotamia and Egypt?

Select one of the following:

  • it had a monotheistic religion

  • it had a centralized state with extensive town planning

  • priests emerged as the most powerful rulers in the cities

  • it spread to many of the surrounding areas

Question 33 of 39

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What did the Zhou dynasty do to administer all of its territories?

Select one of the following:

  • allow conquered lands to have their own local rulers

  • establish capitals in both the eastern and western territories

  • develop a uniform code of laws

  • permit no more than three official languages in the territory

Question 34 of 39

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As under the Shang dynasty, which class of society played a prominent role in Zhou government?

Select one of the following:

  • members of the hereditary aristocracy

  • military leaders in the Mandate of Heaven

  • Confucian philosopher-kings

  • middle-class farmers

Question 35 of 39

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What was one of the most important items of trade in ancient China?

Select one of the following:

  • volcanic obsidian glass

  • silk

  • timber

  • gold and silver

Question 36 of 39

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What effect did the development of trade routes and manufacturing have on the Zhou economy?

Select one of the following:

  • currency first began to be used

  • wealthy merchants had attained more power

  • agriculture became the second-most important economic activity

  • many peasants abandoned farms to get artisans jobs in urban centers

Question 37 of 39

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Which of the following is correct about Han trading patterns?

Select one of the following:

  • Merchants used waterways in addition to land-based routes

  • Precious stones, metal, and slaves were the most commonly traded items

  • Han merchants only traded with the peoples of Indo-China and Malaya

  • Only land-based routes such as the Silk Road were used for trade

Question 38 of 39

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The Zhou dynasty was renowned for

Select one of the following:

  • its advances in agriculture including use of natural fertilizer, the collar harness, and iron plowshares

  • its advances in civil engineering such as the Great Wall

  • the earliest use of gun powder

  • its astronomical discoveries and records

Question 39 of 39

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Which of the following descriptions most appropriately applies to both the early Aryans and the Mongols?

I. Their territories were characterized by small villages lacking monumental architecture
II. There was frequent squabbling for power among the tribal groups
III. They had a highly militaristic society that valued the warrior class

Select one of the following:

  • I. only

  • I. and II. only

  • III. only

  • I., II., and III.

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AP World History Unit 1 & 2....(Going to be 50 Questions)

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