Which of the following was the major effect of the Neolithic
(A) The establishment of sedentary village communities
(B) The spread of a migratory way of life
(C) A decline in total population
(D) An increase in the use of bronze tools
Which of the following occurred as a result of the development
of agriculture in societies that previously relied on hunting and
(A) Conditions for women improved.
(B) The incidence of disease declined.
(C) Population density increased.
(D) Degradation of the environment lessened.
Which of the following was an important reason for the fall of
the Roman, Han, and Gupta empires?
(A) A long period of drought that destroyed crops and livestock
(B) The use of slaves in their armies
(C) Intensified invasions and security issues along their
(D) A refusal to tolerate Christianity
Before 500 C.E. Judaism and Hinduism were similar in that
(A) had written scriptures and an ethical code to live by
(B) spread widely around the Mediterranean
(C) promoted teachings about reincarnation
(D) advocated a monastic life and a rejection of the world
The spread of Bantu-speaking peoples over southern Africa
before 1400 C.E. can be best explained by their
(A) conversion to Islam
(B) use of cavalry
(C) centralized political systems
(D) knowledge of agriculture
"The Crusader states were able to cling to survival only through
frequent delivery of supplies and manpower from Europe.
[They] were defended primarily by three semi-monastic
military orders: the Templars, the Hospitallers, and the Teutonic
Knights. Combining monasticism and militarism, these orders
served to protect pilgrims and to wage perpetual war against
the Muslims." - Palmira Brummett, World Historian, 2007
"Whenever I visited Jerusalem, I always entered the al-Aqsa
Mosque, beside which stood a small mosque which the Franks
had converted into a church.… [T]he Templars, … who were
my friends, would evacuate the little adjoining mosque so that I
could pray in it." - Usamah ibn Munqidh, Muslim historian, Jerusalem, circa 1138
The second passage does not support the first passage because
the second passage...
(A) shows that an influx of manpower from Europe was not
critical for the survival of the Crusader states
(B) shows that Muslims vastly outnumbered Europeans in the
(C) minimizes the importance of Hospitallers and Teutonic
Knights in the administration of the Crusader states
(D) presents an incident in which a military order supported a
Inca and Aztec societies were similar in that both
(A) developed from Mayan civilization
(B) acquired empires by means of military conquest
(C) independently developed iron technology
(D) depended entirely on oral record keeping
Which of the following factors represents the most significant
cause of the growth of cities in Afro-Eurasia in the period