World History Final 1

  1. In the Ancient Kingdom of Mali and in the Roman Republic, an important feature of life was the development of

    A. codified laws
  2. Which statement best explains the periods of the Gupta Empire of India, the Golden Age of Greece, and the Renaissance in Italy?

    B. a combination of wealth and a time of relative peace often leads to cultural achievement
  3. Eighteenth-century Russia and nineteenth-century Japan were similar in that both countries

    D. began the process of modernization after a long period of isolation
  4. Who was the leader who Westernized in 18th Century Russia?
    Peter the Great
  5. 18th Century refers to
  6. 19th Century refers to
  7. 19th Century Japan went through this time of change
    Meiji Restoration
  8. During the Middle Ages, Europeans did not eat potatoes or corn because these vegetables

    D. had not yet been introduced to Europe from the New World
  9. The French Revolution of 1789 and the Cuban Revolution of 1959 were similar in that both were caused primarily by the

    B. failure of the government to meet the needs of the people
  10. One reason for the development of an early civilization in the Tigris-Euphrates river valleys was that

    A. periodic flooding left rich soil, which was ideal for farming
  11. One way in which the civilizations of the Sumerians, the Phoenicians, and the Maya were similar is that each

    C. developed extensive writing systems
  12. “If a seignior (noble) has knocked out the tooth of a seignior of his own rank, they shall knock out his tooth. But if he has knocked out a commoner’s tooth, he shall pay one-third mina of silver.”-Code of HammurabiWhich idea of Babylonian society does this portion of the Hammurabi code of law reflect?

    A. divisions existed between social classes
  13. The ancient civilizations of Mesopotamia and Egypt were similar in that both cultures

    C. developed along rivers
  14. Judaism, Islam, and Christianity share a belief in

    A. monotheism and ethical conduct
  15. One similarity between the Five Pillars of Islam and the Ten Commandments is that both

    C. provide a guide to proper ethical and moral behavior
  16. One way in which Eastern Orthodoxy, Roman Catholicism, and Protestantism are similar is that each

    B. is a branch of Christianity
  17. Confucianism in traditional China served to

    D. maintain social order
  18. Mansa Musa’s journey to Mecca in the 1300’s is evidence that

    D. Islam had a major influence on the Mali Empire
  19. “Beginning with childhood, all of man’s study is centered on one aim alone — to emerge successfully from the three days’ examination — and all he has in his mind is what success can bring to him in terms of power, influence, and prestige.”-Ye Shib, Chinese scholar
    This quotation refers to the Chinese

    D. civil service system
  20. A major impact of Ancient Greece and Rome on Western Civilization was that

    A. Greek sculpture and Roman architecture were much admired and copied in the 18th and 19th centuries
  21. The Ancient Romans’ most significant contribution to Europe has been in the area of

    C. law
  22. An immediate result of the fall of the Roman Empire was

    D. a period of disorder and weak central government
  23. The Ancient Athenians are credited with

    B. establishing governments that had democratic elements
  24. A major contribution of the Roman Republic to Western European culture was the

    C. concept of government by laws
  25. Which ancient civilization established the basis of western democracy?

    D. Greek
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