(A) Humans originated in Asia, then spread to Africa.
(B) Humans originated in Africa, then migrated to other continents.
(C) Antarctica was inhabited by early hominids.
(D) Humans appeared simultaneously throughout the world.
(E) none of the above.
I. is the world's second-largest ocean
II. is the site of thousands of years of travel and economic exchange
III. can be reached from the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans
IV. extends only as far south as the eastern coast of Africa
Which are correct?
(A) I, III, and IV
(B) I, II, and IV
(C) II, III, and IV
(D) II and III
(E) all of the above
(E) South America
(A) Agriculture allowed humans to manipulate their environment as never before.
(B) Women probably played a key role in promoting the transition from hunting and gathering to agricultural societies.
(C) Agriculture promoted permanent settlements.
(D) People began producing their own food nearly 12,000 years ago.
(E) Agricultural societies were less organized than hunter-gatherer societies.
I. an intellectual tradition, including a written language
II. an economic system that makes available basic goods and services
III. a tendency to use violence to resolve conflict
IV. a moral code
V. a form of political organization
(A) I, II, III, and IV
(B) II, III, IV, and V
(C) I, II, IV, and V
(D) I, III, IV, and V
I. The supreme ruler was an emperor.
II. Han rulers installed an effective bureaucracy, postal service, and tax-collecting system.
III. An improved infrastructure and fortifications helped defend China from invasion.
IV. Trade expanded greatly during the Tang dynasty.
(A) I, II, and III
(B) II, III, and IV
(C) I, III, and IV
(A) the Silk Road
(B) the Trans-Siberian
(C) the Appalachian Trail
(D) the Sahara
(E) the Appian Way
(A) Serfs were not bound to the land, whereas slaves were.
(B) Serfdom was given religious sanction, whereas slavery was not.
(C) Technically, slaves had more freedoms than serfs.
(D) Technically, serfs had more freedoms than slaves.
(E) Serfdom ended long before slavery did, in the 1600s.
(A) Most members of society stay involved in food production.
(B) It promotes technological advancement.
(C) People are free to develop other skills beside food production.
(D) It encourages permanent settlement.
(E) none of the above
(A) They ruled Egypt for thousands of years.
(B) They built major cities in Tunisia.
(C) They come the closest to resembling a common cultural source in sub-Saharan Africa.
(D) They were the first civilization to use numerals.
(A) one ruler, an olig, controls an entire nation
(B) a small elite group holds political power
(C) the people elect representatives to vote on their behalf in a national legislature
(D) the aristocracy governs along with a monarch
(E) military rule is the dominant form of government
(A) Millions of barbarian tribes migrated to China.
(B) Bantus migrated to northern Africa.
(C) Peoples from Asia crossed a land bridge to North America.
(D) A large number of Germanic and Asiatic peoples moved toward and into Europe.
(A) Its top stratum was the untouchables.
(B) Its top stratum was the Sikhs.
(C) People enjoyed social mobility.
(D) All Aryans were in the untouchable caste.
(E) There was virtually no social mobility.
(A) Judaism, Hinduism, Daoism, Buddhism, Islam, Christianity
(B) Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, Daoism, Islam
(C) Islam, Judaism, Hinduism, Daoism, Buddhism, Christianity
(D) Hinduism, Judaism, Buddhism, Daoism, Islam, Christianity
(E) Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Daoism, Christianity, Islam
(A) Gabriel's revelation to Mohammed; the Hegira; the establishment of the Abbasid Caliphate; the split between Sunni and Shiite Muslims
(B) the Hegira; the establishment of the Abbasid Caliphate; Gabriel's revelation to Mohammed; the split between Sunni and Shiite Muslims
(C) the Hegira; the split between Sunni and Shiite Muslims; Gabriel's revelation to Mohammed; the establishement of the Abbasid Caliphate
(D) Gabriel's revelation to Mohammed; the Hegira; the split between Sunni and Shiite Muslims; the establishment of the Abbasid Caliphate
(E) the establishment of the Abbasid Caliphate; the Hegira; the split between Sunni and Shiite Muslims; Gabriel's revelation to Mohammed
(A) a willingness to blend practies and rituals from more than one religion
(B) a belief that all living beings are animated by divine energy
(C) a rigid insistence on the worship of one deity
(D) the veneration of a wide variety of nature spirits
(E) the identification of each member of a clan with a different totemic animal symbol