— Joe Palca, “Tracing Human Migration Through DNA,” NPR Weekend Edition Saturday, August 11, 2007
This passage suggests that modern science can be used to
(1) Aid historical analysis
(2) Show the development of a point of view
(3) Explain ancient medical practices
(4) Predict future events
(1) Large deposits of oil are available.
(2) A number of trade routes intersect.
(3) A single culture is dominant.
(4) Rivers serve as highways.
• Taller and larger cathedrals emphasize the grandeur and glory of God.
These statements best describe elements of
(1) the Four Noble Truths
(2) Chinese pagodas
(3) Gothic architecture
(4) Greek ideas
(1) Served as major barriers to the movement of people and goods
(2) Provided necessary resources for settlement
(3) Are located on the western side of the continent
(4) Had little effect on the lives of the people who lived in these regions
(1) Defeated the Spanish conquistadors
(2) Developed advanced architectural techniques
(3) Lacked strong central governments
(4) Settled primarily in river valleys
(1) Most Latin American populations became more culturally diverse.
(2) One third of Europe’s population died due to exposure to diseases from the Americas.
(3) The introduction of goods from the Americas caused a decline in Asian populations.
(4) Native Americans migrated to Africa causing increases in African populations.
(1) Providing health services
(2) Coordinating global peacekeeping
(3) Monitoring educational programs
(4) Assisting in agricultural research
(1) East Africa
(2) Middle East
(3) Western Europe
(4) Central Asia
(1) Eliminated the use of guilds
(2) Promoted isolationism
(3) Exploited indigenous peoples
(4) Reduced Spanish influence
(1) They provided a network for trade between the Byzantine Empire and Russia.
(2) They allowed Japan to defeat Russia in the Russo-Japanese War.
(3) They were used by Napoleon to invade Russia.
(4) They gave the Mongols a route to conquer Russia.