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AP World History: Foundational Concepts Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. A written language is a common core element of a civilization because it _____.

Question 2 2. Why are historical changes so difficult to predict?

Question 3 3. Evaluate the statements below and indicate which one best describes 'Reocurring Themes.'

Question 4 4. Which of the following is NOT true?

Question 5 5. The Neolithic Revolution is associated with which period of world history?

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Question 6 6. Why were the Hittites able to develop a civilization in Asia Minor?

Question 7 7. Profound pride in one's nation is called:

Question 8 8. _____ generally refers to an advanced state of human society consisting of highly-developed forms of government, culture, industry, and common social norms.

Question 9 9. The region consisting of modern-day Iraq, Iran, and other countries where scholars believe civilization first appeared is often referred to as _____.

Question 10 10. Why did the Egyptian civilization develop along the Nile River?

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Question 11 11. What was the significance of the Neolithic Revolution?

Question 12 12. The rise of capitalism is chiefly associated with which period of world history?

Question 13 13. Evaluate the phrases below and indicate which one most aligns with the concept of Imperialism.

Question 14 14. Which region is north of Africa and has played a prominent role in global colonization?

Question 15 15. What is the view that historical change is primarily brought about by broad social, political, and economic movements?

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Question 16 16. Which region is believed to be the location of the first humans?

Question 17 17. In which period did the religion of Islam emerge?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is consistently true of class struggle?

Question 19 19. Karen was making a list of things associated with the term 'Big Geography.' Not everything on her list was accurate. Proofread the portions of Karen's notes below and indicate which one she should eliminate.

Question 20 20. New Guinea and New Zealand are located in which region?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following regions is wholly located in the Western Hemisphere?

Question 22 22. Which statement best describes the difference between the traditional framework and the AP framework for geographic regions?

Question 23 23. Which river is associated with the Cradle of Civilization?

Question 24 24. What is the view that historical change is primarily caused by the actions and influence of important historical figures?

Question 25 25. Culture is a core characteristic of a civilization and is defined as:

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Question 26 26. How did the Neolithic Revolution affect agriculture?

Question 27 27. The process by which a society transforms itself from being agriculture-based to being based on the manufacture of products is called:

Question 28 28. Gerald was reviewing his notes for his paper. He found that he had written down one statement in error. Review the statements below and indicate which one Gerald should eliminate from his notes.

Question 29 29. Which civilization built Macchu Picchu in the Andes Mountains of South America?

Question 30 30. What is the study of how historical views and interpretations change over time?

AP World History: Foundational Concepts Chapter Exam Instructions

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