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AP World History: The Age of Exploration Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Prior to the start of World War II, the Soviet Union, and Nazi Germany signed a non-aggression pact. This pact, however, was broken in 1941 when the Nazi's invaded the Soviet Union. Which of Machiavelli's musings would this most apply to?

Question 2 2. How did the view points of Las Casas and Sepulveda differ during the Valladolid Debate?

Question 3 3. What weapon did the Spanish conquistadors Cortes and Pizarro use to defeat the Aztecs of Mexico and the Incans of Peru, respectively?

Question 4 4. Which of these explorers led the quest for the Fountain of Youth?

Question 5 5. During the Hundred Years' War in the mid 1300s, _____

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Question 6 6. How did the rule of Suleiman differ from that of his father?

Question 7 7. A military leader captured a foreign enemy, but in doing so killed several civilians. How would Machiavelli rationalize his actions?

Question 8 8. Who controlled much of Italy at the close of the Italian Wars?

Question 9 9. What was the result of the Verapaz Experiment?

Question 10 10. Which of these modern-day countries was part of the Ottoman Empire?

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Question 11 11. Who was the first European to travel the ancient Chinese silk routes?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is the MOST probable profile of a Janissary?

Question 13 13. Mundus Novus was a European term for _____.

Question 14 14. Who led the first expedition to successfully circumnavigate the globe?

Question 15 15. The cause of the Italian Wars was _____.

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Question 16 16. In simple terms, a cartographer is a

Question 17 17. The main theme of 'The Prince' could be summed up as; _____.

Question 18 18. Gunpowder originated in

Question 19 19. Why did Spain and France want to prevent the other from acquiring a majority of Italian lands?

Question 20 20. Michelangelo considered himself first and foremost to be a:

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Question 21 21. Which of the following men were not conquistadors?

Question 22 22. The Age of Exploration was the era in which

Question 23 23. How did Suleiman's desire to capture Vienna put him at risk?

Question 24 24. How did the political structure of Italy during the 15th and 16th centuries allow for the Italian Wars?

Question 25 25. Michelangelo was born in a:

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Question 26 26. What was the root of the encomienda system?

Question 27 27. Pizarro conquered the

Question 28 28. Who of these was NOT an English Sea Dog?

Question 29 29. How could someone justify the statement that 'Spain won the Italian Wars'?

Question 30 30. Why was the defeat of the Holy League by France significant?

AP World History: The Age of Exploration Chapter Exam Instructions

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