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AP World History: The Age of Exploration Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why would Europeans seek an alternative to the Silk Road?

Question 2 2. Analyze the statements below and indicate which one best defines the term 'Mercantilism.'

Question 3 3. Between which three continents (or geographical areas) did the transatlantic slave trade operate?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is LEAST reflective of religion in the Age of Exploration?

Question 5 5. Conquistadors are associated with _____.

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Question 6 6. Who was a co-founder of the Society of Jesus and was an early Catholic missionary to the Far East?

Question 7 7. What is one reason why Raleigh became wealthy?

Question 8 8. In simple terms, a cartographer is a

Question 9 9. Who of these was NOT an English Sea Dog?

Question 10 10. What are the Kanuns, and how did they impact the Ottoman Empire?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following events occurred LAST?

Question 12 12. How did the rule of Suleiman differ from that of his father?

Question 13 13. Which of the reasons for exploration did Christopher Columbus express to his financial backers, Ferdinand and Isabella of Spain?

Question 14 14. The Columbian Exchange is a term used to describe _____.

Question 15 15. After the Renaissance, people like Prince Henry of Portugal and others LIKELY believed that:

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Question 16 16. Who did Hernan Cortes conquer?

Question 17 17. How were Cortes and Pizarro different?

Question 18 18. If you were a conquistador when Spain enacted the encomienda system, what was your intended purpose?

Question 19 19. If you had to choose a primitive firearm (by today's standards) to defend yourself, which would be the best option?

Question 20 20. How did the holy war, or Crusades, help bring Chinese gunpowder to the West?

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Question 21 21. The first single-shot guns were _____

Question 22 22. Which of the following was NOT an advantage of the English?

Question 23 23. Why was the port of Manila strategically important?

Question 24 24. How did the presence of the Dutch differ from those of Portugal in South Asia?

Question 25 25. Which European is credited with being the first to reach the Pacific Ocean?

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Question 26 26. Who led the first expedition to successfully circumnavigate the globe?

Question 27 27. What was the effect of Spanish and Portuguese exploration?

Question 28 28. When did the 'Age of Exploration' take place?

Question 29 29. What is the irony in Roger William's founding of the colony of Rhode Island?

Question 30 30. The Americas were named after

AP World History: The Age of Exploration Chapter Exam Instructions

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