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Harcourt Social Studies - World History Chapter 14: The Growth of Trade Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which explorer opened the sea route to Southeast Asia from Europe?

Question 2 2. The Berbers were:

Question 3 3. To whom did the Treaty of Tordesillas award all explorations to the east of Brazil?

Question 4 4. Which of the following was spread as a result of the Indian Ocean trade?

Question 5 5. Who first introduced Islam to West Africa?

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Question 6 6. What replaced the fees of the pirates in Southeast Asia?

Question 7 7. Which of these is NOT true of the spread of Islam in West Africa?

Question 8 8. A follower of Islam is known as a:

Question 9 9. Songhai's empire owed its foundation to _____.

Question 10 10. Around 4th or 5th century C.E, trade routes between North Africa and West Africa, going across the Sahara Desert, were established. Who is credited with establishing those routes?

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Question 11 11. How did the Berber traders contribute to the establishment of kingdoms of Mali, Ghana and Songhai?

Question 12 12. Name the Arab group which captured the Ghanaian capital in the 11th century and triggered the downfall of Ghanaian empires.

Question 13 13. What was the most important trade good in Southeast Asia?

Question 14 14. Why did the Italian city states have an advantage in trade in the Middle Ages?

Question 15 15. How did the status of the Silk Road trade routes during the Mongol invasions differ from the time of the Islamic caliphate?

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Question 16 16. A jihad is a:

Question 17 17. Why was the trans-Saharan Desert trade route highly profitable?

Question 18 18. A vibrant trade existed in the Middle Ages over what body of water?

Question 19 19. Mali's informal system of ruling its territory was known as the _____.

Question 20 20. By which innovation were the Dutch able to outcompete the Portuguese?

Harcourt Social Studies - World History Chapter 14: The Growth of Trade Chapter Exam Instructions

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