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HiSET: The Age of Exploration Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How could someone justify the statement that 'Spain won the Italian Wars'?

Question 2 2. The main theme of 'The Prince' could be summed up as; _____.

Question 3 3. In sailing, declination is the term used to describe _____.

Question 4 4. The Columbian Exchange is a term used to describe _____.

Question 5 5. Suleiman conquered which of the following areas?

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Question 6 6. Why were Conversos relevant to the period of Reconquista?

Question 7 7. What weapon did the Spanish conquistadors Cortes and Pizarro use to defeat the Aztecs of Mexico and the Incans of Peru, respectively?

Question 8 8. Columbus' first voyage was funded by _____.

Question 9 9. In October of 1492, Columbus finally made landfall in _____.

Question 10 10. The Americas were named after

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Question 11 11. During the Hundred Years' War in the mid 1300s, _____

Question 12 12. How did the political structure of Italy during the 15th and 16th centuries allow for the Italian Wars?

Question 13 13. Which of these modern-day countries was part of the Ottoman Empire?

Question 14 14. The first single-shot guns were _____

Question 15 15. In 1483, Tomas de Torquemada was named the _____.

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Question 16 16. A military leader captured a foreign enemy, but in doing so killed several civilians. How would Machiavelli rationalize his actions?

Question 17 17. 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 18 18. Why was the Reconquista required?

Question 19 19. The Age of Exploration was the era in which

Question 20 20. The Spanish word 'conquistador' means

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Question 21 21. Who was known as Henry the Navigator?

Question 22 22. The cause of the Italian Wars was _____.

Question 23 23. Which of the following is the MOST probable profile of a Janissary?

Question 24 24. In simple terms, a cartographer is a

Question 25 25. How did the rule of Suleiman differ from that of his father?

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Question 26 26. Who did Francisco Pizarro conquer?

Question 27 27. Which of these works is NOT attributed to Michelangelo?

Question 28 28. What was the root of the encomienda system?

Question 29 29. How did Bartolome de Las Casas' career choice form his later actions in the New World?

Question 30 30. Who controlled much of Italy at the close of the Italian Wars?

HiSET: The Age of Exploration Chapter Exam Instructions

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