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OAE Middle Grades Social Studies: Asia, Africa & America Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The Inca were defeated by:

Question 2 2. Who opened the routes that connected Europe to the Americas?

Question 3 3. What mathematical concept were the Mayans likely the first civilization to master?

Question 4 4. The expansive population of Tenochtitlan could be attributed to the success of agriculture and:

Question 5 5. How did the Berber traders contribute to the establishment of kingdoms of Mali, Ghana and Songhai?

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Question 6 6. Songhai's empire owed its foundation to _____.

Question 7 7. The last ruler of the Inca before the Spanish was:

Question 8 8. The people known for leaving amazing lines in the deserts of Peru are called:

Question 9 9. How did the status of the Silk Road trade routes during the Mongol invasions differ from the time of the Islamic caliphate?

Question 10 10. Who was in charge of Mayan astronomical observations?

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Question 11 11. A vibrant trade existed in the Middle Ages over what body of water?

Question 12 12. Which of the following Chinese dynasties ruled over China the earliest?

Question 13 13. How are the engineering skills of the Aztecs illustrated in the creation of Tenochtitlan?

Question 14 14. What precious metal made the Spanish very rich from Potosi?

Question 15 15. 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 16 16. The practice of limiting trade in ports to ships of a certain nationality was called _____ .

Question 17 17. How did the Mongols influence the relocation of the Delhi sultanate?

Question 18 18. Why did the Italian city states have an advantage in trade in the Middle Ages?

Question 19 19. Which of the following dynasties expanded Chinese territory into Southeast Asia?

Question 20 20. James was making a list of modern countries that at one time were at least partially controlled by the Chola Empire. He made a mistake. Which one did James get wrong?

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Question 21 21. What religion did the Delhi sultans help spread throughout the Indian subcontinent?

Question 22 22. Which European empire caused the most damage to the Chinese economy?

Question 23 23. Japanese aristocrats and nobles pre-feudal Japan sent their children to China so they could _____

Question 24 24. Which of these is NOT true of the trans-Saharan caravan trade?

Question 25 25. Why was the trans-Saharan Desert trade route highly profitable?

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Question 26 26. The system of extensive trade routes that connected the Saharan region to the outside world was known as the

Question 27 27. The area from which the Inca originated is what country today?

Question 28 28. Which of the following dynasties was forced to abandon the Northern third of its territory, including its capital, by nomadic invaders?

Question 29 29. Which of the following was NOT a part of Mayan civilization, as we understand it today?

Question 30 30. During which of the following dynasties did the curved roofs typical of traditional Chinese architecture develop?

OAE Middle Grades Social Studies: Asia, Africa & America Chapter Exam Instructions

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