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Prentice Hall US History Chapter 1: Many Cultures Meet (Prehistory-1550) Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following BEST explains why the Viking longship was so well adapted for raiding?

Question 2 2. Which of the following illustrates how people were part of the Columbian Exchange process?

Question 3 3. What evidence is there that the Crusades were about more than regaining the Holy Land from the Muslims?

Question 4 4. Today, Mayan people can be found all over Southern Mexico. So why did so many people think that the Mayans disappeared?

Question 5 5. Mali's informal system of ruling its territory was known as the _____.

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Question 6 6. Why is the finding of the Kennewick Man considered evidence for the Oceania Theory?

Question 7 7. The most influential factor in the fall of the Aztecs was:

Question 8 8. Who led the first expedition to successfully circumnavigate the globe?

Question 9 9. The Oceania Theory is based on the notion that cultural and linguistic similarities exist between native South American peoples and those from:

Question 10 10. How did the natives contribute to the downfall of the Aztecs by the Spanish conquistador, Cortés?

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Question 11 11. The 80 Years' War, the execution of Mary Queen of Scots and the 30 Years' War are all examples of _____.

Question 12 12. How did the Crusades ultimately lead to a decline in papal power and authority?

Question 13 13. The Sistine Chapel was painted by:

Question 14 14. How did the Aztecs react to the arrival of the Spanish?

Question 15 15. The Northeast tribes lived in houses made of:

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Question 16 16. After the 5th century fall of Rome, Europe

Question 17 17. The Crusaders of the later crusades suffered from _____

Question 18 18. How were the first settlers of the America believed to have been influenced by Beringia?

Question 19 19. Who financially backed Christopher Columbus' accidental voyage to the Americas?

Question 20 20. How did the Berber traders contribute to the establishment of kingdoms of Mali, Ghana and Songhai?

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Question 21 21. Name the Arab group which captured the Ghanaian capital in the 11th century and triggered the downfall of Ghanaian empires.

Question 22 22. Pizarro conquered the

Question 23 23. How did European metal affect the lives of Native Americans?

Question 24 24. The Native Americans of the Plains and Southwest were dependent on horses

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

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Question 26 26. Which of these were not a reason for the Age of Discovery?

Question 27 27. The term interglacial refers to

Question 28 28. Portions of land given by a lord to his vassal were known as

Question 29 29. How was 90% of the native populations destroyed?

Question 30 30. The beginning of the Columbian Exchange was marked after the year _____.

Prentice Hall US History Chapter 1: Many Cultures Meet (Prehistory-1550) Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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