Virginia SOL - World History & Geography 1500-Present: Age of Exploration Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of these were not a reason for the Age of Discovery?

Question 2 2. Which of the following BEST describes religion as a motive of imperialism?

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

Question 4 4. What nationality built a base at Macau?

Question 5 5. Which term is best defined as buying and selling, trading, or any other economic transaction?

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Question 6 6. How was 90% of the native populations destroyed?

Question 7 7. What was the name of the Dutch trading post in Nagasaki harbor?

Question 8 8. Sir John Franklin was commissioned by Queen Victoria to find the Northwest Passage in:

Question 9 9. What was the name of the Spanish clearinghouse for silk and silver?

Question 10 10. Which society had a caste of priests that resembled the Spanish and the Catholic Church?

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Question 11 11. Who searched for a Fountain of Youth in Florida?

Question 12 12. Which of the following BEST describes a monsoon?

Question 13 13. Which motive of imperialism is intended to expand governmental control of a country?

Question 14 14. Why did the Tangier Crisis occur?

Question 15 15. What is one reason why Raleigh became wealthy?

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Question 16 16. Which good was sold in Timbuktu?

Question 17 17. How was Spain ultimately weakened as a result of making too much money?

Question 18 18. The Triangular Trade connected all of the following EXCEPT:

Question 19 19. The Northwest Passage found in the early 20th century is still largely impassable today due to:

Question 20 20. What precious metal made the Spanish very rich from Potosi?

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Question 21 21. In simple terms, a cartographer is a

Question 22 22. What other term is used interchangeably for the Age of Discovery?

Question 23 23. The Old world 'received' _____ from the Columbian Exchange.

Question 24 24. Which of the following is FALSE?

Question 25 25. The Northwest Passage was a quick route through North America to:

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Question 26 26. What is the term used to describe the expansion of one country's influence and power through the use of force, colonization, or coercion?

Question 27 27. Which of the following languages did Arabic and Persian influence as a result of the Indian Ocean trade?

Question 28 28. Who is known as The Navigator?

Question 29 29. Who was the first European to reach the Pacific Ocean (by way of the Atlantic)?

Question 30 30. Which of the following illustrates how people were part of the Columbian Exchange process?

Virginia SOL - World History & Geography 1500-Present: Age of Exploration Chapter Exam Instructions

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