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World History (600 to 1600) Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which Spanish conquistador was responsible for the conquest of the Incan Empire?

Question 2 2. The Incas believed their rulers were descended from the sun god Inti. They also worshiped a number of other gods as did the Romans and the Egyptians. When they conquered another group through war, what belief system did the Incas impose on the conquered?

Question 3 3. Which of the following best explains the Battle of Crecy?

Question 4 4. How did military technology play a role in the Hundred Years' War?

Question 5 5. After the Renaissance, people like Prince Henry of Portugal and others LIKELY believed that:

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Question 6 6. If you were an explorer searching for wealth during the Age of Exploration, what else might you have brought back to Europe from your travels besides gold?

Question 7 7. An economic impact of the Black Death was a labor shortage. This resulted in a shift in power, away from landholding nobles and towards_____.

Question 8 8. Steven's family farm was devastated by the Little Ice Age, and he is looking to move his family elsewhere. He has heard of the Black Death and is afraid for his family's wellbeing. Where should he move to for the best chance of survival?

Question 9 9. Which of the following best explains Western Europe following Charlemagne's death in 814?

Question 10 10. What 5th century event caused Western Europe to fragment into warring groups?

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Question 11 11. The expansive population of Tenochtitlan could be attributed to the success of agriculture and:

Question 12 12. Guided by Huitzilopochtli, their war and sun god, what sign showed the Aztecs that they had found their new homeland in the valley of Mexico?

Question 13 13. What language group saw its spread throughout the easily-accessible parts of Southern Africa?

Question 14 14. Which culture had the oldest alphabet indigenous to sub-Saharan Africa?

Question 15 15. As a result of Martin Luther's exile:

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Question 16 16. Martin Luther did not care if the Church excommunicated him because _____.

Question 17 17. The 80 Years' War, the execution of Mary Queen of Scots and the 30 Years' War are all examples of _____.

Question 18 18. What do the Hundred Years' War and the War of the Roses have in common?

Question 19 19. How did Islam help Muslims advance their medical knowledge and practices?

Question 20 20. The most significant Islamic contribution to the West was in_____.

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Question 21 21. Why did Mohammed decide to migrate to Medina from Mecca?

Question 22 22. Which city remains the holiest city to all Muslims?

Question 23 23. Which of these Roman Catholic clergymen cared for the daily needs of the parish?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is NOT true of the Pope?

Question 25 25. Who was in charge of Mayan astronomical observations?

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Question 26 26. How many gods existed in Mayan religion?

Question 27 27. The Spanish conquest of the Aztecs by Hernando Cortés was aided by many factors including firearms, horses, and the spread of disease previously unknown to the native peoples. What factor most contributed to the fall of the Incan empire after the Spanish invasion?

Question 28 28. Who aided France in Victory at the Siege of Orleans?

Question 29 29. Which of the reasons for exploration did Christopher Columbus express to his financial backers, Ferdinand and Isabella of Spain?

Question 30 30. The Little Ice Age_____.

World History (600 to 1600) Chapter Exam Instructions

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