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NEW YORK STATE REGENTS EXAMS
GLOBAL HISTORY & GEOGRAPHY - JUNE 2003

PART 1

Directions (l-50): For each statement or question, write on the separate answer sheet the number of the word or expression that, of those given, best completes the statement or  answers the question.

Base your answer to question 1 on the diagram below and on your
knowledge of social studies.

1 Which title best completes this diagram?

(1) Elements of a Civilization
(2) Features of a Nomadic Lifestyle
(3) Basic Components of the Paleolithic Age
(4) Human Life 50,000 Years Ago

2 Which feature would most often be shown on a political map?

(1) topography             (3) capital cities
(2) type of climate        (4) elevation

3 The geographic isolation of a society most often leads to the

(1) development of trade
(2) strengthening of traditional culture
(3) promotion of cultural diffusion
(4) growth of international alliances

4 In a traditional economic system, which type of goods is most often produced?

(1) agricultural products
(2) heavy industrial machinery
(3) military supplies
(4) electronics and computers

5 One reason the Euphrates, Indus, Nile, and Tigris valleys became
centers of early civilization is that these valleys had

(1) borders and elevations that were easy to defend
(2) rich deposits of coal and iron ores
(3) the means for irrigation and transportation
(4) locations in regions of moderate climate and abundant rainfall

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