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NEW YORK STATE REGENTS EXAMS
GLOBAL HISTORY & GEOGRAPHY - JUNE 2004

PART 1

Directions (1-50): 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.

1 Which heading best completes the partial outline below?

I..............................
A. Personal letter
B. Autobiography
C. Diary
D. Driverís license

(1) Primary Sources
(2) Secondary Sources
(3) Official Records
(4) Published Records

2 A totalitarian society is one in which

(1) the government controls most aspects of life
(2) religious beliefs are supported by the government
(3) the state is considered a servant of the citizens
(4) citizens can publicly criticize the actions of the leaders

3 Which geographic factor had the greatest influence on the early history of South Asia and China?

(1) river valleys            (3) vast coastlines
(2) island locations      (4) tropical rain forests

4 The Silk Road was important because it allowed for the

(1) exploration of China by the Roman Army
(2) development of agriculture by the nomadic people of Central Asia
(3) movement of Chinese armies through Southeast Asia
(4) exchange of goods between Asia and the Middle East

5 Olympic games, the poems of Homer, and Hellenistic culture are
associated with which ancient civilization?

(1) Egyptian       (3) Roman
(2) Greek           (4) Phoenician

 

 

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