Global History & Geography - January 2010

Base your answer to question 16 on the drawing below and on your knowledge of social studies.

16 What does this drawing indicate about the Inca civilization?

(1) religious influence on architecture
(2) cooperation and planning in agriculture
(3) superior military technology used for defense
(4) role of government during a natural disaster

17 Which individual’s work had the greatest impact on the spread of Martin Luther’s ideas?

(1) Galileo Galilei
(2) Niccolò Machiavelli
(3) William Shakespeare
(4) Johannes Gutenberg

18 “. . . (It) brought the potato, the pineapple, the turkey, dahlias, sunflowers, magnolias, maize,
chillies and chocolate across the Atlantic. On the other hand, tens of millions died in the
pandemics of the 16th century, victims of smallpox, measles and the other diseases brought
by Europeans (and don’t forget that the African slave trade was begun by the Europeans, to
replace the work force they had decimated).”. . . — Michael Wood, BBC History (adapted)

Which historical development is being described in this quotation?

(1) establishment of the line of Demarcation
(2) creation of the Hanseatic League
(3) Columbian exchange
(4) Glorious Revolution

19 The social class system in Latin America during the 16th and 17th centuries reflects the

(1) dominance of Spanish-born nobility
(2) emerging equality between classes
(3) influence of mestizo economic power
(4) increasing social mobility of Native American Indians

20 One way in which Suleiman the Magnificent and Akbar the Great are similar is that they both
brought about periods of

(1) political stability and religious tolerance
(2) religious conquest and persecution
(3) isolationism and cultural stagnation
(4) modernization and political disunity

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