Global History & Geography - June 2010

11 The trans-Saharan trade carried out by West African civilizations was primarily based on an
exchange of

(1) gold and salt
(2) ivory and silk
(3) silver and tea
(4) hardwoods and animal skins

Base your answer to question 12 on the map below and on your knowledge of social studies.

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12 Based on the information provided by this map, which statement about urban areas between 650 and 1500 is accurate?

(1) Most urbanization occurred in the Southern Hemisphere.
(2) Most urbanization is associated with a tropical climate.
(3) Most urban areas were located in Europe.
(4) Most urban areas developed near waterways.

13 China’s image of itself as the Middle Kingdom is associated with

(1) welcoming foreign ideas and influences
(2) mixing Western religions with traditional Chinese philosophies
(3) controlling how contact occurs with other cultures
(4) building the Grand Canal to expand trade within China

14 Which factor most influenced the development of diverse cultures in pre-Columbian South
America?

(1) trade agreements
(2) geographic features
(3) imported religious ideas
(4) peasant revolts

Base your answer to question 15 on the map below and on your knowledge of social studies.

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15 Based on the information shown on this map, most manufactured goods were produced in

(1) the West Indies    (3) English colonies
(2) Europe                (4) Africa

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