Global History & Geography - June 2010

41 In the traditional Hindu caste system and in the social hierarchy of colonial Latin America, the
status of a person was usually determined by

(1) education     (3) birth
(2) wealth         (4) power

42 One way in which the travels of Marco Polo and Ibn Battuta are similar is that each

(1) started mass migrations from Europe
(2) stimulated interest in other cultures
(3) led to the establishment of colonies
(4) resulted in archaeological discoveries in Africa

Base your answer to question 43 on the graphic organizer below and on your knowledge of social

43 Which title best completes this graphic organizer?

(1) Characteristics of the Inca Golden Age
(2) Reasons for the Reconquista
(3) Results of Lenin’s New Economic Plan
(4) Features of the Marshall Plan

Base your answer to question 44 on the passage below and on your knowledge of social studies.

. . . The split arose from a dispute over who should succeed the Prophet Muhammad after his death
in A.D. 632. Some followers believed his successor should be chosen by tribal consensus, and they named one of Muhammad’s inner circle as the first caliph, or spiritual leader. But others thought the successor should come directly from the Prophet’s family, namely his cousin and sonin- law Ali. . . .
Source: National Geographic, June 2004

44 The situation described in this passage led to the

(1) pogroms in Russia
(2) fall of Constantinople
(3) division of Sunnis and Shiites
(4) tensions between Protestants and Catholics

Base your answer to question 45 on the wood block print below and on your knowledge of social studies.

Click on image to enlarge

45 During which period of Japanese history did the changes shown in this wood block print
(1) Heian court                   (3) Meiji Restoration
(2) Tokugawa shogunate     (4) United States occupation

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