Global History & Geography - June 2011

Base your answer to question 6 on the passage below and on your knowledge of social studies.

…The girl and two other children were left on a mountaintop to succumb [fall victim] to the cold as offerings to the gods, according to the archaeologists who found the mummified remains in Argentina in 1999…. — “Frozen Inca Mummy Goes On Display,”
National Geographic News,September 11, 2007

6 This passage best illustrates the role of archaeologists in

(1) interpreting evidence
(2) challenging customs
(3) classifying artifacts
(4) planning expeditions

7 Which statement about the Neolithic Revolution is an opinion rather than a fact?

(1) Early peoples made greater cultural advancements than did people of later
(2) The Neolithic Revolution resulted in changes for nomadic peoples.
(3) New technology was developed during the Neolithic Revolution.
(4) Agricultural developments resulted in the establishment of permanent settlements.

8 The concept of zero, the expansion of the caste system, and the creation of the decimal system are most closely associated with the

(1) Inca Empire                    (3) Song dynasty
(2) Tokugawa shogunate       (4) Gupta Empire

9 During the European Middle Ages, guilds were created to

(1) obtain better working conditions in factories
(2) standardize goods and prices
(3) regulate the money supply
(4) increase competition

10 Both Ibn Battuta and Mansa Musa demonstrated their religious values by

(1) meditating along the banks of the Ganges River
(2) converting Africans to Christianity
(3) making a pilgrimage to Mecca
(4) visiting the wailing wall in Jerusalem

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