AP World History Test Unit 1 Chapters 1-2

AP World History Test Unit 1 Chapters 1-2 - AP World...

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AP World History Unit 1: Chapters 1 and 2 Multiple Choice Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. ____ 1. The Babylonians are credited with having b. e. considerable legal and business ability ____ 2. Which of the following civilizations had to acclimate to existing in a mountainous area with a narrow, dry coastline on one side of the mountain range and a rain forest on the other side? e. Chavin ____ 3. Periodization in the Advanced Placement World History course a. assists students in comparing societies and trends within periods and across time. ____ 4. All the following river valleys are sites of early urban civilization EXCEPT a. Tigris and Euphrates Rivers d. Indus River b. Yellow River e. Congo River basin c. Nile River delta ____ 5. The development, transmission, and transformation of cultural practices and events in are the subject of e. culture ____ 6. A society is almost certainly a civilization if c. it has a form of writing. ____ 7. Compared to Egypt, Sumeria a. engaged in longer distanced trade. ____ 8. Which of the following most accurately compares the government structures of early Mesopotamia and Egypt? a. Overall, Mesopotamian government was characterized by strong city-states, and Egypt was ruled by divine kingship. ____ 9. The Epic of Gilgamesh was e. an epic poem from Mesopotamia dealing with the search for immortality. ____ 10. Ancient China, in its natural boundaries and their effect upon China’s civilization, most closely resembles ancient b. Egypt ____ 11. Which of the following is the best explanation for why the concept of civilization is controversial as an organizing principle of world history? d. The use of the concept assumes that settled people are superior to nomads. ____ 12. Which of the following were common phenomena in early Mesopotamia, Ancient Egypt and the Indus River Valley? I. a complex writing system
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II. extensive irrigation III. long distance trade IV. centralization of civilization around navigable rivers b. I, II, III, and IV ____ 13. The people who created the first Mesopotamian civilization were the c. Sumerians ____ 14. Compared to Daoism, Confucianism c. also arose in response to turmoil at the end of the Zhou Dynasty. ____ 15. The Mesopotamian law code is famous. What might account for the fact that the Egyptians did not create a similar code of law? c.
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