AP_WH_2nd_Sem_Exam_SG - Mr. Hughes AP World History 2nd...

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Mr. Hughes AP World History 2 nd Semester Exam Study Guide Name Date Period 1. The Paleolithic Age (Old Stone Age) was approximately A. 2.5 million to 12000 BCE B. 1 million to 1000 BCE C. 500 million to 12000 BCE D. 200 million to 12000 BCE E. 1.5 million to 12000 BCE 2 Late Paleolithic developments included A. use of the wheel to enhance travel and transportation of goods B. use of better tools and fire to improve early man’s way of life C. the domestication of pigs, cattle and other animals for a stable food supply D. the use of agriculture to remain in one place and have a steady food supply E. the development of permanent settlements 3. The causes of agriculture during the agriculture revolution were A. population increases of early man due to more hospitable climates B. the increase in the population of big game animals and decrease in population of small game animals C. the specialization of jobs in the permanent settlements D. rapid development of harvesting of wild plants E. population decrease of early man due to harsher climates 4. Benefits of creating a permanent settlement included A. developments in irrigation and defense B. development of formal organized governments and societies C. development of class and caste distinctions D. development of gender equality E. development of a separation between the leaders and members of societies 5. Hammurabi’s Law Code was an important Babylonian contribution because A. it laid out the foundation for other ancient laws codes in the Nile Valley B. it provided procedures for slave rights in the ancient world C. it provided the basis for the Mosaic law code of the Hebrews D. it provided a procedure for courts and explicitly laid out property rights E. it was the second major codified law developed in the ancient world 6. Major accomplishments of the river valley civilizations included A. the wheel and taming of horses B. the development of calendars and time C. the development of major alphabets D. all of the above E. none of the above 7. The Hebrew religion A. was monotheistic and focused on ethics B. was polytheistic and focused on ethics C. was monotheistic and focused on a shadowy afterlife D. was polytheistic and was the basis for the idea of good versus evil
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E. was the basis for the major beliefs of many Middle Eastern groups 8. Three dynastic cycles cover the many centuries of classical China and include A. Shang, Zhou, Qin B. Qin, Zhou, Han C. Shang, Qin, Han D. Zhou, Qin, Han E. none of the above 9. China’s first emperor, Xin Shi Huangdi, was a brutal leader that A. undid the power of regional leaders and began construction on the Great Wall B. opened trade with India and the Mediterranean C. standardized the language of China with the use of Mandarin D. created stronger cultural unity E. expanded the size and power of the bureaucracy of the government 10. Confucius was a political philosopher that taught A. importance of political virtue and good government B. that superiors must be respected even if they are not good leaders
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