HIS 120 Quizzes

HIS 120 Quizzes - Quiz: Ch 1 (worth 5 points) Your response...

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Unformatted text preview: Quiz: Ch 1 (worth 5 points) Your response has been submitted successfully. Points Awarded 5 Points Missed Percentage 100% 1. According to your text, the birthplace of humanity most likely occurred in A. the Kalahari Desert region of Sub Saharan Africa. B. the Caucasus region of southeastern Europe. C. the Sub Saharan grasslands of Africa. D. the Sahara desert region of Africa. Right Points Earned: 1/1 Your Response: C 2. Historians generally are in agreement that the ancient Egyptians A. colonized ancient Greece. B. were undoubtedly of black African descent. C. contributed to the spread of civilization throughout the Mediterranean region. D. were related to their Mesopotamian contemporaries. Right Points Earned: 1/1 Your Response: C 3. The ancestral homeland of most black Americans is A. The Kalahari Desert region of Africa. B. The region that is modern day Ethiopia. C. West Africa. D. The Sahara desert region of Africa. Right Points Earned: 1/1 Your Response: C 4. By the fifteenth century, the two dominant religious traditions in West Africa were A. Islamic and indigenous. B. Indigenous and Christian. C. Christian and Islamic. D. Indigenous and Hindu. Right Points Earned: 1/1 Your Response: A 5. Which of the following statements regarding West African society and culture is false? A. Women sometimes served as government officials and could inherit and own property. B. Families always followed a patrilineal tradition in which rank and property passed through the male line from father to son. C. Slavery was common throughout the region, but took a wide variety of forms. D. Most West Africans were farmers. Right Points Earned: 1/1 Your Response: B Quiz: Ch 2 (worth 10 points) Your response has been submitted successfully. Points Awarded 9 Points Missed 1 Percentage 90% 1. In the 1400s, __________ took the lead in the trans-Atlantic slave trade that began on the west coast of Africa. A. Portugal B. England C. Spain D. United States Right Points Earned: 1/1 Your Response: A 2. Which of the following statements regarding the origins and growth of the Atlantic slave is false? A. Initially African traders sold slaves that were obtained during interethnic warfare. B. European slave traders usually did not capture and enslave Africans themselves. C. By far, the highest number of enslaved Africans ended up in either the British colonies in North America or the British colonies in the Caribbean. D. The Atlantic slave trade grew in large part because of the demand for labor on Brazilian sugar plantations. Wrong Points Earned: 0/1 Your Response: A 3. By the early 1700s, a triangle trade system had evolved that involved all of the following, EXCEPT A. Spain B. West Indies C. Great Britain D. rum E. Enslaved Africans Right Points Earned: 1/1 Your Response: A 4....
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HIS 120 Quizzes - Quiz: Ch 1 (worth 5 points) Your response...

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