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23, 24 & 25 - APWH Ch. 23-25 Test Review Ch. 23 1....

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APWH Ch. 23-25 Test Review Ch. 23 1. The Portuguese mariner who sailed to Calicut in 1498 was A. Dias B. Columbus C. Cook D. Vasco da Gama 2. Which of the following was not one of the main inspirations for European exploration? A. The desire to conquer China and India B. The search for basic resources C. The desire to establish new trade routes to Asian markets D. The desire to spread Christianity 3. The first European nation to dominate trade with Asia was A. England B. Spain C. Portugal D. France 4. The Portuguese viewed the Atlantic Ocean islands as the perfect location for the cultivation of A. Cotton B. Sugarcane C. Indigo D. Maize 5. Which of the following was not a reason for the European interest in finding a maritime trade route? A. The spread of the bubonic plague made the silk roads more dangerous B. Mongol domination had caused trade along the silk roads to stop C. The high prices charged by Muslim merchants D. The demand in Europe for items such as Indian pepper and Chinese ginger 6. The reconquista came to an end in 1492 when A. Constantinople fell to Islamic forces B. Jerusalem was recaptured by European forces as part of the seventh Crusade C. The Muslim kingdom of Granada fell to Spanish Catholic forces D. The silk roads were overrun by Mongol forces 7. Lateen sails had the advantage of A. Allowing for faster travel than anything available in the Islamic world B. Working better in crosswinds C. Being so colorful that they could be seen from many miles away D. Being able to take full advantage of a wind blowing from behind 8. The astrolabe was designed to measure A. Latitude B. Velocity C. Distance D. Longitude 9. Which of the following were both Chinese inventions? A. Sternpost rudder and magnetic compass B. Astrolabe and magnetic compass C. Lateen sail and astrolabe D. Square sail and sternpost rudder 10. Which of the following men conquered the Moroccan port of Ceuta and sponsored a series of voyages down the west African coast? A. Christopher Columbus B. Henry VIII of England C. Francis I of France D. Henry of Portugal 11. The first European to sail around the Cape of Good Hope was A. Bartolomeu Dias B. Vasco da Gama C. Dom Henrique D. James Cook 12. The profitable merchandise that Vasco da Gama purchased in India was made up of A. Gold and silver B. Silk and artwork C. Pepper and cinnamon D. Silk and ceramics 13. Christopher Columbus's decision to sail west to reach Asia was based on A. Assistance from an experienced Muslim sailor B. Secret information on trade routes that he had received indirectly from Chinese sources C. Legends left over from the earlier Viking voyages D. His miscalculation of the distance from the Canary Islands to Japan 14. When Columbus reached this area, he sent delegates to seek the court of the emperor of China. A.
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This note was uploaded on 03/06/2012 for the course ECON 1256 taught by Professor Harding,m during the Spring '11 term at Stanford.

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