Which 2 great religious systems were characterized by monotheism, sacred text, and a strong missionary thrust?
Islam and christianity
What is true of both the Roman Empire and the Han Empire?
both had long periods of effective centralized government
Which of the following lived 1000 years after the others?
Which of the following reflects a major difference between arab expansion in the 7th century and the Viking expansion in the 9th century?
viking: ireland, scotland, iceland, and greenland.
arab expansion: arabia
Which of the following is true of commerce in the Indian ocean during the time period 1000-1450?
it flourished and it was conducted by middle eastern asians and east african merchants
Which of the following lists 3 places Ibn Battuta, 14th century muslim traveler, visited?
india, mali, persia
Which of the following had the greatest manufacturing capacity during the time period 1000-1450?
The term "Samurai" refers to men in feudal japan who were most like men in feudal europe who were known as:
Trade spurred the introduction of both islam and hinduism to what is now called
In the period between 1000-1450 which of the following were two occupations pursued by african and european women?
midwife and healer
Which of the following statements about Mongol Empire of the 13th century is true
The invasion of japan was attempted but unsuccessful.
Which statement about the tenets of Islam are true?
Islam is monotheistic.
Which of these best describes the patriarchal gender systems?
Women are inferiors and must be protected by men
Which of the following characterizes trade between Rome and India during the first 2 centuries C.E.?
Silver and Gold
Judaism, Christianity and Islam share which of the following characteristics?
They recognize the existence of Adam and Moses
Which of the following was a common feature of most of Asian and European philophies during the period 1000-1450?
close assosiation w/ religion
After the expansion of Islam into Africa, an organized christian presence remained in:
Egypt and Ethiopia
Which of the following contributed to the chinese governments decision to stop voyages of exploration in the indian ocean furing the 15th century?
government concern with domestic problems and frontier security
Which of the following languages came into existence after 1000 as the direct result of expanding global patterns?
Which of the following is an accurate statement about the Mongol Empire?
It reestablished the silk road between east asia and europe
Commerce was a key mode of exchange between which of the following pairs of political entities?
crusader states and fatimid califate
Marco polo described which of the following at Kublau Khan's court that he had not encountered in Europe?
The attatchment of the khan to use horses for military purposes
Which of the following are states that dominated the Mediterranean in the 16th century?
Italian city states and Ottoman Empire
in the period 1550-1750 most of the worlds ten largest cities were located in which of the following regions?
Which of the following contributed to the emergence of Russia as an expanding Eurasian power in the period between 1450 and 1750?
Tradition and Technology
Which of the following ideas was given to Muslims on the authority of the Qur'an?
Moses and Jesus are great profits from god
Which of the following was one important reason for the fall of rome?
Which of the following was the major feature of the neolithic revolution in the middle east?
Which of the following is a major difference between the social structure of Han China and that of classical india?
India priests, Han scholars (caste system)
Which of the following best describes Middle Eastern trade in the period 1000-1450?
Africa, India, and China
Judaism is based on the belief in
the covanent with God and Jewish people
The african proverb, "Until lions have their historians, tales of hunting will always glorify the hunter," conveys which of the following?
victors always write the history
Prior to 1000 C.E. Southwest asia was most influenced by which of the following?
India and China
In the period 1000-1450 which of the following developements partially resulted from knowledge of greek science and technology?
Islamic Medical Books
Which of the following did the Mongols fail to conquer and why?
Which of the following groups of people entered the middle east in the 11th century C.E. and came to dominate most of Anatolia?
Which of the following factors best explains why the portugal didn't trade with west africa until the 15th century?
No maritime or navigational technology
The founder of buddhism ddeveloped a religion centered on:
rid of desire and suffering
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Spain and portugal signed the treat of tordesillas (1494) primarily because they:
needed to divide territory. Portugal got E and Spain got W
which of the following best characterizes world trade in the period 1450-1750?
Demand for chinese goods, paid in silver
which of the following best helps explain why the technology of production was less advanced in the classical mediterranean than in the classical china?
Great reliance on slavery
the spread of Bantu-speaking people over southern africa can best be explained by their:
Which of the following is a key philosophical and religious element of daoism?
Harmoney between humans and nature
which of the pairs of belief systems offered opportunities for women to lead monastic lives?
Buddhism and Christianity
Which of the following governments filled positions in their bureaucracy by means of merit exams?
China under tang
The greek philosopher aristotle is most closely associated with which of the following ideas?
Rely on senses
By 600 C.E., which of the following regions had experienced the most extensive urban decline?
inca and aztec societies were similiar in that both:
relied on military qonquest
the chinese concept of mandate of heaven was sometimes used to justify:
The responsibilities of aristocratic women in both feudal japan and medieval europe usually included:
manage house and finances
Which of the following is true of the expiditions of Chinese Admiral Zheng He in the early 1400's?
sailed ports on indian ocean coastline and africa