AP World Chapter 17
Quiz on Chapters 16 & 17
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In regard to political structure, postclassical India
b. developed no single centralized imperial authority.
When comparing northern and southern India during the postclassical era, it can be stated that
c. the south suffered through far fewer invasions than the north did.
The most important trading port city in India from 500 to 1500 was
Islam reached India by all of the following routes except
b. missionaries sent by the emperor Harsha.
The campaigns of Mahmud of Ghazni and his forces resulted in
c. a hastening in the decline of Buddhism.
Northern India was dominated from the twelfth through the early sixteenth century by
d. the Delhi sultanate.
The wealthy trading state that controlled southern India from 850 through 1267 was
a. the Chola kingdom.
The kingdoms of southern India were mainly
The presence of the changing monsoon winds ensured that
d. irrigation was necessary in arid southern India.
a. played an important role in the agricultural and financial development of southern India.
India was a natural location for the establishment of emporia because of
a. its central location in the Indian Ocean basin.
The east African kingdom that benefited tremendously from increased Indian Ocean trade was
During the postclassical age, the caste system
c. became securely established in southern India for the first time.
The bhakti movement
a. never caught on in India as it had in China.
d. sought to erase the distinction between Hinduism and Islam.
The bhakti belief that all gods were manifestations of a single, universal deity is most similar to
Which of the following Indian concepts did not become popular in the southeast Asian states influenced by India?
b. the caste system
The design of the Khmer temples at Angkor Thom and Angkor Wat show
a. the influence of both Hindu and Buddhist traditions.
The biggest difference between Melaka and the other states influenced by India was that Melaka
b. became predominantly Islamic.
Charles Martel defeated an Islamic force in 732 at the battle of
Which of the following achievements was not a part of the Early Middle Ages?
c. the reestablishment of centralized, imperial rule
After the collapse of western Roman authority,
a. Germanic tribes established regional kingdoms.
Which of the following statements is not true about Clovis?
a. He converted to Arian Christianity.
After the death of Clovis,
c. his successors lost much of their authority.
The Carolingian dynasty takes its name from
d. Charles Martel.
Charlemagne's role of restoring temporary centralized political rule was similar to
a. the Indian emperor Harsha.
Which of the following statements is not correct about Charlemagne?
b. He was mistrustful of intellectual pursuits.
Charlemagne made use of the missi dominici, or
d. "envoys of the lord ruler."
On Christmas Day 800, Charlemagne received the imperial crown from
b. Pope Leo III.
After the death of Louis the Pious, the Carolingian Empire
c. was split into three parts by his sons.
Which of the following was not one of the groups that invaded Europe in the ninth century?
Constantinople was raided at least three times in the ninth and tenth centuries by the
When the Vikings established a colony in Newfoundland around the year 1000,
d. it did not create a permanent link between the eastern and western hemispheres.
Historians once used the term feudalism to refer to
e. the political and social order of Medieval Europe.
The retainer would owe loyalty, obedience, and military service to his lord in return for
b. grants of land.
One of the biggest reasons for increased agricultural production in Europe was
a. the introduction of a heavier plow.
The Rule, a set of regulations that shaped the rise of monasticism by avoiding extremism and promoting social service, came from
b. St. Benedict.