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Chapter 7 AP World
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The Sahara held rich deposits of which highly valued commodity?
The trade conducted along the Silk Roads was largely a "relay trade" because
goods were passed down the line rather than carried by one merchant along the entire route
Which of the following was a consequence of the exchange of diseases along the Silk Roads?
Europeans developed some degree of immunity to Eurasian diseases
In contrast to the Silk Roads, the Sea Roads of the Indian Ocean
carried more products for a mass market
Which of the following luxury goods came to symbolize the Eurasian exchange system?
How did Buddhism change as it spread along the Silk Roads?
the gods of many peoples along the Silk Roads were incorporated as bodhisattvas
Trade along the Silk Roads was facilitated by
large and powerful states that provided security for merchants and travelers
Swahili civilization was most heavily influenced by which of the following cultures?
The absence of which of the following made long-distance trade in the Americas difficult?
In which third-wave civilization did the state largely control trade, preventing a professional merchant class from emerging?
Between 500 and 1500, the civilizations of Mesoamerica and the Andes
seem to have had little direct contact with each other
The state that emerged in West Africa between 500 and 1600 shared which of the following characteristics?
a reputation in the wider world for great riches
How did the sudden rise of Islam in the seventh century affect Indian Ocean commerce?
Muslim merchants and sailors established communities of traders form East Africa to the south China coast
Which of the following states had the greatest control over economic exchange within its borders?
the Inca Empire
Indian cultural influence in Southeast Asia
was a matter of voluntary adoption and adaptation of Indian ideas by independent societies
The Silk Roads built upon earlier trading connections between Eurasian civilizations and
How did the Silk Road trade affect peasants in China?
peasants focused more on producing luxury goods
the spread of the Black Death from China to Europe in the 14th century occurred during an era of increased contact facilitated by
which of the following technological innovations facilitated Indian ocean commerce?
what development between the sixth and eleventh centuries increased and expanded trade in the Indian ocean basin?
the encouragement of maritime trade by an effective and unified Chinese state
which of the following is an example of the "Indianization" of southeast Asia?
the architectural expression of Hinduism at Angkor Wat
the political structure of Swahili civilization was similar to the
competitive and independent city-states of ancient Greece
which of the following describes the Swahili civilization's relationship with the people who lived in the interior
Swahili cities operated as intermediaries for people from the interior to sell their goods to Arab merchants
what made possible the long trek across the Sahara?
which of the following characterizes the networks of exchange in the Americas?
networks were local, with the most active links within rather than between regions
which statement characterizes the networks and webs of exchange that connected different parts of the world from 500 to 1500?
interaction among the major civilizations operated on a relatively equal basis
between 500 and 1500, the Afro-Eurasian world experienced a period of intensified interaction under the rule of the
which of the following highlights an effect of the international trade in silk?
the association of silk with the sacred in Buddhism and Christianity
the Sand Roads linked North Africa and the Mediterranean world to the land and peoples of
interior west Africa
ships sailing along the trade routes shown in Map 7.2 in the textbook were dependent on
the account of the Chinese monk Xuanzang's visit to India describes monks studying "Mahayana teachings and the doctrines of the eighteen schools, as well as worldly books such as the Vedas."
Buddhism was characterized by a strong scholarly tradition
what does the Chinese monk Xuanzang describe in detail in his account of India?
the caste system
Marco Polo's description of the city of Hangzhou, which he referred to as Kinsay, highlights the role of the city as an important center for
which statement expresses Ibn Battuta's criticism of the people he encountered?
"...their women show no bashfulness before men and do not veil themselves."
in what way were Ibn Battuta's travel experiences different from those of Marco Polo?
Ibn Battuta encountered people who shared his faith and often spoke his language while Marco Polo encountered people with whom he had nothing in common
the sixth-century painting of a Silk Road caravan shows that one of the services offered by caravanserai was
shelter and food for animals in the caravan
the eighth-century painting depicting an encounter between silk merchants and bandits on the Silk Road reflects the influence of
in the tenth-century Chinese painting of a monk, which detail in the painting is a symbolic reference to the Buddha?
the four-century Kushan pendant reflects the influence of
Hinduism, Buddhism, and Greek mythology
the sixteenth-century painting of Turkish dervishes performing the whirling dance highlights the blending of which two religious traditions?
Sufi Islam and shamanism
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