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World History Test 1
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In the 15th century much of the trade in AfroEurosia moved through?
the Islamic World
All of the following were challenges to the Habsburg Empire of Charles V EXCEPT?
A) the reformation
B) the ottomans
C) the french
D) the Mughals
The Habsburg and Ottoman Empires had all of the following in common except?
A) They border each other
B) They both embrace Shi'ite Islam
C) they are fiscal military states
D) They have difficulties sustaining their way effort
They both embrace Shi'ite Islam
The caravel was?
a maneuverable three-masted ship
Both the Mughal and Ottoman Empires were characterized by?
relative tolerance to religious difference
The Mughal Emperor Akbar?
tried to improve the position for women and established schools for girls
The rule of the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb was characterized by?
an attempt to enforce Shari'a and re-institution of the jiyza
The Safvid Empire was different from the Mughal and the Ottoman Empires in that?
the leader practiced Shi'ite Islam
Safvid art was influenced by?
The Safvids faced border challenges from all of the following groups except?
a) the Ottomans
b) the Afghanis
c) the Muscovy (Russia)
The Safavid and Ottoman Empires had conflict in?
The Ottoman Sultan Provided?
justice and military protection
The Raya were?
the people who pay taxes
Millet System involved?
people being ruled through their confessional communities (religious affiliation)
At the port of Mocha,
The Ottoman merchants paid higher taxes on imports than the British and French merchants
The Janissaries were
slaves that formed a part of the army and formed the sultan's elite guard
According to your textbook, the Iberian overseas expansion arose from which two phenomena?
strong economic, religious and political motives and improvement in maritime and military technologies.
According to your textbook, Iberian Expansion continued all of the trends that were present in the Latin West EXCEPT?
a) a revival of urban life and trade
b) the alliance between merchants and rulers
c) desire to pay higher taxes
d) a struggle with Islamic powers for dominance of the Mediterian
desire to pay higher taxes
During the 18th century, many Ottoman peasants?
moved to the city in attempt to avoid taxes
The Chinese emperor Kangxi faced challenges from?
the Ming faced challenges from all of the following except?
a) pressure from the Mongols
b) floods of river
c) little ice age
d) lack of trade and literacy
lack of trade and literacy
The Canton system involved?
trying to contain foreign powers (in China) to one port
What is true about population in China?
it was primarily in the eastern and southern part of the country
the Hidden Imam involves
the notion that all temporal rulers are stand ins for the "hidden Imam"- divinely appointed leader
According to your textbook, the difference between Isfahan and Istanbul was that?
Istanbul was truly cosmopolitan
Shi'ites believe that?
the descendants of Muhammad's cousin Ali have divine spark that gives them special and political authority over the Islamic community
The Mughals are unique among the Islamic Empires we have studied in that?
The Mughals are a Muslim minority ruling over a Hindu majority
In China, the Grand(or Great) Canal?
brought food North to Bejing
The Jiyza is
a tax on non Muslims
The Taj Mahal was built as a?
The People of the Book are?
Jews and Christians
One reason the Ottoman Empire faced challenges during the 18th century was that
inflationary pressure caused the elite classes to raise taxes on the rural poor
During the 18th century, inflation in the Ottoman Empire was triggered in part by?
new forms of warfare (professional army and artillery) increased the cost of government
By the 16th century the Ottomans were facing challenges in the India Ocean and Eastern Mediterranean from?
Overtime the Janissaries
became a hereditary class
Silk road stretches from?
China through India and Iran to what now is Turkey
The Yellow River?
is a river that passes through an environmental disaster zone and disturbs the flow of the Grand Canal
was against the sale of indulgences
Luther placed much emphasis on
the last Islamic foothold in Iberia
One of the links between the Reconquista and Columbus's voyages was
the need of the monarchs for cash to pay for warfare against the Islamic states
the Alhambra decree
gives Jews three months to convert to Christianity or leave Spain
The Inquisition involved all of the following except?
a) the dispersion of a Jewish diaspora known as the Sephardim
b) the end of Islamic influence in the Mediterranean
c) the fusing of the Catholicism with Spanish identity
d) the attempt to ensure Catholic purity
the end of the Islamic influence in the Mediterranean
The Reconquista takes place in?
the Portuguese begin pushing down the coast of Africa for all of the following reasons except?
a) sources of gold
b) Prester John
c) hoping to encircle and defeat the Muslim powers
d) they want to discover the Aztecs
they want to discover the Aztecs
The Portuguese Empire was
an ocean going empire
In the Ottoman Empire, the Askeri were?
the clergy, members of the military and government
The Five Pillars are all of the following except?
a) there is no god but God and Muhammad is his prophet
b) praying 5 times a day in the direction of Mecca
d) making the hijj
holy book of Islam
In the beginning of Persepolis
the Shah is in power
In Persepolis, the main character's parents are
In Persepolis, the main character is
a young girl
In Persepolis the main characters?
protest against "the veil"
in Persepolis the main characters deal with war with?
In Persepolis the main characters parents?
smuggle rock posters into the country for her
In Persepolis, when the main character is very small, he/she believes that he/she will be?
In Persepolis, the neighbors
are killed by a scud missle
At the end of Persepolis, the main character goes to
According to the author of Persepolis, what action started her life as a woman?
Red Azalea takes place?
in China during the twentieth century
In the beginning of Red Azalea, the family leaves the larger apartment because?
they are afraid of their neighbors
In the beginning of Red Azalea, the main character?
denounces a teacher, Autumn leaves, who has taken a special interest in her
In the beginning of Red Azalea, the main character becomes?
becomes a leader in the Red Guard and writes a self criticism speech for her mother
In Red Azalea, after her lover is executed, Little Green?
In Red Azalea, Yan defeats Lu
by tricking her into a compromising situation
In Red Azalea, the main characters sister Coral
tries to destroy her health in order to remain in the city
In Red Azalea, eventually Coral is
forced to go to Red Fire Farm to replace her sister
In Red Azalea, the main character leaves Red Farm to?
become an actress
In Red Azalea, ultimately the main character
is forced to become a clerk and catches tuberculosis
the Hindu practice of widows immolating themselves on their husbands funeral pyres
all of the following were reasons for Safavid decline except?
b) difficulty controlling nomadic populations
c) the high cost of military innovation and bureaucracy
d) a naval invasion by the British
a naval invasion by the british
All of the following were reasons for Mughal decline except?
a) a decline in imperial authority
b) a lack of European interest in trade with India
c) southern India was not well integrated into the Mughal's imperial structure
d) new powers arose that challenged the Mughals authority and military dominance
a lack of European interest in trade with India
One of the most difficult relationships in the 17th China was between
mother in law and daughter in law
The elite in China
agreed that river control was important and supported it
an important center of trade
Before the Ottomans took Istanbul, it was
Constantinople, seat of eastern Orthodox Christianity
According to Confucianism, the basic and most important social unit is
Cheng He (Zheng He) was?
a Chinese explorer
The Treaty of Tordesdillas divided the world between
Spain and Portugal
The Scientific Revolution
Laid the groundwork for modern science
The Trans Saharan trade occurred in
The Emperor Kangxi
greatly expanded Qing China
the Reformation involved
protesting against certain practices in the Catholic Church and breaking away from it
The Renaissance involved
a flowering in the arts and sciences
Forgiveness for past sins, an indulgences, was given for
saying a particular prayer, making donation to the church, making a pilgrimage (all of the above on the test)
Prince Henry was also known as
the Holy Roman Empire was
a multi national entity led by Charles V
the Iberian Peninsula
includes Spain and Portugal
In the movie Children of Heaven, the characters live in
In the movie Children of Heaven, the family is
In the movie Children of Heaven, the father finds extra work as a
In the movie Children of Heaven, the family frequently drinks
In the movie Children of Heaven, the children
attend seperate schools- one for boys, one for girls
In the movie Children of Heaven, Ali
loses his sister's shoes
In the movie Children of Heaven, Ali's father
chops sugar for the mosque
In the movie Children of Heaven, Ali's mother
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