AP World History Chapter 15 Practice Quiz

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How did the Protestant Reformation affect women?
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The emphasis on reading the Bible
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What facilitated the spread of the Protestant Reformation in Europe?
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The printing press
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What did the New England Puritans in North Ameica emphasize?
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Education and civic responsibility
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Which group had the greatest success in converting people outside of Europe to Christianity?
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Spanish catholic missionaries
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Which of the following was generally more true of Catholics than Protestants in European colonies?
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Catholics were more intent on converting native peoples
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Which of the following was a goal of the Wahhabi movement?
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To return to the absolute monotheism of authentic Islam
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Which of following is a principle or practice upheld in Sikhism?
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Equality of men and women
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What condition in Europe that was absent in China and the Islamic world contributed to the Scientific Revolution?
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The relative independence of European universities
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Which of the following describes European reaction to the syncretic religions of African slave communities in the New World?
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Suppression
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Both Wang Yangmin in his view of Confucianism and Martin Luther in his view of Christianity
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argued that individuals could find their own path to virtue and salvation
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Which of the following represents a form of Hinduism that shared features with mystical Sufi forms of Islam?
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The bhakti movement
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In what way did nineteenth-century developments in the sciences depart from Enlightenment principles?
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They emphasized conflict and struggle as the motors of progress.
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Why did Sikhism evolve from a peaceful religion into a militant community?
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They had to defend themselves against both Mughal and Hindu hostility.
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How was the Enlightenment related to the Scientific Revolution?
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The Enlightenment applied the idea of natural laws to human affairs rather than the physical universe.
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Which of the following describes the reception of modern European science in China, Japan, and the Ottoman Empire during the early modern era?
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Selective adoption of European scientific learning
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What made Martin Luther’s Ninety-five Theses revolutionary?
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The idea that an individual could find salvation by faith alone
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What was the significance of the Peace of Westphalia?
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It granted the ruler of each European state the authority to control religious affairs within his own domain.
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What factor made some parts of the world more receptive to Christianity than others?
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The absence of a literate world religion
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Why did the Chinese imperial court initially welcome the Jesuit missionaries?
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The Jesuits’ knowledge in mathematics, astronomy, technology, geography, and mapmaking was useful to the Chinese.
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Which of the following marked a major turning point in the relationship between China and Christian missionaries?
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The pope’s claim of authority over Chinese Christians
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What similar feature did Andean Christianity and Mexican Christianity share?
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Both reinterpreted Christian practices within the framework of local customs.
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During the centuries between 1450 and 1750, the spread of Islam was usually the
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work of Muslim holy men, scholars, and traders.
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What did the kaozheng movement in China emphasize?
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Verification, precision, accuracy, and rigorous analysis in all fields of inquiry
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Europeans who participated in the Scientific Revolution placed value on knowledge that was based on
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mathematical reasoning.
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The early scientists in the Scientific Revolution
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saw no conflict between science and religion
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Which of the following did all Enlightenment thinkers share?
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The belief in progress and reason
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Which of the following was a reaction to the reliance on human reason during the eighteenth century in Europe?
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Romanticism
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Which of the following reflects the Enlightenment view of the innate qualities of the individual?
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Thoughtful, rational, and independent
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Which of the following figures is associated with the Scientific Revolution?
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Newton
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Refer to Map 15.2 in the textbook. In which country was the spread of Christianity in the early modern era not accompanied by European conquest?
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Japan
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Which of the following critics offered a secular commentary on the issues of his day?
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Marquis de Condorcet
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The following lines were written by the Indian poet Kabir: “I am neither in temple nor in mosque . . . Neither am I in rites and ceremonies.” Who or what is the “I” referred to in these lines?
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God
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Which of the following reflects a view of reason or logic expressed by Abdullah Wahhab?
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“We do not command the destruction of any writings except such as tend to cast people into infidelity to injure their faith, such as those on Logic. . . .”
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Which of the following is a value that the Marquis de Condorcet held in high esteem?
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progress
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Which of the following reflects Martin Luther’s view on how to relate to God and find salvation?
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“I am justified and saved only by faith in Christ, without any works or merits of my own”
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The example of Christian art at the Mughal Court in Visual Source 15.5 depicts
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the Holy Family
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In Visual Source 15.3, what element in the painting of the Virgin Mary reflects the cultural influence of Andean civilization before the Spanish conquest?
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The depiction of mountains as the embodiment of gods
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In Visual Source 15.4, the woodblock print from a Jesuit book was intended to illustrate which event from the Bible?
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The Annunciation
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What architectural features in the interior of the Catholic church are representative of the Baroque style?
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The ceiling frescoes
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In the painting of the interior of the Dutch Reformed Church, what is the significance of the placement of the congregation in front of the pulpit where the minister stands while delivering his sermon?
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To show the function of the church as a gathering place
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Which of the following was a major similarity among European colonial empires in the Americas in the period 1450-1750 ?
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Settlement of millions of Europeans in each of their colonial territories
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A historian researching the effects of Christian missionaries’ activities on local social structures in late-nineteenth-century Africa would probably find which of the following sources most useful?
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African accounts of converting to Christianity
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Which of the following accurately describes the effect of the spread of Christianity among most Amerindian societies after 1500 C.E.?
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Amerindians maintained local customs by combining indigenous beliefs with elements of Christianity.
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The building in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, shown above, is an example of which of the following concepts?
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Cultural diffusion
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The photograph above shows a fourteenth century C.E. mosque in the city of Xi’an, central China. This image most clearly supports which of the following conclusions about the spread of Islam?
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Early Muslim communities in China adopted local architectural styles for their religious buildings

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