AP European History Practice Test 32

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Question 11 questions

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Questions 1-5 refer to the following information.

The maps below shows the Soviet Union before (top) and during (bottom) the Cold War.

1. The post-World War II geographic expansion of the Soviet Union began with

2. During the Cold War, Yugoslavia and Hungary were part of a treaty organization known as

3. Which of the following statements about the Soviet Union's influence is consistent with the Cold War map's border?

4. The only country in Eastern Europe that presented serious resistance to Soviet control was Poland. What was NOT a general reason for this?

5. Which of the following is NOT true regarding the divided Germany shown on the second map?

Questions 6-8 refer to the following information.

The painting below.

Johannes Vermeer, The Music Lesson, 1665

6. How does the content of Vermeer's painting depict a lifestyle that is different from that of the Southern Renaissance?

7. The standard of living reflected in Vermeer's painting could be attributed to all of the following EXCEPT

8. The Music Lesson is indicative of the Golden Age of Dutch art, which often featured images of

Questions 9-11 refer to the following information.

"XI. As the present sciences are useless for the discovery of effects, so the present system of logic is useless for the discovery of the sciences.

XIX. There are and can exist but two ways of investigating and discovering truth. The one hurries on rapidly from the senses and particulars to the most general axioms, and from them, as principles and their supposed indisputable truth, derives and discovers the intermediate axioms. This is the way now in use. The other constructs its axioms from the senses and particulars, by ascending continually and gradually, till it finally arrives at the most general axioms, which is the true but unattempted way.

XXII. Each of these two ways begins from the senses and particulars, and ends in the greatest generalities&…

XXXVI. We have but one simple method of delivering our sentiments, namely, we must bring men to particulars and their regular series and order, and they must for a while renounce their notions, and begin to form an acquaintance with things."

Francis Bacon, English philosopher and essayist, Novum Organum, 1620

9. The method of inquiry elucidated by Francis Bacon in the passage is known as

10. How does the approach outlined in Novum Organum differ from the studies of the Renaissance era that preceded it?

11. By the 1800s, the method of empirical reasoning reflected in the passage had undergone which of the following changes?