AP World History Practice Test 18

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Question 9 questions

Time 9 minutes

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Questions 1-5 refer to the following information.

"My little homestead in the city, which I recently insured for £2,000 would no doubt have shared the common fate, as the insurance companies will not make good that which is destroyed by the Queen's enemies. And although I have a farm of 50 acres close to the town, no doubt the crops and premises would have been destroyed. In fact, this has already partly been the case, and I am now suing the Government for damages done by a contingent of 1,500 natives that have recently encamped not many hundred yards from the place, who have done much damage all around."

Letter from a British citizen to his sister during the Anglo-Zulu War, South Africa, 1879

1. Incidents such as those described by the author of the letter were used by the British government to do which of the following?

2. Which of the following reasons explains why European citizens moved in large numbers to Zulu lands in 1867?

3. Which of the following was a direct effect of the expanding British presence in South Africa in the late nineteenth century?

4. A historian researching nineteenth-century conflicts in South Africa would most likely find this letter a useful source for information about which of the following?

5. The inclusion of the author's pending litigation with the British government serves to do which of the following?

Questions 6-9 refer to the following information.

Image courtesy of ChinesePosters.net.

"Brave the wind and the waves; everything has remarkable abilities." Chinese poster, 1958

6. Which economic philosopher most influenced the message of this poster?

7. Which of the following is NOT a result of the Great Leap Forward's outcomes?

8. In what way was the Great Leap Forward different from the Soviet Union's Five Year Plan?

9. The images on the poster best reflect which of the following ambitions of the People's Republic of China?