AP World History Practice Test 19

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Time 10 minutes

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Questions 1-2 refer to the following information.

1. Which of the following is NOT a consequence of the Mediterranean and the Thessalio-Danubian branches establishing settlements?

2. The map would support which of the following conclusions?

Questions 3-6 refer to the following information.

"In Northern India the existence of separate States at this period is usually little more than a question of words. A zamindar who paid revenue to the Mogul was clearly in a position of dependence, and if he wished to establish a claim to sovereignty, the first step was to refuse, or omit to pay revenue. Such an omission might, however, arise from various other causes, and it is probable that in Rajputana, Central India, and Chota Nagpur there were numerous chiefs and tribes occupying what constitutional lawyers would regard as an anomalous position, sometimes paying the stipulated revenue, sometimes in open rebellion, and sometimes enjoying practical independence because the Mogul authorities found it inconvenient to undertake active measures of coercion."

W.H. Moreland, India at the Death of Akbar, 1920

3. Which of the following characteristics most accurately defines the "zamindar[s]" mentioned in the text?

4. Zamindars had an ability "to establish a claim to sovereignty" largely due to the Mughal Empire's policy of

5. Moreland's description of revenue collection in the Mughal Empire is best seen as evidence for which of the following generalizations?

6. The changes experienced by the zamindars under the Mughal throne are most similar to those faced by

Questions 7-10 refer to the following information.

"I travelled thence to 'Aden, the port of Yemen, on the coast of the ocean. It is surrounded by mountains and can be approached from one side only; it has no crops, trees, or water, but has reservoirs in which rainwater is collected. The Arabs often cut off the inhabitants from their supply of drinking-water until the they buy them off with money and pieces of cloth. It is an exceedingly hot place. It is the port of the Indians, and to it come large vessels from Kinbayat [Cambay], Kawlam [Quilon], Calicut and many other Malabar ports [on the south-west coast of India]. There are Indian merchants living there, as well as Egyptian merchants. Its inhabitants are all either merchants, porters, or fishermen. Some of the merchants are immensely rich, so rich that sometimes a single merchant is sole owner of a large ship with all it contains, and this is a subject of ostentation and rivalry amongst them. In spite of that they are pious, humble, upright, and generous in character, treat strangers well, give liberally to devotees, and pay in full the tithes due to God."

Ibn Battuta, ca. 1325–1354 C.E.

7. Which of the following led directly to the development of the economic system described in the journal?

8. The views expressed in this journal passage are best seen as evidence of which of the following concerning medieval Islamic societies?

9. The tone of the journal best reflects which of the following developments in the Indian Ocean trade network?

10. Ibn Battuta's experiences were LEAST similar to the experiences of which of the following?