AP World History Practice Test 20

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Question 10 questions

Time 10 minutes

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Questions 1-4 refer to the following information.

The image below is an American political cartoon

THE ONLY ONE BARRED OUT. Englightened American Statesman. ––"We must draw the line somewhere, you know."

Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1882

1. The conflict addressed in the cartoon is best understood in the context of which of the following?

2. Which late-nineteenth/early-twentieth century policy is most similar to the one depicted in the cartoon?

3. For which reason does the cartoonist imply that the United States discriminated against Chinese immigrants?

4. Which of the following would the cartoonist argue is an undesirable characteristic in a migrant coming to the United States?

Questions 5-7 refer to the following information.

"Indeed, as both the fatwas of distinguished [scholars] who base their opinion on reason and tradition alike and the consensus of the Sunni community agree that the ancient obligation of extirpation, extermination, and expulsion of evil innovation must be the aim of our exalted aspiration, for "Religious zeal is a victory for the Faith of God the Beneficent"; then, in accordance with the words of the Prophet (Peace upon him!) "Whosoever introduces evil innovation into our order must be expelled" and "Whosoever does aught against our order must be expelled," action has become necessary and exigent…"

Letter from Ottoman Sultan Selim I to Safavid Shah Ismail I, 1514

5. The letter from Selim I is most clearly an example of which of the following?

6. The Safavids drew the ire of Islamic empires such as the Ottoman and the Mughal Empires primarily because the Safavids

7. The empire founded by Ismail I can be best characterized by which religious tradition?

Questions 8-10 refer to the following information.

The following image depicts a fourth-century agricultural technique.

Waru Waru, a raised-bed irrigation system, ca. fourth century B.C.E.

8. Which of the following innovations is LEAST similar to the system depicted in the diagram?

9. Which of the following best explains why human labor took on a greater importance to Andean civilizations than it did in other parts of the world?

10. Which of the following was NOT a function of Waru Waru?