AP World History Practice Test 43

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Question 12 questions

Time 12 minutes

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Questions 1-4 refer to the following information.

The Middle East Before and After World War I Settlements, 1914–1922

1. The second map shows which of the following?

2. Which twentieth-century principle of government is violated in these maps?

3. Which best explains why Great Britain, rather than another country, received control over the territory in Palestine?

4. What was the impact of the events reflected in these maps?

Questions 5-8 refer to the following information.

The chart below is from a speech entitled "Report on Work of Central Committee," given by J. V. Stalin, March 10, 1939.

5. Which statement is supported by the data in the chart?

6. What should one consider when evaluating the point of view of these data?

7. Which of Stalin's policies are most responsible for the information on the chart?

8. What was the effect of Stalin's agricultural policies on the Soviet peasants?

Questions 9-12 refer to the following information.

The passage below is the Chinese emperor's response to English King George III's diplomatic envoys, who were seeking expanded trading privileges (1793).

Strange and costly objects do not interest me. If I have commanded that the tribute offerings sent by you, O King, are to be accepted, this was solely in consideration for the spirit which prompted you to dispatch them from afar. . . . As your Ambassador can see for himself, we possess all things. I set no value on objects strange or ingenious, and have no use for your country's manufactures. It behooves you, O King, to display even greater devotion and loyalty in future, so that, by perpetual submission to our Throne, you may secure peace and prosperity.

9. According to the passage, what was the Chinese reaction to the British goods?

10. Why were the Chinese not interested in expanding trading rights with Great Britain?

11. How did the Chinese restrict foreign trade during the era 1750–1900?

12. What was the impact of European demand for Chinese goods?