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1. In the 1500s, if you were searching for a sophisticated cosmopolitan urban center of learning in the Senegambia, you would have traveled to Timbuktu in the Kingdom of

A. Kanem-Bornu.
B. Benin.
C. Songhai. (my choice)
D. Mali.


2. Historians divide the Thirty Years' War into four phases, starting with the Bohemian and ending with French phase. The different phases of the war represented

A. shifting alliances among European powers. (my choice)
B. the ascending dominance of the Protestant powers.
C. dissolved alliances following the Peace of Augsburg.
D. the ascending dominance of the Catholic powers.

3. Prior to the scientific revolution, who reconciled Aristotle's philosophy with Christian doctrine?

A. The pope
B. The natural philosophers
C. Thomas Aquinas (my choice)
D. Ptolemy

4.What was the Taghaza?

A. It was the site of a main salt-mining center. (my choice)
B. He or she was a member of the aristocracy.
C. It was the name given to a major peasant uprising.
D. It was a center of literacy and learning.

5. _______ maintained that all substance can be reduced to matter and mind.

A. Galileo
B. René Descartes (my choice)
C. Isaac Newton
D. Francis Bacon

6. The massive uprising of the serfs in 1733 upset the reform goals of

A. Catherine the Great. (my choice)
B. Peter the Great.
C. Emelian Pugachev.
D. Frederick the Great.

7. _______ became the most important industry in the Spanish colonies.

A. Mining
B. Fishing
C. Agriculture (my choice)
D. Cattle ranching

8. According to the work of Johannes Kepler, which statement is false?

A. The time required for a planet to orbit the sun specifies its distance from the sun.
B. Planetary orbits are elliptical.
C. The order of the universe is based on mathematical relationships. (my choice)
D. Planetary orbital motion is uniform.

9. All the following participated in the partition of Poland between 1772 and 1795, except

A. Russia.
B. France.
C. Prussia.
D. the Austrian Empire

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asked by Khalia
  1. If you're not cheating, then post what YOU THINK the answers are, and someone here will check them for you.

  2. @Writeacher I think she already did that, it's says (my choice) after the answers :D

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    posted by Teresa
  3. Then she'll need to wait for a teacher who is familiar with these history topics.

    =)

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