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Unit 2

2.8 Multiple Choice Questions

4 min readnovember 19, 2021


AP World History 🌍

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Facts about the test: The AP World History exam has 55 multiple choice questions and you will be given 55 minutes to complete the section. That means it should take you around a minute to complete a question.
*The following questions were not written by College Board and, although they cover information outlined in the AP World History Course and Exam Description, the formatting on the exam may be different.

1.  Which of the following is true regarding the Silk Road?
A. All trade along the routes was controlled by China
B. New cities developed in Eurasia as a result of increased trade along the routes
C. Very few Muslim merchants and missionaries traveled the Silk Road
D. While many goods were traded along the Silk Road, there was little religious diffusion

2.  Caravanserais can best be described as
A.  Rest stops for travelers
B. Banking houses for merchants
C. gambling dens for adventures
D. Bandit controlled regions along trade routes

3.  Which of the following skills was necessary for a person to sail in the Indian Ocean Trade Network?
A. Ability to analyze oceanic sailing journals
B. Mastery of map making
C. Understanding wind currents
D. The ability to build ships

4. Which of the following regions did NOT see a rise is diasporic communities as a result of trade along the Indian Ocean Trade Network?
A.  East Africa
B. Southeast Asia
C. South Asia
D. Western Europe

5. A key group responsible for growing trade along the Trans Saharan trade route was
A. The Berbers
B. The Seljuks
C. The Ashanti
D. The Byzantines

6. Which of the following resources, coming out of Africa, were desired most by other regions?
A. Spices and silver
B. Cotton and dyes
C. Oil and precious stones
D. Gold and ivory

7. Indian Ocean trade was different from trade along the Silk Road in that
A.  Religious diffusion was rare in the Indian Ocean, while abundant along the Silk Road
B. Navigational skills were more important along the IOTN than on the Silk Road
C. Bulk goods, along with luxury goods, were traded in the Indian Ocean
D. Trade along the the IOTN was more controlled by nations than trade along the Silk Road

8.  The Mongols' lifestyle could best be described as
A. Sedentary
B. Urban
C. Nomadic
D. Isolationist

9. Which of the following was NOT a territory conquered by the Mongols?
A. China
B. Japan
C. Russia
D. Central Asia

10. The Mongols control of much of Eurasia increased trade by
A.  creating safety along the trade routes they controlled
B. Forcing nations to buy only Mongolian goods
C. Only allowing the production of cash crops, which were sold to other nations
D. Demanding tribute from those they conquered

11. A similarity between the Silk Road and the Trans Saharan trade route was
A. The use of the camel saddle for transport of goods
B. Dependence on Berber merchants to facilitate trade
C. Reliance on the Mongol military to protect the routes
D. Silk being the predominant trade good on both routes

12. An example of cross cultural exchange along the Indian Ocean Trade Network would be
A. Indian cotton found in Goa
B. Muslim mosques in the Malian empire
C. Ivory figurines in the Swahili City-States
D. Hindu figurines found in Srivijaya temples

13. Which of the following people did NOT travel along the major trade routes discussed, during this time period?
A. Ibn Battuta
B. Marco Polo
C. Ferdinand Magellan
D. Mansa Musa

14. All of the following were results of increased trade during the time period 1200-1450 EXCEPT
A. The rise of diasporic communities
B. Religious syncretism
C. increased production of luxury goods
D. An increase in the number of colonies controlled by nations

15. The primary purpose of the Mongolian Yam system was to
A. Improve communication throughout the empire
B. Increase food production in Eurasia
C. Prevent rival groups from attacking each other within the empire
D. Promote religious tolerance across the empire

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