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1. The imperial firman of 1717 greatly advantaged the British

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1. The imperial firman of 1717 greatly advantaged the British East India Company's operations in the
Province of
A. Bengal.
B. Madras.
C. Bombay.
D. Calcutta.
2. During the eighteenth century, you're a sea captain embroiled in global competition between two
European powers. In all likelihood, your national allegiance would be to
A. Spain or England.
B. England or France.
C. England or the Netherlands.
D. Spain or Portugal.
3. Among ancient societies around the Mediterranean, the basis for enslaving others was
A. race.
B. religion.
C. social class.
D. ethnicity.
4. In 1799, Britain, Russia, and Austria launched war against France. What was Napoleon doing at that
time?
A. He was negotiating with Pope Leo VIII prior to crowning himself Emperor of the French.
B. He was busy conquering Egypt.
C. He was in Paris, using his troops to overthrow the Directory.
D. He was consolidating his victories in Italy.
5. It was dangerous for governments to depend upon the use of privateers because
A. privateers often ignored the directions of their parent countries.
B. governments stood to lose their best naval officers.
C. privateers often mistakenly attacked military, not merchant, vessels.
D. the privateers might attack their parent countries.
6. The Ottoman army, even though it adopted Western military technology, still lost to the Europeans in
1683 because the
A. Ottomans employed traditional battle methods.
B. Europeans outnumbered them.
C. Ottomans built their weapons too big.
D. Europeans had larger artillery.
7. Near the village where the woman Wang lived with her husband Jen, was a Taoist temple to the Three
Forces. Which of the following was, among the three forces, considered to serve for the remission of sin
and was most relevant to the plight of Woman Wang?
A. Heaven
B. Wood
C. Water
D. Earth
8. The battle of Adyar River is important in India's history because
A. a better-organized army defeated a larger army.
B. the Dutch were defeated and driven out of the region.
C. the French were defeated and driven out of the region.
D. a smaller army defeated a better-organized army.
9. The Luddite movement of the early-nineteenth century
A. was opposed to British imperialism.
B. advocated mechanization and industrialism.
C. advocated British imperialism.
D. was opposed to mechanization and industrialism.
10. The British originally went to Asia primarily to
A. conquer.
B. seek raw materials.
C. trade.
D. unseat the Dutch.
11. Because of the imperial firman of 1717, the British Company was allowed to trade in _______ without
paying customs.
A. Bengal
B. Bombay
C. Bombay, Madras, and Bengal
D. Madras
12. Protoindustrialism is another term for the _______ system.
A. domestic
B. free-trade
C. guild
D. factory
13. Belief in a creator god that was all wise, all knowing, and all powerful led to a paradoxical question: If
God is all Good, why was there evil in the world? How did the medieval church resolve this dilemma?
A. Both the forces of good and the forces of evil are limited.
B. There are two forces in the universe, one evil and one good.
C. There's only one God, and evil is simply the absence of good.
D. Evil is accounted for by demons with many names, one of them being Satan.
14. Alexander Selkirk was an important addition to Woodes Rogers's expedition because he was
A. familiar with the route around the Cape.
B. on friendly terms with the Peruvian government.
C. an experienced sea captain.
D. experienced in preventing mutinies aboard ship.
15. The "putting-out" system affected the European economy because it
A. increased wages in general.
B. caused a shortage in available raw materials.
C. decreased the available labor force.
D. allowed for greater overseas investments.
16. After marrying an admiral's daughter, Woodes Rogers was made a freeman of Bristol. What did that
mean?
A. He was permitted to own property in Bristol.
B. He was enabled to vote in Parliamentary elections.
C. He was made an honorary Member of Parliament.
D. He was declared a Member of Parliament.
17. Because of the battle of Plassey, the British Company
A. expanded its markets.
B. was prevented from collecting state revenues.
C. was allowed to collect state revenues.
D. was allowed to trade in India's interior.
18. Woodes Rogers was chosen to head the expedition to the Pacific because of his
A. reputation for bravery.
B. reputation for practicality.
C. aggressive disposition.
D. experience with the Royal Navy.
19. Huizhou trade was initially developed on the basis of natural and handicraft products. Foremost among
these was/were
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A. lacquered boxes.
B. ink and paper.
C. timber.
D. tea.
20. When the French Revolution abolished the monarchy, it was finally replaced by a radical group called
the
A. Estates General.
B. National Convention.
C. National Assembly.
D. Reign of Terror.

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ASAP!

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ok - I can work on this for later today

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1 B

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2 B

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3C

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4 C

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5 D

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6 C

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7 C

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8A

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9 D

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10 C

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11 A

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12 A

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13 B

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14 C

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15 D

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16 B

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17 A

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18 B

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19 D

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20 B

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Question 1,3,4,13,17 and 19 are wrong please correct them

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1 A

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3 B

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4 B

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13 C

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17 C

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19 A

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Are you sure because I only got 70% for the other answers

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I've double checked them - some of the questions are vague though

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q4 could be C or B

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if C is wrong it must be B

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but both things happened

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