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SAT Subject Test: World History

Subjects : sat, history
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • Match each statement with the correct term.
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This is a study tool. The 3 wrong answers for each question are randomly chosen from answers to other questions. So, you might find at times the answers obvious, but you will see it re-enforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
1. A sole ruler with absolute power






2. Large collective farm






3. A nomadic group from central Asia who undertook a mass migration toward the Roman empire in the 400s Ce






4. Warrior leaders in feudal Japan






5. An advocate of philosophy which held that government actions and policies were useful only when they promoted the common good






6. An independent state whose citizens are bound by a common cultural identity






7. Resolution passes by the US congress to authorize President Lyndon Johnson to send U.S troops into Vietnam






8. Copying human DNA sequence to create a new human being






9. Periodic migration in order to locate grazing lands from domesticated herds






10. The dissemination of materials or messages to promote one's own cause or diminish the cause of an adversary






11. The right to vote






12. Business practices- including capitalism - join-stock companies - and mercantilism- that characterized- that characterized Europe during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries






13. A political movement that emphasizes extreme nationalism and loyalty to the sate and features one-party rule by an authoritarian ruler






14. A group of families that formed the basis of villages in some part of Africa






15. A territory under the direct control of a stronger country






16. A bone or shell used by Chinese to determine the will of goals






17. A pilgrimage to Mecca required once during the lifetime of a follower of Islam






18. Agriculture carried out on large scale to produce crops for sale to competitive global markets






19. A small ship with triangular and rectangular sails as well as stern post rudder that permitted greater control in steering the vessel






20. Reserved territory in the least desirable area of South Africa set aside for black residents






21. A blend some of the beliefs of Zoroastianism - Buddhism - and Christianity which held that life was a struggle between good and evil






22. A reform program initiated by US president Franklin Roosevelt to restore the US economy during the great depression






23. Idea proposed by the enlightenment philosopher Montesquieu in which the powers of government are divided among different branches






24. Chinese concept of balance in nature represented by male assertiveness and female submission






25. The study of humans as a species






26. The Allied invasion of Normandy in the northwestern France on June 6th 1994






27. Head-to-toe garment with a mesh- like panel covering face; required attire for women under the Taliban regime in Afghanistan by other Islamic societies






28. The most popular of the Hellenistic philosophies - the belief that individuals had a responsibility to aid others and lead virtuous lives






29. Hellenistic philosophy that sought inner peace and please - defined as avoidance of pain






30. Hellenistic philosophy calling for a return to simplicity and a rejection of materialism -;;






31. An artistic movement in the early 20th century that produces works that were meaningless and whimsical ()






32. A painting done on wet plaster that was typical of the art of the Greeks and Romans of the European Renaissance






33. Ethnically homogeneous nations under the Ottoman empire who were allowed a representative to serve as a voice before the sultan






34. In ancient Rome - a military unit of 5 -000 to 6 -000 infantry






35. A family of chemicals used in industry - air conditioning refrigeration and consumer products; one of the chief destroyers of the earth's ozone layer






36. Government in the hands of the wealthy or the nobility






37. A Hellenistic religion that involved faith in eastern deities and the promise of eternal life to believers






38. Organization founded in 1921 by black Africans to campaign for their rights






39. An instrument that allowed mariners to determine altitude by measuring the position of the stars -






40. French Protestants






41. In Buddhism - a state of perfect peace






42. A blend of Confucianism and Buddhism that emphasized traditional Chinese values of self-discipline - family loyalty - and obedience to authority






43. Neutrality of developing nations during the cold war






44. Those factors essential to initialization: land - labor - capital - and entrepreneurship






45. A method of measuring the amount of radiocarbon in fossilized material






46. Hard -reddish-brown clay used in pottery






47. A former colonial territory that is supervised by another country during its translation to an independent nation






48. Members of the same ruling family maintaining control of their country's government for several generations






49. Objects shaped by humans






50. The fight of muhammad from Mecca to Medina in 622 CE - and the first year of the Muslim calender