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Global History and Geography - New York Regents January 2017 Exam


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36.

36 A major goal of both the World Bank and the
   International Monetary Fund (IMF) has been to
   (1) control oil prices
   (2) promote the development of rain forests
   (3) expand governmental control of industry
   (4) encourage economic development

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37.

Base your answer to question 37 on the cartoon below and on your knowledge of social studies.
37 What is the main idea of this cartoon?
   (1) Peace talks have led to a cease-fire.
   (2) The conflict is near an end.
   (3) Negotiations have failed.
   (4) Key groups have been brought to the peace table.

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38.

38 One way in which Hiroshima and Chernobyl are
   similar is that people in both places were
   (1) displaced by earthquakes
   (2) harmed by nuclear radiation
   (3) affected by massive oil spills
   (4) devastated by biological warfare

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39.

39 One way in which the motives for the Arab Spring
   and for the French Revolution are similar is that
   people wanted to
   (1) rid society of secular beliefs
   (2) alter the government to bring about reform
   (3) create change through nonviolent means
   (4) end economic inequalities using social media

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40.

40 One way in which the conversion of the Hagia
   Sophia into an Islamic mosque and the tearing
   down of the Berlin Wall are similar is that both
   occurred due to
   (1) shifts in political power
   (2) forced migrations of religious groups
   (3) adoption of steel technology
   (4) the restoration of international trade

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41.

Base your answers to questions 41 and 42 on the chart below and on your knowledge of social studies.
41 Based on this chart, which statement about these countries is most accurate?
   (1) Nigeria has the lowest literacy rate for men and women.
   (2) Japan is the most densely populated country.
   (3) Venezuela has the lowest percentage of urbanization.
   (4) France has the largest population.

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42.

42 Which generalization can best be supported using the data in this chart?
   (1) The higher the population of a country is, the larger the area will be.
   (2) The less arable land a country has, the lower the literacy rate will be.
   (3) Longer life expectancies tend to correlate with higher literacy rates for men and women.
   (4) The more people per square kilometer a country has, the more likely it is to have a higher
       percentage of urban population.

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43.

43 Which development occurred during the
   Neolithic Revolution?
   (1) Food was grown on haciendas.
   (2) Stone tools were used for the first time.
   (3) The factory system replaced the domestic
       system.
   (4) Permanent settlements were established in
       river valleys.

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44.

44 Expansion of the Hanseatic League, prosperity
   of Italian city-states, and growth of trade fairs all
   influenced the
   (1) spread of Islamic beliefs
   (2) development of Pax Romana
   (3) growth of commercial activity in Europe
   (4) maintenance of military outposts in West
       Africa

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45.

Base your answers to questions 45 and 46 on the image below and on your knowledge of social studies.
45 Which civilization is shown in this image?
   (1) Maurya                                (3) Islamic
   (2) Maya                                  (4) Cambodian

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46.

46 Some of the items shown in this image directly contributed to the
   (1) age of European exploration         (3) fall of the Zulu
   (2) invasions by the Central Asians     (4) formation of the Justinian Code

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47.

47 The voyages of Zheng He, development of blue
   and white porcelain, and the establishment of the
   Forbidden City are all associated with the
   (1) Tokugawa shogunate (3) Axum Kingdom
   (2) Ming dynasty           (4) Umayyad dynasty

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48.

48 • Emperor Montezuma falls from power.
   • Large numbers of Native Americans died from
     smallpox and other diseases.
   These events occurred as a result of the
   (1) Encounter
   (2) Latin American independence movements
   (3) Mexican Revolution
   (4) Cuban Revolution

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49.

49 One similarity between the rule of Peter the
   Great and the rule of Emperor Meiji is that their
   governments
   (1) encouraged the people to convert to
       Christianity
   (2) supported isolationist policies
   (3) implemented democratic elections for
       legislative bodies
   (4) began to modernize by adopting Western
       technology

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50.

   Base your answer to question 50 on the excerpt
below and on your knowledge of social studies.
        The Young Turks: Proclamation for
          the Ottoman Empire, 1908
   . . . 7. The Turkish tongue will remain the official
   state language. Official correspondence and
   discussion will take place in Turk. . . .
         9. Every citizen will enjoy complete liberty
   and equality, regardless of nationality or religion,
   and be submitted to the same obligations. All
   Ottomans, being equal before the law as regards
   rights and duties relative to the State, are eligible
   for government posts, according to their individual
   capacity and their education. Non-Muslims will
   be equally liable to the military law. . . .
        —“The Young Turks,” A. Sarrou, trans., Paris, 1912
50 This proclamation incorporates the principle of
   (1) national identity    (3) Social Darwinism
   (2) divine right         (4) Marxism

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