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History

Quiz 16 :

Maritime Expansion in Afro-Eurasia, 1500 - 1700

Quiz 16 :

Maritime Expansion in Afro-Eurasia, 1500 - 1700

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 In the market ports of India,what good was exported out of India to East Africa?
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C

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 At the beginning of the sixteenth century,who controlled the port of Malacca and the straits between Sumatra and Malaya?
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B

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 After rounding the Cape of Good Hope,Vasco de Gama sailed toward
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B

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 The earliest and greatest of the joint-stock companies in the East was/were the
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 Although the Portuguese were considered rude and unfit to trade with by the first Indian king they encountered,what gave them an edge in establishing themselves in the Indian Ocean?
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 Trade in West Africa was new and developing,beginning the origins of a new oceanic trade system centered on
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 The Portuguese replaced the Swahili in dominance on the East African coast by conquering what key city-state?
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 Who granted the Dutch East India Company a charter to create a monopoly on trade with Asia?
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 The Indian Ocean served to ____ trade between East Africa,the Persian Gulf,India,Southeast Asia,and China.
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 Ricci traveled from his native Italy to what part of Europe to learn this prevalent language and to prepare for his trip to Asia?
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 The Jesuits were taking advantage of the new maritime connections and traveled to which of the following?
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 What social class was associated with the new capitalist ideas of the joint stock company?
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 The motive for seeking an all-water route to Asia by the Portuguese was to
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 As trade and commercial interaction increased between Europe,Africa,and South and East Asia,who displaced the Portuguese as the main European player in Indian Ocean commerce?
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 After rounding the Cape of Good Hope,Vasco da Gama referred to what source to guide him from the East Coast of Africa to the Western coast of India?
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 Ricci saw many positive features during his time in China.These included which of the following? 
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 One of the most precious spices that Europe sought from the fabled "spice islands" was
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 From Ricci's point of view,all China really lacked was
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 Which of the following was a cause for the decline of the Portuguese position in the Indian Ocean?
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 Ricci wrote idealized views of China because he
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