AP World History Objective Mid-term Exam1. The development, transmission, and transformation of cultural practices and events are the subject of A. history.B. culture.C. religion.D. science.E. the humanities.2. The earliest transition to agriculture wasA. in the Mediterranean.B. in the Middle East.C. in Asia.D. in Africa.E. in the Americas.3. Which of the following civilizations is incorrectly matched with the area they settled?A. Egyptians-NileB. Shang-IndusC. Sumerians-Tigris-EuphratesD. Babylonians-Tigris-EuphratesE. Aryans-Ganges4. Early societies developed civilizations in the floodplains of great rivers because the rivers andfloodplains providedA. fertile silt and water for agriculture.B. a cheap form of long-distance transportation.C. a route for barge traffic.D. a “natural compass.”E. spawning grounds for fish.5. Mesopotamian gods were anthropomorphic, that is, theyA. were divine and perfect beings.B. took form as the elements of nature.C. appeared in the bodies of kings while on earth.D. were humanlike in form and conduct.E. were omniscient.6. Women played a major role in the transition to crop cultivation becauseA. they were the primary gatherers of wild plant foods.B. only women lived very long in farming settlements.C. women were unsuited for heavier work.D. it’s easy to do agriculture and raise children at the same time.E. since women did the cooking it was natural for them to grow the plants.7. Agriculture in Mesopotamia depended onA. the introduction of wheat crops.B. large numbers of animals for fertilizer.C. artificial canals and irrigation.D. the region’s high annual rainfall.E. a highly motivated workforce.