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Question 1 

Which of the following statements about the population of the Americas is most true?
A) The population of the Americas is easy to calculate.
B) North America was more densely populated than Mesoamerica or the Andes.
C) The population of the Americas was nearly the same as that of contemporary Europe (not including Russia).
D) The early 20th-century estimate of 8.4 million still seems the most accurate.

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Question 2 

The FDIC was created in
A) 1863.
B) 1913.
C) 1934.
D) 1991.

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Question 3 

The policy of lustration in eastern Europe had the goal of ________.
A) wiping out the communist past
B) healing old divisions
C) continuing the dominance of the Communist Party
D) ending communist rule in eastern Europe

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Question 4 

A rise in the nominal exchange rate ($/) represents a depreciation of the dollar relative to the euro, but a rise in the real exchange rate ($/) represent an appreciation of the dollar. Explain why this is true.

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Question 5 

Who founded the Society of Jesus?
A) Dominic de Guzmán
B) Ignatius of Loyola
C) Philip II
D) Benedict of Nursia

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Question 6 

The Peace of Augsburg ________.
A) outlawed Protestant worship in the German states
B) established the principle of cuius regio, eius religio.
C) established Lutheran consistories across the German states
D) ended religious warfare in all parts of Europe

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Question 7 

Which of these were most willing to give women an equal spiritual role in their churches?
A) Quakers
B) Lutherans
C) Calvinists
D) the Church of England

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Question 8 

Which of these made voyages to sub-Saharan Africa appear necessary to Europeans in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries?
A) Muslim control of the African gold trade
B) the need for a better source of slaves
C) a population boom that led to land hunger
D) the Ottoman conquest of Constantinople

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Question 9 

The notion of the priesthood of all believers was a direct challenge to ________.
A) the clergy
B) Protestant reformers
C) Erasmus
D) the German emperor

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Question 10 

Literacy in fifteenth-century Europe was ________.
A) largely a rural phenomenon
B) largely restricted to urban areas
C) higher among women than men
D) commonplace in both the city and the countryside

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