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The Bizantine and Slavs
The Islamic Civilization
The Rise Medieval Europe
The MEdieval Europe at its Height

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  1. 1. INTERAMERICAN SCHOOL<br />CHAPTER 10: BIZANTINE AND SLAVS <br />NAME: _____________________________________________________ DATE: __________________________<br />1. Constantinople's control of the Bosporus and the Dardanelles meant that ____________ <br /> A) it had a natural barrier from attack by Germanic invaders. <br /> B) it could control the routes leading east to Asia and north to northern Europe. <br /> C) water protected it on three sides. <br /> D) all of the above <br /> <br /> 2. The heart of the Byzantine Empire was formed by ____________ <br /> A) the Arabian Peninsula. <br /> B) lands once part of the Greek world. <br /> C) the Italian peninsula. <br /> D) Persia. <br /> <br /> 3. The Justinian Code ____________ <br /> A) was written by the Emperor Justinian himself. <br /> B) preserved the Greek system of laws. <br /> C) organized Rome's legal heritage. <br /> D) was never completed. <br /> <br /> 4. In the Byzantine Empire ____________ <br /> A) the emperors played a part in church affairs. <br /> B) church and state did not mix. <br /> C) the church saw the pope as its supreme leader. <br /> D) the church was headed by the Empress Theodora. <br /> <br /> 5. Those opposing the use of religious images as symbols were called ____________ <br /> A) schisms. <br /> B) patriarchs. <br /> C) iconoclasts. <br /> D) laity. <br /> <br /> 6. Of the following forms of cultural expression, which reflected the influence of the Christian religion? <br /> A) mosaics <br /> B) illuminated manuscripts <br /> C) books about the lives of saints <br /> D) all of the above <br /> <br /> 7. A steppe is a(n) ____________ <br /> A) type of climate. <br /> B) extended village. <br /> C) immense plain. <br /> D) trading post. <br /> <br /> 8. The Eastern Slavs of Kievan Rus ____________ <br /> A) were not warlike. <br /> B) asked Vikings to protect them. <br /> C) dominated the trade route on the Dnieper River. <br /> D) all of the above. <br /> <br /> 9. Which factor led to the isolation of the Eastern Slavs from Western Europe? <br /> A) their use of the Cyrillic alphabet <br /> B) the Mongol invasion and occupation <br /> C) their acceptance of Eastern Orthodoxy <br /> D) all of the above <br /> <br /> 10. The power of what city led to its being called the Third Rome? <br /> A) Moscow <br /> B) Kiev <br /> C) Novgorod <br /> D) the Kremlin <br />INTERAMERICAN SCHOOL<br />CHAPTER 11: The Islamic Civilization<br />NAME: _____________________________________________________ DATE: __________________________<br />1. Before Muhammad's revelation, Makkah was ____________<br /> A) a crossroads of commerce.<br />B) a well-to-do community.<br /> C) the site of a holy shrine for idols.<br /> D) all of the above<br /> <br />2. The merchants of Makkah rejected Muhammad's message mainly because ____________<br />A) they feared the city's economy would be ruined.<br />B) he said that the rich should share their wealth.<br />C) he stated there was only one God.<br />D) he said that God would punish evil-doers.<br /> <br />3. The Five Pillars of Islam do NOT include ____________<br />A) prayer.<br /> B) honoring parents.<br />C) almsgiving.<br />D) fasting.<br /> <br />4. The annual pilgrimage to Makkah is called the ____________<br />A) mosque.<br />B) imam.<br />C) hajj.<br />D) sheikh.<br /> <br />5. The Rightly Guided Caliphs ____________<br />A) were the first four who followed Muhammad.<br />B) sought to protect and spread Islam.<br />C) attacked the Byzantine and Persian Empires.<br />D) all of the above<br /> <br />6. The division within Islam resulted in ____________<br />A) the conquest of Spain by Umayyad warriors.<br />B) the murders of two of Muhammad's successors.<br />C) the loss of Syria and Persia from the Islamic Empire.<br />D) all of the above<br /> <br />7. The new city the Abbasids built to be the focus of their dynasty was ____________<br />A) Bukhara.<br />B) Baghdad.<br />C) Tashkent.<br />D) Damascus.<br /> <br />8. Bazaars were ____________<br />A) the places in which Muslims prayed five times a day.<br />B) theological schools in which students studied Islam.<br />C) the marketplaces in which Muslim merchants sold their goods.<br />D) courtyards with fountains and gardens.<br /> <br />9. The use of arabesques to decorate books and other things developed mainly because of ____________<br />A) religious prohibitions against making images of living creatures.<br />B) Islamic interest in geometry.<br />C) the influence of intricate Persian designs in carpets.<br />D) the delight Muslims took in garden flowers and plants.<br />10. Moses Maimonides was ____________<br /> A) a physician and Jewish scholar in North Africa.<br />B) a major contributor to an important work on Jewish law.<br /> C) the philosopher who wrote The Guide of the Perplexed.<br /> D) all of the above<br /> <br />INTERAMERICAN SCHOOL<br />Chapter 12 The Rise of Medieval Europe<br />NAME: _____________________________________________________________________ DATE:<br />Instructions: Underline the correct answer and next to the answer write the page number where you found it.<br /> 1. What is the significance of the battle of Tours, France, in A.D. 732? <br /> A) Clovis, king of the Franks, accepted Catholicism after his victory. <br /> B) Charles Martel stopped the Muslim forces threatening Europe. <br /> C) It marked Charlemagne's first victory over Islamic forces. <br /> D) It allowed France to double the size of its territory. <br /> <br /> 2. Which is true of Charlemagne's rule? <br /> A) He nearly doubled the size of his kingdom. <br /> B) He helped revive learning in Europe. <br /> C) He was crowned as the new Roman emperor. <br /> D) all of the above <br /> <br /> 3. The greatest threat to the Carolingian kingdoms was ____________ <br /> A) the Muslims from North Africa. <br /> B) the Slavs from eastern Europe. <br /> C) the armies of England. <br /> D) the Vikings from Scandinavia. <br /> <br /> 4. Feudalism is characterized by ____________ <br /> A) being highly decentralized. <br /> B) strengthening central power. <br /> C) encouraging the growth of cities. <br /> D) being a luxurious lifestyle. <br /> <br /> 5. In feudalism, peasants ____________ <br /> A) were vassals, the people between a lord and a king. <br /> B) took part in mock battles called tournaments. <br /> C) exchanged work on the land for a lord's protection. <br /> D) were mounted warriors. <br /> <br /> 6. One of the most important services the monasteries provided was ____________ <br /> A) conducting services and overseeing the spiritual life of the community. <br /> B) the preservation of ancient religious works and the classical writings. <br /> C) introducing the ideas of poverty, chastity, and obedience to the Church. <br /> D) allowing women called nuns to take part in the sacraments. <br /> <br /> 7. Expulsion from the Church is called ____________ <br /> A) heresy. <br /> B) excommunication. <br /> C) the Inquisition. <br /> D) salvation. <br /> <br /> 8. Lay investiture refers to ____________ <br /> A) secular control of Church appointments. <br /> B) a strong Parliament. <br /> C) royal control of government affairs. <br /> D) divisions within the Holy Roman Empire. <br /> <br /> 9. Alfred the Great was noted for ____________ <br /> A) having united the Anglo-Saxon kingdoms. <br /> B) the revival of learning. <br /> C) defeating the Danes. <br /> D) all of the above <br /> <br /> 10. The significance of the Magna Carta was that it ____________ <br /> A) ended the Norman Conquest. <br /> B) started the first census in western Europe since Roman times. <br /> C) placed clear limits on royal power. <br /> D) all of the above <br />INTERAMERICAN SCHOOL<br />Chapter 13 Medieval Europe at Its Height<br />NAME: _____________________________________________________________________ DATE:<br />Instructions: Underline the correct answer and next to the answer write the page number where you found it.<br />1. The First Crusade ____________ <br /> A) followed a call from Pope Urban II to take over Palestine. <br /> B) resulted in the deaths of Jewish and Muslim inhabitants of Jerusalem. <br /> C) was fought against the Seljuk Turks, originally from central Asia. <br /> D) all of the above <br /> <br /> 2. The overall effect of the Crusades was ____________ <br /> A) the overthrow of the Muslim forces of Saladin. <br /> B) the breakdown of feudalism in western Europe. <br /> C) the reclamation of Jerusalem for the pope. <br /> D) all of the above <br /> <br /> 3. The rapid expansion of trade resulted in the need for ____________ <br /> A) a more efficient barter system. <br /> B) a common medium of exchange. <br /> C) taxes on imported goods. <br /> D) the decline of the feudal system. <br /> <br /> 4. The primary function of the merchant guild was to ____________ <br /> A) maintain a monopoly for its members. <br /> B) regulate the quality of crafts made by its members. <br /> C) encourage trading with foreigners. <br /> D) prevent price fixing for any kind of goods or services. <br /> <br /> 5. Which term names the step after apprentice? <br /> A) guild <br /> B) journeyman <br /> C) master <br /> D) burgher <br /> <br /> 6. Flying buttresses of the Gothic style of architecture meant that ____________ <br /> A) churches had to have thicker walls. <br /> B) there was more space for stained-glass windows. <br /> C) ceilings were lower and could be decorated with art. <br /> D) all of the above. <br /> <br /> 7. The struggle between the houses of York and Lancaster led to ____________ <br /> A) the Hundred Years' War. <br /> B) France's war with the Swiss. <br /> C) the end of religious tolerance in Spain. <br /> D) the Wars of the Roses. <br /> <br /> 8. The most powerful European royal family was that of ____________ <br /> A) York. <br /> B) the Hapsburgs. <br /> C) Casimir. <br /> D) the Ottomans. <br /> <br /> 9. The Great Schism refers to ____________ <br /> A) more than one man claiming to be pope. <br /> B) the antipapal movement led by John Wycliffe of England. <br /> C) the Czech religious reform movement led by Jan Hus. <br /> D) the resignation of three successive popes. <br /> <br /> 10. One significant result of disunity in the Church was that ____________ <br /> A) the princely lifestyles of the clergy led to the sale of church positions. <br /> B) the papacy was dominated by English popes. <br /> C) Europeans felt a greater sense of loyalty to their monarchs than to the pope. <br /> D) all of the above . <br />