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The Western Civilization

Question 1 1 pts

Which of these factors did NOT contribute to the fall of the Roman Empire?

agricultural decline
loss of loyalty

 

strong economy
divided east from west

 

rise of Christianity

 

Question 21 pts

Charlemagne came to power after he warred against and overthrew the Merovingians.

True
False

 

Question 31 pts

Compurgation in Germanic tribal law meant a physical trial to prove innocence by divine intervention

True
False

 

Question 41 pts

The Nika Revolt took place in Constantinople and was an example of repression by the Byzantine army under orders of the emperor Justinian.

True
False

 

Question 51 pts

Iconoclasm = _____________________________ smashing

 

 

Question 61 pts

The result of the Iconoclasm argument in Christianity is that the Eastern Orthodox Church and the Byzantine Emperors separated from

Their Muslim neighbors
the Patriarch of Constantinople

 

The Arian Christians
the Pope and the Roman Catholic church

 

Question 71 pts

Islam = submission to the will of __________________.

 

Question 81 pts

Wergeld System = “__________________ for a man”

 

Question 91 pts

The breakdown of a strong central authority after Charlemagne brought about a new political system in Europe called __________________.

 

Question 105 pts

Select all of the correct Five Pillars of Islam:

Believe that their is no god except Allah, & Muhammed is Allah’s prophet
Ritual prayer five times per day

 

Self-purification through ceremonial motification
Fasting and self-control during the month of Ramadan

 

Daily reading of passages in the Qur’an
Giving of one’s savings to the poor and needy

 

Declaring jihad on all enemies
Pilgrimage to Mecca at least once in a lifetime, if one is able to do so

 

Question 111 pts

What are the three successor civilizations to the Roman Empire?

 

 

Question 123 pts

Why was the Byzantine Empire (or Eastern Roman Empire) able to last much longer than its Western counterpart in Rome? (Give at least 3 reasons)

 

Question 133 pts

The rulers who followed after Charlemagne looked to his example as the epitome of what a king should be. What made Charlemagne a successful ruler? (Explain 3 actions he took or evengs during his reign.)

 

Question 141 pts

The only source of mechanical power before industrialization were wind/water mills.

True
False

 

Question 152 pts

What is feudalism? Provide a good definition using all the aspects discussed in class.

 

Question 161 pts

The advancements in agriculture allowed Western Europe to do all of the following, EXCEPT:

Expansion of commerce
Expanded population growth

 

investments in building ships, books, armies and art
Decrease in standard of living

 

Question 170 pts

Extra Credit: 1 point

Pagan temples, because of their immoral and superstitious reputations and traditions, were never converted into Christian churches.

True
False

 

Question 180 pts

Extra Credit: 1 point

Match the level of Medieval European society with their main function in society:

Clergy

[ Choose ] those who prayed those who entertained those who worked those who fought

Peasants

[ Choose ] those who prayed those who entertained those who worked those who fought

Nobles

[ Choose ] those who prayed those who entertained those who worked those who fought

 

[ Choose ] those who prayed those who entertained those who worked those who fought

 

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