Test Submission Exam III HIS 101 World Civilization I

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  • Question 1

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    For what reason did monasticism take rapid hold in northern Europe?
    Selected Answer:

    D.

    Many believed that those whose lives had little in common with laypeople could best mediate between the believer and God.
  • Question 2

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    In what way were the Yamato rulers of Japan bolstered by adopting Buddhism as the state religion?
    Selected Answer:

    B.

    By linking the Yamato to a universalizing religion that stretched from India to Korea
  • Question 3

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    Islam supplanted family, clan, and tribal communities and created a new community of believers that was called:
    Selected Answer:

    A.

    the umma.
  • Question 4

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    On what did day-to-day control of the Tang Empire rest?
    Selected Answer:

    B.

    An efficient, loyal civil service versed in Confucian political culture
  • Question 5

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    Under the Tang dynasty, the civil service examination system:
    Selected Answer:

    A.

    allowed commoners from southern China to outperform the aristocratic families of northern China.
  • Question 6

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    What did the Tang gain by dismantling Buddhist landholdings and monasteries?
    Selected Answer:

    C.

    The Tang ensured that no religion would rival its power.
  • Question 7

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    What spurred Islam’s remarkably rapid territorial expansion under the “rightly guided” caliphs?
    Selected Answer:

    C.

    Its warriors driven by religious enthusiasm and a desire to acquire the wealth of conquered territories
  • Question 8

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    What technological advantage led to the Vikings’ successful conquests and trade?
    Selected Answer:

    D.

    Sophisticated ships that could travel up rivers and across open ocean waters
  • Question 9

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    What was the impact of the Five Pillars of Islam on regional political structures?
    Selected Answer:

    D.

    They created a doctrinal and legal structure for the empire.
  • Question 10

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    Which of the following accurately describes Abbasid culture?
    Selected Answer:

    A.

    The Abbasids encouraged mathematicians, who pioneered advances in arithmetic, geometry, algebra, and trigonometry.
  • Question 11

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    Which of the following accurately describes al-Khwarizmi’s cultural legacy?
    Selected Answer:

    C.

    He created a mathematical system based on modifying Indian digits into Arabic numerals.
  • Question 12

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    Which of the following accurately describes the Vikings?
    Selected Answer:

    D.

    They opened a trading link between the Baltic and Kiev, creating a commercial avenue from Scandinavia to Baghdad.
  • Question 13

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    Which of the following best characterizes the role and position of women in early Islamic society?
    Selected Answer:

    D.

    Women had a shifting status as patriarchy was only starting to emerge in the Arabian communities.
  • Question 14

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    Which of the following is an accurate description of Mecca before the introduction of Islam?
    Selected Answer:

    B.

    Mecca contained a revered sanctuary where polytheistic Meccans worshipped.
  • Question 15

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    Who, according to the Shi’a, should succeed the Prophet?
    Selected Answer:

    B.

    Ali, the son-in-law of Muhammad, and Ali’s descendants
  • Question 16

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    Who, according to the Sunnis, should succeed the Prophet?
    Selected Answer:

    B.

    The four rightly guided caliphs and then the Umayyad and Abbasid dynasties
  • Question 17

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    The magnetic needle compass was so important because it allowed navigators to:
    Selected Answer:

    D.

    sail under cloudy skies on the open seas.
  • Question 18

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    What helped crystallize Chinese cultural identity during the Song dynasty?
    Selected Answer:

    A.

    A print culture established classical Chinese as the common language among educated classes in East Asia.
  • Question 19

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    What was one of the reasons for the Mongols’ success in conquering and governing extensive realms?
    Selected Answer:

    A.

    They incorporated some of the ways and technology of conquered people.
  • Question 20

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    Which of the following accurately describes Francis of Assisi and his followers?
    Selected Answer:

    B.

    They preached that European believers should weep, confess their sins to their local priest, and strive to become better Christians.
  • Question 21

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    Which of the following accurately describes the Toltecs of Mesoamerica?
    Selected Answer:

    B.

    They rose to power rapidly because they filled the void left by the decline of the city of Teotihuacán.
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  • Question 22

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    Which of the following accurately reflects slavery in Islamic society between 1000 and 1300 CE ?
    Selected Answer:

    A.

    Slaves served as seafarers, soldiers, domestics, and plantation workers.
  • Question 23

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    Which of the following accurately reflects the thought of Thomas Aquinas?
    Selected Answer:

    A.

    He attempted to prove that Christianity was the only religion that fully met the aspirations of all rational human beings.
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  • Question 24

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    Which of the following best summarizes the effect of the Crusades on the Southwest Asia?
    Selected Answer:

    C.

    Muslim feelings hardened against the Franks and the millions of Christians who had previously lived peacefully in Egypt and Syria.
  • Question 25

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    Which of the following contributed to the Sufi’s success in spreading Islam to common people?
    Selected Answer:

    D.

    Living in communal brotherhoods and the emotional accessibility of their mystical practices
  • Question 26

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    Which of the following correctly characterizes the Cahokians?
    Selected Answer:

    B.

    The Cahokians built, without draft animals or the use of the wheel, large earthen mounds for use in religious ceremonies.
  • Question 27

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    Which of the following describes the importance of Timbuktu in the fourteenth century?
    Selected Answer:

    C.

    It was a commercial center in West Africa that was an intellectual center for Muslim scholars.
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  • Question 28

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    Which of the following is one of the elements vital to the creation of Europe’s Christian identity?
    Selected Answer:

    C.

    The emergence of universities and a class of intellectuals associated with them
  • Question 29

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    Which of the following reflects the attitude exhibited by Muslim rulers toward Jews, Christians, and Zoroastrians, as long as they accepted Islam’s political rule?
    Selected Answer:

    D.

    Non-Muslims were free to choose their own religious leaders and settle internal disputes.
  • Question 30

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    Which of the following was an effect of the Song economy’s rapid expansion?
    Selected Answer:

    B.

    The supply of metal currency could not meet the demand for it, leading to the creation of paper money.
  • Question 31

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    Which of the following was the most important political and social change after the Carolingian Empire collapsed?
    Selected Answer:

    B.

    The class of knights subjugated previously free peasants, leading to serfdom in much of western Europe.
  • Question 32

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    Which of the following were the most valued commodities shipped from the East African coast?
    Selected Answer:

    D.

    Slaves and gold
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  • Question 33

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    Why were the Spanish conquest of Toledo and the expulsion of Muslim forces from Sicily said to be more important than the Crusades?
    Selected Answer:

    A.

    These campaigns marked turning points in relations between Christian and Muslim power in the Mediterranean.
  • Question 34

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    Identify the primary reason that Renaissance culture spread throughout Europe by the late sixteenth century:
    Selected Answer:

    D.

    economic prosperity and competition between political and religious leaders.
  • Question 35

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    In Spain, a strong dynasty was created primarily through:
    Selected Answer:

    C.

    marriage.
  • Question 36

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    In The Prince, Niccolò Machiavelli argued that:
    Selected Answer:

    D.

    the prince should rule based on the principles of modern statecraft instead of moral or religious values.
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  • Question 37

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    In the late fifteenth century, Ferdinand and Isabella reacted to the Ottoman expansion by:
    Selected Answer:

    A.

    using the Inquisition to create a more homogeneous state.
  • Question 38

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    In what way was the effect of the Forbidden City on the populace similar to that of Topkapi palace?
    Selected Answer:

    D.

    Both projected a sense of awe and power.
  • Question 39

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    Populations in both China and Western Europe succumbed to the plague in large numbers because both had:
    Selected Answer:

    A.

    suffered from years of famine and food shortages that had weakened the populations.
  • Question 40

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    The Ottoman Empire conquered and absorbed much of what Christian power?
    Selected Answer:

    D.

    The Byzantine Empire
  • Question 41

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    The group that eventually drove the Mongols out of China was known as:
    Selected Answer:

    A.

    the Red Turbans.
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  • Question 42

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    Throughout the fourteenth century, Portuguese Christian rulers attempted to consolidate power by:
    Selected Answer:

    D.

    devoting themselves to fighting the Moors.
  • Question 43

    2 out of 2 points

    To consolidate rule over their conquered empire, the Ottoman sultans:
    Selected Answer:

    D.

    adopted Byzantine administrative practices while maintaining devotion to Islam.
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  • Question 44

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    What was the Western European Christian church’s response to challenges to its authority following the plague?
    Selected Answer:

    D.

    The church demanded strict obedience and persecuted those who questioned its doctrines.
  • Question 45

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    Which of the following is the best description of the economic impact of the Black Death on Afro-Eurasia?
    Selected Answer:

    A.

    The deaths of many farmers led to food shortages, which in turn led to rapidly rising prices, work stoppages, and unrest.
  • 2 out of 2 points

    Which of the following statements best describes the early Ming dynasty?
    Selected Answer:

    C.

    It had to rebuild a devastated society from the ground up after Mongol rule and plague.
  • Question 47

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    Which of the following statements best explains the impact of the Black Death on the influence of the Christian church in Western Europe?
    Selected Answer:

    B.

    The Black Death unleashed a wave of popular hostility toward the church.
  • Question 48

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    Which of the following was a major consequence of the Renaissance?
    Selected Answer:

    D.

    A network of independent, educated people who were not totally reliant on either the state or the church.
  • Question 49

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    Which of the following was a major difference between the rulers of Spain and Portugal and the Ottomans?
    Selected Answer:

    D.

    The Spanish and Portuguese rulers expelled or forced the conversion of members of other religions; the Ottomans permitted those with diverse religious beliefs to remain in their territories.
  • Question 50

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    Why did Europeans turn for inspiration to the art and learning of classical Greece and Rome as they rebuilt society after the devastation of the plague?
    Selected Answer:

    B.

    Renaissance humanism provided more scope for secular individuals to act in an expanding world.

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