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Exam 2 Practice Exam HIST 1010 - 001
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Practice Test 2 Greece 1 Who are the original founders of Greek civilization a Mycenaeans b Greeks c Germanics d Aryans 2 What group of people invaded Greece and recreated the civilization a Aryans b Dorians c Germanics d Phoenicians 3 Which of the following DID NOT promote disunity in the Greece a Mountains b riverswater c rugged terrain d vaHeys 4 Which of the following IS NOT a staple in the Greek empire a Olives b shing c wheat d corn 5 Which of the following is the most important crop in Greece a Olives b wheat c com d soy 6 True or false valleys between mountains created places for tribes to settle a True b false 7 True or false citystates were NOT how Greek civilization were organized a True b false 8 Which of the following was most important in Greek tribe governing a Family ties b wealth c age d strength 9 True or false Greeks became ercely attached to and identify with place aka where they are from a true b false 10 True or false you must own land to be a citizen atrue b false 11 What was the Greek pois organized around a acropois b town hall c monument d temple 12 Which of the following was NOT somewhere the Greeks began to expand a north Africa b Asia Minor c Italy d England 13 Who did the Greeks pick up their alphabet from a Croatians b Phoenicians c Egyptians d Romans 14 Which class was most important to the Greeks a Upper class aristocrats b middle class merchants and farmers c lower class peasants 15 Which of the following was NOT a new innovation of warfare in Greek civilization a phalanx b infantry c hoplites d peltast 16 True or false innovations in warfare allowed nonwealthy people to serve in armies a true b false 17 True or false innovations in warfare allowed middle class to voice their opinions a true bfalse 18 Why was Athens so important a it was the capitol b it began democratic government c it was Sparta s enemy d it had a strong army 19 True or false many Greek rulers ended up becoming tyrants a true b false 20 true or false Coup d39etat is a term for a blow to the state or someone took power instantaneously a true b false 21 Why were Draconian law codes important a codi ed laws allowing room for appeals b Made it easier for the government to control the minds of their people c Allowed the government more room to change laws consistently d Caused massive riots of peasants 22 True or false Solon is the father of democracy a true b fasle 23 Which of the following was NOT something Solon addressed a the economy b the jury system c land owning rules d upper class 24 Why was Pisistratus so important to democracy a he made democracy stronger b he eliminated tyranny c he eliminated land owning restrictions d he operated as a tyrant reverse of democracy 25 True or false Cleisthenes after Pisistratus reformed the government by dividing up Athens lnto 10 tribes wit 50 council members making a council of 500 to better represent the people a True b false 26 True or false Sparta and Athens are NOT rivals a true b false 27 True or false Sparta remained a monarchy a true b false 28 True or false Sparta was known for being a quotmilitary machinequot a true b false 29 true or false helots were enslaved people from territories in which Sparta took over a true b false 30 True or false helots were NOT the reason why Sparta became a militaristic society a true b false 31 Which two societiesempires was the Battle of Marathon between a Persians and Greek citystates b Athens and Sparta c Persia and Sparta d Persia and Athens 32 Which two societies and their allies participated in the Peloponnesian War a Persians and Greek citystates b Athens and Sparta c Persia and Sparta d Persia and Athens 33 True or false the Delian league was formed by Greek governments against the Persian Empire a true b false 34 True or false Sparta defeats Athens and strips Athens of her democracy as punishment a true b false 35 True or false a big change in Greek philosophy was rationally explaining supernatural things aka Natural v Supernatural in terms of science and philosophy a True b false 36 True or false Socrates was NOT important because of his ideals of quotself re ectionquot for a good life a true b false 37 Which of the following was NOT part of the Socratic Method a questioning b deductive logic c quotknowledge is virtuequot d quotignorance is blissquot 38 True or false Socrates was blamed for losing the Peloponnesian war because he made people question their values a True b false 39 Who was Aristotle39s most famous pupil a Plato b Pythagoras c Caesar d Oedipus 40 True or false Plato was an idealist and believed that everything you perceive with your 5 senses is only a copy of reality everything you perceive empirically are not real a True b false 41 Which of the following was Plato39s student a Socrates b Oedipus c Aristotle d Sophocles 42 True or false Plato and Aristotle have very similar views a true b false 43 Which of the following is not part of Aristotle39s syllogism and deductive logic a major premise b minor premise c inescapable existence d spiritual existence 44 True or false Greek is NOT the foundation of western thought and rationalism a true b false 45 Which of the following is NOT a Greek drama a quotOedipusquot b quotOrestiaquot c quotOmnisciencequot 46 Whose empire is the marker for the start of the Hellenistic Era a Alexander b Antigonos c Philip ll d Seleucus 47 True or false Greek citystates ghting among each other weakening themselves gave room for Macedon to rise a True b false 48 Which of the following is NOT true about Alexander the Great a Conquered a huge amount of his empire in a small amount of time incredibly b died at age 33 c He wanted to ful ll his father39s dreamgoal of ghting the Persian Empire d It took Alexander two decades to conquer so much land for his empire 49 Which of the following does not match person to part of Alexander39s carved up empire a Seleucus lranian Plateau and Babylonia b Antigonos Asia minor and Mecedonia c Epicurus Asia Minor and Babylonia 50 Which of the following was not part of Hellenistic civilization a cosmopolitan b multicultural c very sophisticated d intolerant 51 Which of the following was not important in Hellenistic philosophy a stoicism b universalism c epicureanism d skepticism 52 True or false Zeno39s philosophy was to go through life as unemotional as possible aka to quotaccept and endurequot a True b false 53 True or false Zeno did NOT believe in Greek thought of everything in the universe happens for a reason and it is all in rational order a True b false 54 True or false Epicurean believed in seeking pleasures in life a true b false 55 True or false Democritus was ahead of his time because he already thought everything was made of tiny particles or atoms that recombine in rational orderly and predictable ways a True b false 56 True or false skeptics are believers a true b false 57 Which of the following is incorrectly correlated a Euclid geometry b Aristarchus sun is the center of the universe idea c Archimedes calculated pi d Pyrrho A believer not a skeptic Rise of Islam 58 True or false Islam was the birthplace of Islam a true b false 59 Which of the following was NOT a main city with the largest populations in the Arabian Peninsula a Mecca b Medina c Palestine 60 True or false unity was NOT an issue in the Arabian Peninsula a true b false 61 Which of the following is NOT true of Muhammed a He was orphaned at age 6 b He is the prophet of Islamic religion c His uncle was a travelling merchant d Muhammed didn39t do much travelling but encountered Christianity in Mecca 62 True or false it was after encountering Christianity and Judaism and after running a business in Mecca that Muhammed began to have revelations and started meditating in the wilderness a True b false 63 Which arch angel was responsible for Muhammed s revelations that were written down eventually becoming the Qur39an a Archangel Gabriel b archangel Michael c archangel Uriel d archangel Raphael 64 True or false Muhammed was thrown out of Mecca because spreading the new religion would mess up their pro ts from people so he went to Medina a True b false 65 True or false Muhammed became a military leader in Medina and uses this to convert Mecca a true b false 66 True or false the Umma is the Islamic community a true b false 67 True or false Muhammed s belief of everyone being equal under god is the main reason why so many people converted especially lower class a true b false 68 Below are key reasons why people converted to Islam so easily Except a equality under god b Straightforwardness c lack of heresies d Polytheistic belief 69 True or false the Last Tenet is the belief of life after death eternal reward a true b false 70 Which of the following is not an Islamic practicebelief a Ramadan b 5 Pillars c charity d trinity 71 What is the Kaaba a a church b a cube shaped shrine c a statue d a brothership 72 Who was the most important person in continuing lslam after Muhammed39s death a Gabriel b Abu Bakr c All d Jesus of Nazareth 73 True or false the two major branches of Islam are the Sunni and the Shi ites a true b false 74 True or false Ali assumed caliph after a leadership issue son in law of Muhammed but he was challenged by the Mu39awiyah family and they assassinated him a True b false 75 True or false the Umayyad family ruled as caliphs for a long time until they started ignoring their spiritual side so people started rebelling and the Abbasid family took reign and moved to Baghdad a True b false 76 The Abbasid reign brings the empire to a peak in all of the following ways EXCEPT a culturally b economically c manufacturingtrade d language 77 True or false a prominent part of Arab society was NOT its openness to other cultures and Societies aka cosmopolitan a True b false 78 Which of the following is not true of Arab society a There was much social mobility b A very hierarchical society c There was not much social mobility d Social structure made lslam popular 79 True or false this society had the world highest literacy of this time at 20 for men a true b false 80 True or false Jews and Christians were important to the Islamic religion because they were know as Peoples of the Book a True b false 81 True or false women of Islam were always of very low status a true b false 82 True or false polygamy was a status symbol in Arab culture a true b false 83 Which of the following did the Islamic world NOT excel in a science b mathematics c drama d philosophy 84 Who was Islam39s favorite philosopher a Plato b Euclid c Aristotle d Zeno 85 Why was lbn Sina so important a He preserved Plato39s philosophies in the modern world b He preserved Aristotle39s philosophies in the modern world c He preserved Euclid s philosophies in the modern world d He preserved Zeno39s philosophies in the modern world 86 Which of the following is NOT true a Arabs knew about contagion b Arabs values Greek geometry c Arabs created the concept of zero d Arabs dealt with reconciling faith with logicreason 87 True or false Mahmud of Ghazni and Muhammad of Ghur had a large hand in converting India to Islam a True b false 88 Which of the following was renowned commercial contact between East and West a Spice Islands b Pakistan c China d India 89 True or false su sm is basically the same thing as mysticism a true b false Medieval Society 90 True or false Feudalism relied on man to man relationships a true b false 91 Which of the following is NOT somewhere the Vikings attacked a England b Scotland c Ireland d France 92 Which of the following was not a reason the Vikings were so intimidating a they would rape and pillage villages b They had intimidating ships c they were extremely fast and effective d they were slow and liked to torture people over time 93 True or False European infantry is based off of mounted soldiers a true b false 94 True or false a ef is land controlled by someone generally organized around a village a true b false 95 True or false Lords and Vassals as well as knights were very important and signi cant at this time and has a large hand in creating a medieval aristocracy a true b false 96 True or false manorialism was a way to exploit the land economically and shape the lives of surrounding peasantssurfs a True b false 97 What is a quotburgquot a a town b a town with a wall surrounding it c a town with a body of water surrounding it d an abandoned town 98 True or false guilds were unions a true b false Rome Republic and Empire 99 Which of the following is not true of the Etruscans a The are part of Rome39s roots b excel in metallurgy art and language c Settlements akin to Greek Polis d They were in modern day France 100 Which of the following is NOT a core precept of Roman Society a entertainment gladiatorial combat b Language Phoenician alphabet c religion gods and syncretism like Alexander39s Empire d government Feudalism 101 True or false paterfamilias is a term for family society and government embodied in oldest male s authority and direction over an extended family a True b false 102 True or false pax decorum is a term for quotthe peace of the godsquot communal fate depends on collective solidarity in rituals and practices a True b false 103 True or false plebeians were nonaristocratic citizens that were not necessarily poor a true b false 104 True or false Patricians felt kingship was tyrannical and ousted the monarchy to form the RepubHc a True b false 105 True or false Senate are all patricians and elect new consuls from their ranks annually a true b false 106 True or false Plebeians never rebelled for more rights and a voice in their government a true b false 107 Which of the following is not true of the Plebeian Assembly a Challenge municipal court decisions and retry them b Veto certain Senate created laws c Can propose legislation to Senate d Military offices were previously open to Plebs 108 True or false the Punic Wars were between Rome and Carthage a true b false 109 What is a latifundia a like a southern plantation has conquered people as slaves of the land b a place where peasants meet to worship c a bank d Where the Vassals lived 110 True or false Senatus Consltum Ultimum was an emergency senate meeting calling in troops to violently quell Gracchus followers Over 3300 dead a True b false 111 True or false Sulla declares himself military dictator and seeks to restore the power of the Senate he kills thousands considered a threat to traditional Senatorial power a True b false 112 Who of the following was NOT part of the rst triumvirate a Julius Caesar b Brutus c Pompey d Crassus 113 True or false Caesar is victorious over Pompey and names himself perpetual dictator and aunts his power around but was loved by the people and not the Senate a True b false 114 Who of the following is NOT a part of the second triumvirate a Marcus Antony b Lepidus c Sulla d Octavian 115 Who of the following was NOT one of Antony39s lovers a Octavian s sister b Lepidus s sister c Cleopatra 116 Who of the following was NOT a powerful woman of this time a Cleopatra b Pompey39s sister c Octavian s mother 117 Why was Octavius Augusta Caesar so unique from Julius Caesar a He wanted to be called Princept instead of Emperor to be closer to the people and used humility to up his image and make people love him humbled b He wanted to spread the empire to Northern Europe c He wanted the love of the Senate more than the people and worked hard to get on the Senate39s good side 118 True or false Pax Romana means Roman peace a true b false 119 Which of the following was NOT a Roman innovation that was important to their society a aqueducts b 50000 miles of roads c ships d procreation laws Rise of Christianity 120 Which of the following is not something Christianity took heavily from a Jewish monotheism b Hebrew monotheism c Islamic monotheism 121 Where was Jesus of Nazareth born a Juda b Jerusalem c Mecca d Medina 122 True or false Jesus of Nazareth grew up in a tranquil area a true b false 123 Who baptized Jesus of Nazareth a Paul the Baptist b John the Baptist c Fred the Baptist d Bob the Baptist 124 True or false at age 3033 Jesus preached and healed until he was taken by the Romans and sentenced to death by cruci xion a True b false 125 Which of the following was not a part ofJesus s teachings a forgive ones enemies b resurrection c everlasting lifeheaven d belief of greed 126 Who was the most important person to write ofJesus a Paul the Baptist b John the Baptist c Fred the Baptist d Bob the Baptist 127 True or false part of Christianity39s success is because of the failure of its rivals a true b false 128 Which of the following was not one of Christianity39s rivals a stoicism b animism c cult of Mithra d Neoplatonism 129 True or false heresies threatened the Christian church and the church aggressively dealed with them a True b false 130 True or false a martyr is someone willing to die for their beliefs a true b false 131 True or false the position of pope started out as bishop of Rome that evolved into papacy a true b false 132 True or false Pope Leo I stopped Attila the Hun from sacking Rome and giving the papacy political power a true b false The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire 133 All of the following are reason and are blamed on for the fall of the Roman Empire EXCEPT a malaria b Christianity c internal issues d the plague 134 True or false Foederati were people who were recruited from beyond empire borders to ght and protect the empire they were paid and unloyal a True b false 135 True or false Marcus Aurelius let family sway him so he put his son Commodus into power and he was horrible which led to a chain of horrible emperors a True b false 136 True or false economy coinage is basically the only thing unifying the Roman Empire at this point a true b false 137 True or false the only reason the Roman Empire lasted as long as it did is because of the reforms of Diocletian and Constantine a True b false 138 Which of the following can be attributed to the nal end to the empire a Christianity b riots c bad emperors d barbarian invasion 139 True or false Tacitus wrote of how backward the barbarians were and looked down on them for how they lived organized by tribes a true b false 140 True or false Huns moved in on the barbarians so the barbarians moved in on the Romans and actually thought they were integrating themselves in as Roman citizens a true b false Medieval Church 141 True or false the medieval church is a Christian church and this becomes the most important and most powerful institution in Europe a true b false 142 Which of the following is the high peak of the middle ages a high middle ages b middle middle ages c ow middle ages 143 True or false a concept erupts that there is no salvation outside of the church which increases its power because people want to go to heaven sacraments allow them to go to heaven a True b false 144 True or false the little charity that there is at the time as well as what little education there is is completely in the hands of the church a true b false 145 The following are types of clergy EXCEPT a secular clergy b regular clergy c high clergy 146 All of the following are reasons the regular clergy became a problem to the church EXCEPT a they begin to not do their jobs b wealthy families began to drop their children off here as a cheap alternative to a good life c The church is paying them to stay away from civilization d they aren39t taking their roles seriously making the church look bad 147 True or false there became a power struggle when monarchs thought that they should be made pope a True b false 148 True or false Henry IV wanted to have power over the church and appoint his own people in the ranks but Pope Gregory Vll met this head on by threatening to cut Henry39s subjects off of the sacraments so his subjects abandoned his side so he backed down a True b false 149 In which style of architecture were cathedrals built a Romantic b Gothic c Roman d Greek 150 Which of the following is the high point of Medieval thought a scholasticism b romanticism c Semitism d pessimism 151 True or false Aristotle philosophy reemerges into the high middle ages and in welcomed but some stuff doesn39t agree with the church so Aquinas xed his mistakes so that they makes sense with the church a True b false 152 Which of the following is the group of people who were vital in the middle ages economically even though they haven39t been fully integrated into society a Romans bJews c Greeks d English 153 The beginning of the end of the papacy began when in 1305 the rst of a series of 7 popes moved where a London b Avignon c Paris d Greece 154 Which of the following popes moved the capital back to Rome and started reforms a PopeJohn Paul II B Pope Francis l C Pope Urban Vl d Pope Urban II 155 True or false because of moving to Avignon another power struggle with the King of France the papacy seemed too human and demysti ed so 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