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Chapter 10-15 AP World History Test
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Which of the following is most correctly seen as a direct continuationof the Roman empire?
The significance of the byzantine empire incuded all of the follwong except
The empire's conquest of the Ottoman empire and its inclusion of all of the middle east.
Which of the following does not represent a similarity between the spread of civilization in eastern and western europe?
northern kingdoms dominated both areas
the captial of the byzantine empire and its commercial center was located at??
What was the great church built in Constantinople by Justinian ?
After he reign of Justinian, what was the offical language of the eastern empire?
Which of the following was NOT one of Justinian's positive contributions to the byzantine empire?
the reconquest of Gual
All of the following were outcomes of Justinian's wars of reconquest except...?
the permanent addition of Rome to the Byzantine empire
After the 7th century, what group posed the greatest threat to the eastern frontiers of the Byzantine empire?
The arab Muslims
What was the technological innovation that aided the Byzantine Empire in withstanding the Muslim seige of Constantinople in 717?
In which of the following ways were the Byzantine bureaucracy and the Chinese bureaucracy similar?
both were open to talented commoners, not just aristocrats
which of the following statements concerning the Byzantine bureaucracy is not accurate?
Bureaucrats had limited education and ability
what were the primary exports of the Byzantine empire?
luxury products, such as silk, cloth and carpets
Which of the following statements concerning the merchant class of the Byzantine empire is most accurate?
There was a large and wealthy merchant class......power because of the bureaucracy
which of the following was NOT a strength of the Byzantine cultural life?
innovative literary forms
the name normally given to the form of Christianity that emerged in the Byzantinum Empire was
what was the result of the conflict over the use of religious images in the Orthadox church?
after a long complex battle.........state control over affairs was also reasserted
which of the following issues was a cause for the split between the Roman catholic and Orthadox churches after 1054?
the Roman Catholic practice of requiring celibacy for its preists
What two missionaries were responsible for the creation of a written script for Salvic language?
cyril and Methodius
Which of the following regions eventually converted to Orthodox christianity?
the kingdom of Kiev in southern Russia was established by traders from?
which of the following practivces was not adopted as a feature of the Russian Orthodox chruch?
why did Vladimir I prefir Orthodox christianity to Roman Catholicism ?
what was the extent of western European influence in Kievan Russia?
Which of the following statements concerning the Tatar invasion of Russia is most accurate?
Tatar supervision did not completly destroy ....... Russian aristocracy
The post classical period in Western history between the fall of the Roman empire and the 15th century is referred to as?
Who were the scandinavian invaders who disrupted the development of durable political institutions in the midevil West until the 10th century ?
the system that descrived the economic and political relations between landlords and their pesant laborers was called?
Which of the following statements concerning the agricultural laborers (serfs) of the midevil West is NOT true?
they could be bought and sold by their landlords
the Moldboard was?
a technological innovation..... deeper turing of the soil
Which of the following statements concerning the three-feild rotation system is most accurate?
A) introduced in the 8th century....... of the land unplanted
What frankish king was responsible for the conversion of his people to Christianity in order to gain a vague domination over the Franks?
What belief did the conversion of Germanic Kings create among western religious leaders, particularly the pope?
B) that the church was superior to the secular rulers
which of the following statements concerning the Holy Roman Emperors after the 10th century is most accurate?
B) building on feudal framework rather than the Carolingian Germanic foundations, the Holy Roman emperors created a strongly centralized government
Which of the following was not a positive development that introduced new sources of strength by the 9th and tenth centuries ?
B) end of viking raids
Relationships between members of the military elite based on a reciprocal exchange of land for military service and loyalty were called?
The members of the military elite who received land in return for military service in the bands of the greater lords were called?
which of the following statements about feudalism is most accurate?
A) although it inhibited.......own power (e.g. France and England )
which of the following was not a power of the papacy immediately after 500?
D) the appointment of all bishops
How did the introduction of feudal monarchy into england compare to the political experience of France?
B) english feudal monarchy was introduced more abruptly following 1066, while Frence feudal monarchy developed more slowly.
Which of the following did NOT occur as a result of the crusades?
C) the crusades demonstrated a new Western Superiority in the wider world
Pope Gregory VII decreed the practice of investiture invalid. What was investiture?
B) the practice of state appointment of bishops
the leading figure in the synthesis of classical rational philosophy with Christian theology was a teacher at the University of Paris in the 13 century was?
A) Thomas Aquanis
Because of its base in the universities of western Europe, the dominant medieval philosohical approach was referred to as?
During the 11th century, what new architectural style featuring ........ dominant in western Europe?
Which of the following was a result of the 100 years war during the 14th and 15 centuries?
A) Kings reduced their reliance in feudal forces in favor of paid armies
Which of the following statements concerning the midevial economy is most true?
B) midevil economics was a combination of capitalist and feudal practices
During the post-classical period, societies in the Americas ?
A) remained entirely separate from the old world
WHich of the following was not a characteristic of American civilizations during the post classical period?
C) monotheistic practices
The northern nomadic peoples who entered central Mexico following the decline o Teotihuacan were the
What was the relationship between the Toltecs and their predecessors in central Mexico?
D) the totecs adopted many cultural features from their predecessors to which they added a strong military ethic and human sacrifice.
How did the aztecs view the cultural achievements of the toletecs?
C) as givers of civilization
In the period shortly after the arrival of the Aztecs in the valley of Mexico, what was the nature of the political organization of the region?
C) city states
Which of the following did not occur as a result of the Aztec rise to power?
C) the abandonment of Human sacrifice
What was the Aztec view of history?
B) Like other Mesoamerican peoples, the Aztecs believed in a cynical pattern of repetitive destruction of the world
Which of the following statements concerning the Aztec capital of Tenochtitlan is NOT accurate?
C) unlike other Mesoamerican cities it lacked a temple complex
The Aztec innovation in intensive agriculture in the aquatic enviornments of the Lakes of central Mexico was the development of ?
What was the nature of the Aztec economy?
C) the aztec state redistributed many goods received as tribute and there was a specialized merchant class
Closely identified with the cult of sacrifice and the military, the Aztec social hierarchy developed a nobility referred to as the
While the postion of Aztec women......... and in the Mediterranean world?
D) Aztec women had to spend many more hours grinding grain for food
What was the nature of the Aztec administration of subject territories ?
C) Conquered territories were often left relativly unchanged under their ild rulers as long as they recognized Aztec supremacy and paid tribute
The capital of the Inca empire was..?
The Inca ruler associated himself with the first creation of the Inca empire in 1438 was?
What was the Inca practice of split inheritance?
D) all political power and its titles went to the ruler's successor, but his wealth was kept in the hands of the male descendants to support the cult of the dead Inca's mummy
The religious practice most closely associated with the state and the person of the Inca in Andean civilization civilization was the cult of ?
C) the sun
Which of the following was utilized in the Inca empire, but NOT by the Aztecs?
B) use of Colinization
WHich of the following existed in the Aztec empire, but NOT the Inca empire?
D) an extensive merchant class
The modern image of the......... is referred to as?
C) Inca socialism
Which of the following represents a cultural difference between the Incas and the Aztecs?
C) Lack of a writing system
In terms of the integration of a centralized empire, how did the Incas and the Aztecs compare?
C) the Incas attempted to create an overreaching political state and made conscious attempts to integrate their empire as a unit, while the Aztecs did less in this regard.
The period of political disorder and chaotic warfare that followed the Qin-Han era is referred to as ?
A) The warring states era
What led to the downfall of the Sui dynasty?
B) unsuccessful military campaings
Which of the following statements concerning the extent of the Tang empire is most accurate?
D) The Tang built an empire that was far larger than the Han, an empire whose boundaries in many directions extended beyond the borders of Modern china
What as the attitude of the Tang emperors toward the Confucian scholar-gentry
B) The tang supported the rebirth of the Confucian scholar-gentry, often at the expense of the aristocracy
The title of jinshi was reserved for those who
D) passed the most difficult exams on Chinese literature
Which of the following descriptions of Pure land Buddhism is NOT accurate?
B) it appealed to upper class Chinese
What Tang ruler actually attempted to have Buddhism recognized as a state religion?
D) empress Wu
What proved to be the most damaging attack on Buddhism's popularity with the people during the early tang dynasty ?
B) Confucianism's successful campaign to convince the emperor that the Buddhist monastic establishment represented an economic threat
What was the impact on confucianism of the tang repression of the Buddhists?
A) Confucianism emerged as the central ideology of Chinese civilization until the 20th century
Why was the construction of the Grand canal necessary?
C) the Yangtze River valley was becoming the major flood-producing region with the newly aquired regions in the North
In what way did foot binding serve to diminish the independence of the Chinese women by the end of the Song era?
B) foot binding... mobility to their household
Which of the following was NOT one of the positive aspects of Chinggis Khans's imperial rule?
D) he ordered...Mongol clans
Following Chinggis Khan's death, what was the provision for the administration of the empire?
A) it was divided into 4 regional kingdoms and ruled by his sons and grandsons
What accounts for the growing political dominance of Moscow under Mongol rule?
D) the princes of Moscow collected tribute for the Mongol khans and became the seat of the Metropolitan of the Orthodox church
What was the most significant impact of the period of the Mongol rule on Russia?
A) the period of mongol rule reinforced the isolation of Russia from western Europe and the developments of the Renaissance and reformation
In addition to the ......Islamic heartland?
A) the destruction of cities from central Asia to the shores of the Mediterranean devastated the focal points of Islamic civilization
What was the status.... of China?
D) Mongol women remained relatively independent, refused to adopt the practice of foot-binding and retained their rights in property
What caused ... in China?
A) the failure of expeditions against the Japanese
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