WHAP Unit Two Test

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Which statement below provides the most accurate description of the key difference in leadership styles of persian rulers Cyrus the Great and Darius I?
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Which of the following statements is NOT accurate regarding the Mayan civilizationThe maya were ruled by an all powerful emperor and the center of power was located at TikalAs the Han dynasty collapsedLandowners and warlords dominated the successor governmentsAt the end of the classical age (circa 600 CE)There was a religious upsurge as a result of social and economic problemsIn India during the period following the Gupta collapseHinduism maintained cultural cohesion when the central state collapsedOne commonality shared by the roman, Gupta, and Han empires wasThe empires were weakened internally and struggled to stop nomadic invasionsChristianity and Buddhism had each of the following in common EXCEPTAn emphasis on the appreciation for diversity of religious thought and practicePaul contributed to Christianity in all of the following ways EXCEPTHe emphasized the equality of womenWhich of the following is NOT true regarding the council of NicaeaThe church accepted Arianism as orthodox and in line with official Christian doctrineBased on your knowledge of history and the reading above, Han yu is most likely aConfucian advisor to a Chinese emperor warning him of the evils of a foreign religionThe Polynesian people's are significant historically becauseThey explored and settled vast expanses of Oceania using their outrigger canoesWhich of the following statements is NOT accurate regarding the city of meccaIt was the capital of the Byzantine empireMuhammad believed his revelation from Allah to beThe final word of God to all people, and. That christianity and Judaism had served their purposeThe issue which split the umma into Shi'a (Shi'ite) and Sunni sects involvedWho was the rightful leader of Islam following the death of MuhammadFrom the founding of each religion, Christians and Muslims sharedA single, omnipotent deityThe Umayyad caliphate conquered and held territories far from Mecca by doing all of the following EXCEPTForcing conquered people's to convert to IslamThe first flowering of Islamic civilizationBorrowed heavily from other classical civilizations, but made significant contributions in its own areasA major distinction between the Umayyad and Abbasid caliphates isThe mawali (non-Arab converts) were treated more fairly under the Abbasids than under the UmayyadThe Abbasid dynastyproved the high point of Muslim cultural achievementWhich statement below best provides the historical significance of the UmmaThe umma, the first converts to Islam, provided early support for Muhammad's religious movement and allowed Islam to grow and eventually take over Arabia and a large swath of the Mediterranean worldWhich of the following pieces of historical evidence would most directly contradict the conclusion of Dr. Stearns in the passage aboveA decree from a court in the Umayyad caliphate stating women have no say in whom they marry