World History Final 2

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World History Final 2
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Review for final exam using http://regentsprep.org includes Rome, Byzantium, Islam, Middle Ages
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  1. The political system of the Ancient Roman Empire was characterized by
    -a strong central government
    -rule by a coalition of emperors and religious leaders
    -universal suffrage in national elections
    -a strict adherence to constitutional principles
    a strong central government
  2. Important long-term contributions of Ancient Greek and Roman civilizations are primarily found in the area of
    -military technology
    -religious doctrine
    -economic policy and planning
    -government and law
    government and law
  3. An immediate result of the fall of the Roman Empire was
    -a renewed interest in education and the arts
    -a period of disorder and weak central government
    -an increase in trade and manufacturing
    -the growth of cities and dominance by the middle class
    -a period of disorder and weak central government
  4. An influence that spread from the Byzantine Empire to Early Russia was the
    -Orthodox Christian religion
    -use of the Latin alphabet
    -beginning of democracy
    -factory system
    Orthodox Christian religion
  5. A major contribution of the Roman Empire to Western society was
    -the development of gunpowder
    -the principles of revolutionary socialism
    -monotheism
    -an effective legal system
    an effective legal system
  6. After the fall of Rome, the eastern portion of the Roman Empire became known as the
    -Persian Empire
    -Byzantine Empire
    -Mongol Empire
    -Gupta Empire
    Byzantine Empire
  7. Which characteristic was common to the Golden Age of Greece and the Italian Renaissance?
    -a strong military led to national unity
    -written constitutions led to the establishment of democratic governments
    -prosperity led to the creation of many works of art
    -political instability led directly to the formation of unified nation-states
    prosperity led to the creation of many works of art
  8. Alexander the Great’s conquests of Greece, Asia Minor, Egypt, and Persia led to the
    -spread of Hellenic culture
    -adoption of a feudal system
    -establishment of representative democracy
    -spread of Islamic culture throughout Europe
    spread of Hellenic culture
  9. Mansa Musa’s journey to Mecca in the 1300’s is evidence that
    -the Crusades had a great influence on western Africa
    -European culture was superior to the cultures of western Africa
    -Islam had a major influence on the Mali Empire
    -most African leaders were educated in the Middle East
    Islam had a major influence on the Mali Empire
  10. “All things were under its domain...its power was such that no one could hope to escape its scrutiny.

    ”Which European institution during the Middle Ages is best described by this statement?
    -the Guild
    -Knighthood
    -the Church
    -the nation-state
    the church
  11. Feudal societies are generally characterized by
    -an emphasis on social order
    -a representative government
    -many economic opportunities
    -the protection of political rights
    social order
  12. In Europe, a long-term effect of the Crusades was
    -the strengthening of the feudal system
    -the adoption of Islamic religious practices
    -an increased demand for goods from the East
    -increased European isolation
    an increased demand for goods from the East
  13. The East (in world history) most likely refers to
    India/China
  14. The art, music, and philosophy of the medieval period in Europe generally dealt with
    -human scientific achievements
    -religious themes
    -materialism
    -classic Greek and Roman subjects
    -religious themes
  15. Which statement best describes the result of the Crusades?
    -Europeans maintained a lasting control over much of the Middle East
    -Islamic influence dominated Europe
    -trade between Europe and the Middle East was expanded
    -Europeans developed tolerance of Non-Christian religions
    trade between Europe and the Middle East was expanded
  16. In Europe during the Middle Ages, the force that provided unification and stability was the
    -central government in Rome
    -military alliance between France and Germany
    -federation of the craft guilds
    -Roman Catholic Church
    Roman Catholic Church
  17. Feudalism in Western Europe was similar to feudalism in Japan in that
    -power was based on class relationships
    -equality among the social classes
    -direct democracy
    -monotheism
    -power was based on class relationships
  18. In European feudal society, an individual’s social status was generally determined by
    -birth
    -education and training
    -individual abilities
    -marriage
    -birth
  19. One major result of the Crusades was the
    -permanent occupation of the Holy Land by the Europeans
    -long-term decrease in European trade
    -conversion of most Muslims to Christianity
    -spread of Middle Eastern culture and technology to Europe
    spread of Middle Eastern culture and technology to Europe
  20. The Crusades have been called “history’s most successful failures.” Which statement best explains this expression?
    -The Crusades did not achieve their original goals, but they brought about many desirable changes in Europe.
    -Although the Crusaders captured the Holy Land, they were unable to bring about democratic reforms.
    -The Crusades helped bring about the fall of the Roman Empire
    -The Crusaders prevented the Turks from capturing Constantinople for many centuries
    -The Crusades did not achieve their original goals, but they brought about many desirable changes in Europe.
  21. A major goal of the Christian Church during the Crusades (1096–1291) was to
    -establish Christianity in western Europe
    -capture the Holy Land from Islamic rulers
    -unite warring Arab peoples
    -strengthen English dominance in the Arab world
    capture the Holy Land from Islamic rulers
  22. The Mongols played a significant role in Russian history by
    -supporting Czar Nicholas II during the Russian Revolution
    -supporting the rule of Ivan the Terrible
    -ending the reign of Catherine the Great
    -isolating Russia from Western Europe during the early Renaissance
    -isolating Russia from Western Europe during the early Renaissance

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