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1 Chapter Three Assessment Name Date Multiple Choice 1. Emperor Constantine moved the capital of the empire to A. Antioch B. Byzantium C. Rome D. Capernaum 2. Demonstrating that he retained non-christian ways, Constantine kept for himself the title A. Maximus Gladiatrix B. Princeps C. Rex Romanorum D. Pontifex Maximus 3. Arius taught that A. Jesus is not truly God B. the Holy Spirit does not exist C. the pope is not Peter s successor D. Jesus is not human 4. Church leaders composed most of the official Christian creed used all over the world today at the A. Council of Constantinople B. Council of Jerusalem C. Vatican Council D. Council of Nicaea 5. Saint Ambrose inspired Saint Augustine to A. become a Christian B. travel C. fight the barbarians D. join a religious cult 6. The person who called the first ecumenical council was the A. pope B. emperor (Constantine) C. patriarch of Constantinople D. bishop of Alexandria 7. Monophysitism was a heresy that taught that Jesus A. had only a divine nature B. was human but not divine C. was both human and divine D. did not die on the cross The Church Through History, Chapter 3 Assessment, page 1

2 8. The invading group that first over-took Rome were the A. Visigoths B. Huns C. Francs D. Vikings 9. Attila the Hun is famous for A. speaking Latin and Greek B. killing the pope in battle C. sparing Rome from destruction D. accepting Baptism as a Christian 10. Manicheans believed in A. living a life of pleasure B. returning to pre-christian religion C. worship of the sun-god Ra D. struggle between matter and spirit 11. Confessions was written by A. Augustine B. Ambrose C. Jerome D. Monica 12. City of God addressed the issue of A. the Arian heresy in Egypt B. building Constantinople C. the fall of the Roman Empire D. sinfulness in the Church Matching Match each definition in Column A with its term in Column B A B 1. Anthony of Egypt A. Translated the Bible into Latin 2. Benedict B. Politician induced to become bishop of Milan 3. Leo the Great C. Wrote the first true autobiography 4. Nonna D. Prevented the sacking of Rome 5. Arius E. Began a heretical movement 6. Jerome F. First known Christian monk 7. Monica G. Converted her husband; mother of three saints 8. Helena H. Emperor Constantine s mother 9. Augustine I. Augustine s mother 10. Ambrose J. With his sister, began monasteries in the West The Church Through History, Chapter 3 Assessment, page 2

3 True or False (A is for True and B is for false) 1. Emperor Constantine became Christian when he signed the Edict of Milan. 2. Constantine named his new capital city Constantinople. 3. The Council of Nicaea condemned Arianism. 4. Arianism died out when its founder was exiled. 5. The Nicene Creed was written by the Apostles in the first century. 6. Descendants of Monophysites traveled to India and China. 7. When the capital of the empire moved to the East, the pope became the leading authority in the West. 8. Saint Augustine was a Christian during his entire life. 9. Saint Jerome taught Scripture to a group of women. 10. The Church Fathers taught that everything should be understood strictly on a literal level. Identification 1. Monastery 2. Pontifex Maximus 3. City of God 4. ecumenical council 5. Apostolic See 6. Fathers of the Church 7. desert fathers 8. Manicheism 9. Vulgate The Church Through History, Chapter 3 Assessment, page 3

4 Essay Choose one of the following to write about in detail. 1. Describe three differences that occurred after Christianity became the religion of the Roman Empire. 2. The text lists four lessons to be learned from the Arian Controversy and the Council of Nicaea. Name three of these lessons. 3. Give two reasons why Arianism flourished in the fourth century. 4. Explain how the papacy was strengthened under Pope Damasus and Pope Leo the Great. 5. Describe two contributions made by Saint Jerome, one of the Fathers of the Church. 6. Give an example of the worldview advocated by the Fathers of the Church. The Church Through History, Chapter 3 Assessment, page 4

5 7. Name Saint Augustine s two most famous written works. Describe a contribution made by one of them. 8. What developments in Roman society led initially to the monastic movement? 9. What messages from Scripture led Anthony of Egypt to become a hermit in the desert? 10. Name three women who had an impact on the Church during the fourth and fifth centuries. The Church Through History, Chapter 3 Assessment, page 5

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