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1 1. In the Muslim view, Judaism and Christianity were a) Heretical religions b) Considered to be people of the book c) Useful only politically d) Threatening and should be destroyed 2. (SSWH6A)What is one result of the migrations of the Bantu-speaking peoples? A. There are 60 million African people who speak one of the Bantu languages. B. Every part of Africa has been influenced by the Bantu-speaking peoples. C. The continent of Africa has been completely urbanized. D. Territorial wars broke out, and civilizations were taken over. 3.(SSWH4a) After the fall of Rome, the eastern portion of the Empire, or the empire, continued their traditions, law, and aspects of their culture for 1000 years. a. Hellenistic b. Umayyad c. Byzantine d. Abbasid 4. (SSWH4b)The most power emperor of the Byzantine empire was, who was known for creating a that lasted a 1000 years. a.octavian; Army c. Justinian; code of laws b. Chandragupta; navy d. Wudi; trade routes 5.(SSWH4b) Justinian s wife was, who helped manage his empire. a.cleopatra b. Theodora c. Helen d. Fatima 6. (SSWHb)The, which means Holy Wisdom is the best example of Byzantine architecture. a. Hagia Sophia b. Ka aba c. Dome of the Rock d. Vatican 7. (SSWH4d) Constantinople was located perfectly to a seat of empire because... A. It was the gateway to the Black Sea B. It had close proximity to eastern trade routes to Asia C. It was easily defended because of its location on a point with mountains behind it. D. All of these 8.(SSWHc/f) How did the Byzantines adapt Christianity to their culture? A. They incorporated Greek translations of the bible and spoke out against the use of icons. B. They blended Islam and Judaism into Christianity C. They built elaborate shrines to the Christian saints and only allowed Latin to be spoken in churches. D. All of these 9. (SSWH4c)The missionary took Christianity to the and helped create a written alphabet for translating the bible. a. Peter; Egyptians b. Paul: Arabs c. Timothy: Persians d. Cyril: Slavs 10. (SSWH6) A major reason for the lack of development of Sub-Saharan peoples is a. geographic isolation b. tropical climate c. little interaction from outside cultures d. all of these

2 11. (SSWH6b) showed the world the wealth of West Africa on his pilgrimage to Mecca a. Mansa Musa b. Ibn Battuta c. Sundiata d. Abu Bakr 12. What are push-pull factors? A. ways population is shifted B. opportunities for jobs C. reasons for migration D. changing environmental conditions 13. What is one result of the migrations of the Bantu-speaking peoples? A. There are 60 million African people who speak one of the Bantu languages. B. Every part of Africa has been influenced by the Bantu-speaking peoples. C. The continent of Africa has been completely urbanized. D. Territorial wars broke out, and civilizations were taken over. 14. The Swahili language developed from a mixture of what languages? A. Chinese and Arabic languages B. Chinese and Bantu languages C. Arabic and Bantu languages D. Bantu and Egyptian languages 15. Who was Mali's first great leader, and converted to Islam? A. Mansa Musa B. Ibn Battuta C. Sunni Ali D. Sundiata 16. Which of the following was the first major civilization of Central Mexico? A. Toltec B. Moche C. Teotihaucán D. Chimú 17. Which of the following led to the development of the Maya calendar? A. warfare B. religious beliefs C. farming D. architecture 18. Using glyphs, the Maya were able to do which of the following? A. record historic events B. pass on stories from generation to generation C. make calendars D. all of the above

3 19. Which of the following was a major city of the Maya? A. Cahokia B. Tenochtitlán C. Cuzco D. Tikal 20. Andean civilizations(i.e. Incas) used what to its advantage? A. Its location along the Mississippi River B. Its temperate climate and abundant grasslands C. Its location among the mountains D. Its location in the Amazon rainforest

4 21. Which of the following was true of the Inca? A. They built a giant pyramid with twin temples at the top. B. They had a written language. C. They had a social welfare state that cared for all their people. D. They worshipped the Great Spirit. 22. Which of the following declined before the Europeans arrived in the Americas? A. Aztec B. early North American peoples C. Inca D. Maya 23. Which of the following had both a variety of small tribes and larger, complex societies? A. early North American peoples B. Maya C. Aztec D. Inca 24. In which of the following ways were the Maya and Aztec similar? A. Both were ruled by city-state kings. B. Both used a written language. C. Both believed in the Great Spirit. D. Both were composed of small tribes. 25. Which of the following was NOT true of the Aztecs? A. They were governed by a theocracy. B. Religion played an important role in their society and rule. C. They had trade links with other Mesoamerican groups. D. They practiced human sacrifice for religious offerings

5 26) A. Judaism B. Christianity C. Islam 27) 28) 29). How do Catholics lead a moral life? a. through obedience to God's law b. through submission to God's will c. through following the Five Pillars d. through a personal relationship with God 30). What is similar about the beginning of all three faiths? a. Each has several branches. b. Each was begun before A.D c. Each was begun in Southwest Asia. d. Each was begun within the same 2,000 year period of history. d. use of local languages 32). In which faith is the spiritual leader called by a term that means "Teacher"? a. Islam b. Judaism c. Catholicism d. all of the above 33). What important teaching or custom is shared by only two of the three faiths? a. dietary laws b. Judgment Day c. life after death d. unmarried spiritual leaders 31). On what subject do the three religions hold different views? a. Judgment Day b. life after death c. Jesus' identity

6 34) The Aqueduct ran between which of the following? A. the Forum of Arcadius and the Forum of the Ox B. the Church of the Apostles and the Forum of Theodosius C. the Forum of Constantine and the Hippodrome D. the Church of St. Salvador and the Wall of Theodosius 35). Which of the following was the furthest north? A. the Golden Gate B. the Harbor of Theodosius C. the Gate of Charisius D. the Church of the Apostles 36). Which of the following was closest to the Great Palace? A. the Forum of the Ox B. the Hagia Sophia C. the Forum of Theodosius D. the Church of the Apostles 37). How many cisterns were in Constantinople? A. 3 B. 5 C. 2 D. 7 38). About how many miles was it by road from the Golden Gate to the Augusteum? E. 6.5 F. 1 G. 5 H. 3.5

7 39). The religion of Islam gained most of its original followers in, not Mecca. A. Medina B. Riyadh C. Cairo D. Damascus 40). The holy book of Islam is the A. Torah B. Holy Bible C. Koran D. Septuagint 41). The rules Muslims live by are called the A. Hammurabi s Code B. Ten Commandments C. Five Pillars D. Golden Rule 42) This image reveals the Olmec people a. they had a large empire b. they explored large areas c. they were accomplished and skilled craftsmen d. they feared invasion from the Incans 43) In the year 1054, a) the Roman Empire fell b) the Ottomans successfully conquered Constantinople c) Muhammad entered Medina, starting the Islamic calendar d) the Great Schism occurred, splitting the Christian church between East and West 44) A major issue the led to the Great Schism was a) dispute over power over the church between the Pope and the Byzantine Emperor b) the ability to translate the Bible out of Latin into local languages c) the use of icons in Worship d) All of these 45) Select the choice that is chronologically accurate from occurring first to last a. Fall of Rome, Beginnings of Islam, Mansa Musa s pilgrimage b. Beginnings of Islam, discovery of America, Fall of Rome c. Great Schism, Beginnings of Islam, Crusades d. Discovery of America, Mansa Musa s Pilgrimage, Fall of Rome

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