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History 101: Western Civilization I Final Exam

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Question 1 1. How many levels existed for initiates of the Mithras cult?

Question 2 2. After the Bronze Age collapse, most city-states in ancient Greece were governed by _____.

Question 3 3. What area was William the Conqueror originally duke?

Question 4 4. At a very young age, Mary Stuart was betrothed to:

Question 5 5. Although the Romans claimed to be descendants from the civilized people of Troy, it is much more likely that they were descendants of Latins, who were _____.

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Question 6 6. Why was Parliament alarmed by Charles I's marriage to a French woman?

Question 7 7. Why did burial tombs in Ancient Egypt contain paintings and reliefs?

Question 8 8. Greek city states established colonies in order to _____.

Question 9 9. Which statement about the Roman Republic is false?

Question 10 10. In what way(s) did Wycliffe challenge church authority?

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Question 11 11. During the unification of Italy, Rome conquered all of the following peoples EXCEPT the:

Question 12 12. Why is the Battle of Castillon significant?

Question 13 13. What three things did the Benedictine rule require from its members?

Question 14 14. Which of the following was the term used for the common people of ancient Rome?

Question 15 15. Which of these events helped lead to the dissolution of the Virginia Company's charter?

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Question 16 16. Why did Louis XIV redesign the Louvre?

Question 17 17. The Roman temple was inappropriate for Christian service because

Question 18 18. Today we think of horses as an old-fashioned mode of transportation that was replaced by the automobile. In contrast, how would humans, who were first in contact with horses, have viewed them?

Question 19 19. Why was having a justice system important to the advancement of early civilization?

Question 20 20. How did Calvinism differed from Lutheranism?

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Question 21 21. Select the statement that describes the Investiture Controversy.

Question 22 22. In today's world of internet and GPS, what might be a situation where a compass would be useful, and why?

Question 23 23. Athenian slaves rowed triremes in wartime. In what way is this surprising?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is not a Gothic artist?

Question 25 25. _____ is an example of a Shakespearean _____, typically categorized by a happy ending, in comparison to _____, which is known as a tragedy because of the deaths of most of the characters.

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Question 26 26. Which of the following best describes Aquinas' role in the history of logic?

Question 27 27. The Peace of Westphalia accomplished which of the following?

Question 28 28. Which answer places Henry VIII's wives in the correct chronological order?

Question 29 29. Which statement is not true of monasticism?

Question 30 30. During Europe's Commercial Revolution in the 16th century, bills of exchange _____.

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Question 31 31. Which of the following statements describe the position and the powers of the Roman consul?

Question 32 32. Bronze continued to be used for certain applications in the iron age because

Question 33 33. The first city to gain dominion over the Fertile Crescent region was:

Question 34 34. How do horses compare to oxen as beasts of burden?

Question 35 35. Which of these people worked to develop more accurate astronomical instruments?

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Question 36 36. In The Iliad, Xenia is

Question 37 37. Who is the supreme deity in Zoroastrian belief?

Question 38 38. The huge Roman road network was primarily built by _____.

Question 39 39. Why were medieval guilds formed?

Question 40 40. What was the relationship between Urban VI and Clement VII?

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Question 41 41. To be a nation state, a land must have a defined territory with its own independent _____.

Question 42 42. The Principle of Common Consent has its origin in which country?

Question 43 43. Who acted as regent for King Louis XIII when he was too young to rule?

Question 44 44. We can trace the roots of Insular art to

Question 45 45. Of what monastic order were the monks of Cluny?

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Question 46 46. Which emperor was the only one of the Nervan-Antonine Dynasty to be assassinated?

Question 47 47. One of Aristotle's most famous students was

Question 48 48. The artist who painted the Mona Lisa also painted the

Question 49 49. How has the Neolithic Revolution supported larger populations worldwide?

Question 50 50. Who did Descartes famously confront?

History 101: Western Civilization I Final Exam Instructions

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