CLEP Western Civilization I: Study Guide & Test Prep Final Exam
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Question 11.The League of Corinth was an alliance that included most of Greece and was headed by which ruler?
Question 22.Mythology of the ancient Greeks has been passed down primarily through the works of Homer and _____.
Question 33.Which document of 1648 resulted in independence for the Netherlands after their rebellion against Spain?
Question 44.The following were battles of the medieval Hundred Years' War between England and France EXCEPT:
Question 55.The significance of the Magna Carta signed by King John was that
Question 66.Charlemagne's crowning as Roman emperor in the 9th CE by Pope Leo III was the beginning of the _____ empire.
Question 77.The advancements in mathematics and science, such as the invention of Arabic numerals, that took place during the Golden Age of Islam occurred during which dynasty?
Which of the following were the reasons for the fall of the Roman Empire?
I. Collapse of the economy
II. Corruption inside the empire
III. Civil strife in the empire
IV. Invasion of the empire
Question 99.Christianity was legalized and established as the state religion of Rome under which emperor?
Question 1010.The Crusades of the Middle Ages, in efforts to fight against the growing threat of Islam, had the following destinations EXCEPT:
Question 1111.The invention of writing is credited to which ancient Near East civilization who created cuneiform writing?
Question 1212.The ancient Egyptians were active in architecture, building many of the following types of buildings or monuments EXCEPT:
Question 1313.The Huguenots of 16th-17th century France ascribed to what religious organization?
Question 1414.The Spaniard responsible for the conquering of the Aztec Empire in the 16th century was
Question 1515.Leading up to the founding of the Roman Empire, the Latins drove out which group of people from the Italian peninsula?
Question 1616.The historical time periods known as the Renaissance, Reformation, Age of Exploration, and the Elizabethan Era were _____.
Question 1717.Which of the following is NOT a way monarchs attempted to fight nobles and the church?
Question 1818.How did Roman moral philosophy begin?
Question 1919.Which of the following features is typical of Roman mural painting?
Question 2020.What is one primary difference between the Spartan Helots and the Athenian chattel slaves?
Question 2121.The Presocratics were mostly concerned with explaining
Question 2222.How did the crowning of Charlemagne as Holy Roman Emperor in 800 C.E. strengthen his control over Western Europe?
Question 2323.Portions of land given by a lord to his vassal were known as
Question 2424.Steven's wife, Christine, has recently died, and he continues to pray for her. What Catholic belief might help explain this?
Question 2525.How did the Protestant Reformation change life in Europe?
Question 2626.How did the diets of early farming communities differ from that of nomadic hunter-gatherers?
Question 2727.For thousands of years, civilization's only hope of victory against horse peoples was _____.
Question 2828.Galileo's experiments:
Question 2929.Which of the following statements most closely aligns with Francis Bacon's beliefs?
Question 3030.What role did the Black Death play in the revolts of 1358 and 1381?
Question 3131.Why were England and France at war from 1337 to 1453?
Question 3232.Why did Elizabeth I of England fear Mary Stuart?
Question 3333.In which of the following conflicts did Protestants justify their rebellion against foreign rule with the notion that only God has complete authority over humanity?
Question 3434.How were the Islamic scholars able to preserve many classical works of antiquity from China, India, and Greece?
Question 3535.Islam spread to all of the following EXCEPT:
Question 3636.Who did Francisco Pizarro conquer?
Question 3737.After the Renaissance, people like Prince Henry of Portugal and others LIKELY believed that:
Question 3838.Which of these men did not rule during the Year of the Four Emperors?
Question 3939.Which emperor succeeded his nephew?
Question 4040.Which Ancient Greek figure would interrogate the logic and consistency of Greek religious beliefs?
Question 4141.Why did Alexandria become a center of Hellenistic scholarship?
Question 4242.How did the Constitutions of Clarendon limit Papal power while increasing King Henry II's power?
Question 4343.How did the Crusades increase learning in Western Europe?
Question 4444.The history of the Hebrews lives on today in _____.
Question 4545.According to historical records, who were the first practicing monotheists?
Question 4646.Which of the following Italian cities was NOT a major contender in Mediterranean trade?
Question 4747.Which of these Roman Catholic clergymen cared for the daily needs of the parish?
Question 4848.The Medici family held tremendous power without the benefit of birthright or title. How was this possible?
Question 4949.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 _____.
Question 5050.Mycenae rose to power thanks to _____.
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