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History 101: Western Civilization I Final Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following country's greatest weapon was the longbow in the Hundred Years' War?

Question 2 2. Who won the Battle of Crecy in the Hundred Years' War?

Question 3 3. Why were England and France at war from 1337 to 1453?

Question 4 4. The Renaissance was a period when people began taking an interest in the cultures of Ancient Greece and Rome. Which of the following century's did the Renaissance begin?

Question 5 5. Although the Reconquista and the Inquisition were full of bloodshed, what did these two events serve to do?

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Question 6 6. Columbus' first voyage was funded by _____.

Question 7 7. The last of the horse peoples died out:

Question 8 8. How did the gradual warming of the earth affect the lives of human beings?

Question 9 9. The first proper city built was _____.

Question 10 10. Which of the following Roman Emperors is referred to as The Great, and why?

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Question 11 11. What are the benefits and drawbacks of a standing army?

Question 12 12. How did Ovid's retelling of Roman history differ from Horace and Virgil's?

Question 13 13. The Mycenaen civilization came to an end due to the following:

Question 14 14. Upon learning that a god had taken a personal interest in him, an ancient Greek would most likely be _____.

Question 15 15. This statue of Apollo is an example of Greek...

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Question 16 16. The Peloponnesian war started because _____.

Question 17 17. Languages naturally tend to _____

Question 18 18. Socrates proposed all of the following, except:

Question 19 19. How did the Romans create their pantheon?

Question 20 20. 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 21 21. Which of the following describes the patricians and plebeians?

Question 22 22. Select the BEST description of the Counter-Reformation in Hungary.

Question 23 23. Consider the role of religion in the Thirty Years' War. The war was the devastating result of _____ and _____ struggling for control over one another.

Question 24 24. What was the goal of the Spanish Armada?

Question 25 25. How were the Sassanid and Byzantine Empires similar?

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Question 26 26. How was Islam similar to the Catholic Church at the time of the fall of the Roman Empire?

Question 27 27. Which statement correctly reflects how the Romans might have felt about the Anglo-Saxons?

Question 28 28. 'Huguenots', 'Presbyterians', 'Calvinists', and 'Lutherans' are all other names for _____.

Question 29 29. How could the sack of Rome in 1527 be used as evidence of weakening Catholicism throughout Europe?

Question 30 30. What did Luther's nailing of the 95 Theses on the door of Castle Church represent?

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Question 31 31. All of the following were considered obligations of a peasant, EXCEPT:

Question 32 32. Why did the French king agree to provide the Paris University with protection and privileges?

Question 33 33. What is the best description of the relationship between merchant guilds and craft guilds?

Question 34 34. Select the correct chronological order of the following decrees:

Question 35 35. Which is FALSE about the Fourth Lateran Council?

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Question 36 36. This Angevin King signed the Magna Carta of 1215.

Question 37 37. Why did Robert Catesby and his co-conspirators choose November 5 as the day when they would strike?

Question 38 38. The Divine Right of Kings holds the King accountable to:

Question 39 39. How did the 1559 Act of Uniformity impact the status of Catholics in England?

Question 40 40. A system where vassals were awarded parcels of land by the king in exchange for their loyalty was known as _____

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Question 41 41. How did the Carolingian Renaissance impact education?

Question 42 42. Which of the following best explains Western Europe following Charlemagne's death in 814?

Question 43 43. Who did Francisco Pizarro conquer?

Question 44 44. The first single-shot guns were _____

Question 45 45. How did the rule of Suleiman differ from that of his father?

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Question 46 46. The Hundred Years' War and The Black Death both led to _____.

Question 47 47. What is moveable type printing?

Question 48 48. Why do scholars now believe the great flood actually took place?

Question 49 49. Who tried to undo Constantine's Christian reforms and restore paganism?

Question 50 50. The Mycenaeans and the Minoans shared all of the following EXCEPT:

History 101: Western Civilization I Final Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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