History of Our World Chapter 10: Byzantine and Muslim Civilizations Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Someone who converts to Islam must make the Shahada, which is the _____ that is the first pillar of Islam.

Question 2 2. Why do we see such a tight blending of imperial and religious symbolism in Byzantine art?

Question 3 3. After 1453, Constantinople was renamed to _____.

Question 4 4. This floor plan of San Vitale is typical of a(an) _____.

Question 5 5. How did Venetian merchants contribute to the internal instability of the empire?

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Question 6 6. How did the claim of Ali to become Mohammed's successor differ from that of Abu Bakr?

Question 7 7. It is difficult to speak definitively about Byzantine art because

Question 8 8. Which of the following features is NOT common to both Byzantine and Early Christian churches?

Question 9 9. This Byzantine mosaic depicts...

Question 10 10. How did Islam help Muslims advance their medical knowledge and practices?

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Question 11 11. How did the Abbasid Caliphate promote a thriving culture within their empire?

Question 12 12. Which tribe first welcomed Mohammed as a prophet?

Question 13 13. Which city remains the holiest city to all Muslims?

Question 14 14. As a devout Muslim, you will face _____ as you say your daily prayers.

Question 15 15. The Abbasid family brought Islam to a 'Golden Age' but would ultimately be defeated at the hands of the _____.

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Question 16 16. What was the eventual outcome of the resurgence of classic learning as promoted through the use of classical texts?

Question 17 17. What was the Golden Age of Islam?

Question 18 18. What does the Greek or Eastern Cross have in common with Byzantine central-plan churches?

Question 19 19. How was Islam similar to the Catholic Church at the time of the fall of the Roman Empire?

Question 20 20. Which of the following individuals was MOST likely to believe in Zoroastrianism in the time of Mohammed?

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Question 21 21. The most significant Islamic contribution to the West was in_____.

Question 22 22. Like Early Christians, the Byzantines created their mosaics out of

Question 23 23. How were the Islamic scholars able to preserve many classical works of antiquity from China, India, and Greece?

Question 24 24. Which term references the Eastern Catholic Church after it split?

Question 25 25. The Semitic peoples of the Middle East claimed to be descendants of _____.

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Question 26 26. How did the Byzantine nobility contribute to the decline of the Byzantine Empire?

Question 27 27. All of these were factors leading to the split of the Church into Western Roman Catholicism and Eastern Greek Orthodox EXCEPT

Question 28 28. How did the Byzantine Empire secure its prosperity and military power early in its history?

Question 29 29. How did architects create elements in the dome of Hagia Sophia (in Istanbul) that float higher than any previous dome?

Question 30 30. The holy month that is most clearly connected to the fourth pillar of Islam is _____.

History of Our World Chapter 10: Byzantine and Muslim Civilizations Chapter Exam Instructions

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