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The Development of Christianity Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why did Constantine initially convert to Christianity around 312CE?

Question 2 2. Why was it possible for early Christians to produce illuminated manuscripts?

Question 3 3. IN 410 CE Rome was sacked by _____.

Question 4 4. How did the Edict of Milan impact the Christians?

Question 5 5. Why did St. Augustine write The City of God?

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Question 6 6. Which statement would St. Augustine agree with?

Question 7 7. Which statement would St. Augustine disagree with?

Question 8 8. Who is considered the first Christian martyr?

Question 9 9. What kind of artwork was found in early Christian catacombs?

Question 10 10. Once a Pharisee and a persecutor of Christians, Paul went on to _____.

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Question 11 11. How did Constantinism revise the role of the church and state?

Question 12 12. The early Christian church sprang from Judaism during the reign of the _____ empire.

Question 13 13.

The leaders of Rome did their best to squelch Christianity, but quite ironically, we now name our dogs Nero and our sons Paul!


The statement above shows the eventual success of Christianity even though _____.

Question 14 14. A new Christian who wants to learn more about Jesus, the crucifixion, and the resurrection, would need to consult the four books of the New Testament that are collectively known as _____.

Question 15 15. The first four books of the New Testament are the main source for information on the life of Jesus Christ. Collectively, they are known as the _____.

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Question 16 16. How did the Council of Nicaea favor the ascent of Christianity?

Question 17 17. Almost the entire Christian Bible was written by _____ men.

Question 18 18. Why did early Christians avoid monumental sculpture?

Question 19 19. The name basilica came to incorporate the entire church with all of its additions. The original long colonnade with an apse at one end came to be known as...

Question 20 20. The Roman Empire found it difficult to crush Christianity as it had Judaism because

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Question 21 21. What was the earliest Christian symbol?

Question 22 22. Romans were more likely to show sympathy to persecuted Christians than to persecuted Jews because

Question 23 23. What is the belief in Trinity?

Question 24 24. This picture depicts what part of a church?

Question 25 25. The Roman temple was inappropriate for Christian service because

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Question 26 26. Which of the following did Christianity and Judaism have in common

Question 27 27. Christians were greatly persecuted because they refused to worship the deities of Rome. Which of these men were responsible for some of this persecution?

Question 28 28. The Roman Emperor Hadrian destroyed Jerusalem and forbade the Jews to resettle in Judea. This event is known as the Great Diaspora. In what year did this Diaspora occur?

Question 29 29. Which religion was at the roots of early Christian church?

Question 30 30. How was the early Christian Church similar to Judaism?

The Development of Christianity Chapter 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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