Christianity The Oldest Religion In The World

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  • 1. 
    2.From 500 B.C. to 336 B.C., many Greek city-states were ruled by a small group of wealthy people. Such political systems are referred to as?
    • A. 

      Democracies

    • B. 

      Oligarchies

    • C. 

      Tyrannies

    • D. 

      Republics

    • E. 

      Dynasties

  • 2. 
    3.Two Aegean civilizations that preceded the Greeks were?
    • A. 

      Minoans and Macedonians

    • B. 

      Macedonians and Thebans

    • C. 

      Athenians and Spartans

    • D. 

      Minoans and Mycenaeans.

    • E. 

      Athenians and Spartans

  • 3. 
    34. Which of the following was NOT a factor in the decline of Rome?
    • A. 

      Foreign attacks

    • B. 

      Inflation

    • C. 

      Interrupted trade

    • D. 

      Tyrant

    • E. 

      Natural disaster

  • 4. 
    35. Which of the following is NOT true about Greco-Roman culture? 
    • A. 

      Caused the decline of the Roman civilization

    • B. 

      Called Classical civilization

    • C. 

      Mixture of Greek, Hellenistic and Roman cultures

    • D. 

      Romans did not just copy Greek work, but adapted it to fit their own purposes

    • E. 

      Greek culture diffused to Rome

  • 5. 
    4. All of the following were true of the Mycenaeans EXCEPT that?
    • A. 

      A. Their kingdom center around hilltop fortress.

    • B. 

      B. They fought a 10-year war against Troy.

    • C. 

      C. They adopted many aspects of the Minoans culture.

    • D. 

      D. They conquered the Dorians around 1100 B.C.

    • E. 

      E. Time period is considered the Bronze Age.

  • 6. 
    36. What was the immediate cause of the fall of Rome Empire?
    • A. 

      Decline in interest in public affairs

    • B. 

      B. Invasion by Germanic tribes and by the Huns

    • C. 

      Civil war and unrest

    • D. 

      D. Crushing tax burden

    • E. 

      E. Lack of trade due to neglect of roads

  • 7. 
    37. The major power struggles in the early Roman Republic were between?
    • A. 

      A. Military and citizens

    • B. 

      B. Citizens of Rome and citizens of provinces

    • C. 

      C. Members of the aristocracy and common citizens

    • D. 

      D. The executive and legislative branches of the government

    • E. 

      E. The Hellenistic kingdoms of Antigonus and the military

  • 8. 
    38. The major weakness of Rome's imperial government was?
    • A. 

      A. The senility and insanity of many Roman emperors.

    • B. 

      B. The lack of a reliable process to determine who would be emperor.

    • C. 

      C. The inability to collect taxes.

    • D. 

      D. The inexperience of the Roman army.

    • E. 

      E. The lack of a trained bureaucracy.

  • 9. 
    41. The Han Dynasty and The Roman were similar in that both? 
    • A. 

      A. Developed extensive trade networks

    • B. 

      B. Created classless societies

    • C. 

      C. Encouraeed democratic ideals

    • D. 

      D. Established free-market economies

  • 10. 
    39. Far more than classical Greece_ India. or China. slavery in Rome? 
    • A. 

      A. Was hereditary.

    • B. 

      B. Granted no rights or- protections to slaves.

    • C. 

      C Was lenient and refused to enslave the voting or the eldest"-

    • D. 

      D. Dominated the labor markets Rome became dependent on slavery:

    • E. 

      E Encrxtraeed Romans to develop their technoloov in amiculture and mdustry.

  • 11. 
    5. Despite Greece's mild climate, transportation and communication were difficult because?
    • A. 

      A. Large rivers to navigate

    • B. 

      B. No community was located near a coast.

    • C. 

      C. Of the constant threat of armed nomadic groups.

    • D. 

      D. Lack of technology.

    • E. 

      E. Of rugged mountainous region

  • 12. 
    6. All of the following were true of the Golden Age of Athens EXCEPT?
    • A. 

      A. Women took an active role in society

    • B. 

      B. Great public buildings including the Parthenon were built.

    • C. 

      C. The Athenian navy became the strongest in the Mediterranean.

    • D. 

      D. A general named Pericles led the city-state.

    • E. 

      E. They had more citizens engaged in self-government than any other city-state

  • 13. 
    8.A teacher using the Socratic Method would?
    • A. 

      A. Help students polish their rhetorical skill

    • B. 

      B. Encourage students to memorize information

    • C. 

      C. Demand payment from all student

    • D. 

      D. Encourage students to accept "what is"

    • E. 

      E. Force students to questions their beliefs

  • 14. 
    44. Christianity? 
    • A. 

      A. Remained a religion of the Roman Umpire,

    • B. 

      B. Taught the forgiveness of sins through faith in Jesus Christ

    • C. 

      C. Was not a missionary religion

    • D. 

      D, Failed to utilize the public works of the roman empire

    • E. 

      E. Gained an early popularity among Roman rulers,

  • 15. 
    9.A phalanx is a Greek military formation made up of?
    • A. 

      A. Rows of closely arranged foot soldiers

    • B. 

      B. Warships escorting merchant vessels

    • C. 

      C. Archers on top of the acropolis

    • D. 

      D. Noblemen on horseback

    • E. 

      E. Foot soldiers and cavalry

  • 16. 
    45. Christians stirred Roman opposition in all of the following ways aCEPIT
    • A. 

      A. By refusing to honor the emperor as a god,

    • B. 

      B. Refusal to show fear against the lions in the Coliseum,

    • C. 

      C. They refused to worship Roman gods,

    • D. 

      D. Because they were seen as a scapegoat for political problems

    • E. 

      E. Because the basic teachings contradicted Judaism,

  • 17. 
    46. The Christian Church in Rome was probably founded by?
    • A. 

      Paul

    • B. 

      Constantine

    • C. 

      Judas

    • D. 

      Jesus

    • E. 

      Pontius Pilate

  • 18. 
    10.The first Greek plays were written to?
    • A. 

      The first Greek plays were written to?

    • B. 

      B. Pay tribute to the gods

    • C. 

      C. Honor the founders of Athens,

    • D. 

      D. Tell the story of the fall of Troy,

    • E. 

      E. Entertain the masses.

  • 19. 
    47. How did Paul change Christianity?
    • A. 

      A. He opened the faith to non-Jews and shifted its orientation more toward the Greco-Roma tradition,

    • B. 

      B. Ile encouraged a loose organization of the church,

    • C. 

      C. Ile appointed popes for each city.

    • D. 

      D. He encouraged Christians to view themselves as part of a Jewish reform movemtnt,

    • E. 

      E. He helped discourage the organization of the Christian doctrine,

  • 20. 
    48. Hellenistic Greek is the most spoken language in the Roman Empire because?
    • A. 

      A. It's easier to speak and understand than Latin

    • B. 

      B. Cesar made it the official language of the Roman Empire

    • C. 

      C. Alexander the Great expanded before the Romans

    • D. 

      D. Latin is the most spoken language in the Roman Empire

    • E. 

      E. None of the statements are true

  • 21. 
    11.The Odyssey tells the story of?
    • A. 

      A. A war between the Mycenaeans and Minoans,

    • B. 

      B. A war between the Athenians and Spartans.

    • C. 

      C. The war between the Persians and Greeks,

    • D. 

      D. The return of a Mycenaean king to his homeland.

    • E. 

      E. A war between the Mycenaeans and Trojans.

  • 22. 
    31, All of the following are part of the legacy of the Roman Empire EXCEPT?
    • A. 

      Language

    • B. 

      Drama

    • C. 

      Engineering

    • D. 

      Law

    • E. 

      Architecture

  • 23. 
    12. All of the following are characteristics of Greek religion EXCEPT?
    • A. 

      A. A belief in gods with human forms and human like behavior.

    • B. 

      B. Used to understand mysteries of nature and human emotion

    • C. 

      C. Developed from myths

    • D. 

      D. A belief in a female chief deity, the Earth Mother

    • E. 

      E. There were both male and female gods

  • 24. 
    30, The period known as P CIX Romana included all of the following EXCEPT?  
    • A. 

      A, Peace and stability.

    • B. 

      B. The construction of roads and public buildings.

    • C. 

      C. Flourishing trade.

    • D. 

      D. The good emperors begin adopting an heir for succession.

    • E. 

      E, A comfortable standard of living for almost everyone.

  • 25. 
    29, In 60 B.C. the first triumvirate was formed by Caesar,_______________ and___________ 
    • A. 

      Pompey and Octavian

    • B. 

      B. Antony and Octavian

    • C. 

      C. Lepidus and Antony

    • D. 

      D. Pompey and Crassus

    • E. 

      E. Octavian and Lepidus

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