AP Euro Unit 2 Quiz

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  • 1. 
    In the second half of the sixteenth century, Germany was made up of:
    • A. 

      Two major kingdoms

    • B. 

      About 360 autonomous political entities

    • C. 

      Four rival political blocs

    • D. 

      Three major kingdoms

    • E. 

      Give rival political blocks

  • 2. 
    Why did Calivinism complicate the already comlpicated religious situation in Germany?
    • A. 

      Calvinism was a pacifist religion, and Calvinists refused to serve in the military

    • B. 

      Calvinists formed an alliance with Catholics against Lutherans

    • C. 

      Calvinists supported peasant revolts

    • D. 

      Calvinism was not included in the Peace of Augsberg religious/political settlement, but the Elector of Palatine converted to Calvinism

    • E. 

      Calvinists seized power in Bavaria, a powerful German state

  • 3. 
    Which event set off the first phase of the Thirty Years War?
    • A. 

      The king of Denmark, a Lutheran, invades Germany

    • B. 

      Richelieu declares an alliance with Protestant Germany

    • C. 

      A Catholic comes to the throne in protestant Bohemia, and attempts to restore Catholicism with the help of the Holy Roman Emperor

    • D. 

      The Bohemians revolt against Bavarian rule

    • E. 

      Saxony invades Bavaria

  • 4. 
    Richelieu involves France on the side of the Protestants because:
    • A. 

      He converted to Calvinism

    • B. 

      He wanted to keep the Habsburg (Austrian) armies tied down in Germany

    • C. 

      He wanted to seize German territory

    • D. 

      His military cheif, Wallenstein, urged him to enter the war on the side of Sweden

    • E. 

      He wanted to be named the Holy Roman Emperor

  • 5. 
    The Treaty of Westphalia: (more than one answer)
    • A. 

      Made peace between the Holy Roman Empire and France

    • B. 

      Allowed leaders to choose the religion that their people would pracitce

    • C. 

      Acknowledged Calvinism as a legal religion

    • D. 

      Restablished the laws of the Peace of Augsberg

  • 6. 
    The Treaty of Westphalia caused many large empires to branch off into smaller individual countries
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The Catholic Counter-Reformation spirit was reflected in this form of art:
    • A. 

      Modernism

    • B. 

      Classicism

    • C. 

      Neoclassicism

    • D. 

      Romanticism

    • E. 

      Baroque

  • 8. 
    Henry IV is famous for saying
    • A. 

      "Paris is worth a mass"

    • B. 

      "Death to the heretics"

    • C. 

      "Vive la difference"

    • D. 

      "Where there is fire there is smoke"

  • 9. 
    "Politiques" such as England's Elizabeth I tended to have this view of religion:
    • A. 

      They were well known for their own personal piety and devotion

    • B. 

      They were committed to suppressing heresy

    • C. 

      They encouraged moderation and toleration

    • D. 

      They argued that religion has no influence on politics

    • E. 

      They embraced Christian pacifism

  • 10. 
    Article I of the Edict of Nantes proclaims that:
    • A. 

      All French citizens must become Catholics

    • B. 

      Henry IV is now king

    • C. 

      Protestants may worship freely, but have to pay an additional tax

    • D. 

      The memory of France's religious wars is to be entirely wiped out

    • E. 

      Hugenots may not hold public office

  • 11. 
    The Saint Bartholomew's Day Massacre was an attack on:
    • A. 

      Parisian elites

    • B. 

      German peasants

    • C. 

      French Hugenots

    • D. 

      Dutch merchants

    • E. 

      Italian laborers

  • 12. 
    The Saint Bartholomew's Day Massacre caused the protestants to adjust their political theory in order to revolt against tyrannic leaders
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Phillip II did not inherit his father Charles V's Austrian lands because:
    • A. 

      The Austrians revolted against Spanish rule

    • B. 

      Charles V himself split his kingdom, giving the eastern half to his brother, Phillip's uncle

    • C. 

      Charles V had only ruled Austria because it was his wife's inheritance

    • D. 

      Phillip II thought that the empire would be too large for him to rule

    • E. 

      The Spanish refused to make Phillip II king unless he renounced the Austrian possessions

  • 14. 
    All of the following were effects that American wealth had on Europe EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Inflation

    • B. 

      Popultion growth, especially in the towns

    • C. 

      Growing differences between rich and poor

    • D. 

      Growth of a more efficient bureaucracy and military, paid for by America silver and gold

    • E. 

      Spainish military victories against England and the Netherlands

  • 15. 
    This event ignited the revolt of the Netherlands:
    • A. 

      Phillip II's insistence that the Council of Trent be enforced throughout the Netherlands

    • B. 

      Phillip II's efforts to raise a Dutch army to fight the English

    • C. 

      The Perpetual Edict

    • D. 

      Dutch efforts to create a centralized, unified republic

    • E. 

      The Spanish massacre of Dutch Calvinists

  • 16. 
    The most important naval battle of the 16th century, won by Phillip II, was the Battle of:
    • A. 

      Kosovo

    • B. 

      Genoa

    • C. 

      Lepanto

    • D. 

      Utrecht

    • E. 

      The Aegean

  • 17. 
    All of the following were causes of England's war with Spain EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      The Duke of Alba's invasion of the Netherlands

    • B. 

      French massacres of Protestants, which left England the only defender of the Protestants

    • C. 

      Spain's attacks on English privateers seizing Spanish treasure ships

    • D. 

      Mary Queen of Scot's Catholic-backed plot against Queen Elizabeth

    • E. 

      Elizabeth I's radical Protestantism, which was opposed to all forms of Catholicism

  • 18. 
    Protestants were more likely than Catholics to:
    • A. 

      Advocate religious tolerance

    • B. 

      Permit premartial sex

    • C. 

      Educate girls

    • D. 

      Advocate religious violence

    • E. 

      Advocate gender equality

  • 19. 
    Reform efforts at the Council of Trent included all of the following EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Several doctrinal concessions to the reformers

    • B. 

      Creation of new seminaries

    • C. 

      Reform of the office of bishop

    • D. 

      Efforts to control the morality of churchmen

    • E. 

      Steps to curtail the sale of church offices

  • 20. 
    Protestant reformers tended to do all of the following EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Favor clerical marriage

    • B. 

      Encourage basic education

    • C. 

      Oppose monasticism

    • D. 

      Encourage a choice of virginity over marriage, which was seen as a degraded state

    • E. 

      Attempt to use state power to enforce morality

  • 21. 
    Henry VIII's heir, Edward VI was:
    • A. 

      Protestant

    • B. 

      Catholic

    • C. 

      Calvinist

    • D. 

      Lutheran

  • 22. 
    All of the following undermined the authority of the medieval church EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      The "exile" in Avignon

    • B. 

      The Great Schism, with competing popes

    • C. 

      The Conciliar movement

    • D. 

      The laity toward (unwillingness to attack) hereticial movements such as the Albigensians

    • E. 

      The excesses of Reniassance popes

  • 23. 
    The Reformation broke out first in:
    • A. 

      The prosperous parts of Holland

    • B. 

      London and other English cities

    • C. 

      The French countryside

    • D. 

      Austria

    • E. 

      The free imperial cities of Germany and Switzerland

  • 24. 
    The benefice system:
    • A. 

      Allowed important ecclesiatical posts to be sold to the highest bidder

    • B. 

      Distributed charity throughout Europe

    • C. 

      Allowed poor men and women to become nuns and monks

    • D. 

      Was first developed by the Brothers of Common Life

    • E. 

      Was supported by most lay Catholics

  • 25. 
    According to Calvins doctrine of predestination:
    • A. 

      God had foreordained who will be saved and who will be punished

    • B. 

      Christians must set salvation as their only goal before it can be achieved

    • C. 

      Theological doctrine must begin with the ends of faith and then work back to the means

    • D. 

      Only men are capable of salvation

    • E. 

      Divorce is a mortal sin

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