Time Period IV SummatIVe (30 Questions)

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Time Period IV SummatIVe (30 Questions)

Time Period IV30 Question Summative AssessmentNon-Graded


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  • 1. 
    "All things were under it's domain...its power was such that no one could hope to escape its scrutiny."Which European institution during the Middle Ages is best described by this statement?
    • A. 

      The Guild

    • B. 

      The Knighthood

    • C. 

      The Church

    • D. 

      The Nation-State

  • 2. 
    Feudal societies are generally characterized by
    • A. 

      An emphasis of social order

    • B. 

      A representative Government

    • C. 

      Many economic opportunities

    • D. 

      The protection of political rights

  • 3. 
    Which statement best describes the result of the Crusades?
    • A. 

      Europeans maintained lasting control over much of the Middle East

    • B. 

      Islamic influences dominated Europe

    • C. 

      Europeans developed tolerance of Non-Christian religions

    • D. 

      Trade between Europe and the Middle East was expanded

  • 4. 
    What were two indirect results of the Crusades?
    • A. 

      Trade and commerce increased and the feudal system strengthened

    • B. 

      Trade and commerce declined and the feudal system strengthened

    • C. 

      Trade and commerce increased and the feudal system weakened

    • D. 

      Trade and commerce declined and the feudal system weakened

  • 5. 
    In Europe during the Middle Ages, the force that provided unification and stability was the
    • A. 

      Central government in Rome

    • B. 

      Military alliance between France and Germany

    • C. 

      Federation of the craft guilds

    • D. 

      Roman Catholic Church

  • 6. 
    Which is a characteristic of a feudal society?
    • A. 

      Rapid social change

    • B. 

      High literacy rate

    • C. 

      Industrial-based economy

    • D. 

      Rigid class structure

  • 7. 
    In European feudal society, and individuals social status was generally determined by 
    • A. 

      Education and training

    • B. 

      Birth

    • C. 

      Individual abilities

    • D. 

      Marriage

  • 8. 
    The Roman Catholic Church during the Middle Ages in Europe can best be described as the church that
    • A. 

      Favored separation from secular governments

    • B. 

      Avoided involvement in social and educational matters

    • C. 

      Was a stabilizing influence during a period of weak central governments

    • D. 

      Was a strong force that divided many people

  • 9. 
    The time in which the greatest number of deaths occurred from the bubonic plague was around
    • A. 

      1350

    • B. 

      1450

    • C. 

      1550

    • D. 

      1650

  • 10. 
    The plague was brought to Europe by merchants from what nationality
    • A. 

      France

    • B. 

      England

    • C. 

      Italy

    • D. 

      Russia

  • 11. 
    The bubonic plague causes fever and painful swelling of the 
    • A. 

      Lungs

    • B. 

      Arms

    • C. 

      Lymph glands

    • D. 

      Heart

  • 12. 
    The bubonic plague of the Middle Ages was spread from _________ to __________ to _________
    • A. 

      Fleas; black rats; humans

    • B. 

      Lakes; black rats; fleas

    • C. 

      Black rats; fleas; humans

    • D. 

      Cats; fleas; humans

  • 13. 
    The institution that was most damaged in the public's mind during the Black death was
    • A. 

      The church

    • B. 

      The government

    • C. 

      The Schools

    • D. 

      The monasteries

  • 14. 
    The earliest people who migrated to the Americas came from
    • A. 

      Europe

    • B. 

      Asia

    • C. 

      Africa

    • D. 

      Australia

  • 15. 
    The first people who migrated to North America came by way of a land bridge across the present-day
    • A. 

      Rocky Mountains

    • B. 

      Bering Straight

    • C. 

      Mississippi River

    • D. 

      Yucatan Peninsula

  • 16. 
    In the year 1099 Pope Urban II requested Christian armies from Europe to invade what holy city that was under the control of the Muslim Empire? 
    • A. 

      Istanbul

    • B. 

      Rome

    • C. 

      Jerusalem

    • D. 

      Egypt

  • 17. 
    This trade route, which had been a source of economic prosperity for both the East and the West, was essentially closed to Western trade following the Crusades. 
    • A. 

      Silk Road

    • B. 

      Sub Saharan Trade Route

    • C. 

      Afro-Euroasian Trade Route

    • D. 

      Yellow Brick Road

  • 18. 
    This European "explorer" along with his father and uncle became the first European to travel to China. He returned and published a novel of his travels appropriately titled "The Travels."
    • A. 

      Vasco De Gama

    • B. 

      Christopher Columbus

    • C. 

      Hernán Cortez

    • D. 

      Marco Polo

  • 19. 
    This Portuguese explorer is credited with being the first European to successfully sail around the bottom of Africa and arrive to a trading port in India. His return journey would make he and his fellow sailors very rich and would make Portugal one of the most powerful countries in the world.  
    • A. 

      Christopher Columbus

    • B. 

      Vasco De Gama

    • C. 

      Marco Polo

    • D. 

      Hernán Cortez

  • 20. 
    While sailing along the western coast of Africa, Portuguese sailors discovered the abundance of these two natural minerals. 
    • A. 

      Silver and Gold

    • B. 

      Ebony and Ivory

    • C. 

      Salt and Pepper

    • D. 

      Salt and Gold

  • 21. 
    By 1492 what European country had already proven that an all water route around the continent of Africa existed?
    • A. 

      Spain

    • B. 

      Great Britain

    • C. 

      Portugal

    • D. 

      France

  • 22. 
    When Christopher Columbus sailed to the new world he represented Spain, even though he was born in Italy. What idea did he present to the King and Queen of Spain that had never been tried by any other European?
    • A. 

      He thought he could just sail to the Americas

    • B. 

      He thought he could sail around Africa

    • C. 

      He thought he could sail somewhere other than India and find the same stuff

    • D. 

      He thought he could sail around the world to reach India

  • 23. 
    On October 12th, 1492 Christopher Columbus arrived on the present day island nation of San Salvador. What name did he give to the native people whom he encountered?
    • A. 

      Americans

    • B. 

      Mexicans

    • C. 

      Indians

    • D. 

      Salvidorians

  • 24. 
    Throughout the course of his life Columbus would make a total of four trips to the Americas without ever realizing that he was not actually in India. What country continued to sponsor his journeys to the "New World."
    • A. 

      Spain

    • B. 

      Italy

    • C. 

      Portugal

    • D. 

      France

  • 25. 
    Which of the following best describes the greatest accomplishments of Christopher Columbus?
    • A. 

      He sailed to India and claimed the land for Spain

    • B. 

      He brought slaves to the new world and he got rich from it

    • C. 

      He navigated the Atlantic Ocean and unknowingly discovered new lands for Europeans

    • D. 

      He crossed the Pacific and became the first European to sail around the world

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