Western Civilization Midterm Practice Test

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Western Civilization Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    The ____________ helped maintain a stable population in Western Europe as it's population boomed.
  • 2. 
    ___________ is a period of time where there were 2 popes.
  • 3. 
    The goal of the reformation was to ________ the church.
    • A. 

      Re-structure

    • B. 

      Purify

    • C. 

      Enhance

    • D. 

      Rid of

  • 4. 
    Who was first to challenge the Roman Catholic church?
    • A. 

      Frederick III

    • B. 

      John Calvin

    • C. 

      Pope Leo X

    • D. 

      Martin Luther

  • 5. 
    Selling the offices of the Roman Catholic Church to the highest bidder.
    • A. 

      Simony

    • B. 

      Indulgences

    • C. 

      Purgatory

    • D. 

      Statesmanship

  • 6. 
    Who is the Pope during the time of Martin Luther?
  • 7. 
    Martin Luther wrote 95 theories in 1517, why?
  • 8. 
    Martin Luther believed....
    • A. 

      Must have faith to achieve salvation

    • B. 

      Must buy indulgences to achieve salvation

    • C. 

      Must do good works to achieve salvation

    • D. 

      Must dedicate your life to God to achieve salvation

  • 9. 
    What isn't true about: Martin Luther tried excommunicated from the Roman Catholic Church in 1520?
    • A. 

      Diet of Worms

    • B. 

      Accused of 41 Heresies

    • C. 

      Caused Nationalism through uprising against church

    • D. 

      Frederick III, Prince of Saxony, didn't like Martin Luther

  • 10. 
    Martin Luther appealed to the people because he didn't agree with having to pay indulgences. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The Treaty of Augsburg ISN'T....
    • A. 

      Treaty that gave german region choice of religion

    • B. 

      Written by german princes

    • C. 

      An agreement between boundaries in germany

    • D. 

      Foundation of Lutheran religion

  • 12. 
    King Henry DID NOT ..
    • A. 

      Separate from the church to marry Anne Boleyn

    • B. 

      Execute Catherine of Aragon

    • C. 

      Start the Anglican Church

    • D. 

      Give Parliament 6 articles that cut the pope's power

  • 13. 
    _________ wrote The Institutions of The Christian Religion
  • 14. 
    John Calvin (Calvinists) DON'T believe that...
    • A. 

      Faith is simple

    • B. 

      You are saved by faith alone and not good works

    • C. 

      Catholics will be damned

    • D. 

      You are predestined

  • 15. 
    _______ is a wounded warrior whom contemplated life and decided to teach the works of God. Later forming what is now known as Jesuits.
  • 16. 
    A Jesuit is: 
    • A. 

      Anglican Church leader

    • B. 

      Combat Heresy within Catholic church

    • C. 

      A group of Lutherans

    • D. 

      The pope's council

  • 17. 
    The Council of Trent (1545-1563) published a list 10 things reaffirming the Church
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Absolutism in Western Europe DID NOT consist of...
    • A. 

      Religious Freedom

    • B. 

      National Assemblies

    • C. 

      Absolutism

    • D. 

      Divine Right

  • 19. 
    Bureaucracy is a system of government in which most of the important decisions are made by state officials rather than elected represenatives. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Thomas Hobbes, author of Leviathan; 1651, DID NOT believe..
    • A. 

      Every man for himself; state of nature

    • B. 

      John Locke's theories

    • C. 

      Must be a social contract

    • D. 

      Must have absolute rule

  • 21. 
    Edict of Nance, issued by Henry IV, did what?
    • A. 

      Gave religious tolerance to the Huguenots (french Calvinists)

    • B. 

      Converted to Lutheran faith

    • C. 

      Divorced his wife Catharine of Aaragon

    • D. 

      Fought with the Pope

  • 22. 
    Who was known as the Sun King?
    • A. 

      King Henry IV

    • B. 

      Frederick III

    • C. 

      King Henry VIII

    • D. 

      Louis XIV

  • 23. 
    _____________________ revoked the Edict of Knots and caused Huegenots to flee France; this caused the Jansenists (Catholics whom have Calvinist tendencies) to also be targeted. 
  • 24. 
    The 30 Years War DID NOT cause....
    • A. 

      A food shortage

    • B. 

      Loss of 20% of population

    • C. 

      A better understanding of Huguenot religion

    • D. 

      Extreme debt

  • 25. 
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