Question by Ishudbpregobynw: help me with history?
Question 1 (Multiple Choice Worth 3 points)
During the Middle Ages, what was a serf?
Peasants bound to the land and unable to leave though they were not slaves; required to work part of the lord’s land and also to pay rent for their ‘own’ plot of land.
Military retainers who provided the lord with military service in exchange for land.
Men who choose to live apart from society in religious communities called monasteries.
A religious order of monks who lived among the people and aided the poor.
Question 2 (Multiple Choice Worth 3 points)
Which of the following was a positive result of the Crusades?
Increased trade between Western Europe and the Middle East
Trade and commerce grew
Western Europe acquired goods such as sugar, rice, lemons, cotton, spices and other goods
All of the above
Question 3 (Multiple Choice Worth 3 points)
A code of ethics for knights during the Middle Ages, gradually developed to replace common uncivilized behavior among the nobility.
Question 4 (Multiple Choice Worth 3 points)
Which of the following features is common to African traditional religions?
Belief in one God
Belief in and respect for ancestral spirits
Belief in redemption through good works
Belief that all life involves suffering
Question 5 (Multiple Choice Worth 3 points)
What was the worst disaster to befall the Aztecs during the reign of Moctezuma II?
Tribute people revolted
Drought killed the corn crop
A hurricane destroyed their capital city
The Spanish invaded
Question 6 (Multiple Choice Worth 3 points)
What was one reason why the Mongol Empire did not last long?
They were intolerant of other religions
They were weak militarily
They had no strong leaders
They were better at war than government
Question 7 (Multiple Choice Worth 3 points)
Most of the world’s Hindus are found in what country?
Question 8 (Multiple Choice Worth 3 points)
The first Egyptian stone pyramids were built in 2700 BCE. Approximately how long ago were they built?
2700 years ago
4700 years ago
700 years ago
2000 years ago
Question 9 (Multiple Choice Worth 3 points)
In what ancient river valley would the stone monument with Hammurabi’s Law inscribed be found?
Hwang Ho and Yangtze River Valleys
Tigris and Euphrates River Valleys
Nile River Valley
Indus River Valley
Question 10 (Multiple Choice Worth 3 points)
What made Wu Chao unique in ancient China?
Wu Chao built the Great Wall.
Wu Chao was the first female emperor.
Wu Chao created the philosophy of Confucianism.
Wu Chao was the first European to travel to China.
Question 11 (Multiple Choice Worth 3 points)
The goal of a Buddhist is, through meditation, to reach the highest degree of God-consciousness. This is called
Question 12 (Multiple Choice Worth 3 points)
Hinduism is based on the concept that human and animal spirits come back to earth to live many times in different forms. This is known as
Question 13 (Multiple Choice Worth 3 points)
Which best describes the number of years between the rise and fall of Rome?
Question 14 (Multiple Choice Worth 3 points)
What type of government does the United States use today?
Answer by twmoney_31
Question 1: A (peasants on the land)
2: D- All of the Above
4. Belief in ancestral spirits
5. Spanish invaded
6. Better at war than gov
8. 4700 yrs
9. between tigris and euphrates
10. first female
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