help me with history?

by admin on May 4, 2012

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.

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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

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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.

Bushido

Chivalry

Guild

Fief

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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

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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

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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

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Question 7 (Multiple Choice Worth 3 points)

Most of the world’s Hindus are found in what country?

China

Pakistan

Iran

India

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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

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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

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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.

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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

Reincarnation

Karma

Caste

Nirvana

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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

Karma

Caste

Reincarnation

Nirvana

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Question 13 (Multiple Choice Worth 3 points)

Which best describes the number of years between the rise and fall of Rome?

100 years

500 years

1,000 years

5,000 years

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Question 14 (Multiple Choice Worth 3 points)

What type of government does the United States use today?

Representative Democracy

Direct Democracy

Oligarchy

Theocracy

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Question 15

Best answer:

Answer by twmoney_31
Question 1: A (peasants on the land)

2: D- All of the Above

3. Chivalry

4. Belief in ancestral spirits

5. Spanish invaded

6. Better at war than gov

7. India

8. 4700 yrs

9. between tigris and euphrates

10. first female

11.Nirvana

12 Reincarnation

13. 1,000

14..Representative Democracy

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