world history chapter 10

Total Word Count: 668
   Send article as PDF   

In comparison to Byzantium, Latin Christendom before 1000 C.E. was a( n)

localized society.

How did economic growth and urbanization during the High Middle Ages affect women in Western Europe?

Women practiced trades and sometimes trained female apprentices.

Which of the following characterizes the spread of Christianity throughout Western Europe from 500 to 1000?

Earlier cultural practices were absorbed into the Christian tradition.

Technological changes in which field limited women’s opportunities in Western Europe by the fifteenth century?


Besides Islam, which of the following was also a target of Western European crusaders?

Eastern Orthodox Christianity

During the period from 1000 to 1300, the rulers in which region held the least power?

Western Europe

Which of the following is an example of a European innovation made possible by borrowing technologies from other civilizations?

The use of gunpowder in cannons

Which of the following contributed to the decline of Christianity in Asia and Africa by 1500?

The spread of Islamic civilization

Which of the following describes Christian communities in the Middle East and North Africa from 650 to 1300?

Shrinking communities of second-class subjects

Outside Europe, the strongest presence of Christianity from 500 to 1300 was in


Which of the following is an example of how Christianity was reinterpreted as it spread throughout Asia and Africa?

Jesus Sutras

What advantage did the Byzantine Empire have that enabled it to survive as a political entity for a thousand years longer than the western part of the Roman Empire?

A stronger military

What event in the thirteenth century influenced the Egyptian state’s change in attitude toward its Christian subjects from tolerance to persecution?

The Crusades

Which of the following describes a feature of the Byzantine state?

The emperor claimed to be God’s representative on earth.

Which of the following brought the Byzantine Empire to an end?

The capture of Constantinople by the Ottoman Empire

Which of the following had a greater influence on Eastern Orthodox Christianity than on Roman Catholicism?

Greek philosophical concepts

In the eleventh century, the religious culture of the Byzantine Empire had a significant impact on

Slavic-speaking peoples in the Balkans and Russia.

Which of the following describes the process of conversion to Eastern Orthodox Christianity in Kievan Rus?

It was a freely made decision on the part of Prince Vladmir of Kiev, who chose Eastern Orthodox Christianity to unify his people.

In the centuries between 500 and 1000, Europe’s center of gravity shifted away from the Mediterranean toward the

north and west.

Which of the following describes the relationship between politics and religion in Western Europe from 500 to 1300?

Rulers provided protection for the Church in return for religious legitimacy.

In Western Europe from 1000 to 1300, power was divided among

kings, nobles, and church leaders.

In which civilization was the rationalism and secularism of Greek thought used to explain religious doctrines?

Western Christendom

Which of the following was a long-term impact of the Crusades in Europe.

Spain, Sicily, and the Baltic region permanently joined the world of Western Christendom.

Based on the information in Map 10.3 in the textbook, which region was the least threatened by foreign invasion between 700 and 1000?

The Byzantine Empire

Disagreement over which of the following contributed to the split between the Roman Catholic Church and the Eastern Orthodox Church?

Veneration of icons

Which of the following features of the Byzantine Empire did the new civilization of Kievan Rus adopt?

The political ideals of imperial control of the Church

Which of the following is an example of the Byzantine Empire’s influence on Eurasia?

Transmission of ancient Greek learning to Western Europe and the Islamic world

In Europe after the fall of the Roman Empire, what system emerged that emphasized the reciprocal ties between a king and his vassals, and between a lord and his serfs?


Which of the following describes the situation in Western Europe after the collapse of the Roman Empire in 476?

Long-distance trade was limited to Italy.

Which of the following was evidence of the expansion and growth of European civilization during the High Middle Ages?

There was a considerable increase in long-distance trade.

Scroll to Top