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The Story of the World
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Volume 2: The Middle Ages
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Chapter 1 Test: The Glory That Was Rome
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. The The
Fill in the blanks.
was the most important city in the Roman Empire. meant that all parts of the Roman Empire had to obey Roman laws. lived in Britain and rebelled against the Romans. because
The Romans called the wandering tribes who invaded them they didn’t live like the Romans lived.
The emperor decided to divide the Roman Empire into two parts so that it would be easier to rule and to protect.
Multiple Choice. Circle the letter of the best choice.
The center of the Roman Empire was located near the a. Mediterranean b. Caspian c. North d. Caribbean Sea.
Which countries were part of the Roman Empire? a. Britain, Spain, Greece, and China b. Gaul, Spain, Africa, and India c. Spain, Russia, Greece, and Egypt d. Gaul, Britain, Spain, and Egypt
What would you definitely not see if you visited the Coliseum? a. gladiator fights b. musical plays c. chariot races d. fights between soldiers and wild animals 1
What was one major problem in the Roman Empire? a. There were no good roads so it was hard to travel. b. There was not enough land for all of the people. c. The Empire was so large that the army couldn’t protect its borders. d. There were no large cities or ports where ships could trade their goods.
After the Roman Empire was divided into two parts, what happened to the Western Roman Empire? a. It became stronger and well-protected. b. It lasted for 500 more years. c. It was destroyed and all of its treasures were taken. d. It was soon divided into 3 smaller parts.
Which of these tribes did not invade Rome? a. the Huns b. the Aryans c. the Visigoths d. the Vandals
True or False. Write “true” or “false.”
12. The Roman Empire was ruled by an emperor. 13. 14. 15. Traveling on roads in the Roman Empire was often dangerous because of bandits and robbers. The people who invaded Rome lived in houses and always cooked their food. Most of the men who ruled Rome were strong leaders who made wise decisions.
Answer the following question using complete sentences.
Describe what you might see if you visited the ancient city of Rome.
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Chapter 2 Test: The Early Days of Britain
1. 2. 3. 4.
Fill in the blanks.
The Celts had specially trained singers called and battle heroes of long ago. who told stories about chieftains ,
One of the Celts’ stories told of the warrior, who with his three companions defeated a giant named Giant Fovor of the Mighty Blows. help him fight his enemies. was a Celtic king who asked two barbarian tribes to come
The Anglo-Saxons told a story about a great warrior named .
Multiple Choice. Circle the letter of the best choice.
The Celts finally drove the last Roman soldiers out of their country when a. the Eastern Roman Empire fell b. the Western Roman Empire fell c. the Anglo-Saxons came to Britain d. the Anglo-Saxons left Britain .
The Celts praised men who were a. kind and compassionate b. strong and courageous fighters c. intelligent and wise d. funny and entertaining
Celtic storytellers would memorize their stories because a. they didn’t write anything down b. they didn’t want to carry books with them
c. they wanted to show off the large amount of material they could memorize d. they didn’t want the Romans to find copies of their stories 3
What were the names of the two tribes who came to help one Celtic king fight his enemies? a. the Celts and the Scots b. the Scots and the Angles c. the Saxons and the Welsh d. the Angles and the Saxons
Why did these two tribes first agree to come and fight? a. The king promised to pay them in gold. b. They wanted to live with their relatives who were already there. c. The king promised to give them land in Britain on which to live. d. They had heard stories about how nice the Celts were.
What happened after these two tribes helped the king fight his enemies? a. They went back to their own land. b. They stayed and settled down and invited their friends to come as well. c. They killed the king and stole his land. d. They joined with the Romans to defeat the Celts.
Where did these two tribes settle? a. England b. Scotland c. Wales d. Ireland
12. What happened to the Celts? a. They were destroyed by the Romans. b. They were destroyed by the two tribes. c. They moved to Scotland, Ireland, and Wales. d. They drove the two tribes out so that they could have Britain for themselves.
D. 17. The two new tribes in Britain came from across the North Sea. True or False. The people of Britain did not keep written records. Write “true” or “false.” 13. 15. 16.C. 14. Why is this time in England known as the Dark Ages? 5 . The Celts who lived in Britain all belonged to the same kingdom. Answer the following question using complete sentences. The Romans eventually conquered all of Britain.
3. 1. was sent to Britain to tell the people there about Christianity. The Roman Christians taught the Anglo-Saxons how to a. The Christians built where men could live and worship God. The was the leader of the Christian church in the city of Rome. Canterbury b. construct bridges c. 4. Circle the letter of the best choice. he was greeted by King the most powerful king in Britain. fight courageously . Fill in the blanks. 2. . London d. He was the most powerful king in England. The first Christians who came to Britain settled down in the town of a. B. He was the leader of all the Christians in England. c. b. 7 . He was the leader of all the Christians in Rome. 7. Who was the Archbishop of Canterbury? a. When he arrived in Britain. dig wells b. England c.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 3 Test: Christianity Comes to Britain A. He was the most powerful king of the Celts. read and write d. 6. Wales . 5. d. Multiple Choice.
pray and worship God 10. marry and have children c. d. There were no books during this time. parchment made from animal skins c. papyrus b. How were books made during this time? a. paper made from linen 12. a monk who copied books by hand 8 . What is one thing that monks were not allowed to do? a. offer all of their food to the poor b. c. scrolls d. an expensive book b.8. whisper quietly to the other monks c. work d. What were monks supposed to do during meals? a. study the Bible b. pray silently d. Bards would dictate stories to a scribe. What is a scriptorium? a. a technique of decorating books d. 11. They were copied on a printing press. a special room where monks copied books c. b. Monks copied them by hand. eat silently while listening to someone read from the Bible 9. What kind of paper did monks use? a.
D.” 13. Many people believed that God had given the pope the job of taking care of Christians all over the world. 19. most books were just plain black letters on white pages. True or False. Monks served God. but they rarely helped the people in nearby villages. Answer the following question using complete sentences. 14. Monks went to church eight times a day to pray and to worship God. Books were sometimes decorated with real gold or silver. Why were books so expensive during the Middle Ages? 9 . During this time.C. Write “true” or “false. 15. 18. 16. The Celts taught the Anglo-Saxons how to read and write. 17.
Circle the letter of the best choice. was the capital city of the Eastern Roman Empire. They split from the Christians in the west and became known as . jewelry. These Christians called their leaders . 6. Why did the Roman Empire divide into two parts? a. The last surviving part of the Eastern Roman Empire was called the . the largest palace in Constantinople b. 2. and silks c. the leader of the church in the Byzantine Empire d. Multiple Choice. shops selling food. It got too big for one ruler to lead and protect.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 4 Test: The Byzantine Empire A. the empress of the Byzantine Empire 11 . The two parts had different customs and spoke different languages. 1. Which of the following would you not see in Constantinople? a. 5. b. the largest church in Constantinople c. d. children going to school b. Who or what was the Hagia Sophia? a. B. 3. beautiful palaces and churches d. c. 4. warriors painted blue 7. Fill in the blanks. The Eastern side did not get along with the Western side. Christians in the Eastern Roman Empire did not believe that the pope should be able to make decisions for the whole church. Barbarians invaded and divided it.
He sent his army to conquer lands that were once ruled by Rome. He was constantly attacked by barbarians. He joined the army. b. d. a stained glass window d. an expensive book decorated with gold and silver b. d. 11. The lands he conquered all followed different laws. She gave great speeches to encourage the people to follow him. a window covered with tiny pieces of glass 12 . What was one big problem that Justinian faced? a. Theodora. She convinced him to stay and fight when rebels attacked him. What is a mosaic? a. She convinced the army to make him the new emperor. b. He could not read or write. a picture made by arranging colored pieces into a pattern c. How did Theodora help Justinian? a. what did he do? a. b. c. c. He wanted to become a great speaker. 9. He wanted to become the next emperor. c. d. Why did Justinian beg his family to send him to Constantinople? a. c. He wanted to go to school. 12. The people did not honor or respect him. He wanted to join the army. b. d. 10. She taught him how to read and write. After Justinian became the emperor.8. He built many palaces. He married his wife.
15. D. 14.C. 17. Write “true” or “false.” 13. A saint is a person who has a special relationship with God. Answer the following question using complete sentences. What were some of the laws from the code of Justinian? 13 . The emperor’s palace was the only palace in Constantinople. Theodora was a circus clown. Justinian rarely made a decision without consulting his wife. Before she became the empress. 16. True or False. 18. Christians who do not believe in the authority of the pope are called Roman Catholics.
2. Multiple Choice. a. Ganges 8. Indus b. This is the most important river in India a. a family that rules in a place for many years b. Himalayas c. Ganges 15 . Alps d. 6. Circle the letter of the best choice. Andes b. 4.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 5 Test: The Medieval Indian Empire A. Match each name with the correct description. Sanskrit b. What is the name of the Indian language? a. These are the highest mountains in the world. defeated the barbarians who invaded India e. Gupta c. Matching. barbarians who invaded India B. the first king who began to unite smaller kingdoms in India c. family of kings who united the many small kingdoms in India d. Bengal d. 3. 1. located in northern India. Tigris c. Pyrenees 7. Latin d. Gupta Skandagupta Chandragupta Huns dynasty a. 5.
b.9. 10. Doctors learned how to reattach ears and noses that had been cut off. what did the Indian people do? a. d. After the king drove out the barbarians. 11. The people began to fight with each other. b. d. d. Why did the Golden Age of India end? a. b. c. two soldiers d. caves dug out of the mountainside c. Poets and playwrights wrote great works. tents they moved from place to place 13. 16 . huts on the mountain tops b. The Indian monks near the mountains lived in a. They made coins with his picture on them. Skandagupta b. There were no good leaders. one woman even became king. All of the above answers are correct. Indian monks . Who discovered the Ajanta Caves? a. They carved his portrait into rock. Which of these things did not happen during the Golden Age of India? a. They praised him for saving them. the Huns c. Artists painted and sculpted in copper and iron. 12. c. Women had great power. c. A famine came and wiped out many villages. stone monasteries at the base of the mountains d. Fighting off the barbarians had made India poorer and weaker.
16. 18.” 14. Answer the following question using complete sentences. 15. Monks in India studied and followed the teachings of Buddha. A fresco is a painting made on dry plaster. 17. D. Write “true” or “false. Indian monks would make cracks in cliffs by putting logs in trenches and then soaking the logs with water. No matter where you were.C. travel was always safe during the Middle Ages. How did the monks in India decorate the palaces where they lived? 17 . True or False.
in the city d. Fill in the blanks. an angel writing with fire b. a hot and dry desert c. What did Muhammad see in his vision? a. Circle the letter of the best choice. 3. on a mountain 7. Muhammad’s teachings are recorded in a book called the . 2. 4. Allah writing with fire c.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 6 Test: The Rise of Islam A. is the most important city in Islam because Muhammad . The people who lived on the Arabian Peninsula were called received his vision there. rocky and mountainous d. 5. fertile soil b. B. The followers of Muhammad’s teachings are called . dark. letters of fire written on a silk scroll d. lush forests 6. What is the land of the Arabian Peninsula like? a. Where was Muhammad when he had his vision? a. rich. in a cave b. people traveling to Mecca 19 . Multiple Choice. in a tent c. 1.
bits of paper b. pieces of leather c. the rich and powerful people b. When Muhammad began teaching. Abu Bakr c. the poor people 9. What do Muslims call Muhammad’s journey from Mecca to Medina? a. Muhammad’s friend. the people of Medina 12. an angel b. his friends and servants c. who became worried? a. b. Muhammad’s followers wrote down his teachings on a. What or who protected Muhammad during his journey? a. all of the above . Soldiers in Mecca were trying to kill him. the Hegira b.8. c. d. He wanted to teach more people. a spider web d. Zakat d. his wife d. Allah told him to go. palm leaves d. 10. 20 . The people in Medina paid him to come. the Hajj c. Why did Muhammad go to Medina? a. Sawm 11.
Islam teaches that a life built on five pillars is a strong. Answer the following question using complete sentences. True or False.C. good life. The angel who came to Muhammad was named Gabriel. Muhammad wrote down his teachings so that his followers could read them. A little clump of trees that grows in the desert is called an oasis. 19. 14. and the sick. 15. Write “true” or “false. Muhammad was also known as Al-Amin.” 13. Muhammad saw many people being kind to strangers. 21 . D. 16. 18. the poor. 17. Name or describe the five pillars of Islam.
B. There wasn’t enough food or water. Fill in the blanks. 1. sailor 6. One story about this sailor tells about when he landed in a valley filled with . After Muhammad died. What did Muhammad tell the people to do? a.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 7 Test: Islam Becomes an Empire A. became the new capital of the Islamic empire. judge b. c. 2. move to Mecca d. There were too many leaders fighting for power. doctor c. attack the caravans traveling to Mecca 23 . b. There wasn’t enough land for all of the people. Multiple Choice. build canals and roads c. what other job did Muhammad have in Medina? a. so they won’t fight one another b. 5. Thousand and One Nights. Muslims called their leaders . The people of Mecca continued to attack them. respect the leaders. What problem did the people of Medina face? a. 7. 3. Circle the letter of the best choice. cook d. d. Besides being a prophet. was the name of a sailor in a famous book called The 4.
Mecca b. Arabia d. Allah d. at least once during his life? a. on the banks of the Euphrates River c. What did Muhammad declare to be a holy place? a. on the banks of the Tigris River d. visit Medina d. Where was the new capital of the Islamic empire built? a. 12. Muhammad’s son b. Medina c. near the Caspian Sea b. Abu Bakr c. North Africa c. When Muhammad died. pray to Muhammad b. Later rulers conquered a. give to the rich 10. Baghdad 9.8. visit Mecca c. the king of Mecca 11. land to the north all the way to the Caspian Sea d. land to the east toward India b. all of the above . What is every faithful Muslim supposed to do. in North Africa 24 . who became the new leader of Islam? a.
17.C. When Muhammad died. True or False. The fight between Mecca and Medina lasted only two months. with three walls surrounding it. The new capital city of Islam was round. Describe the new capital city of the Islamic Empire. Followers of Islam must face Medina when they pray. 18. Muhammad told his followers not to drink wine or eat pork. Write “true” or “false. D. Answer the following question using complete sentences. many of his followers began to panic because they had no leader. 16.” 13. 15. 25 . 14.
27 . b. c.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 8 Test: The Great Dynasties of China A. B. 5. the Yangtze Canal c. They captured slaves to dig it. Multiple Choice. 2. They used horses and mules. the Grand River 7. 6. The two areas were too far apart. What problem did the emperors have in keeping northern and southern China united? a. Two large rivers separated the north and the south. They paid anyone who was willing to work. 4. The people did not want to trade with each other. How did the emperors find enough workers to dig the canal? a. dynasty. The name of this dynasty was the He founded the Fill in the blanks. d. b. dynasty. founded the next dynasty. d. They forced millions of people to work on it. the Grand Canal d. They did not have a strong army. was a Chinese general who united China into one country. c. 3. Circle the letter of the best choice. 1. which lasted for over 300 years. What was the name of the new canal that the emperors built? a. the Yellow Canal b.
decreed that the people of China could follow any religion they wanted to c. a. Sui c. encouraged merchants to trade with the people of India and Byzantium d. 9. gold c. b. b. He gave a huge party. c. He gave each Chinese citizen a piece of gold. d. c. Xi’an 11. He died and was buried in an elaborate tomb. all of the above 28 . What happened to Yangdi? a. Chin b. ink d. How did the emperor Yangdi celebrate when the canal was finished? a. What did the Chinese learn how to make during the Golden Age? a.8. spent money on making cities stronger and cleaner b. gunpowder 12. 10. He went for a ride with his family and all the members of his court. Tang d. paper b. The years of this dynasty were the Golden Age of China. His son became the next emperor. The people rebelled and killed him. He named the canal after his son. d. The people honored him for the rest of his life. What did Li Yuan do to make his people happy? a.
Write “true” or “false. The people of North and South China didn’t get along very well. 14. Describe at least two accomplishments the Chinese made during the Golden Age of China. Chinese clothing was rich and elaborate. 17. All of the Chinese emperors were popular with the people. One Chinese story tells of how the army’s horses frightened the emperor. 15. 29 .C. Answer the following question using complete sentences. D. 18. 16. During the Golden Age. 19. The Chinese learned how to print books by using quill pens.” 13. the Chinese emperors forced everyone to pay their taxes ten years ahead of time. To pay for the new canal. True or False.
1. a string of beads. and a mirror 7. Japan was originally ruled by families with their own territories and their own government. and a mirror d. This ruling family claims to be descendents of the Sun Goddess. just east of China. a. Circle the letter of the best choice. 3. Multiple Choice. 2. Korea d. . four d. Japan is made up of long.” B. The Japanese call Japan “The Land of the . two b. a string of beads. a fish.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 9 Test: East of China A. a sword. five 6. 4. Fill in the blanks. and a picture of the sun c. a string of beads. 5. a sword. . The dynasty in Japan is the oldest dynasty in the world. Japan c. Which of these countries is a peninsula? a. What three sacred objects are always given to a new Japanese emperor when he comes to the throne? a. thin islands in the Pacific. China b. and a mirror b. a picture of the sun. a fish. all of the above 31 . three c.
jewels d. into how many kingdoms did the rest of Korea divide? a. He was looking for a bride for his son. four d. Why did the Japanese emperor eventually break all ties with China? a. Which gift sent by the Korean king was the most fascinating to the Japanese emperor? a. India 9. He was worried that China would try to invade Japan. He wanted help conquering the other Korean kingdoms. tea c. He needed to borrow large amounts of money. Why did one of the Korean kings want to become friends with the Japanese? a. c. all of the above 32 .8. silks b. five 10. two b. China b. He did not want all of his people to move to China. He thought the Chinese customs were not as advanced as the Japanese. 11. d. He wanted to learn the Japanese customs. b. When the Koreans drove these invaders north. Mongolia d. c. three c. Which country invaded Korea and ruled over part of it? a. Japan c. b. a book with Chinese letters 12. d.
14. 17. Explain how Chinese customs came to Japan. Japan includes almost four thousand small islands. 16. The Japanese learned about Christianity from the Koreans.” 13. Korea and Japan copied many things from the Chinese. 18. True or False. Answer the following question using complete sentences. 19. 33 . D.C. The Chinese eventually conquered all of Korea. 15. The Japanese never developed their own unique customs. The climate in Japan is generally the same no matter where you are. Write “true” or “false.
moths. . master c. 4. and small animals c. B. mother . figs. we call these people beginning. and sheep b. nuts. grapes. The Australian boy in the story called all of the men in his clan a. and large animals 6. 35 . The first people to live in Australia were which means they moved from place to place as they hunted food and gathered plants. What kind of food did the original people in Australia eat? a. Circle the letter of the best choice. 1. father b. bats. Today. and kangaroos d. teacher d. 3. berries. snakes.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 10 Test: The Bottom of the World A. Multiple Choice. rice. corn.” The from the Latin words meaning “from the were the first people to live in New Zealand. Name the seven continents: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 2. Fill in the blanks. 5.
What is the Dreamtime? a. to keep the animals from smelling them c. From where do we think the first people in New Zealand came? a.7. during the height of the Roman Empire 36 . during the eighteenth century c. five 10. during the Middle Ages d. to keep the animals from seeing them 8. How many islands belong to the country of New Zealand? a. Why did the men cover themselves with a paste of mud and ashes? a. When did these people come to New Zealand? a. night time b. four d. Korea d. the Polynesian Islands c. Australia b. to keep insects from biting them d. two b. no one knows b. Japan 11. three c. a long-ago time when spirits still lived on earth d. the last few hours before the sun goes down 9. to protect their skin from the sun b. the early morning just before the sun comes up c.
D.” 12. When the first people saw New Zealand. How were the islands of New Zealand really formed? 37 . 15. Write “true” or “false. 16. 14. 13. The first people in New Zealand came in canoes with sails made from coconuts. The first people of Australia lived in houses. they thought it looked like a long.C. True or False. white fish. Answer the following question using complete sentences. People in Australia could get water by squeezing it out of water-frogs.
today. His grandson. What other group of people lived in the same area as the Franks? a. . 3. 2. What happened to the barbarians who settled in Roman territory? a. 4. to grow rich and prosperous 39 . Circle the letter of the best choice. set out to make this country into one empire.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 11 Test: The Kingdom of the Franks A. c. They were defeated by the Huns. Celts d. They continued to live as they always had. They were driven out by the Romans. Greeks b. 1. to live together peacefully d. B. Burgundians c. 7. was the chief of a Frankish tribe who defeated the Huns. Multiple Choice. 6. Why did these tribes first unite? a. to defeat the Huns b. 5. The Franks invaded the Roman province of The Franks claimed to be descendants of the people who lived in the ancient city of . The area where the Franks lived is called Fill in the blanks. . b. d. all of the above 8. They learned Roman customs and became civilized. to defeat the Romans c.
d. The emperor’s wife chose it. You can’t call people names. b. If you steal from someone. He defeated the last Roman soldiers left in the area. c.9. 13. Seine d. d. If you want to move to a village. c. in order to defend the empire. b. All men have to join the army. Burgundy c. the people living there can say no. during a battle c. b. 40 . Why was this city chosen? a. after he became the emperor b. When did this first emperor become a Christian? a. all of the above 10. London b. Which of these was not one of the Salic Laws? a. on his deathbed d. It was on a hill and easy to defend. He married a princess from another tribe. It was in the center of the empire. What did the first Frankish emperor do to unite different tribes into one empire? a. It was already a beautiful city. He fought other tribes and forced them to accept him as a leader. when he was married 11. Paris 12. c. What city became the new capital city of the Frankish Empire? a. you have to pay them back. d.
Answer the following question using complete sentences.” 14. Write “true” or “false. 16. 18. D. The emperor built a huge cathedral in Paris called St. The new Frankish capital had previously been a Roman fortress. Clotilda.C. Who were the four different groups of people who lived in the Frankish Empire? 41 . The Salic Laws were not as fair to the Franks as they were to the Romans. 15. True or False. 17. The various tribes who lived near the Franks always got along well with each other.
a Muslim commander from Africa d. Some of them wanted to attack the Franks. Why did the people living in Spain start to quarrel with each other? a. to help drive out the Muslims b. Fill in the blanks. the Frankish emperor 7. but others did not. to help drive out Rodrigo. c. 1.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 12 Test: The Islamic Invasion A. to teach the people about Islam 43 . b. The were a barbarian tribe that settled down in Spain. B. 5. one of the dead king’s sons c. a great Spanish warrior who became the next king of Spain b. d. to help drive out the Romans c. 4. Who was Tariq bin Ziyad? a. Why was Tariq invited to Spain? a. The North African men who joined the Islamic army were known as Spanish followers of Islam became known as The place where Tariq stood to watch his ships come into Spain is today called the Rock of . . Some of them wanted to go back home. Multiple Choice. They couldn’t agree over which religion to follow. the current Spanish king d. 2. Circle the letter of the best choice. 6. 3. They couldn’t agree over who would be the next king. .
figs and pears c. What is one thing used by the Moors that we still use today? a. peanuts and oranges 11. poetry. Arabic boats c.8. b. cities in Spain became great centers for philosophy. He forced the Spanish people to convert to Islam. He ordered his army to burn their ships. What kind of crops did the Muslims bring to Spain? a. After the Islamic invasion. olives and grapes d. 14. and music. Tariq happily accepted the invitation because he wanted to a. 15. capture Spain for Islam c. they continued to live as they always had. cherries and bananas b. 9. scimitars d. d. 13. What was the first thing Tariq did when he arrived in Spain? a. 10. help the Spanish people b. He thanked Allah for the safe journey. When the barbarians settled down in Spain. Tariq’s father had also been a powerful leader. True or False. Jabal Tariq b. He became a Christian. c. Write “true” or “false. travel to a new land d. The Moors built beautiful buildings and gardens all across Spain. 44 . Arabic numbers C.” 12. all of the above .
Answer the following question using complete sentences. 16. Why was it not a good idea to invite Tariq bin Ziyad to come to Spain? 45 .D.
Why was the Muslim general worried about the men in his army? a. The king of the Franks was given the nickname “Charles the He battled the Muslim invaders at the city of Charles Martel had a Charlemagne’s people called him the who became known as Charlemagne. b. d. His men were hungry and exhausted. conquer the kingdom of the Franks c. c. invade Britain d. During the battle. After the Muslims conquered Spain. They were frightened by the size of the Frankish army. of the . Circle the letter of the best choice. 7. Fill in the blanks. They wanted to protect their wealth. 47 . settle down and enjoy their new life in Spain b. . Their general ordered them to protect their camp. 3.” . d. why did the Muslim warriors ride back to their tents? a. They were too tired to fight any longer. c. 5. The army had suffered many humiliating defeats. b. He thought the men were more worried about their plunder than the next battle. what did they plan to do next? a. He did not think the men had been well trained. B. 1. Multiple Choice.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 13 Test: The Great Kings of France A. return to North Africa 6. 4. 2.
barbarian ways. soldiers c. c. 48 . write properly c. He married the daughter of one of his enemies. d. He signed peace treaties with neighboring countries. d. speak Latin b. it would be easier to trade with other countries d. He thought the Franks were acting like Romans. Charlemagne never learned how to a. monks to copy out manuscripts of the Scriptures. b. He thought the Franks were beginning to return to their old. fight d. paint . the army could travel easily c. He united many smaller tribes. 12. c. He fought wars. all of the above 9. Charlemagne built new roads and bridges so that a. 10. students b. Why was Charlemagne worried about his kingdom? a. b. nuns d. the people could get to church easily . He was afraid the Muslims would attack again. teachers and priests could travel easily b. Charlemagne paid hundreds of a. How did Charlemagne expand his kingdom? a.8. 11.
17. 14. Many people agreed that Charlemagne was the greatest king in the whole world.” 13. Answer the following question using complete sentences.C. Write “true” or “false. Charlemagne’s empire included almost half of the land that once belonged to Rome. Charlemagne forced all of his prisoners to convert to Islam. 18. D. How did Charlemagne try to improve the lives of his people? 49 . 15. Everyone agreed that Charles Martel would be a great king of the Franks. 16. Charlemagne’s empire became more powerful than ancient Rome. True or False.
Why did the Norsemen invade the Franks? a. Why was it easy for the Norsemen to invade the Franks after Charlemagne died? a. Denmark. They wanted to spread Christianity. . c. b. The Norsemen were barbarians who came from a peninsula called Sometimes the Norsemen (or North-men) were also called The Franks gave the Norsemen a piece of land called Leif Ericsson discovered a new land. . 5. 3. The Franks were too busy mourning his death to pay attention to the Norsemen. d. and Denmark . They were looking for good land to farm. . 51 . The Franks ran out of food and were too weak to fight. 1. The Norsemen had better weapons than the Franks. Fill in the blanks. which he named . Finland. and Sweden c. b. d. The Norsemen came from the kingdoms of a. 6.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 14 Test: The Arrival of the Norsemen A. c. 2. Denmark. Britain. and Norway d. They were warriors and wanted to conquer another kingdom. 7. Norway. Finland. 4. and Sweden b. Circle the letter of the best choice. B. Charlemagne’s empire was divided between his three grandsons. They were worried that the Franks might try to invade their kingdoms. Multiple Choice. Norway. Russia.
There was not enough food. b. apples b. The Native Americans who lived there forced them out. d. peaches d. Normandy . Iceland c. They did not have a strong leader. 9. What fruit did Leif Ericsson find in the new land that he discovered? a. They kept being attacked by other Norsemen. What problem did the settlers face in this new land discovered by Eric the Red? a. Valkyries 52 . Eric the Red was a Norseman who discovered a. grapes c. There were no animals to hunt. Newfoundland b. b. The Norsemen believed that there were many gods and goddesses who lived in a land above the sky called . They had no one with whom to trade. Why didn’t settlers stay in this new land discovered by Leif Ericsson? a. d. Thor d. c. Asgard b. There was not enough food to eat. a. pears 11. There were no animals to hunt. 12.8. Greenland d. 10. Odin c. c.
18. Answer the following question using complete sentences. they began to act just like the Franks. Once the Norsemen settled in France. Write “true” or “false.” 13. Thor was the king of the Norsemen’s gods. Leif Ericsson discovered North America many years before Columbus.S.C. 14. 19. The Norsemen who lived with Eric the Red did not grow to be very tall. Archeologists have found evidence of Norsemen in Canada and the U. Why were these ships better than other ships? 53 . 17. True or False. Most Norsemen fought for a living. 15. 16. Describe the ships used by the Norsemen. D.
55 . Multiple Choice. The Vikings had superior weapons. 8. but were invaded by the . The first group of people who lived in Britain were the The Romans tried to conquer them but were never totally successful. They lived there for many years. Britain is divided into four parts: B. who were looking for new land to farm. Britain was divided into small kingdoms and did not have one strong king. They fled to France. c. b. b. The next people to come to Britain were the . 6. d. They fought back. 7. d. 1 2 3 4 5. What did the people of Wessex do when the Vikings were first planning to invade? a. They asked the other kingdoms to join them in defeating the Vikings. . Why was it so easy for the Vikings to attack Britain? a. Fill in the blanks. They gave the Vikings large amounts of gold. The Celts and Anglo-Saxons were in the middle of a famine. all of the above.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 15 Test: The First Kings of England A. Circle the letter of the best choice. c. 9.
and the people loved him. d.10. 11. Sweyn Forkbeard b. 14. Halfdan d. b. Ethelred c. A great battle between the Vikings and the people of Wessex took place at a. He was Edward’s son. Halfdan d. Alfred c. He was born in Wessex. He was an English nobleman. a solar eclipse 56 . Sweyn . He was a distant cousin and was married to a British princess. 12. a meteor shower d. Normandy c. The people of Wessex appointed a. Ivar the Boneless 13. Ivar the Boneless to be their leader. Why did William think he should be the next king after Edward the Confessor? a. Salisbury Plain d. c. a huge storm b. Halley’s Comet c. What “bad omen” did the English see when Harold became king? a. Hastings b. What Viking king became king of England? a. Edward b.
you can see the tomb and remains of Alfred the Great. The kingdom of Wessex was in the south of England. When the Vikings invaded. Sweyn . Salisbury Plain d. 17.15. True or False. Why were the Celts and the Anglo-Saxons so afraid of the Vikings? 57 . If you visit England today. he was a Norman. Answer the following question using complete sentences. England was divided into twelve small kingdoms. 20. and Harold became known as Harold the Conqueror. William and Harold’s armies fought one another at the Battle of a. 21. William became known as William the Unfortunate. D. Normandy c.” 16. Write “true” or “false. C. Hastings b. The English advisors didn’t want William to be the next king because he wasn’t English. 19. 18.
French c. Greek words for days of the week . lords d. 1. 3.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 16 Test: England After the Conquest A. Viking gods c. 2. . The days of the week are named for a. farmers became known as peasants or language to England. Roman gods b. Before the Norman invasion. 5. the king owned the land in England. The Angles and the Saxons spoke a language called The Celts spoke The Normans brought the After the Norman invasion. Latin & Greek b. B. . . 59 . all of the above 6. families b. The English borrowed words from which language? a. the sheriff c. Scandinavian d. Roman emperors d. Circle the letter of the best choice. a. 7. Multiple Choice. 4. Fill in the blanks.
b. portcullis c. 60 . Why did the Normans start building stone castles? a. serfs . d. The peasants tried to burn down their wooden houses. each family b. What did William expect from his knights? a. Who did William the Conqueror think owned the land in England? a. the sheriff c. all of the above 11. They promised to give him money and to fight for him whenever needed. peasants b. lords d. 10. b. the king 9. 12. sheriffs c. Stone was cheaper than wood. The a. c. Stone was easier to find than wood. William gave land to his favorite knights who became known as a. moat was a large gate on the front of the castle that could be lowered. lords d. They had to send him part of everything they raised on their farms. d. They promised not to take their neighbor’s land and animals.8. keep b. c. garderobe d. The Normans thought stone castles would make them appear wealthy.
18.” 14. 19. D. garderobe d. and Wales.13. Answer the following question using complete sentences. 17. 16. True or False. Write “true” or “false. The a. portcullis c. C. keep b. What is feudalism? 61 . The English language borrowed most of its words from the Celts. Soap was made out of animal fat and wood ash. farmers lived in the castle with the lord. moat was the tall square tower in the center of the castle. The language of the Celts is still spoken in Ireland. 15. Scotland. Most farmers and their families ate a great deal of meat. After the Norman invasion.
3. the code of the samurai was called “the the .” of . women b. 1. monks & priests c. Fill in the blanks. their fellow knights . and killing. What happened when there were no wars in which English knights could fight? a. was a new code that English knights began to follow. The knights became farmers instead. Under their new code. widows & orphans d.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 17 Test: Knights and Samurai A. 7. the lords c. knights would compete in In Japan. b. Multiple Choice. all of the above . B. God d. are short Japanese poems that praise nature. The knights went to fight for other countries. The knights wandered around fighting. stealing. knights swore to take care of a. 63 . c. The king looked for ways to start a new war. 5. 4. The leaders of the church began to teach that knights owed loyalty to a. 2. d. To practice their skills. the king b. Circle the letter of the best choice. 6.
8. allowing them to move easily c. Besides fighting. hinged together d. katanas . 9. He would become a servant to a particular knight and be called a squire. plates made of the lightest metal available. b. He would participate in a special ceremony at the lord’s castle. iron plates. wooden plates covered with leather 10. lacquered and tied together with leather strips b. c. what did the samurai do? a. c. d. daimyos c. 11. the noblemen who ran the country were called a. They made beautiful gardens. d. thousands of tiny steel rings linked together c. He would go to live in a training camp and be called a page. In Japan. lacquered and tied together with leather strips b. They wrote poetry. wooden plates covered with leather 12. What kind of armor did knights wear? a. Which of the following would a boy do first to become a knight? a. all of the above 64 . plates of steel. iron plates. seppuku d. He would swear always to be faithful to the church and to his lord. onsen b. b. What kind of armor did samurai wear? a. They learned to dance. hinged together d. plates of steel.
A knight was expected to be brave.13. 15. What kinds of things would a boy have to learn before he became a knight? 65 . Samurai lived in castles that looked just like English castles. show fear d. A samurai was never allowed to a. A boy would begin training to become a knight around the age of twelve. 18.” 14. 16. honest. C. Knights stopped wearing chain mail because it was too heavy. 17. loyal. 19. Write “true” or “false. D. One famous samurai did a dance before leading his soldiers to war. and generous. True or False. build a house c. dance . paint b. Answer the following question using complete sentences.
the king of England b. of Spain. is a person who makes a trip to show his devotion to God. 2. Children’s Crusade b. First Crusade d. 1. the Muslim rulers were pushed out. The A During the Empire grew even larger than the old Roman Empire. more land back home 7. Second Crusade . gold and jewels d. Who did the Byzantine emperor ask for help? a. a Spanish hero who helped defeat the Muslims. the king of France 6. 5. Peter the Hermit organized the a. 67 . People’s Crusade c. rewards in heaven and forgiveness of sins b. land in Jerusalem c. Multiple Choice. the Muslims d. the pope c. 3. Fill in the blanks. What were crusaders promised if they would fight for the Holy City? a. B. Circle the letter of the best choice. 4.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 18 Test: The Age of Crusades A. was the name given to Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar.
Al-Andalus 12. Moors d. They allowed the weak and elderly to go free. First Crusade b. b. Moors d. just and fair c. 11. The a. d. Second Crusade c. During which crusade did the Christians capture Jerusalem? a. This Muslim commander was known to be a. Saracens c. Saracens c. c. cowardly d. Fourth Crusade 10. Saladin b. Al-Andalus were the Muslim fighters who attacked the crusaders. 9. Third Crusade d.8. They killed thousands of Muslims and Jews. Saladin b. They forced all of the Muslims to leave. all of the above . What Muslim commander recaptured Jerusalem? a. bloodthirsty b. They took the Muslims captive and sold them as slaves. What did the crusaders do when they captured Jerusalem? a. 68 .
Most of the crusades were successful. b. Answer the following question using complete sentences. C. During the crusades. Jews. c. D. The word crusade comes from the Latin word for cross. There were three crusades in all.13.” 14. True or False. 18. d. 17. 19. 15. Write “true” or “false. and Christians? 69 . They outnumbered the Muslims. They asked the crusaders to come help them. How did the Spanish defeat the Muslim army at Valencia? a. 16. Muslim warriors would poison wells to defeat the crusaders. Why was Jerusalem such an important to city to Muslims. They fought on a small field where only a few warriors could fight at a time. They bribed the Muslim commanders with large amounts of money. the people in England and France were used to bathing once or twice a month.
His brother was trying to steal the throne. His men and his allies had deserted him. 1. 7. d. . Richard refused to pay them what they wanted. d. c. b. Richard quarreled and insulted them. 5. 4. 2. b. His mission was accomplished. He made an alliance with the king of France. B. d. c.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 19 Test: A New Kind of King A. 6. Why did Richard return to England? a. Multiple Choice. Richard I of England was known as Richard the Richard’s brother John was called John The English noblemen forced John to sign the The English told stories of Robin Hood. Why did both of Richard’s allies desert him? a. b. He taxed the people more than ever before. c. 71 . He ran out of money. He raised an army and went to fight in the Crusades. . What did Richard do as soon as he became king? a. 3. a mysterious man who lived in and stole money from the rich to give to the poor. . They were tired of fighting. They were both facing problems back in their own kingdoms. Circle the letter of the best choice. He went to see the pope. Fill in the blanks.
He fought many battles in France. He competed in tournaments against the best knights. He went on a crusade. He died of a fever.8. He hummed an English tune. b. How did Richard die? a. c. He wrote letters to other kings. He deserted the country to go on a crusade. d. c. What did John do to prove he was a great warrior like his brother? a. Saladin d. 11. He made them pay him lots of money. He paid scouts to look for Richard. the king of France b. He murdered Richard. What did John do that made the noblemen angry? a. all of the above 72 . 12. b. the duke of Austria c. He was killed during one of the crusades. How did Richard’s faithful friend. find him? a. d. He was killed in a battle in France. He fought many battles against the duke of Austria. c. His brother John killed him. d. b. Who imprisoned Richard on his way home to England? a. c. d. his brother John 9. He went to Jerusalem himself. Blondel. 10. b.
A civil war is when soldiers fight in their own country. 15. Write “true” or “false.” 13. plump. In our country. and going bald. against their own people. How did the paper that King John was forced to sign change the way that the king behaved? 73 . 14. 17. D. the leaders can start a war or raise taxes whenever they want. Richard was never able to recapture Jerusalem. 16. he was short. Answer the following question using complete sentences. True or False. King John did not look like a king.C.
c. all of the above 6. c. They forced the Jews to leave Jerusalem. b. b. Circle the letter of the best choice. d. They made the Jews promise their allegiance to Rome. They made all of the Jews Roman citizens. c. b. Fill in the blanks. Multiple Choice. They forced the Jews to join their army. They killed most of the Jews. d. 7. called struggled against the Roman Empire. They burned the temple. They wouldn’t let the Jews worship God. The sacred writings of the Jews are called the Jewish teachers are known as Because they could not go to the temple. 75 . They made the Jewish people pay high taxes. B. 1. . How did the Roman Empire treat the Jews? a. . Jewish freedom fighters. What did the Romans do when they broke into Jerusalem? a. 2. d. 3. 4. They arrested and executed Jews for no reason. They allowed the Jews to remain in Jerusalem. Jews began to worship at local . 5. How did the Romans make sure that the Jews would not revolt again? a.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 20 Test: The Diaspora A. . They sent more soldiers to the area.
He washed it away. He ate it. b. c. The Jews refused to pay the kings taxes. 76 . The Jews had pledged their allegiance to Rome. c. 11. What did the Jews call the time they spent in Spain? a. He pretended to be dead. 10. In one Jewish story. He sailed on a ship. The rulers in a. The Jews were loyal to God rather than to any country. He hid in a cave. How did the Jewish scholar Yohanan escape from Jerusalem? a. b. what did the rabbi do with the paper he drew from the Emir’s bowl? a. Italy were friendlier towards the Jews than other kings.8. He burned it. France c. b. Why were many kings suspicious of the Jews? a. d. the Wonder Years 12. The Jews refused to learn the language and customs of the people around them. 9. the Great Persecution d. c. Spain d. He tore it up into tiny pieces. d. He paid the Romans a lot of gold. the Diaspora b. England b. d. the Golden Age of the Jews c.
The Jews learned the language and customs of the people who lived around them.C. The Jews borrowed stories from many other lands. Spain.” The Jews lived in many different countries including England. True or False.” 13. 14. Diaspora means “disappearance. How did the Jewish scholar Yohanan think the Jews could remain Jews without worshipping in the temple? 77 . Russia. 16. 15. 17. and Italy. Answer the following question using complete sentences. Write “true” or “false. France. D.
what did he have to do? a. 1. convince all the Mongol tribes to follow him d. How did Genghis get other chieftains to swear allegiance to him? a. He promised them land in China. . Fill in the blanks. The Mongols came from . He bribed them with gold. Circle the letter of the best choice. west of China 6. the southern area below China d. The Mongols called their tribal chieftains Genghis Khan wanted to conquer the rich Chinese city of The Muslims gave Genghis Khan the nickname “The The of Genghis Khan was Kublai Khan. . b. d. the mountains of Tibet c. sign a treaty with his Mongol enemies 7. 3. Before Genghis Khan could attack China. 5. He offered them horses and tents. c. . 2. the cold mountains north of China b. Multiple Choice. raise money to pay his soldiers c. 4. 79 . He promised to kill them if they didn’t.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 21 Test: The Mongols Devastate the East A.” B. defeat the Muslims b. a.
The Mongols conquered land that belonged to the a. never look at him c. b. Islamic and Byzantine Empires. Byzantine c. . bow their heads to their chests 11. He died before his army was strong enough. d. c. warship 80 . They were so terrified that they surrendered without trying to fight.8. His soldiers refused to sail on ships to Japan. d. Japanese d. Why was Kublai Khan unable to invade Japan? a. How did people react to the Mongol invasions? a. 10. 9. When Kublai Khan became the emperor of China. “Kamikaze” is the Japanese name for a a. A huge storm sank many of his ships. 12. The Japanese army was too strong. Islamic b. kneel on the ground d. take off their shoes b. what did he make people do to show that they were beneath him? a. b. c. They fought back fiercely. They honored the Mongols as gods. divine wind d. brave warrior b. They refused to surrender. great ruler c.
How did the Mongols live? 81 . Write “true” or “false. No one has ever discovered the burial place of Genghis Khan. 18. Genghis Khan said the greatest joy in his life was to see his people happy. 16. The Mongol empire lasted for less than a hundred years. 15. Answer the following question using complete sentences. D. 14. True or False.C.” 13. 17. The Mongols had scientists who developed new weapons to use during their invasions. Genghis Khan conquered cities almost as far west as the Caspian Sea.
Multiple Choice. b. 6. 2. Kublai Khan sent for 100 wise men who could explain a. gold c. He wanted to steal their money and kill them. He knew that trade would make China even richer. . Circle the letter of the best choice. Latin c. which told the people in the west what China was like. Christianity d. c. He thought it would help him become more popular with the Chinese people. The Ming emperors built a new palace called the . silk 83 . Road that led to China. B. 5. who was Marco Polo wrote a book about his journey called The of . Islam b. 1. Why did Kublai Khan encourage merchants to come to China? a. 3. coal b. 7. He hoped to one day conquer Europe. Long ago. Fill in the blanks. What new thing did Marco Polo see in China? a. d. 4.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 22 Test: Exploring the Mysterious East A. geography . enormous peaches d. merchants would travel along the Marco Polo traveled to China with his an Italian merchant.
b. The children of the emperor kept a. all of the above 11. How did the builders of the new palace get stones into Peking? a. grasshoppers b. How long did Marco Polo stay in China? a. fifty years 9. ten years c. dogs d. straw and mud b. rice and lime c. four years b. They were afraid that the Chinese people would want to leave. let it freeze. all of the above 10. d. They thought China was already perfect and couldn’t be improved. and then slid the stones on the ice. crickets as pets. They poured water on the roads. They were worried that other countries might try to conquer them. twenty years d. c. The builders made their bricks out of a. stones . b.8. Why didn’t the Ming emperors want to trade with other countries? a. They used oxen to pull the stones into the city. 12. d. c. They used ramps and pulleys. clay d. cats c. 84 .
Write “true” or “false. Answer the following question using complete sentences. 16. 15. True or False. 19. It took Marco Polo fifteen years to travel to China. The Ming emperors were proud of their new palace and showed it off to all foreign visitors. D. Chinese emperors still live in that famous palace. Today.C. 17.” 13. What wonderful things did the merchants who traveled to China find? 85 . Kublai Khan did not like Marco Polo and never trusted him. 14. One Ming emperor made it against the law to build ocean-going ships. The Ming emperors made the Great Wall of China stronger. 18.
North Sea to trade with the city of Constantinople. silk. 5. What kinds of things did the Rus take to trade with the people of Constantinople? a. honey. 3. ginger. 1. Mediterranean Sea c. and wax b. Multiple Choice. 4. jade. wood. united the different Rus tribes into one nation. Russian people are his descendants. 7. and silver c. . A Russian leader was called a which means Caesar. The . Black Sea d. glass.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 23 Test: The First Russians A. coal. The Rus would sail down into the a. Fill in the blanks. 6. decided to make friends with The people already living in this area were known as the A Rus prince named Constantinople and later married a Byzantine princess. and rugs d. was a Viking who settled down in central Europe. Caspian Sea b. and wine 87 . ivory. Circle the letter of the best choice. 2. B.
to unite the Russian tribes d. What did the Rus prince send to the Byzantine emperor as a peace present? a.8. oil that burned on water b. The Byzantine army used city of Constantinople. to conquer Constantinople b. 88 . b. Kiev c. a large group of Rus warriors c. to free his people from the Mongols c. gunpowder c. Siberia became the new capital of Russia. 12. What was Ivan the Great’s first task? a. Ivan’s son became the new leader. c. ivory and honey d. a. The Russian nobles killed Ivan. Ukraine d. Ivan began to go mad. Ivan killed himself. 6000 pounds of gold b. Viking ships d. to defeat the Viking invaders 11. Moscow b. lightning to make sure the Rus ships could not approach the 9. a Rus princess to be his wife 10. What happened after Ivan the Terrible’s wife died? a. a. d.
15. to protect the peasants from Ivan the Terrible b. Why was Constantinople so hard to conquer? 89 . D. 19. where the Russian government still meets today. Kiev became known as the “Third Rome. to protect the Russian nobles from the peasants C. to find anyone who might be plotting against the Russian leader c. What was the job of the secret police? a. 16.13. 18. 17. True or False.” When Ivan the Great refused to pay tribute to the Mongols. Write “true” or “false. The Russians were never good sailors. the Mongols realized they were not strong enough to defeat the Russians. to kill Ivan the Terrible so that his son could take over d. Many people in Russia became Eastern Orthodox Christians. Answer the following question using complete sentences. Ivan the Great ran the country of Russia from his palace inside the Kremlin.” 14.
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Chapter 24 Test: The Ottoman Empire
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Constantinople was renamed
Fill in the blanks.
The Turks were a ragged band of nomads who wandered through central hunting for food and fighting with their neighbors. The king of the Ottoman Turks was known as the the Conqueror finally captured Constantinople. by the Ottoman Turks. , .
The greatest leader of the Ottoman Turks, Suleiman, declared that he was the , the head of all the Muslims in the entire world.
Multiple Choice. Circle the letter of the best choice.
What happened to the Turks when they began trading with Muslim merchants? a. They became Muslims themselves. b. They decided to go to China to trade. c. They wanted to convert the Muslims to Christianity. d. They started a war with the Muslims.
The Turks finally settled down on the edge of a. China b. the Byzantine Empire c. Arabia d. the Mongolian Empire
When the Turks settled down, many became a. priests b. farmers and shepherds c. sailors d. merchants
What new weapon did the Ottoman Turks use to attack Constantinople? a. warships b. catapults c. gunpowder d. scimitars
What is a mercenary? a. a devout Muslim warrior b. a paid soldier from another country c. a type of sword used by the Turks d. a weapon used by the people of Constantinople
What did Suleiman do to unite his kingdom and make sure everyone was treated fairly? a. He used the same laws once used by King Solomon. b. He divided all the wealth equally among the people. c. He allowed the people to govern themselves. d. He made one set of laws for everyone to follow.
12. Suleiman rebuilt the walls around a. Jerusalem b. Constantinople c. Mecca d. Medina 13. Suleiman’s son was known as a. The Magnificent b. The Drunkard c. Slave of God d. Master of the World .
after he had a dream.
True or False. Write “true” or “false.”
14. 15. 16. 17. 18. In the story of the thirsty shepherd, Allah turned the shepherd into a sheep. As the Ottoman Empire grew, the Byzantine Empire shrank. A lunar eclipse convinced the Byzantines that they would be defeated. Suleiman had the largest spy network in the world. All Muslims agreed that Suleiman should be their spiritual leader.
Answer the following question using complete sentences.
Why is the conquest of Constantinople sometimes called the End of the Middle Ages?
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Chapter 25 Test: The End of the World
1. 2. 3. 4.
Fill in the blanks.
People first heard of a strange sickness from distant parts of . The people of Europe called the sickness the Today, we know that it was an illness called The disease was spread by that lived on plague. . .
Multiple Choice. Circle the letter of the best choice.
What symptoms did people with the mysterious illness have? a. headache and fever b. coughing and sneezing c. lumps under their arms d. all of the above
Most people who got sick died within a. one week b. two weeks c. one month d. three days
What reasons did people of the Middle Ages give for the sickness? a. They thought it was the judgment of God. b. They thought it was caused by hurricanes. c. They thought it was caused by all of the rats swarming through their cities. d. all of the above
What did people carry with them to keep the sickness away? a. flowers and herbs b. scarves c. swords d. tissues
What happened to farms during the sickness? a. Grain wasn’t harvested and fields grew weedy. b. Farm animals were killed for food. c. Fields were burned to try to prevent the sickness from spreading. d. all of the above
Why did people begin moving to cities? a. They were tired of living in the country. b. Many of the villages were wiped out and never rebuilt. c. People hoped they would be safer in the cities. d. all of the above
What happened to the empty houses in the country? a. They were burned down. b. Peasants moved in and became the new owners. c. They remained empty until they collapsed. d. They were sold to foreigners.
12. Why did forests spring up all over Europe? a. People thought more trees would help the air become cleaner. b. Farmers planted trees so that they could harvest the timber. c. There weren’t enough people to farm the land so fields turned into forests. d. Doctors said that trees could be used for medicine.
True or False. Write “true” or “false.”
13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. The mysterious sickness killed one out of every three people. Villagers who lived near the Black Sea blamed foreign merchants for bringing the sickness. In the city of Caffa, dead bodies were thrown over the wall using catapults. People believed that sleeping on your stomach would cause you to get sick. After the sickness, apprenticeships usually lasted longer than they did before the sickness. The nursery rhyme “Little Bo Peep” got its start in the days of the sickness.
Answer the following question using complete sentences.
After the sickness, why did peasants become wealthier while noblemen became poorer?
1. His soldiers deserted him. His army was crushed in a large battle with the French. B. Fill in the blanks. What did the French prince send with his message to Henry? a. His son was the French prince or the ruled France. a & b 6. gold d. 3. What did Henry V demand of the French king? a. France and England fought for many years in the Henry V was made famous by a play written by While Henry V ruled England. Multiple Choice. and their shoes began to wear out. 99 . 2. money d. d. 5. land b.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 26 Test: France and England at War A. What happened when Henry’s army first landed in France? a. He quickly defeated the French in several battles. his sister b. b. His soldiers became sick. War. . the king’s daughter for a wife c. tennis balls c. nothing 7. . 4. c. Circle the letter of the best choice.
Orleans c. The two sides were fighting over the city of a. Why were the people of France divided in a civil war? a. The French drove the English out of France. Henry VI d. c. They did not all speak the same language. b. the one-year-old son of Henry V c. the French prince b. c. Rheims . What happened at the Battle of Agincourt? a. 12. Who became the ruler of England and France after both kings died? a. The French prince gave a famous speech to rally his troops. Henry V proved that he was a coward. d. Who came to help the French prince protect this city? a. Burgundy b. all of the above 11. the Duke of Burgundy b. the wife of Henry V d. They practiced different religions. The English won even though the French army was much bigger. Paris d. b.8. d. 9. Charles VII 10. Joan of Arc c. They could not agree about who should be the new king. Charles VII 100 .
Who finally won the civil war? a. As the Black Death swept across Europe. 16. Write “true” or “false. When Joan of Arc was captured. Charles VII C.13. the French prince tried to rescue her. Joan of Arc claimed that God sent her a vision telling her to lead the French into battle. Some French people wanted an English king because they thought the English would give them land and money. the Duke of Burgundy b.” 14. 17. 15. Joan of Arc c. Who captured Joan of Arc? What was she tried for? How did she die? 101 . the French and the English continued to fight. 18. D. True or False. Henry VI d. Answer the following questions using complete sentences.
the duke of York c. 1. What was Henry VI most interested in? a.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 27 Test: War for the English Throne A. Edward IV 103 . c. These wars were called the The unable to rule. taking land back from the French c. Multiple Choice. being a good king b. was a substitute king who ruled while the true king was B. He went mad. dancing and having parties 5. 4. He was unpopular. Why wasn’t Henry able to rule England when he grew up? a. He had no army. The over the throne of England. Circle the letter of the best choice. b. 3. Richard III d. the duke of Lancaster b. Fill in the blanks. 2. He did not have good advisors. Whom did Henry’s family ask to become the substitute king? a. d. and the were cousins who fought . 6. reading and praying d.
his a. 9. His uncle took over and declared himself king. b. Edward VI 11. He died shortly after he became king. His mother would not allow him to rule.7. his brother b. mother became the regent for his young son. He put Henry VI in jail. d. What did Edward IV do that upset the English nobles? a. After Edward IV’s death. d. cousin d. He married a woman and gave too much power to her family. He took land from the nobles and gave it to the peasants. c. When Edward V became king. Richard III c. Who won the battle of Bosworth Field? a. Henry Tudor invaded England and became king. Henry VI 104 . why did he have such a short reign? a. 8. 10. Edward V b. He refused to listen to their advice. c. wife c. Henry Tudor d. Henry Tudor d. Richard III c. brother b. Who became the next king after Edward V? a. b.
The Tower of London was a jail built by Richard III.” 13. They both died of a fever. b. Richard III was one of the most popular English kings. 15. 17. 14. Answer the following question using complete sentences. c. 18. Write “true” or “false. Being heir to the throne was dangerous during the Middle Ages. Why were the civil wars in England called the Wars of the Roses? 105 . Edward IV was a member of the York family. True or False. What happened to Edward V and his brother? a. They were banished to France. D. No one knows for sure. Henry VI was killed while he was in prison.12. d. C. They were killed by their mother. 16.
He died fighting the Moors. 107 . sent a message to another prince c. two large kingdoms. Multiple Choice. killed her brother . combined their two . Fill in the blanks. thousands of pounds of gold b. d. his sister’s hand in marriage d. protection from the Moors c. became a nun d. B.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 28 Test: The Kingdoms of Spain and Portugal A. He died of stomach pains. What did King Enrique promise the famous fighter Pedro Giron if Pedro would send men for the king’s army? a. 3. killed herself b. and and kingdoms into one large kingdom of Spain. 6. 1. He was killed by King Enrique. b. she a. a place in the Spanish court 5. Spain was divided into three kingdoms. Circle the letter of the best choice. 4. When King Enrique wanted his sister to marry the king of Portugal. Prince Henry of Portugal became known as Henry the and were was a smaller kingdom on the western coast. He married the king’s sister. 2. c. What happened to Pedro Giron? a.
and exotic animals 108 . and salt c. d. a. olives. was the last kingdom of Spain to be under Muslim rule. b. five years d. ivory. b. He wanted to become the next king of Portugal. He wanted to conquer the kingdom of Spain. They killed all of the Jews living in Spain. grapes. Seville d. They made it illegal to practice any religion other than Christianity. How long did it take the rulers of Spain to drive the Moors out of this kingdom? a. After the Moors were gone. and tripe b. ten years c. twenty years 9. cloves. what did the rulers of Spain do? a. and nutmeg d. d. one year b. What did Prince Henry want to do? a. gold. all of the above 10. They attacked Portugal. He wanted to make the Portuguese into great sailors and explorers. all of the above 11. c. Alhambra b. What kinds of goods did the merchants from Africa have to trade? a. Valencia c. pepper. Granada 8. weapons.7. c. fruit.
olives.12. pepper. and exotic animals C. fruit. The Portuguese were excited about sailing through unfamiliar waters.” 13. 15. 14. ivory. D. 16. gold. Prince Henry discovered a new route to trade with India. and salt c. Why were the Portuguese so interested in building and sailing boats? 109 . What kinds of goods did the merchants from India have to trade? a. grapes. Spices were important in the Middle Ages because there were no refrigerators to keep meat from going bad. 17. An astrolabe is an instrument with a magnetic needle that always points north. and tripe b. weapons. Answer the following question using complete sentences. Write “true” or “false. cloves. True or False. and nutmeg d.
digging gold out of the ground by chipping thousands of short shafts . b. d. 6. 2. 7. roads. The Muslims were tired of paying taxes to the kings of Ghana. and . 3. Fill in the blanks. taxing the salt and gold that traveled through it d. Multiple Choice. 5.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 29 Test: African Kingdoms A. Africa. It was difficult to travel into southern Africa because the In schools. stealing salt and gold from neighboring tribes c. . palaces. Desert blocked the way. missionaries d. Why did African Muslims attack the cities of Ghana? a. 1. all of the above 8. c. The Muslims wanted Ghana’s gold. The kings of Ghana refused to convert to Islam. traders b. The Europeans called Ghana the Land of The most famous of all Mali kings was was the best-known city in the kingdom of Songhay. warriors who attacked Ghana c. Circle the letter of the best choice. Ghana became rich and powerful by a. slaves captured from Muslim lands 111 . trading salt and gold to the Europeans b. Who brought Islam to the kingdom of Mali? a. 4. B. many Africans lived in kingdoms with houses.
He gathered the largest army in all of Africa. c. Who was Leo Africanus? a. He conquered neighboring kingdoms to expand the kingdom of Mali. 11. great kings c. Portugal c. He became the richest king in all of Africa. the king of Songhay b. Spain d. 10. How did the famous king of Mali attract the attention of the whole world? a. the Ottoman Empire b. great size d. a traveler who wrote a book about his travels c. a famous Muslim warrior d. b. The kingdom of Songhay was famous for its a. He made a pilgrimage to Mecca. d. the sultan of Morocco 12. Who invaded the kingdom of Songhay? a. Morocco 112 .9. schools and libraries . salt and gold b.
Books were the most valuable possession in the kingdom of Ghana. 18. Africa was called the Dark Continent because almost no one had traveled down into Africa. 14. 15. True or False.” 13.C. The kings of Mali built schools so that people could learn to read the Koran. they would sometimes kill their camels and squeeze water out of their bodies. 16. How did the people of Mali show respect for their king? 113 . “Working in the salt mines” means making a fortune off of just a little work. D. When travelers in the desert could not find water. 17. Answer the following question using complete sentences. Write “true” or “false.
Gupta b. Mongols . Babur was from the empire of the a. Agra c. a famous ruler of India who is the subject of many stories b. the dynasty that ruled India during the Golden Age of India B. Delhi 115 . fell and hit his head on the steps of his library e. Match each name with the correct description. Babur Gupta Chandragupta Humayan Akbar a. the first king who began to unite smaller kingdoms in India c. Chandragupta c. Bengal b. 6. 7. Babur was descended from a.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 30 Test: India Under the Moghuls A. 2. 1. Multiple Choice. 4. Circle the letter of the best choice. 3. Ottoman Turks c. Genghis Khan b. 5. Akbar . Attila the Hun d. Huns d. given the nickname “the Tiger” because of his courage d. Hindustan d. Matching. What city did Babur invade? a. 8.
It included all of India. all of the above 11. 116 . He made up folk tales about himself. 10. b. The sultan did not have enough men to ride them. He closed all of the schools. b. It stretched from the Ottoman Empire all the way to China. What did Akbar do to be popular with his people? a. nephew . He killed all of the Hindus. Why were the sultan’s war elephants defeated? a. He made all of the Hindus leave. How big was Akbar’s empire? a. d. b. c. It was smaller than Babur’s empire. c. He married a Hindu princess. c.9. d. father d. d. 12. grandson c. He built beautiful gardens. son b. 13. Akbar was Babur’s a. d. He made sure that laws were followed. It covered half of India. c. They were slow and ponderous. Babur’s soldiers shot them with bows and arrows. What did Babur do when he became the new emperor? a. They were outnumbered by Babur’s horses. b.
and disease. 16. the emperor is too stubborn to listen to Birbal. the emperor is guided by his state minister.C. D. 18. Babur founded the Gupta dynasty. While India was suffering from floods. 19. Write “true” or “false. Describe the Garden of Scattered Flowers. Birbal. True or False. 117 . 17. famines. the Huns attacked. Babur was known for being a fair and just ruler. In many Indian stories.” 14. 15. Answer the following question using complete sentences. In most of these stories.
6. Match each explorer with the correct description. maps of the Atlantic Ocean d. 1. France . the king of Portugal b. His ship was the first to sail all the way around the world. 2. He was the first explorer to realize that North America wasn’t India. Circle the letter of the best choice.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 31 Test: Exploring New Worlds A. 7. money to pay for ships and supplies b. He was the first explorer to sail around Africa to reach India. King Ferdinand d. b. the king of France 119 . Italy d. the blessing of the king c. Columbus was a sailor from a. Matching. What did Columbus need before he could begin his journey? a. Portugal b. d. He wanted to discover a new route to the east. He was the first adventurer to land in America. Spain c. a captain for his ship 8. 3. Isabella of Spain c. B. Multiple Choice. c. 5. 4. da Gama Columbus Vespucci Magellan Ericsson a. e. Who first decided to help Columbus? a.
This new part of the world was named after a. nutmeg and pepper c. and sweet potatoes 11. Columbus sailed with three ships named the Niña. They got seasick in the rough waters. True or False. Magellan was looking for a river to cut through South America. Columbus b. They did not have enough fresh fruit or vegetables to eat. Why did more people read about Vespucci’s travels than the voyage of Columbus? a. Why did many of the sailors get sick after they had been sailing for a long time? a. and the Santa Teresa. the Pinta. Vespucci published many accounts of his travels. 14. Write “true” or “false.” 13. Columbus was killed before his ship returned home. 10. but he never found one. Vespucci was more popular with the king and queen. b. d. which quickly spread. 16. Vespucci . . 120 17. cotton thread. One of the sailors had smallpox. he passed ships loaded with Jews leaving Spain. b. parrots. As Columbus left the harbor.9. c. C. Many people thought Columbus would run out of food and water before he reached the end of his journey. all of the above 12. Vespucci was the explorer who named the Pacific Ocean. 15. salt and gold b. c. da Gama c. Magellan d. many kinds of jewels d. They were homesick and frightened. d. What kinds of gifts did the “Indians” bring to Columbus? a.
D. 18. Answer the following question using complete sentences. Why were explorers so interested in finding a new way to get to India? 121 .
B. farmers c. sacrifice his children b.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 32 Test: The American Kingdoms A. 4. play the Mayan ball game 123 . file their teeth c. Peninsula. all of the above 8. paint their faces b. What did the Mayan kings do to look “godlike”? a. . Who lived in the Mayan cities? a. kings and noblemen 7. The bridge of land that links North America and South America together is called . fast and pray d. Circle the letter of the best choice. shed his own blood c. 1. What did the Mayan king have to do before a battle? a. which lies between the Gulf of Mexico . The Mayans lived on the and the Caribbean Sea. Multiple Choice. Fill in the blanks. 3. 6. Tenochtitlan was a great city built by the Huayna Capac was a great king of the The Incas lived in an area that is today called . craftsmen d. 2. everyone b. 5. have pointed heads and crossed eyes d.
They wanted to have plenty of drinking water for their city. 124 . beer d. chocolate b. They had been attacked by the Aztecs. wool and llamas d. They thought it would be easier to protect from enemies. sweet potatoes and jewelry 13. What new kind of food did the Aztecs learn how to make? a. pottery. 10. d. and jewelry c. sweet potatoes c. Why was the Incan empire so weak when the Spanish explorers arrived? a. and the two rulers were fighting with each other.9. b. b. How did the Aztecs get their food? a. They had just endured several earthquakes and famines. b. They thought the sun god told them to build there. The kingdom had been divided. all of the above 11. They stole food from people living around the lake. green peppers 12. They bought food from their enemies. They did not have good roads throughout the kingdom. Why did the Aztecs decide to build a city in the middle of a lake? a. d. What kinds of goods did the Incas trade? a. c. cloth. They grew crops on top of the lake. chocolate and gold b. They followed an eagle to the lake. c. d. c.
16. 18. just like the empires over in Europe and Asia. 17. Manco Capac was the son of the Incan sun god. 19. 15. According to legend. Write “true” or “false. The Mayans limited the power of the king.” 14. Why did the Mayan cities crumble away into the jungle? 125 . just as the nations in Europe did. Answer the following question using complete sentences. The Aztecs were well-liked by their neighboring tribes. True or False. The empires in the Americas fought with each other. D. The Incan governors sent messages to each other using knots on a rope.C.
materials to build houses and cities d. 5. the Mayans. weapons to protect themselves from the natives b. and the Incas. 3. Multiple Choice. They were still looking for a better route to India. people to grow crops and mine gold 127 . and the New World A. Fill in the blanks. They agreed to join together to fight the Aztecs. 7. the king of the Aztecs.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 33 Test: Spain. They decided to divide the land in Central and South America. They wanted to spread Christianity to the people in America. Hernán Cortés was a Spanish explorer who was looking for a city of Cortés met . Portugal. . They hoped to make money and find treasure. safe water to drink c. 1. all of the above 8. are islands just off South America. Why did Ferdinand and Isabella pay for explorers to go to America? a. Circle the letter of the best choice. B. 4. The The Spanish and Portuguese sent soldiers called attack the people who lived in Central and South America. 2. c. What were the Spanish and Portuguese lacking for their new settlements? a. What deal did Spain and Portugal make? a. d. b. d. They were running out of land to farm in Spain. b. 6. They promised to share all of the gold they found in the New World. c. to The long journey that slaves were forced to take from West Africa to Central and South America is called the .
Why were the Aztecs so frightened of Cortés and his men? a. the Mayans . d.9. West African kings b. d. He paid some Indians to kill the king of the Aztecs. Muslim traders c. The Spanish and Portuguese first got slaves from a. 128 . He killed himself. Cortés and his men wore strange masks. They had never seen boats. all of the above 11. b. He went back to Spain. the king of Spain d. c. Who did the king of the Aztecs think Cortés was? a. They had never seen horses. the king of Portugal c. the Aztecs d. What did Cortés do after he escaped from Tenochtitlan? a. b. c. 10. He gathered a fresh army and marched back to the city. a god b. his dead father 12.
19. 17. Europeans believed that all people were created equal by God. In Africa. 15. Sometimes in Africa. 18. The Aztecs welcomed Cortés by giving him gifts made of gold. poor men would sell themselves as slaves so that their families could have more money. Write “true” or “false. slaves were never given a chance to buy back their freedom. Answer the following question using complete sentences.C. African kings would capture enemy soldiers and sell them as slaves. True or False. How did the Spanish and Portuguese treat the people of Central and South America? 129 . 14. 16. Cortés became the governor of the new Spanish colony in South America. D.” 13.
. 5. 3. priest b. Martin Luther was afraid that . 2. doctor . the pope would be angry at him for his new ideas b. B. Martin Luther’s parents wanted him to be a lawyer. which explained why indulgences were wrong. The time when countries began to send ships to lands far away is known as the Age of . 6. Circle the letter of the best choice. a. A is a new settlement in a land far away. Martin Luther wrote a list called the He nailed his list to the church door at Henry VIII started a new church known as the . Multiple Choice.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 34 Test: Martin Luther’s New Ideas A. Fill in the blanks. God would punish him for his sins if he didn’t do certain things c. monk d. 4. but he became a a. people wouldn’t like him if he shared his ideas d. all of the above 131 . 7. . 1. teacher c.
six d. The pope criticized Henry’s choice for a wife. a German princess b. Why was Henry VIII unhappy with so many of his wives? a. praying in front of the relics of the saints 9. an English lady-in-waiting c.8. Arthur. d. The pope would not allow him to marry his brother’s widow. seven 12. c. They could not give him a son to be his heir. to marry? a. They spent too much of his money. the daughter of the king of Spain 10. praying the Lord’s Prayer b. He wanted to spread the ideas of Martin Luther. d. c. the queen of Spain d. paying money to the church to get out of doing penance for sin c. b. How many wives did Henry VIII have in all? a. 132 . What Catholic church practice greatly upset Martin Luther? a. Whom did Henry VII arrange for his son. The pope would not give him permission to marry again. 11. reading the Bible d. b. They argued with him about his new church. He thought they were all ugly. four b. five c. Why did Henry VIII break from the Catholic church and start his own church? a.
16.” 13. The English noblemen supported Henry when he broke away from the Catholic church because they did not like the pope.C. Answer the following question using complete sentences. D. Henry VII was anxious to make sure that his son would inherit the English throne because he did not want another war to start when he died. Martin Luther preached that God would forgive any sinner who believed in Jesus Christ. 15. 17. Henry VIII beheaded two of his wives. 14. True or False. How did Martin Luther’s way of thinking change when he studied the book of Romans? 133 . Henry VIII never had the son he so desperately wanted. Write “true” or “false. 18.
.” . 1. and Italy have more time to think. 5. 4. 6.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 35 Test: The Renaissance A. They didn’t have to worry constantly about barbarian invasion. how to dress like people did in ancient civilizations d. all of the above 7. read and study? a. how to read ancient languages b. Why did the people who lived in countries such as England. c. France. Spain. They had slaves to do their work for them. d. Circle the letter of the best choice. b. changed the world more than any other invention. They did not worry about daily chores such as farming. Fill in the blanks. The word “Renaissance” means “ Observing something and then drawing conclusions from your observations is known as the The It was invented by . many Eastern Orthodox Christian scholars took scrolls written in with them as they left the city. 3. and cleaning. B. When the Ottoman Turks conquered Constantinople. cooking. 2. Multiple Choice. What did the Eastern Orthodox scholars teach the people of Europe? a. how to fight like a Greek warrior 135 . how to worship God in a new way c.
10. parchment b. b. manuscripts were written on a. how were books made? a. animal skins b. During the Middle Ages. a book of poetry b. linen . c. the Bible 12. Slaves were forced to copy them. a science manual d. straw. bark. history b. leaves d. What was the first book to be printed using the new invention? a.8. There were no books in the Middle Ages. newsprint . and old rags c. 11. William Caxton published books about a. Homer’s The Iliad c. People would go to a library and copy the book they wanted. poetry c. 9. how to play chess d. all of the above . Monks made them by hand. The Chinese learned to make paper using a. d. During the Middle Ages. 136 . paper d. leather c.
During the Renaissance. Books helped scientists because now they could read about what other scientists had already discovered.C. 17. D. art became less realistic than it was before the Renaissance. builders designed their buildings with Greek columns and Roman arches. How did the Renaissance change the way that people thought about the world? 137 . 18. 14. 16. Answer the following question using complete sentences. Most priests could not read the Scriptures very well before the Renaissance. During the Renaissance.” 13. most families had their own copy of the Bible. Write “true” or “false. True or False. 15. Before the Renaissance.
penance indulgences Reformers heretics politics Protestants a. 4. 139 . acts to show repentance e. read the Bible c. Circle the letter of the best choice. 2. 1. he was really saying that the Catholic church . the ways in which earthly rulers control their kingdoms f.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 36 Test: Reformation and Counter Reformation A. Martin Luther thought people should a. a. 6. men who no longer followed the truth about God c. 3. 7. go to church d. people who wanted the church to change b. Match each term with the correct definition. wasn’t Christian b. was breaking the Ten Commandments 8. Multiple Choice. 5. something you could buy to avoid doing penance B. send a letter to the pope to find out what God was saying to them. those who argued against practices of the Catholic church d. worshiped a false god c. ask a priest b. Matching. When Martin Luther criticized indulgences. didn’t always know what God wanted d.
A scholar named Philip Melanchthon wrote down the teachings of the Reformers in a document called the . to elect a new pope c. They didn’t like an Italian pope telling them what to do. c. Wittenberg Confession c. Augsburg Confession 10. eighteen years 13. all of the above 11. ten weeks c. How long did the Council of Trent last? a. to discipline Martin Luther 12. They wanted to do what they believed God was telling them to do. . Ninety-five Theses d. ten years d. b. a. seminaries c. Augsburg Reformation b. Why did the pope call for a council to meet at Trent? a. eighteen days b. to gather an army to attack the Reformers d. to discuss the beliefs of the Catholic church b. d. public school 140 to become priests. They wanted to read the Bible for themselves. men had to go to a.9. the university d. Rome b. After the Council of Trent. Why did kings like Henry VIII think the Reformation was a good idea? a.
C. Presbyterians. After the Counter Reformation. 16. Write “true” or “false. Why was the Catholic church worried about the ideas of the Reformers? 141 . Catholics and Protestants got along better. 17. 18.” 14. 15. True or False. and Catholics are all known as Protestants. During the Middle Ages. D. 19. Everyone agreed that translating the Bible into people’s own languages was a good idea. Answer the following question using complete sentences. Martin Luther’s Ninety-five Theses were printed by printing presses and passed around to thousands of people. bishops and priests were sometimes landlords. Baptists.
Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 37 Test: The New Universe A. The science of stars is called a. 4. Nicholas Copernicus grew up in the country of Copernicus is called the Galileo Galilei was born in the country of Einstein called Galileo the . During Copernicus’s time. 2. most people believed that the universe. 1. . Circle the letter of the best choice. astrology b. cosmotology c. Multiple Choice. Aristarchus . astronomy d. B. a. Archimedes d. Fill in the blanks. 143 . This idea was based on the writings of the Egyptian astronomer. . . 5. stars d. Earth c. Ptolemy c. 6. geology . moon was/were at the center of the 7. sun b. Almagest b. 3. a.
sun b. Clown d. Why do we consider Galileo one of the first modern scientists? a. 144 . how matter is formed . moon . Peacemaker . why lightning occurs d. He used the scientific method. Dreamer b. d. Earth c. 9. gravity d. work b. According to Copernicus’s new theory. When Galileo was in school. Galileo also spent much of his time trying to figure out a. the planets all revolved around the a. friction 11. He tested his theories by performing experiments. how things work b. speed c. After observing a swinging chandelier.8. Arguer c. He wrote down his ideas in a book.” 10. 12. his teachers nicknamed him “the a. a. stars d. why the sun rises and sets c. Galileo began to conduct experiments related to a force we now call . c. He compared his ideas to the ideas of philosophers. b.
Answer the following question using complete sentences. 16. 18. 17. 14. On the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres. Why was Copernicus afraid to publish his theory? 145 .C. Copernicus died the same year that his book. True or False. The church supported Galileo and his theories. 15. Galileo invented the telescope. Write “true” or “false.” 13. Galileo believed that Copernicus’s theory could be true. was published. D. A star map shows where each star is at different times during the year.
Fill in the blanks. England had never had a ruler who was so young. 147 . d. B. Circle the letter of the best choice. . . .Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 38 Test: England’s Greatest Queen A. She had her imprisoned in the Tower of London. When Mary became queen. Mary and Elizabeth were the daughters of The English people’s nickname for Mary was Elizabeth was nicknamed The group of representatives who helped the ruler of England make laws was called . nine c. 3. b. She made her a co-ruler. England had never had a woman on the throne before. After Edward VI died. what was unusual about the next ruler of England? a. d. what did she do to Elizabeth? a. How old was Edward VI when his father died and he became king? a. 1. 5. Multiple Choice. b. six b. c. 2. 4. c. 7. The new ruler was not English. The English people elected the new ruler. nineteen 6. She sent her to live in another country. She tried to kill her. sixteen d.
choose someone to be her heir 11. the Golden Age c. She sent explorers out to claim undiscovered lands for England. She married a foreign prince who helped her rule the country. c. How was Elizabeth different from most Renaissance rulers? a. d. She demanded that people swear allegiance to the Catholic church. c. She defended England against invasion. She did not wear royal clothes and jewels. She burned 300 men and women at the stake. the Elizabethan Age b. fight a war with Spain c. b. 12. What did everyone want Elizabeth to do as soon as she became queen? a. b. She did not make any alliances with other countries. d. all of the above 9. the Reformation 10. b. She did not force her people to swear that they were Protestants or Catholics. She made alliances with other countries. get married d. Why was Mary so unpopular as queen? a. c.8. d. all of the above 148 . expel the Catholics b. She did not keep any power for herself. What did Elizabeth do as the ruler of England? a. the Renaissance d. What do we call the years of Elizabeth’s reign? a.
True or False. 14. 15. most people thought women were wiser. and stronger than men. Elizabeth reigned in England for 65 years. and she kept this title throughout her life. Mary was named the Princess of Wales. the people of England sang and danced in the streets. Mary’s husband. 16.C. When Mary died. 17. 18. Why was Elizabeth determined not to marry? 149 . Philip. When she was born. Answer the following question using complete sentences.” 13. During this time. D. smarter. offered to marry Elizabeth after Mary died. Write “true” or “false.
c. She wrote poetry and saw plays. 8. 4. Circle the letter of the best choice. . b. all of the above 9. 7. . . William Shakespeare wrote three different kinds of plays: 1. When Shakespeare was young he traveled in a company that a. . .Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 39 Test: England’s Greatest Playwright A. recited poetry d. played music c. 3. B. 5. Multiple Choice. sang songs . Funny plays are called An example of this type of play is A sad play is called a An example of this type of play is A play based on the life of a great man or woman in the past is an An example of this type of play is List a famous phrase from one of Shakespeare’s plays. 6. 151 . She sang and played the lyre. 2. . d. performed plays b. play. How did Elizabeth entertain herself while she was queen? a. Fill in the blanks. She kept a choir and orchestra at court.
royal palaces b. Why did King Duncan give Macbeth the title “Thane of Cawdor”? a. Who first told Macbeth that he would be the king of Scotland? a. great cathedrals c. a mountain 152 . d. wooden theatres and the courtyards of inns d. a forest c.10. rule the kingdom c. breathe b. a. What did the army look like as they approached Macbeth’s castle? a. eat d. three weird women 13. c. sleep 14. Macbeth was his son. b. After Macbeth murdered Duncan. 12. he told Lady Macbeth that he would never be able to . Duncan was worried Macbeth would kill him if he didn’t. all of the above 11. a sea b. Lady Macbeth c. Duncan b. invisible d. Where did this company perform? a. Lady Macbeth asked the king to give the title to her husband. Banquo d. Macbeth had fought bravely for him.
C. Write “true” or “false. Answer the following question using complete sentences. 16. Macbeth and Lady Macbeth both die at the end of the play. True or False. What did Macbeth and Lady Macbeth do that showed they suffered from terrible guilt over what they had done? 153 . 17. Macbeth drugged the guards so that Lady Macbeth could kill the king. William Shakespeare wrote more than forty plays. 20. 18.” 15. Shakespeare’s plays have never been translated into another language. Lady Macbeth was more interested in Macbeth becoming king than he was. 19. D.
She planned English journeys to South America. raising money to pay for war . Multiple Choice. B. Circle the letter of the best choice. only the word carved in a tree. 7. How did Queen Elizabeth plan to keep Spain from becoming more powerful? a.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 40 Test: New Ventures to the Americas A. d. She allowed pirates to attack Spanish ships. animal skins and tobacco b. 1. When the first English ships returned from North America. he found no people. all of the above 6. 3. She sent an army to attack Spain. Fill in the blanks. Elizabeth put Sir Walter Raleigh in charge of a. b. 2. . 5. c. was the first English baby born in the New World. timber and tools d. The first English colony in the New World was named The first colonists settled on an island called after Queen Elizabeth. entertaining her d. corn and potatoes 155 . pearls and gold c. When John White finally managed to return to the colony. what did they bring? a. exploring North America c. 4. attacking Spain b.
What finally happened to Walter Raleigh? a. d. The Indians were not getting paid for their help. It was cold and they had very little food. c. They couldn’t find any gold. d. They were captured by the Spanish. c. c. No one knows for sure. What happened to the “Lost Colony?” a. He died in prison. Walter Raleigh d. b. 11. 12. Why did the Indians stop helping the colonists? a. They died of disease. Why did the first colonists want to go home? a. b. The leaders in England told the colonists to refuse help from the Indians. b. Who stayed behind when the first colonists returned to England? a. 9. b. fifteen soldiers 10. They were killed by unfriendly Indians. They were tired of fighting with the Spanish. They were afraid of catching diseases from the Indians. c. John White’s family c. d. d. He died while sailing to the New World.8. The colonists attacked a group of friendly Indians by mistake. 156 . John White b. He was beheaded when he did not find gold in South America. The colonists told the Indians they did not need any help. He was killed by Queen Elizabeth.
15.C. handsome. he found that the houses had all burned. and poetic. In exchange for his work. Write “true” or “false. White could not return to the colony right away because England was fighting in a war with Spain. D. When White returned to the colony. True or False. 17. 18. Answer the following question using complete sentences. Elizabeth liked Raleigh because he was charming. 14. Elizabeth promised Raleigh land in England. John White was forced to return to England because the colonists hated him. 16.” 13. Why was Queen Elizabeth so interested in North America? 157 .
Native Americans b. all of the above . Iceland d. was the first . The explorer to reach Newfoundland. Fill in the blanks. 5.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 41 Test: Explorations in the North A. Circle the letter of the best choice. India c. The Central and South America. 159 . Greenland . Asia b. . Multiple Choice. beaver d. 7. and the settled in the land of Virginia. created colonies in B. He claimed this land for The first settlement on Newfoundland became known as Jacques Cartier named the land he saw after the Micmac word for village. 2. The first explorer who reached Newfoundland found a huge number of a. 3. 1. fish c. This explorer thought he had landed in a. 6. 4. 8.
the king of France b. c. the king of Spain c. a small fishing boat 11. a fishing settlement d. Why did Cartier make friends with the Micmac Indians? a. fishermen d. gold & jewels . a river that cut all the way across North America c. 12. farmers c. 160 . Cartier was hoping to find a. a wooden platform for salting & drying fish c. He wanted to invite some of them to travel back to Europe with him. trappers b. a new route to India 13. b. Jacques Cartier was sent to explore North America by a. friendly Indians d. He didn’t want them to attack him as he sailed down the river. b. He was hoping they would lead him to a great treasure. He wanted to find a guide to help him on his journey. What is a flake? a. soldiers 10. a fisherman b. Who were the first people to settle in Newfoundland? a. d.9. the king of Portugal . Queen Elizabeth d.
Lawrence River. People from many different countries settled in Newfoundland. Cartier was the first explorer to sail down the St. What Indian tribe did Cartier meet next? a. The Micmac Indians lived in houses made of animal skins called wigwams. 18. True or False. D. Why didn’t the first colonists stay in Newfoundland all year long? 161 . the Powhatan c. 20. the Inuits C. Write “true” or “false. 17. but it turned out to be quartz. Cartier took the two daughters of an Indian chief back with him to Europe. Answer the following question using complete sentences. 16.14. the Hurons d.” 15. the Mohicans b. 19. Cartier thought he had found a great treasure.
3. all of the above 7. off the coast of Newfoundland 163 . in the Atlantic Ocean d. The Spanish built a huge fleet of ships called the . B. 5. World and Queen of the Ocean. Fill in the blanks. Where did the battle between the English and Spanish ships take place? a. d. Multiple Choice. Circle the letter of the best choice. He wanted to make England a Catholic country again. 4. 6. He signed a peace treaty with England. 2. He was tired of English ships attacking Spanish ships.” Adventurers from had an empire so large that it was called “Mistress of the kept getting in the way of this powerful country. Sir was second in command of the navy that fought against the Spanish. He defeated the English at a major battle. He married the queen of England. off the coast of Spain b.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 42 Test: Empires Collide A. b. b. c. in the English Channel c. Why did King Philip want to attack England? a. c. He inherited the title when his father died. 1. He wanted to prove that Spain was more powerful than England. How did the king of Spain get to be the king of England for a short time? a. d.
The Empire ruled over Istanbul and much of Arabia during the time of the explorers. Byzantine 12. c. pulled the two ships together. Incan 164 temples and roads. They outnumbered the Spanish ships. If you sailed down the coast of South America. What did merchant ships take from Africa? a. What did merchant ships hope to get from the Native Americans of Canada? a. d. a. How did the English defeat Spanish ships? a. spices d. slaves b. Mayan c. Aztec b. tobacco c. and slaves c. ivory. 9. Mali d. and English soldiers poured over onto the Spanish ship and took it over. potatoes and wild animals 11. gold. slaves and spices b. Moghul b. animal skins d. They shot the Spanish ships full of holes. you would see ruins of a. Ottoman c. They sailed up next to a Spanish ship. animal skins 10. . Huron d.8. They surprised the Spanish by attacking at night. b.
D. Answer the following question using complete sentences. 14. Foreigners were welcome in China during the Ming dynasty. True or False. Explorers traveling to Newfoundland would find settlers fishing.” 13. Write “true” or “false.C. 16. Why did the Spanish king become so annoyed by English ships? 165 . The kings of Japan were called samurai. 15.
Chapter 3 Test Chapter 4 Test 1. b false 14. 17. e a 6. 16. false 15. 13. b true 14. if you found treasure washed up by the river. false 15. Beowulf b 6. false Books were expensive during the Middle Ages because they were copied by hand and took months to make. a 11. b c 14. a 11. d 12. you might see people wearing togas walking along paved streets. 9. 17. preachers must be loud enough for everyone to hear. b 7. 17. pope 2. false 16. true 16. Volume 2: The Middle Ages ANSWER KEY Chapter 1 Test 1. false If you visited ancient Rome.The Story of the World. 18. you must warn people below if you are trimming a tree near a road. 5. 9. Byzantine Empire 3. a 7. d 3. 9. Eastern Orthodox 4. false true The monks in India decorated their palaces by carving sculptures out of stone and painting frescoes on the walls. Celts 4. Ethelbert 4. bards 2. 1. c 7. a 8. thieves must repay the owner of the stolen object. d b 10. 5. c c 10. barbarians Diocletian 6. Chapter 2 Test 1. Chapter 5 Test 167 . false true Some of the laws from the Code of Justinian were everyone could go to the beach or the river. c 11. Vortigern 4. monasteries a 6. true 16. b 4. d 8. 9. b c 10. true false 14. true 15. d c 10. 18. b 11. b 8. Augustine 3. you could keep it. c 2. b 7. d 7. 19. 1. d 8. Rome 2. Craith 3. b 12. 13. 9. true This time period in England is known as the Dark Ages because the Angles and the Saxons didn’t write down any history or records so we know very little about them. Constantinople 2. true 16. true 15. 5. a 8. 13. a 12. false true 18. c false 14. b 12. 5. a d 10. 17. a 12. d 11. 13. and you might see marble columns with the statues of great Roman generals and emperors on top of them. patriarchs a 6. 13. 5. you could own slaves. You would see the Coliseum where gladiators fight and chariot races take place. false 15. Pax Romana 3.
They also learned how to drain the sap from lacquer trees. false 15. false Chinese customs came to Japan when the king of Paekche in Korea sent a book with Chinese letters in it to the emperor of Japan. true 15. c 8. Baghdad 3. b 13. It was known for its beautiful buildings. 6. true 18. a b 10. 17. 9. Salah (prayer). a 7. Gaul 2. 16. d 9. b 10. caliphs 2. and its thinkers. false 15. 19. c 8. and Australia nomads 3. 11. 11. a b 8. c 12. Maori 5. b 10. Merovius 4. false true 18. Sawm (fasting). Rising Sun 5. false The four groups of people who lived in the Frankish Empire were the Franks. a 11. France b 7. The emperor was fascinated by the Chinese letters and wanted his son to learn how to read and write those letters. false During the Golden Age of China. false true true The new capital city of the Islamic Empire was Baghdad. 1. Bedouins 2. a 13. false 18. the Chinese learned how to print books. b c 7. true 16. true false 17. Antarctica. Aborigines 4. Chapter 6 Test Chapter 7 Test 1. 5. false 14. Tang 5. 16. a b 7. a 9. b 14. 17. 12. 6. Li Yuan 4. Chapter 8 Test 1. and paint it onto wood and cloth. c 13. 19. true The five pillars of Islam are Shahadah (faith). Soon all of the important people in Japan spoke Chinese and rich noblemen began to send their sons to China to study. false The islands of New Zealand were formed when volcanoes rose out of the sea and their lava turned to stone. 2.1. 16. d 10. Yang Chien 2. false 15. 11. the Burgundians. 19. and Hajj (pilgrimage). c false 13. 18. true 14. 11. and the Allemani. d 8. 7. Chapter 9 Test 1. Yamato 3. its running water. Africa. Sinbad 4. Chapter 10 Test Chapter 11 Test 168 . Sui 3. 6. c 9. 16. c d 12. c d 12. d 13. true 14. d true 14. color it. a 10. Europe. 16. 13. true 15. snakes 5. Chinese scientists even learned how to make gunpowder. a 10. b 11. b 8. Asia. Muslims 4. Amaterasu 4. b d 12. c a 7. true 14. 1. So the king of Paekche sent a tutor who taught the whole Japanese court how to read and write in Chinese. clans 2. true false 17. its public libraries. 18. Troy 3. Zakat (giving). the Romans. North America. a 8. 6. Mecca 3. a 9. Koran b 6. c 6. a 9. Clovis 5. false false 17. b d 12. true 15. South America.
He would learn how to put on heavy armor and how to carry his shield properly. Vikings 3. They also kidnapped women and children. Visigoths 2. serfs 5. false The Vikings weren’t Christians. Chapter 14 Test 1– 8. and teaching the people better ways to farm. a d 11. and monasteries alone. tournaments 3. Old English 2. They were better than other boats because they could float in shallow water and could be rowed right up to the sand on a beach. c 10. a a 12. 4. 16. Chapter 15 Test 1. Gibraltar 5. 6. He would learn how to speak courteously and eat neatly. true 20. 19. churches. grandson 4. true Feudalism is a way of living in which every person serves someone else and the person that he serves has a duty to give back something in exchange. Chapter 17 Test 169 . 5. Chapter 12 Test 1. 11. and how to behave at a great feast. true It was not a good idea to invite Tariq bin Ziyad to Spain because he did not want to help the king’s sons get their throne back. and he fought wars to expand his kingdom. Scandinavia 2. Tours 3. Chapter 13 Test 1. 11. false 14. d 9. true true 17. Moors 4. Normandy 4. b 13. b 9. 19. true 15. true false 16. 18.1. Wales. building new roads and bridges. true false 17. a 8. Hammer 2. haikus 5. a 12. c 10. true false 19. a 10. 6. Vikings b 9. starting schools for boys. a 16. 6. true 15. 15. true 18. b b 12. 19. 16. false 17. b 15. how to carve meat and serve it. false 15. d 10. Chapter 16 Test 1. 11. c 12. true 17. d 7. chivalry 2. c 9. b 9. true Before becoming a knight. false 14. a 8. Celtic 3. false 18. a c 7. b 13. He wanted to capture Spain for Islam. Celts 6. a 13. a d 7. Ireland 5. d 13. false The Norsemen’s ships were flat-bottomed boats. c 10. 16. Berbers 3. false 18. 11. d 8. Scotland. He told families to bring their children to church. 21. c 8. false Charlemagne tried to improve the lives of his people by having more copies of the Scriptures made. He would learn how to take care of a horse and how to clean the saddle and bridle. 16. a b 14. a boy would have to learn how to ride and how to fight with a sword. b c 7. England. b a 12. b 8. false 14. false 15. way of the warrior 4. so they didn’t leave priests. a d 12. false 13. French 4. 10. 18. 13. a 14. d b 7. true false 17. b 9. 6. Anglo-Saxons 7. c 14. b 11. Emperor of the Romans b 6. Vineland 5. monks.
false 15. 16. 6. 16. tsar c 7. true 15. They wore furs and leather and rubbed their skin with grease to keep the wind away. c 13. b 9. a b 12. They never settled down and grew crops. and silk. khans 2. b 13. c 13. synagogues 5. c 13. 17. 11. 16. jade and lacquer. Chapter 21 Test 1. b 9. true false 17. a 10. and a chain was stretched across the water so ships couldn’t get close to the shore. d 15. a 9. false 14. 1. Scourge 4. Lionhearted 2. true 18. b 8. cloves and ginger. Reconquest 4. c b 12. true Zealots 2. It was important to the Jews because it was the city of David and the ruins of the Temple were there. Chapter 18 Test 1. The walls had towers where archers could stand and shoot out to sea. 11. Torah 3. 6. They could go for days at a time without food. d b 7. 17. b 9. true false The Magna Carta meant that King John had to follow the law like everyone else. 11. false 14. true true Yohanan thought that if the Jews studied the sacred writings of the Torah and continued to worship God in synagogues. Vladimir 4. father 3. a a 12. a 8. b a 7. grandson 5. Chapter 19 Test 5. Chapter 22 Test 1. Forbidden City 5. 11. Muslim or Islamic 2. 6. d 13. 11. true true 17. 6. b 8. c 9. rare and beautiful flowers. false 14. they would drink blood from their horses’ veins. b 14. sweet-smelling wood. b 14. Magna Carta 4.1. a c 7. true The Mongols were nomads who lived in tents. a 8. 11. b 10. false Jerusalem was an important city to the Muslims because they believed that Muhammad ascended to heaven from a rock inside the city. b a 12. rabbis 4. false 18. d 10. a b 12. 16. 16. a b 12. Rurik 2. a 9. false true 17. It was important to the Christians because Jesus was crucified there. 19. a 13. true false 17. Peking 3. Silk 2. true Constantinople was hard to conquer because it was surrounded by water on three sides and the city had a moat and three walls around it. a 10. Chapter 23 Test 170 . El Cid 5. Sherwood Forest a 7. b 8. true 14. Book of Marco 4. they would still be Jews. Ivan the Great 5. rugs with rich complicated patterns. 16. 6. false The merchants who traveled to China found gold. true 15. and if they were in danger of starving. b c 7. Lackland 3. c 10. 19. wine. pilgrim 3. a 10. b 8. false 18. true 15. false 15. 6. Slavs 3. 19. 18. Chapter 20 Test 1.
true false 17. Yorks. 11. 11. true 15. b 14. 9. b 13. Istanbul 5. Ferdinand & Isabella 3. 19. 19. Navigator c 5. true 14. She was found guilty and burned to death. b 12. false Because so many peasants died. false 16. Shakespeare 3. The last remnants of the old Roman Empire had disappeared. the way of life begun by the Romans centuries ago was truly over. 6. c 13. false The conquest of Constantinople is sometimes called the End of the Middle Ages because from that moment on. b 9. b a 10. a b 7. The English and Burgundians put her on trial for witchcraft. but the French king did nothing to help her. c 13. Chapter 26 Test 1. Dauphin 5. 11. China 2. Chapter 27 Test 1. true 15. true 18. d 14. 17. bubonic 4. fleas. noblemen couldn’t find anyone to work on their land. 6. Mehmed 4. b 8. false Joan of Arc was captured by the English and the Burgundians. Aragon. a b 12. 14. 6. The noblemen’s estates grew smaller and smaller because they could not afford to pay workers to farm all of their land and peasants earned more money and began to buy land of their own. 16. true true 17. a 9. a 10. 18. Protector 4. b 10. b c 12. Castile. b 7. Chapter 28 Test 171 . true The civil wars for the English throne were called the Wars of the Roses because the Yorks had a white rose on their banners and the Lancastrians had a red rose on their banners. true 14. sultan 3. false false 17.1. a 9. Charles VI 4. Portugal 2. c 10. d 8. rats 5. false The Portuguese were interested in building and sailing boats because they had such a long coastline and they wanted to trade with other countries. Lancastrians 2. c 5. c 8. d 8. Black Death 3. 16. Asia 2. true true 17. a 8. Hundred Years’ 2. Chapter 25 Test 1. and witnesses made up false stories about her. Caliph a 7. d d 7. false 18. 4. d 13. Wars of the Roses 3. b b 12. 18. b 10. Chapter 24 Test 1. true false 15. b d 12. 11. a 11. c 6. false 15. 6. false 15. d b 7. b 9. 16. a 13. The peasants who did survive could demand to be paid higher wages because they were in high demand. 16.
c 10. Wittenberg Church of England 6. c 14. c 2. b 14. Ninety-five Theses 4. Many of the Mayan people were tired of their cruel and violent kings. d 9. Chapter 30 Test 1. b 9. c 7. a 9. They built Spanish settlements and claimed the land as their own. conquistadores 3. 16. he realized that he didn’t have to earn God’s love by working hard to be good. d 2. 11. 6. b a 12. 19. West Indies 2. true 18. 5. 18. They destroyed temples. and hats on the ground. true false 16. true The Mayan cities grew so big that the ground around them couldn’t grow enough food to support all the city people. true 15. They wore dirty clothes and rolled up their trousers to their knees. and palaces. Peru d 7. true 14. false false 17. 10. 18. and they had to face the hostile Ottoman Turks. Chapter 31 Test 1. a b 7. false 15. false true 17. cypress trees. c 3. b 8. and the Aztecs continued to attack the Mayan cities. false The Spanish and the Portuguese marched into villages and cities and killed the people of Central and South America. 6. true 14. 19. Gold 4. d 10. true 17. 6. Discovery or Exploration 2. 16. b 5. a 10. 16. To get spices. a c 7. and they threw dust all over themselves the whole time the king was speaking. 6. d c 11. b 13. but there was no simple way to get there. d 8. a a 12. merchants had to make the long. b 4. false Babur’s Garden of Scattered Flowers had water wheels pulled by buffalo to water the garden. d 13. a 8. d c 12. a 13. b 9. d 13. true false 17. 6. Chapter 29 Test 1. a 8. Yucatan 3.1. He realized that God already loved him and would give him the power to be good. Middle Passage 4. b 13. colony 3. false When Martin Luther studied the book of Romans. Hurricanes and earthquakes also wrecked many houses and temples. true 18. 11. d 9. 15. b 9. Timbuktu c 7. rough journey over land. true 15. true 14. c 8. 16. Central America 2. It had beds of beautiful flowers. false 15. 18. Chapter 34 Test 172 . Chapter 33 Test 1. b 10. c 12. d 13. 19. gold 5. West 3. d 5. It also had marble benches where Babur could sit and think of his homeland. houses. 11. They put their elbows. false The people of Mali showed respect for their king by groveling in front of him. false Merchants wanted to travel to India to trade for spices. 11. b 8. c b 12. 11. 16. Mansa Musa 5. true true 17. b 10. true 14. Aztecs 4. Incas 5. They had to fight off bandits and war bands. false 15. c b 12. and fruit trees. Chapter 32 Test 1. e 3. turbans. Sahara 2. e 4. Montezuma b 7. true 18. false false 17.
true 15.1.” “To be or not to be—that is the question. 5. a horse. examples include Richard III or Henry V examples include “Something is rotten in the state of Denmark. Father of Astronomy Italy 4. rebirth 3. 11. false 17. true 14. Father of Modern Physics c 6. the earth must be at the center of creation because the earth is man’s home. Parliament 5. 18. Copernicus was afraid that the leaders of the church would not approve of his new theory. d 9. b d 12. 16. and she eventually died of a guilty conscience. Henry VIII 2. d 13. false Copernicus was afraid to publish his theory because he was a devout Catholic. Lady Macbeth started walking in her sleep and rubbing her hands as if she were washing them. b c 7. true 18. 16. 6. d 13. b 13. true 18. true 20. They observed the world around them and then drew conclusions from what they observed. 6. false Elizabeth was determined not to marry because she knew that if she did. 3. d 13. 11. a 9. true 16.” “The green-eyed monster” 8. 11. 19. printing press 5. 3. 15. a 10. her husband would be the real ruler of England. a 8. b 5. 18. c a 12. Bloody Mary 3. Poland 2. people began to believe that they could find out truth by looking at the world and figuring out how it worked. false 14. Chapter 36 Test 1. The Catholic church taught that. b 12. a 10. b c 11. a 10. Chapter 39 Test 173 . 7. false true 17. true 15. a 9. c 8. c 11. f 3. Elizabeth did not want to give up any of her power. a 4. true During the Renaissance. d 10. b 7. my kingdom for a horse. every man could come to his own conclusions about God. true true 16. since man was the most wonderful part of God’s creation. Macbeth and Lady Macbeth both had terrible nightmares. false 19. d 2. false 17. b 14. false 14. Good Queen Bess 4. b 8. d 9. b 8. false true 17. 6. comedies 2. 18. false false 17. Greek 2. c d 12. so she said that she was married to England.” “You’re going to eat me out of house and home. Chapter 37 Test 1. b 9. d 14. examples include Hamlet or Romeo and Juliet or Macbeth historical 6.” “A horse. e c 7. false The Catholic church was worried about the ideas of the Reformers because if every man was his own priest. d 13. 10. b 15. true 15. scientific method 4. 5. Chapter 35 Test 1. Chapter 38 Test 1. a 12. Gutenberg c 7. Macbeth saw Banquo’s ghost. The Catholics worried that the Christian church would splinter in a hundred different pieces and then no one would know what the truth really was. 16. examples include The Taming of the Shrew or A Midsummer Night’s Dream tragedy 4.
20. Huge storms came during the winter that would cover the island with ice and snow. d 13. English 3. Spain already had colonies in Central and South America and in the land that now belongs to Florida. true The king of Spain was annoyed by English ships that kept sailing into Spanish waters. If Spain took over North America.1. Virginia Dare 4. b 8. England St. b c 12. true 15. c true 16. Francis Drake 5. Sometimes English ships stopped Spanish ships that were loaded with gold and robbed them. 16. Spanish Armada 4. true 19. Roanoke Island 3. 11. Chapter 41 Test 1. Virginia 2. the Spanish Empire would become the largest and most powerful in the world. 5. c b 7. d 13. b d 7. c b 11. England 3. c 14. John’s 6. a 8. 11. false 14. Canada 7. 6. Chapter 40 Test 1. a 9. false Queen Elizabeth was interested in North America because she did not want Spain to become more important than England. Croatoan 5. Chapter 42 Test 174 . false 18. English traders were making money by selling slaves to the West Indies. true The fishermen who settled in Newfoundland only stayed in their colony during the spring and summer because it was too cold during the winter. true 17. b 9. d 10. false 14. c 9. d 10. b b 12. b 8. b 13. John Cabot 4. Spanish & Portuguese 2. Spain 2. 16. 15. a 12. 10. false true 17. English explorers were trying to settle land in North America that the king wanted for himself. 18. 6. false 15.
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