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2 out of 2 points Why in 610 CE did the Archangel Gabriel first visit Mohammad? Answer Selected Answer: To deliver messages from the one and only God Correct Answer: To deliver messages from the one and only God

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2 out of 2 points Why was Mecca important to the Bedouin traders? Answer Selected Answer: It had natural springs Correct Answer: It had natural springs

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2 out of 2 points Why was the Kaaba significant to the Bedouins? Answer Selected Answer: It housed images of their gods Correct Answer: It housed images of their gods

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2 out of 2 points What structure inspired the design of most mosques? Answer

Selected Answer: Muhammad's house in Medina Correct Answer: Muhammad's house in Medina

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2 out of 2 points Why do Muslims believe that the Qur'an cannot be translated? Answer Selected Answer: It is the direct word of God Correct Answer: It is the direct word of God

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2 out of 2 points What does the word Islam mean? Answer Selected Answer: Submission Correct Answer: Submission

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2 out of 2 points Why did Mohammad allow Muslim men to have up to four wives? Answer Selected Answer: To provide protective charity Correct Answer: To provide protective charity

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2 out of 2 points Why is the Muslim year shorter than the Christian year? Answer Selected Answer: The Muslim year is based on lunar cycles Correct Answer: The Muslim year is based on lunar cycles

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2 out of 2 points How are the surahs in the Qur'an arranged? Answer Selected Answer: Longest to shortest Correct Answer: Longest to shortest

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0 out of 2 points Why are practitioners of Islam's mystical branch called Sufi (from the Arabic suf)? Answer Selected Answer: They dress in coarse woolen garments Correct Answer: They write intense metaphorical poetry

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0 out of 2 points Why were Romanesque churches' portals of special importance? Answer Selected Answer: To remind visitors that they would enter the dark (die)

Gall? Answer Selected Answer: Its functional.Correct Answer: To define the boundary between secular and sacred space  Question 12 2 out of 2 points Why did Charlemagne admire the monastery of St. orderly arrangement Correct Answer: Its functional. orderly arrangement  Question 13 0 out of 2 points Why did Charlemagne insist upon a Christian education for his people? Answer Selected Answer: So they could read aloud and sing in church Correct Answer: So more would enter the priesthood  Question 14 2 out of 2 points What architectural feature especially distinguishes a Romanesque church? Answer Selected Answer: Barrel vaults Correct Answer: Barrel vaults  Question 15 0 out of 2 points .

why are the Saracens able to ambush Roland's army? Answer Selected Answer: Roland is betrayed by Ganelon Correct Answer: Roland is betrayed by Ganelon  Question 17 2 out of 2 points What in the Abbey Church of Sainte-Foy made it a popular pilgrimage destination? Answer Selected Answer: The relics of a martyred child who refused to worship pagan gods Correct Answer: The relics of a martyred child who refused to worship pagan gods  Question 18 2 out of 2 points What literary work describes a scene similar to the Sutton Hoo discovery? Answer Selected Answer: Beowulf Correct Answer: Beowulf .Why does Beowulf travel from Denmark to Sweden? Answer Selected Answer: To sacrifice himself for the greater good Correct Answer: To kill the monster Grendel  Question 16 2 out of 2 points In the Song of Roland.

such a desirable place to live in the late Middle Ages? Answer Selected Answer: It was a self-governing city-state independent of a king's control Correct Answer: Its people earned the highest wages in northern Europe  Question 22 2 out of 2 points What two subjects did Scholasticism seek to reconcile? . in Flanders. Question 19 2 out of 2 points Why in 1066 did William of Normandy invade England? Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: To make good Edward's promise that William would be England's next king To make good Edward's promise that William would be England's next king  Question 20 2 out of 2 points Why was the courtly love poetry written in the common language instead of Latin? Answer Selected Answer: More people would be able to enjoy it Correct Answer: More people would be able to enjoy it  Question 21 0 out of 2 points Why was Bruges.

Answer Selected Answer: Christian faith and classical reason Correct Answer: Christian faith and classical reason  Question 23 2 out of 2 points Which of the following innovations was key in Gothic architecture? Answer Selected Answer: Rib vaulting Correct Answer: Rib vaulting  Question 24 2 out of 2 points Why was Abelard castrated and forced to seek sanctuary in a monastery? Answer Selected Answer: He fell in love with and impregnated a student Correct Answer: He fell in love with and impregnated a student  Question 25 0 out of 2 points Why in 1179 did the cathedral school of Notre-Dame in Paris start admitting nonclerical students? Answer Selected Answer: The Church withdrew funding of it Correct Answer: A papal decree ordered their admittance .

 Question 26 2 out of 2 points Why did the Gothic cathedrals include flying buttresses? Answer Selected Answer: To help spread out the weight of the vaults Correct Answer: To help spread out the weight of the vaults  Question 27 2 out of 2 points What religious relic does Chartres Cathedral house? Answer Selected Answer: The tunic Mary wore when she gave birth to Christ Correct Answer: The tunic Mary wore when she gave birth to Christ  Question 28 2 out of 2 points Why were so many of the cathedrals called Notre Dame ("Our Lady")? Answer Selected Answer: They were dedicated to the Virgin Mary. Queen of Heaven  Question 29 2 out of 2 points On whose method did Peter Abelard base his teaching? Answer . Queen of Heaven Correct Answer: They were dedicated to the Virgin Mary.

Selected Answer: Socrates Correct Answer: Socrates  Question 30 2 out of 2 points Why was light vital to Saint Denis's design? Answer Selected Answer: It is the physical and material manifestation of God Correct Answer: It is the physical and material manifestation of God  Question 31 2 out of 2 points In what language did Chaucer write his Tales? Answer Selected Answer: Middle English Correct Answer: Middle English  Question 32 2 out of 2 points Why did the flagellants believe Europe was devastated by plague? Answer Selected Answer: God's wrath against human sins Correct Answer: God's wrath against human sins  Question 33 .

what was a positive effect of the bubonic plague? Answer Selected Answer: Per capita wealth increased Correct Answer: Per capita wealth increased  Question 34 0 out of 2 points Why does Virgil guide Dante through Hell and Purgatory? Answer Selected Answer: Dante considered Virgil the greatest of the pagan poets Correct Answer: Virgil represented the embodiment of reason  Question 35 0 out of 2 points Why were England and France fighting in the Hundred Years' War? Answer Selected Answer: France wanted to claim Normandy from the English Correct Answer: England wanted to claim Normandy from the French  Question 36 2 out of 2 points Why did Chaucer complete only 22 of his planned 120 Canterbury Tales? Answer Selected Answer: .2 out of 2 points According to the chapter's "Continuity and Change" section.

who founded Siena? Answer Selected Answer: The Roman emperor Augustus Correct Answer: Remus's sons.He died Correct Answer: He died  Question 37 0 out of 2 points Why is the camel in Giotto's Adoration of the Magi not exactly realistic? Answer Selected Answer: It has a flat back Correct Answer: It has blue eyes  Question 38 2 out of 2 points Why do pictures of the Virgin Mary abound in Siena? Answer Selected Answer: Siena called itself "ancient city of the virgin" Correct Answer: Siena called itself "ancient city of the virgin"  Question 39 0 out of 2 points According to legend. Senius and Aschius  Question 40 .

0 out of 2 points How does Duccio's Maestrá break from Byzantine portrayals of Mary and the Christ child? Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: Mary's body has substance. and Christ resembles an actual baby  [None Given] Question 1 2 out of 2 points Why in 610 CE did the Archangel Gabriel first visit Mohammad? Answer Selected Answer: To deliver messages from the one and only God Correct Answer: To deliver messages from the one and only God  Question 2 2 out of 2 points Why was Mecca important to the Bedouin traders? Answer Selected Answer: It had natural springs Correct Answer: It had natural springs  Question 3 2 out of 2 points Why was the Kaaba significant to the Bedouins? Answer Selected Answer: It housed images of their gods .

Correct Answer: It housed images of their gods  Question 4 2 out of 2 points What structure inspired the design of most mosques? Answer Selected Answer: Muhammad's house in Medina Correct Answer: Muhammad's house in Medina  Question 5 2 out of 2 points Why do Muslims believe that the Qur'an cannot be translated? Answer Selected Answer: It is the direct word of God Correct Answer: It is the direct word of God  Question 6 2 out of 2 points What does the word Islam mean? Answer Selected Answer: Submission Correct Answer: Submission  Question 7 2 out of 2 points .

Why did Mohammad allow Muslim men to have up to four wives? Answer Selected Answer: To provide protective charity Correct Answer: To provide protective charity  Question 8 2 out of 2 points Why is the Muslim year shorter than the Christian year? Answer Selected Answer: The Muslim year is based on lunar cycles Correct Answer: The Muslim year is based on lunar cycles  Question 9 2 out of 2 points How are the surahs in the Qur'an arranged? Answer Selected Answer: Longest to shortest Correct Answer: Longest to shortest  Question 10 0 out of 2 points Why are practitioners of Islam's mystical branch called Sufi (from the Arabic suf)? Answer Selected Answer: They dress in coarse woolen garments Correct Answer: They write intense metaphorical poetry .

Gall? Answer Selected Answer: Its functional. orderly arrangement Correct Answer: Its functional. Question 11 0 out of 2 points Why were Romanesque churches' portals of special importance? Answer Selected Answer: To remind visitors that they would enter the dark (die) Correct Answer: To define the boundary between secular and sacred space  Question 12 2 out of 2 points Why did Charlemagne admire the monastery of St. orderly arrangement  Question 13 0 out of 2 points Why did Charlemagne insist upon a Christian education for his people? Answer Selected Answer: So they could read aloud and sing in church Correct Answer: So more would enter the priesthood  Question 14 2 out of 2 points What architectural feature especially distinguishes a Romanesque church? Answer .

why are the Saracens able to ambush Roland's army? Answer Selected Answer: Roland is betrayed by Ganelon Correct Answer: Roland is betrayed by Ganelon  Question 17 2 out of 2 points What in the Abbey Church of Sainte-Foy made it a popular pilgrimage destination? Answer Selected Answer: The relics of a martyred child who refused to worship pagan gods Correct Answer: The relics of a martyred child who refused to worship pagan gods  Question 18 .Selected Answer: Barrel vaults Correct Answer: Barrel vaults  Question 15 0 out of 2 points Why does Beowulf travel from Denmark to Sweden? Answer Selected Answer: To sacrifice himself for the greater good Correct Answer: To kill the monster Grendel  Question 16 2 out of 2 points In the Song of Roland.

in Flanders.2 out of 2 points What literary work describes a scene similar to the Sutton Hoo discovery? Answer Selected Answer: Beowulf Correct Answer: Beowulf  Question 19 2 out of 2 points Why in 1066 did William of Normandy invade England? Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: To make good Edward's promise that William would be England's next king To make good Edward's promise that William would be England's next king  Question 20 2 out of 2 points Why was the courtly love poetry written in the common language instead of Latin? Answer Selected Answer: More people would be able to enjoy it Correct Answer: More people would be able to enjoy it  Question 21 0 out of 2 points Why was Bruges. such a desirable place to live in the late Middle Ages? Answer Selected Answer: .

It was a self-governing city-state independent of a king's control Correct Answer: Its people earned the highest wages in northern Europe  Question 22 2 out of 2 points What two subjects did Scholasticism seek to reconcile? Answer Selected Answer: Christian faith and classical reason Correct Answer: Christian faith and classical reason  Question 23 2 out of 2 points Which of the following innovations was key in Gothic architecture? Answer Selected Answer: Rib vaulting Correct Answer: Rib vaulting  Question 24 2 out of 2 points Why was Abelard castrated and forced to seek sanctuary in a monastery? Answer Selected Answer: He fell in love with and impregnated a student Correct Answer: He fell in love with and impregnated a student  Question 25 .

0 out of 2 points Why in 1179 did the cathedral school of Notre-Dame in Paris start admitting nonclerical students? Answer Selected Answer: The Church withdrew funding of it Correct Answer: A papal decree ordered their admittance  Question 26 2 out of 2 points Why did the Gothic cathedrals include flying buttresses? Answer Selected Answer: To help spread out the weight of the vaults Correct Answer: To help spread out the weight of the vaults  Question 27 2 out of 2 points What religious relic does Chartres Cathedral house? Answer Selected Answer: The tunic Mary wore when she gave birth to Christ Correct Answer: The tunic Mary wore when she gave birth to Christ  Question 28 2 out of 2 points Why were so many of the cathedrals called Notre Dame ("Our Lady")? Answer Selected Answer: They were dedicated to the Virgin Mary. Queen of Heaven .

Queen of Heaven  Question 29 2 out of 2 points On whose method did Peter Abelard base his teaching? Answer Selected Answer: Socrates Correct Answer: Socrates  Question 30 2 out of 2 points Why was light vital to Saint Denis's design? Answer Selected Answer: It is the physical and material manifestation of God Correct Answer: It is the physical and material manifestation of God  Question 31 2 out of 2 points In what language did Chaucer write his Tales? Answer Selected Answer: Middle English Correct Answer: Middle English  Question 32 2 out of 2 points .Correct Answer: They were dedicated to the Virgin Mary.

Why did the flagellants believe Europe was devastated by plague? Answer Selected Answer: God's wrath against human sins Correct Answer: God's wrath against human sins  Question 33 2 out of 2 points According to the chapter's "Continuity and Change" section. what was a positive effect of the bubonic plague? Answer Selected Answer: Per capita wealth increased Correct Answer: Per capita wealth increased  Question 34 0 out of 2 points Why does Virgil guide Dante through Hell and Purgatory? Answer Selected Answer: Dante considered Virgil the greatest of the pagan poets Correct Answer: Virgil represented the embodiment of reason  Question 35 0 out of 2 points Why were England and France fighting in the Hundred Years' War? Answer Selected Answer: France wanted to claim Normandy from the English Correct Answer: .

England wanted to claim Normandy from the French  Question 36 2 out of 2 points Why did Chaucer complete only 22 of his planned 120 Canterbury Tales? Answer Selected Answer: He died Correct Answer: He died  Question 37 0 out of 2 points Why is the camel in Giotto's Adoration of the Magi not exactly realistic? Answer Selected Answer: It has a flat back Correct Answer: It has blue eyes  Question 38 2 out of 2 points Why do pictures of the Virgin Mary abound in Siena? Answer Selected Answer: Siena called itself "ancient city of the virgin" Correct Answer: Siena called itself "ancient city of the virgin"  Question 39 0 out of 2 points .

According to legend. and Christ resembles an actual baby [None Given] Qweek7 2 hours. 22 minutes out of 3 hours. Senius and Aschius  Question 40 0 out of 2 points How does Duccio's Maestrá break from Byzantine portrayals of Mary and the Christ child? Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: Mary's body has substance. false Question 1 2 out of 2 points Why did Mohammad allow Muslim men to have up to four wives? Answer Selected Answer: To provide protective charity Correct Answer: To provide protective charity Question 2 . who founded Siena? Answer Selected Answer: The Roman emperor Augustus Correct Answer: Remus's sons.

2 out of 2 points Why in 610 CE did the Archangel Gabriel first visit Mohammad? Answer Selected Answer: To deliver messages from the one and only God Correct Answer: To deliver messages from the one and only God Question 3 2 out of 2 points What does the word Islam mean? Answer Selected Answer: Submission Correct Answer: Submission Question 4 2 out of 2 points Why is the Muslim year shorter than the Christian year? Answer Selected Answer: The Muslim year is based on lunar cycles Correct Answer: .

The Muslim year is based on lunar cycles Question 5 2 out of 2 points What does the Arabic word masjid mean? Answer Selected Answer: Place of prostration Correct Answer: Place of prostration Question 6 2 out of 2 points How are the surahs in the Qur'an arranged? Answer Selected Answer: Longest to shortest Correct Answer: Longest to shortest Question 7 2 out of 2 points Why was Mecca important to the Bedouin traders? Answer Selected Answer: .

It had natural springs Correct Answer: It had natural springs Question 8 2 out of 2 points What is the hadith? Answer Selected Answer: Mohammad's sayings Correct Answer: Mohammad's sayings Question 9 2 out of 2 points Why did Mali's Mansa Moussa cause the value of gold in Egypt to fall in 1334? Answer Selected Answer: He distributed so much gold to the poor Correct Answer: He distributed so much gold to the poor Question 10 2 out of 2 points What structure inspired the design of most mosques? .

Answer Selected Answer: Muhammad's house in Medina Correct Answer: Muhammad's house in Medina Question 11 2 out of 2 points Why was the wergeld (life-price) of a thane higher than that of a thrall? Answer Selected Answer: Thralls were slaves Correct Answer: Thralls were slaves Question 12 0 out of 2 points Why did Charlemagne insist upon a Christian education for his people? Answer Selected Answer: So they could read aloud and sing in church Correct Answer: So more would enter the priesthood Question 13 2 out of 2 points .

Why were Romanesque churches' portals of special importance? Answer Selected Answer: To define the boundary between secular and sacred space Correct Answer: To define the boundary between secular and sacred space Question 14 2 out of 2 points What advantages did feudalism offer the fiefs? Answer Selected Answer: Use of land and protection Correct Answer: Use of land and protection Question 15 2 out of 2 points Why does Beowulf travel from Denmark to Sweden? Answer Selected Answer: To kill the monster Grendel Correct Answer: To kill the monster Grendel Question 16 .

orderly arrangement Question 18 2 out of 2 points Why was the courtly love poetry written in the common language instead of Latin? Answer Selected Answer: More people would be able to enjoy it Correct Answer: .2 out of 2 points Which of the following was not a motivation for the First Crusade? Answer Selected Answer: To free the enslaved Jews Correct Answer: To free the enslaved Jews Question 17 2 out of 2 points Why did Charlemagne admire the monastery of St. orderly arrangement Correct Answer: Its functional. Gall? Answer Selected Answer: Its functional.

More people would be able to enjoy it Question 19 2 out of 2 points What literary work describes a scene similar to the Sutton Hoo discovery? Answer Selected Answer: Beowulf Correct Answer: Beowulf Question 20 2 out of 2 points Why did Hildegard of Bingen believe her plainchant brought heaven and earth together? Answer Selected Answer: Her extremes of register created soaring arches Correct Answer: Her extremes of register created soaring arches Question 21 2 out of 2 points What from Chartres Cathedral survived the devastating fire of 1194? Answer Selected Answer: .

located at opposite ends of Florence? Answer Selected Answer: To emphasize the rivalry between the two orders Correct Answer: To emphasize the rivalry between the two orders Question 23 2 out of 2 points Why was "Gothic" as applied to France's new architecture originally a derogatory term? Answer Selected Answer: The Goths had destroyed classical traditions Correct Answer: The Goths had destroyed classical traditions Question 24 2 out of 2 points . the Dominican church.Mary's tunic and a window portraying her Correct Answer: Mary's tunic and a window portraying her Question 22 2 out of 2 points Why were Santa Croce. and Santa Marie Novella. the Franciscan church.

Why was Abelard castrated and forced to seek sanctuary in a monastery? Answer Selected Answer: He fell in love with and impregnated a student Correct Answer: He fell in love with and impregnated a student Question 25 2 out of 2 points Why were so many of the cathedrals called Notre Dame ("Our Lady")? Answer Selected Answer: They were dedicated to the Virgin Mary. Queen of Heaven Correct Answer: They were dedicated to the Virgin Mary. Queen of Heaven Question 26 2 out of 2 points Why was Louis IX so beloved by the French people? Answer Selected Answer: He abolished serfdom and private wars and reformed the tax structure Correct Answer: He abolished serfdom and private wars and reformed the tax structure Question 27 .

Francis of Assisi Question 29 2 out of 2 points Why did Pisano sculpt his Mary.2 out of 2 points What relic did Louis IX purchase on Crusade in Constantinople to display at Sainte-Chapelle? Answer Selected Answer: Christ's crown of thorns Correct Answer: Christ's crown of thorns Question 28 2 out of 2 points Who created the first crèche? Answer Selected Answer: St. Francis of Assisi Correct Answer: St. which sits on the Siena Cathedral. to lean forward? Answer Selected Answer: So the viewers below could see her face . Sister of Moses.

Correct Answer: So the viewers below could see her face Question 30 0 out of 2 points What two subjects did Scholasticism seek to reconcile? Answer Selected Answer: Salvation through faith or good works Correct Answer: Christian faith and classical reason Question 31 2 out of 2 points Why do pictures of the Virgin Mary abound in Siena? Answer Selected Answer: Siena called itself "ancient city of the virgin" Correct Answer: Siena called itself "ancient city of the virgin" Question 32 2 out of 2 points What was the main charge for which Joan of Arc was tried and executed? Answer .

she needed to support her family Question 35 2 out of 2 points . she needed to support her family Correct Answer: A widow.Selected Answer: Cross-dressing Correct Answer: Cross-dressing Question 33 2 out of 2 points Why does Virgil guide Dante through Hell and Purgatory? Answer Selected Answer: Virgil represented the embodiment of reason Correct Answer: Virgil represented the embodiment of reason Question 34 2 out of 2 points Why did Christine de Pizan become the first female professional writer in European history? Answer Selected Answer: A widow.

What literary form did Petrarch perfect? Answer Selected Answer: Italian sonnet Correct Answer: Italian sonnet Question 36 2 out of 2 points Why were Siena's guilds able to rise to such levels of power? Answer Selected Answer: Siena was an important manufacturing city Correct Answer: Siena was an important manufacturing city Question 37 2 out of 2 points Why was Dante Alighieri exiled from Florence? Answer Selected Answer: For failing to mend a political schism Correct Answer: For failing to mend a political schism Question 38 .

2 out of 2 points Why is the Virgin Mary's crown in Simone Martini's Maestrá significant? Answer Selected Answer: It establishes her as both a sacred and a secular queen Correct Answer: It establishes her as both a sacred and a secular queen Question 39 2 out of 2 points What is an advantage of the buon fresco (paint on wet plaster) technique? Answer Selected Answer: The paint becomes part of the wall Correct Answer: The paint becomes part of the wall Question 40 2 out of 2 points Why did the flagellants believe Europe was devastated by plague? Answer Selected Answer: God's wrath against human sins Correct Answer: .

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