Question 1 2 out of 2 points Correct What structure inspired the design of most mosques?

Answer Selected Answer: Muhammad's house in Medina Question 2 2 out of 2 points Correct Why do Muslims believe that the Qur'an cannot be translated? Answer Selected Answer: It is the direct word of God Question 3 2 out of 2 points Correct Why are practitioners of Islam's mystical branch called Sufi (from the Arabic su f)? Answer Selected Answer: They write intense metaphorical poetry Question 4 2 out of 2 points Correct Why does Scheherazade in The Thousand and One Nights tell her husband a story ea ch night? Answer Selected Answer: To prevent execution the next morning Question 5 2 out of 2 points Correct Why is the Muslim year shorter than the Christian year? Answer Selected Answer: The Muslim year is based on lunar cycles Question 6 2 out of 2 points Correct 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 Question 7 2 out of 2 points

Correct Why was Islam able to spread so quickly after Muhammad's death? Answer Selected Answer: A long war had exhausted the Byzantine and the Persian empires Question 8 2 out of 2 points Correct How are the surahs in the Qur'an arranged? Answer Selected Answer: Longest to shortest Question 9 2 out of 2 points Correct Why did the Spanish Jews welcome the Muslim invasion? Answer Selected Answer: The Visigoth rulers had persecuted them Question 10 2 out of 2 points Correct Why does a mosque feature a qibla? Answer Selected Answer: To indicate Mecca's direction Question 11 2 out of 2 points Correct Why was the wergeld (life-price) of a thane higher than that of a thrall? Answer Selected Answer: Thralls were slaves Question 12 2 out of 2 points Correct 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 Question 13 2 out of 2 points Correct According to the chapter's "Continuity and Change" section. what did the Gothic style reflect? Answer Selected Answer: The emerging city . if Romanesque style represented rural monastic life.

orderly arrangement Question 16 2 out of 2 points Correct Which of the following was not a motivation for the First Crusade? Answer Selected Answer: To free the enslaved Jews Question 17 2 out of 2 points Correct What literary work describes a scene similar to the Sutton Hoo discovery? Answer Selected Answer: Beowulf Question 18 2 out of 2 points Correct Why did Charlemagne insist upon a Christian education for his people? Answer Selected Answer: So more would enter the priesthood Question 19 2 out of 2 points Correct What advantages did feudalism offer the fiefs? Answer Selected Answer: Use of land and protection Question 20 2 out of 2 points Correct Why was the courtly love poetry written in the common language instead of Latin? .Question 14 2 out of 2 points Correct What is the meaning of the old French romans. Gall? Answer Selected Answer: Its functional. from which "romance" derives? Answer Selected Answer: Everyday language Question 15 2 out of 2 points Correct Why did Charlemagne admire the monastery of St.

Francis of Assisi Question 27 . Sister of Moses. which sits on the Siena Cathedr al. Queen of Heaven Question 26 2 out of 2 points Correct Who created the first crèche? Answer Selected Answer: St. to lean forward? Answer Selected Answer: So the viewers below could see her face Question 25 2 out of 2 points Correct Why were so many of the cathedrals called Notre Dame ("Our Lady")? Answer Selected Answer: They were dedicated to the Virgin Mary.Answer Selected Answer: More people would be able to enjoy it Question 21 0 out of 2 points Incorrect Why was Saint Denis not completed during Suger's lifetime? Answer Selected Answer: Norman troops destroyed parts of it in 1151 Question 22 0 out of 2 points Incorrect Why did Louis IX design the royal chapel of Sainte-Chapelle with two entrances? Answer Selected Answer: So the worshippers had two exits in case of a fire Question 23 2 out of 2 points Correct What musical instrument became popular in the cathedrals? Answer Selected Answer: The organ Question 24 2 out of 2 points Correct Why did Pisano sculpt his Mary.

0 out of 2 points Incorrect Why is the Jesse tree a common stained-glass motif? Answer Selected Answer: It symbolizes the people's ability to ascend to heaven Question 28 2 out of 2 points Correct Why was Abelard castrated and forced to seek sanctuary in a monastery? Answer Selected Answer: He fell in love with and impregnated a student Question 29 2 out of 2 points Correct Why did the Gothic cathedrals include flying buttresses? Answer Selected Answer: To help spread out the weight of the vaults Question 30 2 out of 2 points Correct Why was Louis IX so beloved by the French people? Answer Selected Answer: He abolished serfdom and private wars and reformed the tax structure Question 31 2 out of 2 points Correct Who was Florence's patron saint? Answer Selected Answer: John the Baptist Question 32 2 out of 2 points Correct Why were Siena's guilds able to rise to such levels of power? Answer Selected Answer: Siena was an important manufacturing city Question 33 2 out of 2 points Correct How does Duccio's Maestrá break from Byzantine portrayals of Mary and the Christ ch ild? Answer .

and Christ resembles an actual baby Question 34 2 out of 2 points Correct Why in the Arena Chapel frescoes does Giotto deliberately abandon the Byzantine balance and symmetry? Answer Selected Answer: To make the scenes look more realistic Question 35 2 out of 2 points Correct What was the main charge for which Joan of Arc was tried and executed? Answer Selected Answer: Cross-dressing Question 36 2 out of 2 points Correct Why do pictures of the Virgin Mary abound in Siena? Answer Selected Answer: Siena called itself "ancient city of the virgin" Question 37 2 out of 2 points Correct Why were England and France fighting in the Hundred Years' War? Answer Selected Answer: England wanted to claim Normandy from the French Question 38 2 out of 2 points Correct Why did the Scrovegni family build and then hire Giotto to decorate Arena Chapel in Padua? Answer Selected Answer: To atone for their flagrant usury Question 39 2 out of 2 points Correct Why did Chaucer complete only 22 of his planned 120 Canterbury Tales? Answer Selected Answer: He died Question 40 .Selected Answer: Mary's body has substance.

2 out of 2 points Correct On what trade was Florence's wealth based? Answer Selected Answer: Textiles .

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