HIS101 Quiz 8 Week 8 - 2241

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1.
What was probably the most significant circumstance of the Thirty Years' War (1618 - 1648)?
A) The Ottoman Empire fell.
B) When it ended, most of Northern Europe was shaped on the map as we know it today.
C) Lutherans and Calvinists joined together against the Catholics.
D) Catholicism became the official religion in Northern Europe.

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2.
Who is said to be one of the most "successful" rulers of the 16th century?
A) Philip II
B) Henry VIII
C) Elizabeth I
D) Charles V

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3.
Swahili civilization reached its apogee
A) in the 14th and 15th centuries
B) in the 13th and 14th centuries
C) in the 15th and 16th centuries
D) before the 13th century

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4.
The religious fighting in France between the Huguenots (Protestants) and the Catholics led to what event in which at least 3,000 protestants were slaughtered in 1572?
A) the Great Schism
B) St. Bartholemew's Day Massacre
C) the Edict of Nantes
D) the Protestant Reformation

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5.
What event or act by Henry IV in France (1598) offered a peace settlement between the Catholics and Protestants?
A) the calling of the Council of Trent
B) the Counter-Reformation
C) the Edict of Nantes
D) transubstantiation

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6.
The Scientific Revolution is said to have taken place during which centuries?
A) 16th, 17th, and 18th
B) only in the 15th
C) the 15th and the 16th
D) only in the 16th

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7.
Which group of people were the first of their kind to land in North America in 1619?
A) colonists
B) Spanish
C) British
D) African slaves

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8.
The voyage of Columbus in the late 1400s to the Americas started three centuries of conquest, exploitation, and rule by empire from which Europeans?
A) British
B) Dutch
C) Portuguese
D) Spanish

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9.
What is the Spanish and Portuguese term for Muslims?
A) Ghananians
B) Suni
C) Shi'ites
D) Moors

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10.
What was one major reason that Morocco gained its independence?
A) the spread of Islam to the west
B) the spread of Islam to the south
C) its Muslim and Egyptian populations uniting
D) its Arab and Berber populations united after 1500

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11.
The religious wars in Europe in the 14th and 15th centuries took place chiefly in France, Germany, and the Netherlands. A. True B. FalseA) True
B) False

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12.
In what century was Christianity banned in China?
A) 17th
B) 14th
C) 15th
D) 18th
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13.
The Portuguese came to Central Africa
A) from 1481 to 1483
B) from 1506 to 1543
C) in the 1300s
D) after 1500

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14.
After a decade of persecution and war, ten Catholic southern provinces (modern Belgium) joined with seven Protestant northern provinces (modern Netherlands) to oppose what country?
A) England
B) France
C) Italy
D) Spain

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15.
In 1652 who made the first European colony in Africa?
A) the Spanish
B) the French
C) the Dutch
D) the British

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16.
What tightened church discipline and re-affirmed Catholic doctrine?
A) the Protestant Reformation
B) the Council of Trent
C) the Ninety-Five Theses
D) the Counter-Reformation

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17.
The Industrial Revolution began in what country and year?
A) America, 1700
B) Spain, 1700
C) France, 1750
D) England, 1750

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18.
How many people are estimated to have been sentenced to death from 1400 to 1700 in Western Europe for witchcraft?
A) between 50,000 and 60,000
B) between 25,000 and 50,000
C) more than 100,000
D) at least 70,000

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19.
It is also estimated that at least 80% of those sentenced to death for witchcraft from 1400 to 1700 were
A) Jews
B) Protestants
C) men
D) women

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20.
What great religious era took place from 1517 to 1555?
A) the Great Schism
B) the French Wars of Religion
C) the Protestant Reformation
D) the Puritan Revolution

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21.
The Protestant Reformation began because of
A) a voiced attack from Martin Luther on Catholic indulgences
B) the Jesuits converting many Protestants back to Catholicism
C) religious steps taken for the advancement of women
D) widespread public repudiation of papal authority

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22.
What event began in Germany and led to the establishment of Protestantism?
A) the Scientific Revolution
B) the Agriculture Revolution
C) the Renaissance
D) the Protestant Reformation

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23.
The Moroccans defeated which army in 1591 in Africa, thereby also causing the army's empire to collapse?
A) Portuguese
B) Safavid
C) Ottoman
D) Songhai

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24.
Which Europeans arrived in Japan in 1587?
A) the French
B) the Spanish
C) the Dutch
D) the British

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25.
Although the history of Africa varies considerably for different parts of the continent, which major phenomenon affected almost all of Africa from the 15th to 19th centuries?
A) Atlantic Slave Trade
B) spread of Islam
C) collapse of the Songhai Empire
D) arrival of the Portuguese

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Solution Description
1.
What was probably the most significant circumstance of the Thirty Years' War (1618 - 1648)?
A) The Ottoman Empire fell.
B) When it ended, most of Northern Europe was shaped on the map as we know it today.
C) Lutherans and Calvinists joined together against the Catholics.
D) Catholicism became the official religion in Northern Europe.

Correct Answer(s): 	B



2.
Who is said to be one of the most "successful" rulers of the 16th century?
A) Philip II
B) Henry VIII
C) Elizabeth I
D) Charles V

Correct Answer(s): 	C



3.
Swahili civilization reached its apogee
A) in the 14th and 15th centuries
B) in the 13th and 14th centuries
C) in the 15th and 16th centuries
D) before the 13th century

Correct Answer(s): 	A



4.
The religious fighting in France between the Huguenots (Protestants) and the Catholics led to what event in which at least 3,000 protestants were slaughtered in 1572?
A) the Great Schism
B) St. Bartholemew's Day Massacre
C) the Edict of Nantes
D) the Protestant Reformation

Correct Answer(s): 	B



5.
What event or