HST 275 Week 2 Week Two Knowledge Check


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HST 275 Week 2 Week Two Knowledge Check

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HST 275 Week 2 Week Two Knowledge Check
 

 

Complete the Week Two Knowledge Check
 

1.

The language map of present-day Africa has been affected by

 

the spread of literacy.

 

ancient developments in food production and migrations.

 

Indo-Aryan settlements.

 


All of these answers are correct.

 

Concept: CIVIL DEVELOPMENT
 

Mastery
100%
Questions
·  2 

·  3

·  4

·  5

·  6

·  7

·  8
 

 

Materials on the concept
 


Early Saharan Cultures
 

 

The Delian League
 

 

Sparta
 

 

South Asia to 1000 C.E.
 

 

Major City-States
 

 

 

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2.

The Spartans were compelled to make the army the primary focus of their society because

 

of the threat of conquest by Corinth.

 

of the danger of a Persian invasion.

 

they wanted to conquer the Peloponnesus.

 
of the threat of rebellion by their slaves.

3.

The Persian War battle that ultimately ensured Greek independence and instilled Athenians with confidence in their polis, their government, and themselves was

 
Marathon.

 


Salamis.

 

Thermopylae.

 

Plataea.

4.

Athens became the leader of the Delian League because


Sparta wanted to spend more time trading in the Mediterranean.

 

Corinth's navy had nearly been destroyed by the Persians.

 

Sparta was not willing to make a long-term commitment.

 
Athens had no outstanding leaders of its own at that time.

5.

The Mazdakite movement arose in response to the

 

Manichaean heresy.

 
unequal distribution of the Sasanid Empire’s bounty and social justice.

 


demand for improved trade relations with the East.

 

massacre of orthodox Zoroastrians by the Huns.

6.

Alexander the Great



made little impact on the Indian subcontinent except in the northwest.

 
determined the political boundaries of India for centuries to come.

 

consolidated his conquests in India by establishing a road system.

 

promoted the Hellenization of India by encouraging his soldiers to settle in India.

7.

After 2500 B.C.E., the Sahara region

 

underwent a rapid desiccation.

 
became a grazing region for cattle.

 

saw a general depopulation.

 

None of these answers are correct.

8.

The first millennium C.E. saw the rise of several sizable states in the western and central Sudan because of


settled agricultural populations and the expansion of trade.

 

the failure of smaller trading stations such as Timbuktu.

 

the decline of internal trade that promoted self-sufficiency.

 

both the failure of smaller trading stations such as Timbuktu, and the decline of internal trade that promoted self-sufficiency.

 

Concept: CULTURAL CONTRIBUTIONS
 

Mastery
100%
Questions
·  9 

·  10

·  11

·  12

·  13

·  14
 

 

Materials on the concept
 

Reason and the Scientific Spirit
 

 

Agricultural Revolution of the Song: From Serfs to Free Farmers
 

 

Confucianism
 

 

Manichaeism
 

 

Foreign Contacts and Chinese Culture
 

 

 

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9.

Homer’s epic poems, The Iliad and The Odyssey, refer primarily to which period in Greek history?

 

Minoan

 
Mycenaean

  

“Middle Age” or Archaic

 
Classical

10.

A faith not spread along the silk route to central Asia was

 
Nestorian Christianity.

 

Zoroastrianism.


Manichaeism.

 
Mahayana Buddhism.

11.

Manichaeans advocated

 
a radical dualism between spirit and matter.

 
a universal “justice.”

 

restoring the original unity of Christian, Zoroastrian and Buddhist teachings.

 

All of these answers are correct.

12.

In the Greek world, a polis was a(n)


independent political unit.


small city.

 
community sharing common ancestors and religious rites.

 
All of these answers are correct.

13.

Zoroaster was similar to the Hebrew prophets, the Buddha, and Confucius because he preached a message of


moral reform.

 


ethical indifference.

 

materialism.

 
None of these answers are correct.

14.

The primary religion in the Aksumite Empire was

 

Islam.

 

nature worship.


Christianity.


a polytheism similar to that in Egypt.

HST 275 Week 2 Week Two Knowledge Check

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