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Multiple Choice Quiz

1 .       Which of the following was not a cause of divisiveness in the Byzantine Empire? [Hint]



2 .       Justinian's reconquest brought which of the following areas back into the eastern Roman Empire? [Hint]



3 .       What was the drawback to Justinian's magnificent reign? [Hint]



4 .       Which of the following best describes the structure of Byzantine society? [Hint]



5 .       Which of the following women did not serve as empress without a male co-ruler at some time in her life? [Hint]



6 .       What best describes the role of the Senate in the Byzantine Empire? [Hint]



7 .       What in part accounts for the survival of absolutist authority in the Byzantine Empire? [Hint]



8 .       Constantinople was well situated to establish a commercial dominance in the Byzantine Empire for all except which one of the following factors? [Hint]



9 .       Following the Muslim invasions, what region became the center of Byzantine monastic life? [Hint]



10 .       What was referred to as the "foretaste of heaven"? [Hint]



11 .       Who was the first iconoclastic emperor? [Hint]



12 .       Which of the following statements accurately describes Byzantine monasticism? [Hint]



13 .       Who was responsible for the restoration of icon veneration? [Hint]



14 .       Which of the following attributes was not typical of Bedouin society? [Hint]



15 .       Why was Mecca a commercial center of Arabia? [Hint]



16 .       In what occupation did Muhammad prosper before receiving Allah's revelation? [Hint]



17 .       Which of the following best describes the Qur'an? [Hint]



18 .       After the death of 'Ali, what family established a dynasty at Damascus? [Hint]



19 .       Pronoia were [Hint]



20 .       In 1204 Constantinople was captured by [Hint]



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