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HH205—Western Civilization to 1776 Quiz 5 – pp. 283-327 At-Home, Open-Book Quiz 1. What factors lay behind the political disintegration of the Muslim world during the 9th and 10th centuries C.E.? A.ethnic tensions and regional hostilities B.religious disputes between Sunnis and Shi'ites C.the religious and political equality stressed by Islam itself D.all of the above 2. Rates of literacy on the part of ordinary people in the Muslim world around the year 1000 are most closely comparable to those in A.western Europe around the year 1000 B.Byzantium around the year 1000 C.modern America D.all of the above 3. Sexual relations within upper-class Muslim society around the year 1000 differed from classical Greek and Roman patterns because A.Muslims abhorred homosexuality, whereas Greeks and Romans did not B.Muslim men had sexual access to slaves and concubines, whereas Greeks and Romans did not C.women were highly valued in Muslim society, whereas they were not in Greece or Rome D.Muslim men were permitted to have more than one wife, whereas Greek and Roman men were not 4. Philosophy and natural science in the Muslim world of the 10th, 11th, and 12th centuries C.E. were A.separate areas of study, carried out by different scholars. B.both opposed by religious authorities, and so they declined. C.related areas of study, both carried on by faylasufs. D.rather primitive in comparison to Byzantine science and philosophy at the same date. 5. Muslim art is most strikingly different from the Byzantine, Persian, and Hellenistic models upon which it drew A.because Muslims did not utilize the dome or the arch in their architecture. B.because Muslims did not construct mosaics, regarding them as sinful luxuries. C.because Muslim art did not portray the human body. D.because Muslim art does not employ the rich colors of these earlier artistic traditions. 6. The economy of the Islamic Mediterranean world in the period from 900 to 1200 was A.highly commercialized, allowing for a great deal of specialized industry. B.highly commercialized, but still fundamentally dependent on agriculture. C.heavily dependent on long distance trade by land and sea. D.all of the above 7. What made Gregory of Tours think, at the end of the 6th century C.E., that the Gaul of his day was still part of a functioning Roman empire? A.The Frankish king of Gaul ruled with the approval of the Roman emperor. B.The Franks were orthodox Catholic Christians,
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