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Unformatted text preview: WEEK THREE QUIZ Due 3—18—2011 Please be sure to check off only one response. swam Name :I 1.) In agricultural societies the basis of wealth is
A III peasantry B land C D food D |:| trade 2.) During the Roman Republic, all adult male citizens had the right to vote A El and so Rome was a democracy B and so there was equal representation C but the votes were weighted so that the votes of the wealthy counted for more D D but the votes of the poor men were not counted 3.) The length of the term for Roman senators was
A El one year
B D two years C III seven years D-life 4.) In a legal sense, Roman women
A never ceased being children
B D were nearly equal to men C [I were equal to poor men D III were superior to men 5.) Why did the people of the Late Roman Empire revert to a barter economy? A D The Kingdoms they were trading with did not use money. B The emperors were cutting back on the precious metals in the coins, thereby causing them to be devalued.
C [I It was more efﬁcient for illiterate people. D |:| Rome never reverted to barter. 6.) Why did the majority of the Chinese population, during the Han Dynasty, live in eastern China? A [I They wanted access to the sea. B V The best farmlands were centered in the east of China. C El They were more isolated from invasion from nomadic peoples. D [I The best Buddhist centers were in the east of China. 7.) The lQin Dynasty abolished slavery because A III it thought that making people work for the state for free was immoral
B D slavery was against Confucian thought C D slavery was against Buddhist tenets D slaves did not pay taxes, but free people did 3.) When the Han took over, they A III completely reinstated the Zhou system B D completely eradicated all aspects of Qin rule
C retained the Qin system with minor changes D El retained the entire lQin system 9.) China's most valuable commodity was A-silk B tea C [I porcelain D El opium 10.) Roads were originally built in Rome and China to A El facilitate trade B V move troops
C D confuse enemies D [I encourage migration 11.) In the Me, the Roman army seems
A El defeated B victorious C D repressed D Elunrnanly 12.) According to Virgil, Rome's destiny was
A CI to have no limits
B D to fall in to barbarians C III to never fall D lbothaandc Submit Answers | Back to Readings | ...
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- Spring '11