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Heyooo, I’ve finished The Roman and Byzantine Empires Unit Test, and I am relatively confident in almost every answer, but I would like someone to check over my answers for me! I’ll be uber grateful!








What steps did the Roman Empire take to expand and support trade? Select all that apply.

A.**
built a vast network of paved roads

B.
raised taxes on ordinary citizens

C.**
sent its navy to clear the seas of pirates

D.
seized conquered peoples as enslaved workers

E.
opened stadiums for mass public entertainment

F.**
coined silver and gold currency


The Pax Romana began around 30 BCE with the rise of as leader of Rome and ended around 180 CE with the death of Emperor

Which phenomenon most directly led to Christianity separating from Judaism?

A.
Roman persecution

B.**
Jewish rejection of the Trinity

C.
writing of the Gospels

D.
conversion of many non-Jews


How did Jesus’s teachings reach so many people in the early Roman empire? Select all that apply.

A.
through forced conversions on the orders of the emperor

B.
through the decision of a council of bishops

C.**
through Gospels written in a language many could understand

D.
through the support of important Roman generals

E.**
through the travels of his followers on Roman roads


Read the quotation. Then use the drop-down menu to complete the sentence.
"Anyone who has two shirts should share with the one who has none, and anyone who has food should do the same."
―Luke 3:11
This quotation reflects Jesus’s teachings about


Drag and drop the items to match the holy writings of the Christian religion.
last book added to
• Gospels
o teachings of Jesus
o parables

• Epistles
o many written by Paul
o letters

• Revelation
o return of Jesus
o last book


What does this symbol represent in Christianity?

A.
the birth of the Messiah

B.
the ritual meal of the Eucharist

C.**
the death and resurrection of Jesus

D.
the love for one God above all others


Which best describes the role of the New Testament in Christianity?

A.
It is the part of the Christian scripture that repeats Jewish teachings.

B.
It is the term for the Christian Bible.

C.**
It is the part of the Christian scriptures that tells about the life of Jesus.

D.
It is the only scripture important to Christians.


What beliefs and practices do Judaism and Christianity share? Select all that apply.

A.**
ethics and right behavior

B.
Holy Communion

C.
Jesus as the savior

D.**
only one god

E.**
Old Testament

F.
New Testament

G.**
the Ten Commandments


How did geography help make Rome a site of encounter?

A.
Its proximity to other major empires encouraged alliances and exchanges.

B.
The Mediterranean Sea helped it connect with civilizations in Europe, Asia, and Africa.

C.
Its location in Central Europe made it a focal point of migration and interaction on the continent.

D.
The relatively level terrain of Europe made it easy for Romans to travel and trade across long distances.


What were gladiator games?

A.
Teams of skilled horsemen raced in chariots.

B.
Elite citizens competed in athletic games to achieve wealth and status.

C.
Aspiring politicians engaged in public debate to demonstrate their skills at oratory.

D.**
Trained slaves and criminals fought in mock battles against one another or animals.


Which fact most clearly shows the difficulty in defending the Roman empire against invasion?

A.
At its height, the empire likely had a population as high as 100 million.

B.**
At its height, the empire comprised nearly 1.7 million square miles of land and water.

C.
Over the course of its history, the Roman empire built about 55,000 miles of paved roads.

D.
The Mediterranean Sea stretches about 2,300 miles west to east and about 600 miles from Italy to the African coast.


Drag and drop events to list them in order from first (top) to last (bottom).
• Imperial Crisis leads to civil war.
• Roman forces withdraw from Britain as Goths attack Rome.
• Odoacer topples Romulus Augustus.
• Huns attack the empire and drive German peoples ahead of them.


For Rome, which was the most serious consequence of the invasion of the Huns?

A.**
The Huns conquered and overthrew the western empire.

B.
The Huns attacked the Germanic tribes, who became refugees.

C.
The Huns devastated large parts of the empire.

D.
The Huns's invasions led to inflation that wrecked the Roman economy.


Drag and drop people and elements of government and culture to match each empire. Choices may be used once or more than once.
Cyrillic alphabet added to
• Augustus

• Justinian

• Latin as main language

• dependent on trade

• Cyrillic alphabet
• Roman empire
o dependent on trade
o Augustus

• Byzantine empire
o Latin as main language
o Justinian
o Cyrillic alphabet


How does the work of Eastern Orthodox missionaries Cyril and Methodius show the influence of Byzantine culture on early Russia?

A.
Russian emperors took the title tsar.

B.
Russian bishops forbade the use of icons.

C.**
Russians adopted the Cyrillic alphabet.

D.
Russians began speaking and writing in Greek.


Which of the following was a major factor in the decline of the Byzantine empire?

A.
conversion of the Slavs

B.
iconoclasm

C.**
arrival of invaders

D.
recapture of Rome


Drag and drop words and phrases to complete the sentences.
Justinian’s Code added to
• patriarch
• Pax Romana
• religious
• the Apian Way
The Byzantine empire drew on the long
• legal
tradition of the Roman empire. This included the laws and edicts of former Roman emperors as well as laws from the Roman republic, such as the
• Twelve Tables
. One Byzantine
• emperor
wanted to simplify the laws so he appointed committees to go through the Roman laws and decisions. They produced a unified system of laws known as
• Justinian’s Code
.


Select the boxes to classify the beliefs and practices.
Roman Catholic Church Eastern Orthodox Church Both
Christian **
church services **
emperor as head of the church ** **
Holy Bible **
Jesus as savior **
patriarchs as equals within the church **
pope as head of the church **
no secular authority over church **


Use the drop-down menu to complete the sentence.
The Great Schism resulted most directly from the .

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  1. It's almost impossible to check unless the questions are numbered. Also -- please choose no more than 5 questions and post them with with your answers.

  2. 1. What steps did the Roman Empire take to expand and support trade? Select all that apply.

    A.**
    built a vast network of paved roads

    B.
    raised taxes on ordinary citizens

    C.**
    sent its navy to clear the seas of pirates

    D.
    seized conquered peoples as enslaved workers

    E.
    opened stadiums for mass public entertainment

    F.**
    coined silver and gold currency


    2. The Pax Romana began around 30 BCE with the rise of Octavian as leader of Rome and ended around 180 CE with the death of Emperor Trajan

    3. Which phenomenon most directly led to Christianity separating from Judaism?

    A.
    Roman persecution

    B.**
    Jewish rejection of the Trinity

    C.
    writing of the Gospels

    D.
    conversion of many non-Jews


    4. How did Jesus’s teachings reach so many people in the early Roman empire? Select all that apply.

    A.
    through forced conversions on the orders of the emperor

    B.
    through the decision of a council of bishops

    C.**
    through Gospels written in a language many could understand

    D.
    through the support of important Roman generals

    E.**
    through the travels of his followers on Roman roads


    5. Read the quotation. Then use the drop-down menu to complete the sentence.
    "Anyone who has two shirts should share with the one who has none, and anyone who has food should do the same."
    ―Luke 3:11
    This quotation reflects Jesus’s teachings about showing compassion to the poor

    Is that ok?? I hope so!

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  3. 1. yes - but check your text.

    2. Pax Romana did not end with the death of Trajan.

    3. b - no

    4. c and e -- one of these is wrong

    5. yes

  4. Are you certain?

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  5. Does your text agree with me?

  6. I believe not, but I'm not the best at Social Studies and have trouble understanding things especially Social Studies, but you might know better than I do! So, if I were to go back and try to find the answers you say are correct, can I be 100% certain that you're certain?

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  7. yes and you need to be working on someing

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    posted by Ms Sue
  8. I was wondering if you could help me with a test in SS unit 2 lesson 9 I am in connexes please help

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    posted by David
  9. Lol everyone here goes to Connexus

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  10. @SOAPONAROPE

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  11. @SOAP ON A ROPE: Admit it. People go to different schools, like Connections Academy.

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  12. seems correct

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    posted by Niyah
  13. nvm. a lot of your answers are wrong

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    posted by Niyah
  14. even I go connexus

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  15. same here

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    posted by dog on
  16. Go GRCA! c:

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  17. same here

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    posted by lol
  18. i go to connexus :P

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  19. lol im in connexus

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  20. why do we all got to connexus

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    posted by YE BOI
  21. same

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    posted by Penelopy
  22. IDK we randomly end up in different schools.

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  23. Ms. Sue, you are terrible

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    posted by Teacher
  24. Ms. Sue gets hate because she doesn't give the answers, She lets you better understand the subject/ question. Tbh, ya'll need to study. Not come here in hopes of a good grade, By cheating/ Breaking the honor code.

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    posted by Pulze
  25. And yet youre here, i wonder how you got here. Looking for people cheating just so you can tell them they are wrong? Thats funny.

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  26. Thanks for helping guys

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    posted by Um 😐

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