HIWD 370 Module Quizzes 1,2,3,4

HIWD 370 Quiz: Civilizations Materials

  1. The “Birth of Civilization” film argues that the origins of civilizations were ________ years ago.
  2. At the beginning of history, all people spoke the same language.
  3. God scattered the people of Babel because He opposed the creation of civilization centers.
  4. The Liberty University Doctrinal Statement arms a theistic evolutionary perspective of history.
  5. According to the “Come Together” film, civilization has always been a steady progression upward.
  6. According to the Liberty University Doctrinal Statement, the earth was created in 6 literal days.
  7. Around which river was early Indian civilization based?
  8. The Liberty University Doctrinal Statement holds to a Trinitarian perspective.
  9. Which leader unified Sumeria in 24th century BC?
  10. Around which river was early Egyptian civilization based?
  11. The Liberty University Doctrinal Statement has an open position on whether Jesus Christ is divine.
  12. Around which river was early Chinese civilization based?
  13. Reproduction is explicitly included in the act of creation
  14. God created men and women in His own image.
  15. The plain reading of Genesis 1 is easily reconcilable to an evolutionary theory of history. 

HIWD 370 Quiz: Exploration Materials

  1. Lapérouse returned home to many accolades for his success.
  2. What navigator took a meticulously planned trip of exploration, scientific examination, and political and economic strategy based on almost three centuries of previous exploration, and tasked with the (unachieved) goal of being perfectly safe.
  3. What important determination does Cook make, using his new navigation tools?
  4. English colonization in Australia took the form of:
  5. Zheng He was ethnically of which group?
  6. Zheng He’s impact on the societies that he visited was primarily limited to one-time trade, since the emperor prevented long-term interactions.
  7. Unlike many other explorers, Lapérouse was able to maintain a positive relationship with local peoples he met in his travels.
  8. The history of Abraham’s children, Ismael and Isaac, shows that God hates Arabs.
  9. Who changes the face of navigation and exploration in the 18th century?
  10. What is a “Tol’doth”?
  11. It could be said that the people of ancient Israel invented history.
  12. Zheng He’s descendants would have created an exploration dynasty except that political pressure from the emperor kept them from doing so.
  13. Eunuchs had a particular, sometimes very powerful, place in Chinese politics.
  14. James Cook’s explorations in Polynesia coincided with native religious expectations, creating a mythic image of him in the minds of many local people and eventually leads to his death.
  15. Although they started from opposites sides of the world, and from very different cultures, the ships that Zheng He sailed in were remarkably similar to the ships that Columbus sailed in a few decades later. 

HIWD 370 Quiz: Agriculture Materials

  1. In medieval baptisms, salt would be given to babies as a sign of purity.
  2. Which is the biggest use for salt?
  3. Because it was easy to produce, sugar was originally quite cheap.
  4. Which of the following was the name for tea leaves that had been dried and ground to a powder before being added to hot water?
  5. Tea was first discovered, and used as a healing beverage, 6000 years ago.
  6. In which of the following ways was salt particularly valuable in allowing international trade.
  7. The British government argued that famine was a natural, and perhaps necessary, outcome of population growth, and a way to reduce the population to manageable levels.
  8. What Indian leader went on a 24-day “Salt March” to protest British oppression and restriction of Indian’s right to make their own salt?
  9. Sugar originated in the Middle East.
  10. Salt was an important weapon and resource in carrying out wars, from ancient wars through our own U.S. Civil War.
  11. Salt was so important in history that it is the root of many words in many languages, even though we may not immediately recongize their origins.
  12. Tea was a key economic export for China, along with silk and porcelein
  13. Although it was once very important, tea has now been surpassed by coffee as the most popular drink in the world.
  14. British tax policies, and the incentive to grow cash crops like cotton, where a substantial cause of devestating famines in India.
  15. “Sin Eaters”, in Wales, would historically eat bread and salt as a way to cleanse the dead from their sins.

HIWD 370 Quiz: War and Peace Materials

  1. Making peace is, and has always been, the best way to deal with potential military situations.
  2. Civilians have the rights to what, under the Geneva Conventions?
  3. The Gibeonites plan to make a treaty with the Israelites was successful in preserving their lives (at least for the time being).
  4. Emily Hophouse was a British woman who was was horrified by the British treatement of the Boers, and spread a message of what they were doing to civilians.
  5. How much did the Boer War cost the British?
  6. Boers were:
  7. A Biblically supportable position is that peace treaties based on tricks can be violated without concern.
  8. War is currently at an all-time high.
  9. Sun Tzu argued that true nobility in war meant that you should use your most powerful forces to attack your enemies most powerful forces.
  10. Which treaty created peace between England and France, despite the fact that they were both allied with nations who were ghting each other?
  11. Negotiated endings to war (by treaties, etc.) have become far more important today, as opposed to military victories.
  12. Which treaty guaranteed the sovereigny of Belgium?
  13. Sun Tzu’s philosophy is very inuential, but primarily in the Far East.
  14. The Bible advocated Total War in specic historical contexts with specic redemptive intent.
  15. Detainees (including enemey combatants who have been captured) are guaranteed what, under the Geneva Conventions?
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