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i need answers to these following questions: (i need answers asap, cause they're test's reset every hour or something like that.) thanks! ------------- 1. in the sixth century, kingdoms in india were a. undergoing successive waves of conversions to christianity, buddhism, and islam. b. adopting buddhism as their official religion. c. adopting islam as their official religion. d. developing traditions that would become hinduism. ------------- 2. in the development of the roman empire, the romans treated citizenship as a. meaningless because the roman empire was tyrannical. b. belonging only to native romans. c. something to be shared with conquered people. d. a benefit worthy only of peoples who had freely joined them. ------------- 3. what title was given to the supreme islamic authority, the successor of the prophet? a. sunni b. sharia c. shia d. caliph ------------- 4. what perennial problem did china share with rome? a. an inability to get foreigners to accept their culture b. a lack of educated people to serve in government c. reliance on a primarily agricultural economy d. an insecure method of succession for leaders ------------- 5. what major problem did the roman empire face in the mid to late fourth century? a. lack of education within the empire b. weak leadership c. poor infrastructure d. immigration and invasion ------------- 6. which of the following is not one of the new thoughts of or about god that were formulated in the axial age? a. single god b. divine god c. involved god d. many gods ------------- 7. the chinese philosopher xunzi wrote that if a person attempted to cure rheumatism by beating a drum and sacrificing a pig to the gods, then the a. rheumatism wouldn't get better because proper therapy required playing a flute and sacrificing a chicken. b. drum would be worn out, and the pig would be gone. c. rheumatism would be cured. d. rheumatism would get better, but the person wouldn't be happy. ------------- 8. what did islamists spread throughout the old world starting in the eighth century? a. disease b. new crops c. metals used to make new weapons d. democracy ------------- 9. after its conquest by alexander the great, the government of the persian empire a. was maintained more or less intact. b. became a democracy. c. was ruled by a traditional macedonian monarchy. d. was transformed into a democratic monarchy. ------------- 10. the emperor charlemagne spread christianity among the saxons by a. by way of exemplary faith that set an example. b. excluding pagans from trade and commerce. c. imposing taxes on those who didn't convert. d. giving pagans a choice of conversion or death. ------------- 11. the animating principles of benedict's rules for monks are the quest for salvation and a. the subordination of willfulness. b. extremes of self-mortification. c. knowledge obtained solely through communion with god. d. the application of personal resistance to god's work. ------------- 12. what religion, which had potentially universal appeal, was created by gautama siddhartha in india? a. hinduism b. zoroastrianism c. jainism d. buddhism ------------- 13. what geographic feature at times made life difficult for the moche of south america? a. lack of access to the sea b. unpredictable rivers c. desert d. mountains ------------- 14. which of the following empires rose to have tremendous influence despite having poor resources, a non-strategic location, no precious metals, and poor soil? a. chinese b. persian c. roman d. hittite ------------- 15. legalism was the dominant political philosophy in china during the reign of a. han wudi. b. yamatai. c. liu bang. d. xiongnu. ------------- 16. a staple food transplanted from southeast asia to the mediterranean world as a result of the islamic empire was a. potatoes. b. wheat. c. rice. d. yams. ------------- 17. women were able to own property and hold paying jobs in which empire? a. persia b. rome c. greece d. asoka's india ------------- 18. what strategy did buddhist and christian missionaries employ to spread their faith that muslims didn't? a. forceful conversion of others b. conversion of kings and other elite figures c. use of artifacts d. conversion of merchants ------------- 19. most sages of the axial age took which of the following views of human nature? a. it's pre-determined. b. it's essentially good. c. it's neither good nor bad. d. it's essentially bad. ------------- 20. which ruler's conversion to christianity ensured this religion would be adopted by eastern slavs and russians? a. vladimir b. mieszko c. altigin d. constantine

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