The Eastern Slavs
Which of the following statements about the daily lives of the early Eastern Slavs is NOT true?
Eastern Slavs worshiped many gods and honored nature.
Eastern Slavs built homes that were partly underground.
The oldest male in an early Eastern Slav village served as community leader.
Individuals owned their houses, animals, land, tools, and seed in early Eastern Slav villages.
Which statement describes Kiev most accurately?
Kiev's location made it an economic and military stronghold.
Kiev was located at the northern end of the Varangian Route.
Kiev's location near the steppe gave the city an economic advantage.
Kiev was located close to the town of Novgorod.
What effect did Eastern Orthodoxy have on Kievan Rus?
It united the people with other people from western Europe.
It gave them a sense of being isolated from the rest of the civilized world.
It brought Byzantine culture and education to the people.
It made the Pope the religious leader of the people.
Which statement about Kievan Rus under Mongol rule is most accurate?
The Rus Church became more united with other Christian churches.
Religious life grew stronger and a unique culture developed.
After the Mongol conquest, there were no differences between the lives of the rich and the lives of the peasants in Rus.
The influence of the Eastern Orthodox Church weakened.
Which of the following contributed to the growth of Moscow?
The princes of Moscow refused to cooperate with the Mongols.
The Mongols gave the princes the power to collect taxes.
The throne was passed to the strongest leader, not from father to son.
There was no unifying religion in Moscow.
Which of the following statements about Ivan the Terrible is most accurate?
The Muscovites thought Ivan the Terrible was a great ruler who protected their country from enemies.
Under the rule of Ivan the Terrible, the powers of the czar were weakened.
When Ivan the Terrible was a teenager, he ruled without advice from anyone.
Ivan the Terrible formed the secret police to operate for as long as he ruled.
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