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Byzantine Empire (Grade 7)

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Byzantine Empire

What was the name of the capital city of the Byzantine Empire?
  1. Constantinople
  2. Byzantium
  3. Istanbul
  4. Petra
What were Petra's tombs used for during Byzantine rule?
  1. churches
  2. storage
  3. fortresses
  4. residences
The Byzantine Empire was also known as the Eastern Roman Empire.
  1. True
  2. False
The Bzyantines considered                 to be their first emperor.
  1. Justinian
  2. Diocletian
  3. Theodosius
  4. Constantine
The Byzantine Empire grew wealthy because Constantinople was the end point of the Silk Road.
  1. True
  2. False
What was the official language of the Byzantine Empire after the 7th century?
  1. Latin
  2. Greek
  3. Coptic
  4. Armenian
At the height of its power the Byzantine Empire controlled territory as far west as what country?
  1. Italy
  2. Spain
  3. England
  4. Hungary
Justinian built which famous cathedral in Constantinople?
  1. San Vitale
  2. Saint Peter's
  3. Hagia Sophia
  4. La Sagrada Familia
What was the Code of Justinian?

The Byzantine Empire reached its largest point in the 8th century.
  1. True
  2. False
Which branch of Christianity became the official religion of the Byzantine Empire?
  1. Roman Catholic
  2. Eastern Orthdox
  3. Gnostic
  4. Coptic
During the 8th and 9th century the use of religious images was banned in the Byzantine Empire.
  1. True
  2. False
Supporters of the ban on religious images were called                             .
Constantinople was sacked by crusaders during which crusade?
  1. 1st
  2. 2nd
  3. 3rd
  4. 4th
Who conquered the Byzantine Empire in 1453?
  1. Magyars
  2. Ottoman Turks
  3. The Golden Horde
  4. Crusaders from Venice

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