• 1. 
    What empire split into two with the eastern portion becoming the Byzantine Empire?

  • Roman Empire
  • Greek Empire
  • Chinese Empire
  • Persian Empire
  • 2. 
    What city became the capital of the Byzantine Empire?

  • Alexandria
  • Jerusalem
  • Rome
  • Constantinople
  • 3. 
    What Byzantine emperor embraced Christianity and made it the religion of the empire?

  • Augustus
  • Commodus
  • Constantine
  • Justinian
  • 4. 
    How long did the Byzantine Empire remain in power after the fall of Rome and the Western Roman Empire?

  • 500 years
  • 300 years
  • 100 years
  • 1000 years
  • 5. 
    What was the Corpus of Civil Law?

  • A test lawyers must pass before they could practice law
  • A single book that recorded all of the Roman laws
  • A list of people who had broken the law
  • A pledge that people said before the Roman court started
  • 6. 
    What emperor brought the Byzantine Empire to its peak of power?

  • Valentinian I
  • Justinian I
  • Zeno
  • Arcadius
  • 7. 
    What is the Hagia Sofia?

  • A church in Constantinople built by Justinian I
  • A castle for the emperor built by Arcadius
  • A statue to the Virgin Mary built by Zeno
  • A towering statue built in the honor of Constantine
  • 8. 
    What marked the end of the Byzantine Empire?

  • The fall of the city of Rome to Odoacer
  • The start of the Renaissance in Italy
  • The death of Justinian I
  • The fall of Constantinople to the Ottoman Empire
  • 9. 
    Who did the Byzantine Empire constantly fight with for control over the Holy Land and the eastern Mediterranean?

  • The Muslims
  • The Greeks
  • The Egyptians
  • The Romans
  • 10. 
    What is the name of the city of Constantinople today?

  • Thessaloniki
  • Istanbul
  • Ankara
  • Athens
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