There will be three
sections to the test
Section A - Factual recall
20 questions based on the
facts you have encountered in this unit. Most of the
answers will be one word, most questions will have
appeared in the quizzes I have built to help you.
This ought to be easy if you have learnt your facts. (Quiz
on dates, general quiz)
Section B - Analysis of
You will be given a
source of historical information. You will be asked to
evaluate the utility of the source in so far as it helps
you answer a particular historical question. (OP
content VL) I
will only include the types of sources we have
encountered so far. e.g. archeological records,
contemporary images (e.g. paintings, woodcuts), architecture,
statistics, documentary films, historians, museums
Section C - Structured response
(Criterion A and C)
This section is divided
into three questions.
(a) will ask you to
briefly describe something from your own knowledge.
(b) will ask you to explain something.
(c) will ask you to evaluate a debatable question.
These are the sort of
questions you need to be able to answer.
What were some of the main consequences of the Diet of
Worms up to 1525?
Explain the importance of the concept of Sola Fide.
Thomas Müntzer important?
What is iconoclasm?
What did Luther and Zwingli disagree about at Marburg
castle in 1529?
What was the affair of the sausages?
What reforms to the Catholic church did the Council of
Outline the main stages of a Spanish Inquisition
What was an auto-da-fé?
Explain the principal of pre-destination.
What is the Protestant work ethic?
Why, according to Jared Diamond, did China not develop a
What were the causes/consequences of St. Bartholomew's
What were the main causes/consequences of the English
Explain what was so radical about Scottish Calvinism.
Who were the Levellers and the Diggers?
How and why did nation states begin to emerge in the
What did the Treaty of Westphalia do?
Outline the main differences between Baroque and the art
of the Dutch golden age.
Explain why the Dutch East India Company was so
Describe briefly the Triangular Trade?
Explain the difference between inductive and deductive
Outline the main features of the scientific revolution.
Briefly describe what is meant by enlightened despotism.
How important were the ideas of Luther as
a cause of the English Reformation?
How far do you agree that the success of Inquisition was
the most important reason why Protestantism was stopped
from spreading further?
How important was Calvinism to the development of
Capitalism in the 17th century?