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Week: Quiz


Question 1: Emperor Constantine eventually established the 7-day week in the ________ in AD 321.
Roman KingdomAncient RomeRoman calendarPontifex Maximus

Question 2: [1] Intervals longer than 10 days are not usually termed "weeks" as they are closer in length to the fortnight or the ________ than to the seven-day week.
MonthIslamic calendarGregorian calendarJulian calendar

Question 3: The Chinese 10 day week went as far back as the ________ (1200-1045 BC).
Song DynastyShang DynastyZhou DynastyHan Dynasty

Question 4: Every 6th day (6th, 12th, 18th, 24th and 30th) of the ________ was a state rest day.
Gregorian calendarIslamic calendarJulian calendarTime

Question 5: Historical records[citation needed]give evidence that the week of ancient ________ was nine-days long.
Kurgan hypothesisSlavic peoplesBaltsBaltic languages

Question 6: The 9 nights divided nicely into a ________ of 27 nights.
Julian calendarGregorian calendarMonthIslamic calendar

Question 7: The cycle of seven days, named after the sun, the moon, and the five planets visible to the naked eye, was already customary in the time of ________, who wrote of the Christians meeting on the Day of the Sun (Sunday).
Justin MartyrJeromeEucharistic theologies contrastedIrenaeus

Question 8: This is still in use today and superimposed with ________ and Islamic calendar to become what is known as the Wetonan Cycle.
Julian calendarGregorian calendarByzantine calendarTime

Question 9: Also as ________ is only 28 or 29 days depending if a leap year or not, the 1st of March was also made a state rest day, although not every enterprise conformed to this.

Question 10: The English word week continues an Old English wice, ultimately from a ________ *wik┼Źn-, from a root *wik- "turn, move, change".
Gothic languageGermanic languagesOld High GermanProto-Germanic

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