This is a 23 question assessment focusing on the Byzantine Empire and the religion of Islam. Questions 1-5 are matching and the rest are multiple choice. All of the test questions focus on vocabulary and reading comprehension. Several questions require students to use context clues to discover the meanings of unfamiliar words. Each question is labeled with the appropriate DOK level and the majority of the test consists of DOK level 2 and level 3 questions. There is a discussion question at the end that is optional. It is a document based question, however, the document is not included due to copyright. Feel free to find your own document or just skip the question! An answer key and a study guide are included with the test. The study guide provides a list of vocabulary words that are used on the test. This test is perfect as a pre-test or post-test and is a great assessment for a unit dealing with the Byzantines and Islam. It can also be used as a reading test or quiz even if you are not teaching this unit. Enjoy!