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Reading Comprehension: Detail Questions

According to the information in the passage, all of the following are true of the mainstream view of the Early Middle Ages EXCEPT

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Even though we know there was a demographic decline during the Early Middle Ages, the passage does not state whether this resulted from fewer births or more deaths.

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The passage states that there was a demographic decline, which means that the population was greater in the Roman era than it was in the Early Middle Ages.

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The passage tells us that a series of invasions by Germanic peoples and other barbaric tribes led to the collapse of the Roman Empire.

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The passage explicitly states that this political disaster (i.e. the collapse of the Roman Empire, which was caused by Germanic invasions) triggered a catastrophic economic...decline.

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We know from the passage that the Roman Empire collapsed, a political disaster which caused a decline in economic activity and a destruction of antique culture.

Within the same geographic areas, there were fewer people during the Early Middle Ages than there were during the Roman era.
The Germanic peoples and other barbaric tribes were directly responsible for the destruction of the Roman Empire.
Economic activity was drastically reduced after Germanic peoples invaded the Roman Empire because the Roman political structure was destroyed.
Fewer children were born during the Early Middle Ages than were born during the Roman era.
During the Early Middle Ages, the Roman Empire's political structure and culture were destroyed and its economy was severely crippled.