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SAT® Subject Test in World History

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Post-Roman Languages

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Which of these does NOT describe the use of language in post-Rome Europe during the 500-1000 C.E. period?

A

Latin continued to be an official language, although it was rarely understood by commoners.

B

French, Spanish and Portuguese developed as Latin-based languages.

C

English became the common language used throughout Western Europe.

D

German-speaking people mixed with the Latin-based language groups to create new languages.

E

The development of various languages showed the continued breakup of the Roman Empire.