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The world is full of beautiful narratives; the ones that remain marked in the sands of time and distinguished by eras. The Medieval era is one of the most scintillating of human history. Falling between the 5th and 15th century, it opened its chapters with the collapse of the great Roman empire but it's that all there is about the Medieval era. Test your knowledge by taking this quick but fun-packed quiz. Enjoy!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is the range of century of the Medieval period?

    • A.

      5th to 15th

    • B.

      3rd to 5th

    • C.

      4th to 12th

    • D.

      15th to 21st 

    Correct Answer
    A. 5th to 15th
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 5th to 15th. The Medieval period refers to the time between the fall of the Western Roman Empire in the 5th century and the beginning of the Renaissance in the 15th century. During this time, Europe experienced significant social, political, and cultural changes, including the rise of feudalism, the spread of Christianity, and the development of Gothic architecture. The range of the Medieval period is commonly accepted as spanning from the 5th century to the 15th century.

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  • 2. 

    How many division does the Medieval period divided into?

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      4

    Correct Answer
    C. 3
    Explanation
    The Medieval period is divided into three divisions. These divisions are known as the Early Middle Ages, the High Middle Ages, and the Late Middle Ages. Each division represents a different period of time and is characterized by distinct historical events, cultural changes, and societal developments. The Early Middle Ages span from the 5th to the 10th century, the High Middle Ages from the 11th to the 13th century, and the Late Middle Ages from the 14th to the 15th century. These divisions help historians and scholars understand and analyze the complex and evolving nature of the Medieval period.

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  • 3. 

    What are the names of the Medieval period subdivisions?

    • A.

      Early, late and front Middle age

    • B.

      Early, high and late Middle age

    • C.

      Late, low and fast Middle age

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Early, high and late Middle age
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Early, high and late Middle age." The Medieval period is divided into three main subdivisions: the Early Middle Ages, also known as the Dark Ages, which lasted from the 5th to the 10th century; the High Middle Ages, which spanned from the 11th to the 13th century; and the Late Middle Ages, which extended from the 14th to the 15th century. These divisions are based on significant political, social, and cultural changes that occurred during each period.

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  • 4. 

    What is the name of the Islamic emperor in the 7th century?

    • A.

      Umayyad caliphate

    • B.

      Usman caliphate

    • C.

      Basiq caliphate

    • D.

      Umar caliphate

    Correct Answer
    A. Umayyad caliphate
    Explanation
    The Umayyad caliphate was the name of the Islamic empire during the 7th century. It was one of the earliest and most powerful caliphates in history, ruling over a vast territory that stretched from Spain in the west to Persia in the east. The Umayyad caliphate was established after the death of the Prophet Muhammad and was led by a series of caliphs from the Umayyad dynasty. They played a significant role in spreading Islam and consolidating its political and cultural influence throughout the region.

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  • 5. 

    Which century marked the union of both North America and Middle East under the Islamic emperor?

    • A.

      4th

    • B.

      5th

    • C.

      6th

    • D.

      7th

    Correct Answer
    D. 7th
    Explanation
    In the 7th century, the Islamic empire expanded its territories and conquered both North America and the Middle East. This marked the union of these two regions under the rule of the Islamic emperor.

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  • 6. 

    What is manorialism?

    • A.

      The manner of backing people up

    • B.

      Organization of peasants in villages that give rent rents to nobles

    • C.

      Organization of nobles in villages helping the poor

    • D.

      Non of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Organization of peasants in villages that give rent rents to nobles
    Explanation
    Manorialism refers to the organization of peasants in villages who pay rent to the nobles. This system was prevalent during the Middle Ages in Europe, where the nobles owned large estates known as manors. The peasants, also known as serfs, worked on the land and paid rent or provided labor services to the nobles in exchange for protection and the right to live on the land. This hierarchical system was a key feature of feudal society, with the nobles holding power and authority over the peasants.

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  • 7. 

    Which age marked the occurrence of manorialism?

    • A.

      Early Age

    • B.

      High Middle Age

    • C.

      Early Middle Age

    • D.

      Low Early Age

    Correct Answer
    B. High Middle Age
    Explanation
    Manorialism was a socio-economic system that emerged during the High Middle Ages. It was characterized by the organization of agricultural production on large estates called manors, which were owned by the lords and worked by peasants or serfs. The system provided economic stability and security during a time of political instability and invasions. Therefore, the High Middle Ages is the correct answer as it marks the occurrence and development of manorialism.

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  • 8. 

    When was the first Crusade preached?

    • A.

      1092

    • B.

      1093

    • C.

      1094

    • D.

      1095

    Correct Answer
    D. 1095
    Explanation
    The first Crusade was preached in 1095. This marked the beginning of a series of military campaigns launched by Western European Christians in an effort to regain control of the Holy Land from Muslim rule. Pope Urban II called for the Crusade during the Council of Clermont, urging Christians to take up arms and defend their faith. The Crusades had a significant impact on European history, leading to cultural exchanges, economic growth, and religious conflicts between Christians and Muslims.

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  • 9. 

    When did the population reduce?

    • A.

      Early Middle Age

    • B.

      High Middle Age

    • C.

      Late Middle Age

    • D.

      Low Middle Age

    Correct Answer
    C. Late Middle Age
    Explanation
    The population reduced during the Late Middle Age. This period, also known as the Late Medieval period, occurred from the 11th to the 15th centuries and was marked by various factors that led to a decline in population. These factors included widespread famine, epidemics such as the Black Death, and social and political unrest. The population reduction during this time had significant impacts on society, economy, and culture in Europe.

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  • 10. 

    What are the significant signs in the late Middle Age?

    • A.

      Love, family and oil exploration

    • B.

      Famine, plague and war

    • C.

      Farming, rainy season and winter

    • D.

      Non of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Famine, plague and war
    Explanation
    During the late Middle Ages, Europe experienced significant challenges and hardships. Famine was a common occurrence due to poor agricultural practices and unpredictable weather patterns. The Black Death, a devastating plague, swept through Europe causing widespread death and suffering. Additionally, the period was marked by frequent warfare, including the Hundred Years' War and various conflicts between feudal lords. These three factors - famine, plague, and war - were the significant signs of the late Middle Ages, representing the difficulties and turmoil faced by the people of that time.

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