7th Grade World Studies (Social Studies ) Lakota Plains Jr. School - Review

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7th Grade World Studies (Social Studies ) Lakota Plains Jr. School - Review


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  • 1. 
    The Roman Empire officially collapsed around _______ c.e.
    • A. 

      525

    • B. 

      678

    • C. 

      476

  • 2. 
    Which of the following choices is a true reason that the Roman Empire collapsed?
    • A. 

      Political Instability: Couldn't peacefully transfer leadership; New leaders were often chosen who were not qualified; Corruption

    • B. 

      Economic Problems: Too expensive to finance large armies (heavily tazed people to do this); Slave labor destroyed the middle class (Not enough jobs for non slaves)

    • C. 

      Weakening Frontiers: The huge size of the empire made it nearly impossible to defend

    • D. 

      The people wanted to rule and oust the current emperor and his cronies

  • 3. 
    The Middle Ages lasted from the fall of the Roman Empire around 476 c.e to about 1300 c.e
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The Middle Ages occured in northern and southern Europe.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The Middle Ages was often called the __________ because of the low standard of living for most Europeans.
    • A. 

      Age of Enlightenment

    • B. 

      Period of Abject Rulership

    • C. 

      Dark Ages

  • 6. 
    The Middle Ages was dominated mostly by
    • A. 

      Feudalism

    • B. 

      Frugalism and Frugality

    • C. 

      The Roman Catholic Church

    • D. 

      Early Reformist Christians

  • 7. 
    People were willing to give up freedom in exchange for
    • A. 

      20 donkeys and a monthly bread allotment

    • B. 

      Security and other basic needs

    • C. 

      Afghans and cable knits

  • 8. 
    During the Middle Ages, Europe was in chaos and being attacked by different groups of ________ and ____________.
    • A. 

      Barbarians and other invading peoples

    • B. 

      Militia men and rogue thieves

    • C. 

      Foreign clansmen and organized tradesmen

  • 9. 
    Many wars and battles were waged to try to gain land since the Roman army no longer existed to keep control and peace.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    During the Middle Ages, this need for protection and order created the feudal system of government called ________.
    • A. 

      Spartacanism

    • B. 

      Feudalism

    • C. 

      Monotheism

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    A system of government based on land ownership/control that bound people to another by promises of loyalty is called __________.
    • A. 

      Knightship

    • B. 

      Barter System

    • C. 

      Feudalism

  • 12. 
    People were born into a feudal class and couldn't change classes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    In Feudal Europe, all the land belonged to the people.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    In Feudal Europe, the monarch would give the nobles ________ or manors (pieces of land) to control in exchange for knights and money.
    • A. 

      Squatters palaces

    • B. 

      Fiefs

    • C. 

      Renovated dungeons

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is a member of the Feudal classes:
    • A. 

      Monarch

    • B. 

      Nobles (Prince, Duke, Lords)

    • C. 

      Knights

    • D. 

      Peasants (Serfs)

  • 16. 
    More people began moving to towns around 1000 c.e. in Europe
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    True or False:  The vast majority of people in the Middle Ages were Peasants/Serfs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    The monarch would give the nobles fiefs, or manors (pieces of land), to control in exchange for knights and money.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    ___ ___ and ________ would rent small pieces of land to peasants in exchange fo rmoney, taxes, and food.
    • A. 

      Kings and Queens

    • B. 

      Princes and Princesses

    • C. 

      Knights and Nobles

  • 20. 
    Towns grew because people needed a central place to trade
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Life in town for peasants, in some cases, was easier than the ______, and safer from _______.
    • A. 

      Sanitorium, invaders

    • B. 

      Fields, townspeople

    • C. 

      Fields, invaders

  • 22. 
    Life in towns was filthy due to:
    • A. 

      No running water or plumbing. Trash dumped out of windows oon to streets

    • B. 

      Animals roaming the streets

    • C. 

      Very crowded and unsafe because of theft

    • D. 

      None of the above

    • E. 

      Answers 1, 2, and 3

  • 23. 
    Towns grew because people needed:
    • A. 

      To be close together to form a united front

    • B. 

      A central place to trade

    • C. 

      To create the illusion of togetherness and safety

  • 24. 
    Life in Medieval Towns:  New jobs were created because of trade and town life.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Foreshadowing:  These towns did provide the framework for the trade that would occur during the ________.
    • A. 

      Run Jump and Play Festival

    • B. 

      Sertawars

    • C. 

      Renaissance

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