Chapter 14 Formation Of Western Europe

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Western Europe Quizzes & Trivia

Welcome back to another wonderful quiz on the history of the world, where today we’ll be looking at the formation of a pivotal series of locations in the western civilisation – Western Europe. Answer questions on the Crusades, the Church, agriculture and much more to see how much you know!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In the early 900s, the Church reform movement was sparked by the
    • A. 

      Avignon Popes

    • B. 

      Capetian monarchs

    • C. 

      Benedictine monks

    • D. 

      College of Cardinals

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      To spread Christianity throughout Europe, Asia, and Africa

    • B. 

      To recover Jerusalem and the Holy Land from the Muslim Turks

    • C. 

      To improve trade among Europe, Asia, and Africa

    • D. 

      To force the Byzantines to become Catholics

  • 3. 
    What was the effect of the three-field system?
    • A. 

      A. Farners produced more food and villagers had more to eat.

    • B. 

      B. Farmers could grow crops on one-half of their land.

    • C. 

      C. Farmer could let their ground lie fallow over the winter.

    • D. 

      D. Farmers could grow crops on one-third of their land

  • 4. 
    Which of the following best describes the nature of a guild?
    • A. 

      Workers who used gold leaf to decorate palaces

    • B. 

      Merchants who sold specially woven cloth at local fairs

    • C. 

      Traders who carried local goods to other regions

    • D. 

      an association of people who worked at the same occupation

  • 5. 
     What did the Magna Carta guarantee?
    • A. 

      the end of taxation

    • B. 

      a model parliament

    • C. 

      Basic legal rights

    • D. 

      A House of Commons

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      The morality of the Crusades

    • B. 

      ethics and wealth within the Church

    • C. 

      Arguments about whether Jesus or the pope was the head of the Church

    • D. 

      arguments about which man holding the position of pope was the true pope

  • 7. 
     What was the name of the legislative body of medieval England
    • A. 

      Inquisition

    • B. 

      Parliament

    • C. 

      Estates General

    • D. 

      Royal courts of Justice

  • 8. 
     During the later Middle Ages, where were most serfs likely to search for freedom?
    • A. 

      Farms

    • B. 

      Monasteries

    • C. 

      Towns or cities

    • D. 

      The Holy Land

  • 9. 
    Which group was most responsible for the spread of the bubonic plague to Europe?
    • A. 

      Invaders

    • B. 

      Crusaders

    • C. 

      Traders

    • D. 

      French soldiers

  • 10. 
     Which of the following was the central issue of the Hundred Yearsí War
    • A. 

      The throne of France

    • B. 

      The throne of England

    • C. 

      The location of the Pope's home

    • D. 

      The religion of the French people

  • 11. 
    Which of the following was a result of the Fourth Crusade?
    • A. 

      Muslims seized Edessa.

    • B. 

      Christians seized Jerusalem

    • C. 

      Christians looted Constantinople

    • D. 

      Christians and Muslims signed a truce.

  • 12. 
    The Reconquista was an organized effort to drive the Muslims out of
    • A. 

      Spain.

    • B. 

      Edessa.

    • C. 

      Jerusalem

    • D. 

      Constantinople

  • 13. 
    Which of the following animals contributed most to the agricultural revolution that took place in the late Middle Ages
    • A. 

      The ox

    • B. 

      The horse

    • C. 

      The sheep

    • D. 

      The dairy cow

  • 14. 
     The Magna Carta was originally intended to defend the rights of:
    • A. 

      All english subjects

    • B. 

      The english nobility

    • C. 

      The English monarch

    • D. 

      Religious minorities in England

  • 15. 
     King who left the throne of England in the control of others while he fought in a Crusade
    • A. 

      A. Henry II

    • B. 

      b. Alfred the Great

    • C. 

      C. William the Conqueror

    • D. 

      D. Richard the Lion-Hearted

  • 16. 
    Muslim leader who recovered and held Jerusalem during the Crusades
    • A. 

      Saladin

    • B. 

      Averrones

    • C. 

      Avicenna

    • D. 

      Barbarossa

  • 17. 
    Pope whose call for action resulted in the First Crusade
    • A. 

      Leo IX

    • B. 

      Gregory VII

    • C. 

      Urban II

    • D. 

      Boniface VIII

  • 18. 
    What group did St. Francis of Assisi found?
    • A. 

      Anglicans

    • B. 

      Benedictine Monks

    • C. 

      Clunys

    • D. 

      Franciscan Friars

  • 19. 
    Which was the cause(s) for the Crusades?
    • A. 

      Conquering of the Holy Land

    • B. 

      Glory of God

    • C. 

      Adventure and social power

    • D. 

      Wealth and Prosperity

    • E. 

      All of the above

    • F. 

      None of the above

  • 20. 
    Effects of the Crusades
    • A. 

      Feudal lords were weakened

    • B. 

      The power of the Pope was weakened

    • C. 

      Religious intolerance

    • D. 

      Money was coined

    • E. 

      Trade opened up

    • F. 

      All of the above

    • G. 

      None of the above