A World History Test For High School Students

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The advantage to being a high school student is that the material you learn is fresh, and a lot of times, you will be prepared for a test on that subject at any point in time. This quiz is a world history test for high school students to practice, and since world history is an essential subject to study, this quiz can help. Good luck.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following was an English scientist?
    • A. 

      Bacon

    • B. 

      Chaucer

    • C. 

      Dante

    • D. 

      Abelard

  • 2. 
    Who motivated the French to fight in the Hundred Years' War?
    • A. 

      Philip IV

    • B. 

      Edward I

    • C. 

      Joan of Arc

    • D. 

      Aquinas

  • 3. 
    Who wrote about an imaginary journey through hell, purgatory, and paradise?
    • A. 

      Dante

    • B. 

      Anselm

    • C. 

      Bacon

    • D. 

      Chaucer

  • 4. 
    Which pope was humiliated by Philip IV?
    • A. 

      Innocent III

    • B. 

      Gregory VII

    • C. 

      Boniface VIII

    • D. 

      Boniface VI

  • 5. 
    The purpose of the Council of Constance was:
    • A. 

      To end the Great Schism

    • B. 

      To end the Babylonian Captivity

    • C. 

      To end the Hundreds Years' War

    • D. 

      To end Joan of Arc

  • 6. 
    The time period in which more than one pope claimed supremacy is called the:
    • A. 

      Babylonian Captivity

    • B. 

      Golden Bull

    • C. 

      Great Schism

    • D. 

      Wars of the Roses

  • 7. 
    The papacy began under this pope:
    • A. 

      Boniface VIII

    • B. 

      Innocent III

    • C. 

      Martin V

    • D. 

      Clement V

  • 8. 
    The real power in Germany, as evidence by the control of the Diet, was in the hands of the:
    • A. 

      Church

    • B. 

      Emperor

    • C. 

      Middle class

    • D. 

      Nobility

  • 9. 
    The nation of Spain was created by the union of which two thrones
    • A. 

      Aragon and Portugal

    • B. 

      Aragon and Castile

    • C. 

      Castile and Portugal

    • D. 

      CAstiel and Leon

  • 10. 
    Taille was
    • A. 

      The German constitution

    • B. 

      A tax in France

    • C. 

      A Spanish warrior

    • D. 

      An English weapon

  • 11. 
    Which of the following was not a result of the Hundred Years' War?
    • A. 

      Feudalism declined in England and France

    • B. 

      Nationalism developed in England and France

    • C. 

      The monarchy declined in France

    • D. 

      England became involved in a civil war

  • 12. 
    The French were sturred to nationalism by:
    • A. 

      Edward III

    • B. 

      Joan of Arc

    • C. 

      Philip II

    • D. 

      Their desire to win a war

  • 13. 
    Which of the following was not an English victory during the Hundred Years' War?
    • A. 

      Agnicort

    • B. 

      Crecy

    • C. 

      Poitiers

    • D. 

      Bosworth Field

  • 14. 
    Which of the following did not lead to the Hundred Years War between France and England?
    • A. 

      France's threat to English wool trade

    • B. 

      England's attempt to take Flanders

    • C. 

      England'd possesion of French lands

    • D. 

      Edward III's claim to the French throne

  • 15. 
    Both Francis of Assisi and Bernard of Clairvaux are credited with writing medieval:
    • A. 

      Bibles

    • B. 

      Hymns

    • C. 

      Plays

    • D. 

      Stories

  • 16. 
    Which does not characterize Romanesque architecture?
    • A. 

      Thick walls

    • B. 

      Small doors

    • C. 

      Big windows

    • D. 

      Heavy columns

  • 17. 
    Art and architecture of the Middle Ages were most influenced by the:
    • A. 

      Church

    • B. 

      Feudal lord

    • C. 

      Middle class

    • D. 

      Scholastic mocement

  • 18. 
    Which English poet wrote Canterbury Tales?
    • A. 

      Bernard of Clairvaux

    • B. 

      Geoffrey Chaucer

    • C. 

      Dante Aligheri

    • D. 

      Francis of Aussi

  • 19. 
    The author of the Divine Comedy was:
    • A. 

      Bernard of Clairvaux

    • B. 

      Geoffrey Chaucer

    • C. 

      Dante Alighieri

    • D. 

      Francis of Assisi

  • 20. 
    Vernacular literature developed first in the form of:
    • A. 

      Long narrative poems

    • B. 

      Shorty poetry

    • C. 

      Short stories

    • D. 

      Plays

  • 21. 
    The common spoken language of a country is called the:
    • A. 

      Gothic

    • B. 

      Quadrivium

    • C. 

      Trivium

    • D. 

      Vernacular

  • 22. 
    The official language of the Roman Catholic Church was:
    • A. 

      English

    • B. 

      Greek

    • C. 

      Hebrew

    • D. 

      Latin

  • 23. 
    Which of the following is true concerning medieval science?
    • A. 

      Medieval science was filled with magic and superstition.

    • B. 

      The present world was emphasized over the worldto come.

    • C. 

      Scientific knowledge decreased through the influence of Greek and Muslim works.

    • D. 

      Medieval scientist were concerned with verification.

  • 24. 
    Which of the following men was not a Scholastic thinker?
    • A. 

      Abelard

    • B. 

      Anselm

    • C. 

      Aquinas

    • D. 

      Bacon

  • 25. 
    The intellectual movement, characterized by a renewed interest in theology and philosophy, was known as:
    • A. 

      Apprenticeship

    • B. 

      Classicism

    • C. 

      Scholasticism

    • D. 

      Vernacular

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