Quiz On Western History Questions

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  • 1. 
    What crop rotation system revolutionized the army in the middle ages?
  • 2. 
    What canterbury Monk became a martyr to the cause against the catholic church?
  • 3. 
    Collectively, what was the name of the seven things that had to be performed by the catholic church before you would be allowed into heaven?
  • 4. 
    Each time the catholic church created a committee to deal with harracy it was known as the Holy Office or the________.
  • 5. 
    What was the name of the plague that ravaged Europe in the middle ages?
  • 6. 
    What was ruled by the council of fathers and the douge?
  • 7. 
    Under whose reign was the act of Supremacy passed in England?
  • 8. 
    Who was the King of Spain when they were defeated by England and the Spanish armada destroyed?
  • 9. 
    What king, after a long fight with the Pope of the Roman Catholic Church, received absolutment and forgiveness after humbling himself before the pope at Camossa
  • 10. 
    What country was victorious in the hundred years war?
  • 11. 
    The Slovic tribe of people came from what people?
  • 12. 
    What female is known to be somewhat responsible for the papacy moving back to rome from Avnyon?
  • 13. 
    In 1071 at the Battle of Manzikurt the turks defeated who?
  • 14. 
    Under feudalism in the early middle ages the major obligation of a vassal to his lord was to provide what?
  • 15. 
    The Magna Carta is a document from what country?
  • 16. 
    The golden bull of 1356 is a document of what country?
  • 17. 
    The higherarchial theif holding system in which vassals in turn had vassals of their own was called what?
  • 18. 
    The carolingian scholar known as Alcuin served under what ruler?
  • 19. 
    The rein of Queen Mary of england is most noted for her failure to restore what in England?
  • 20. 
    What doctrine of the Catholic Church opposed by luther holds that Is it the bread and wine used at communion are miraculously turned into the body and blood of Jesus. 
  • 21. 
    The first University of Northern Europe was the University of...?
  • 22. 
    Italian renaissance humanism was based on the study of what?
  • 23. 
    The society of Jesus, those that belonged to that reformed group were called what?
  • 24. 
     The Golden Bull of 1356, what was its purpose?
  • 25. 
    What language in the 15th century was sought out to learn?