Quiz: History Of The West In Middle Ages

36 Questions | Total Attempts: 65

Middle Ages Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What religious group went about towns physically punishing themselves to win the forgiveness of God?
  • 2. 
    What crop rotation system revolutionized the army in the Middle Ages?
  • 3. 
    What Canterbury Monk became a martyr to the cause against the Catholic Church?  
  • 4. 
    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?
  • 5. 
    Each time the Catholic Church created a committee to deal with Harracy, it was known as the Holy Office or the________.
  • 6. 
    What was the name of the plague that ravaged Europe in the Middle Ages?
  • 7. 
    What was ruled by the Council of Fathers?
  • 8. 
    Under whose reign, was the Act of Supremacy passed in England?
  • 9. 
    Who was the King of Spain when they were defeated by England and the Spanish Armada destroyed?
  • 10. 
    What king, after a long fight with the Pope of the Roman Catholic Church, received absolutement and forgiveness after humbling himself before the pope at Canossa?
  • 11. 
    The Slavic Tribe of people came from which people?
  • 12. 
    Which female is known to be somewhat responsible for the Papacy moving back to Rome from Avignon?
  • 13. 
    In 1071, at the Battle of Manzikert, 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 which country?
  • 16. 
    The Golden Bull of 1356 is a document of which country?
  • 17. 
    The Hierarchial Thief 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?
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