History 8: Unit 2 (Dark Ages) Practice Quiz

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Dark Ages Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Why didn't peasants in the feudal society rebel? (You don't need an essay, just a sentence'll do)
  • 2. 
    What was the Frankish Empire?
    • A. 

      An empire ruled by Clovis

    • B. 

      Had rule over Italy, Spain, and France

    • C. 

      An empire ruled by Constantine

    • D. 

      A predominately Catholic empire

  • 3. 
    How did Clovis unite his empire?
    • A. 

      He didn't, he just lacked the super cool unification skillz.

    • B. 

      By handing over the crown to his son, Charlemagne.

    • C. 

      By conquering neighboring empires and making his empire bigger.

    • D. 

      By converting to Christianity, and making it the state religion of the Frankish Kingdom.

  • 4. 
    The Pope had _____ power than/to the Emperor during the Middle Ages.
    • A. 

      More

    • B. 

      Less

    • C. 

      Equal

    • D. 

      (can't be answered, power switched between the Pope and the Emperor often)

  • 5. 
    A pagan person is a believer in one of the worlds more predominant religions.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    A ________ is a disease that affects an entire country, or the whole world.
  • 7. 
    The sacraments and the 5 pillars are the same thing
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    What caused Charlemagne's empire to fall apart?
    • A. 

      The empire was too big, so he had to split it between his sons, and that caused conflict.

    • B. 

      His sons weren't very good rulers.

    • C. 

      The empire was invaded by the Franks.

    • D. 

      All the subjects rebelled because Charlemagne wasn't that great of an Emperor

    • E. 

      He died

  • 9. 
    What was the Doomsday Book and who wrote it?
    • A. 

      William the Conqueror wrote it, and it was a book about all the people he had conquered

    • B. 

      Niccolo Machiavelli wrote it and it was a political handbook with no regards to moral principles, earning him the name as the father of modern political theory.

    • C. 

      William the Conqueror wrote it, and it was a survey about what everyone owned, and what taxes they owed.

    • D. 

      Niccolo Machiavelli wrote it and it was about how the Pope was going to destroy the true meaning of Christianity by not letting them read the bible themselves.

  • 10. 
    What services did monasteries provide?
    • A. 

      Schools

    • B. 

      Houses for monks

    • C. 

      Public libraries

    • D. 

      Inns

  • 11. 
    How did merchant guilds change feudal life?
    • A. 

      All the people in the merchant guilds (a lot) were enough to make a small villages along trade routes.

    • B. 

      Before, nothing was available for the peasants, but as soon as the merchant guilds were created, the peasants could trade their surpluses for all the stuff they needed.

    • C. 

      Trade fairs attracted many people, causing cities to develop around these trade fairs.

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