Medieval Europe Trivia Quiz Questions!

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Medieval Europe Trivia Quiz Questions!

This quiz covers important events in Medieval Europe. Take this quiz and learn more about it!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Frankish king who became Catholic
    • A. 

      Gregory the Great

    • B. 

      Clovis

    • C. 

      Henry II

    • D. 

      Charlemagne

  • 2. 
    Founder of the first order of friars whohelped the poor and served as missionaries
    • A. 

      Thomas Aquinas

    • B. 

      Clovis

    • C. 

      Francis of Assisi

    • D. 

      Edward I

  • 3. 
    Most peasants who lived in Western Europe during theMiddle Ages
    • A. 

      Were unfree laborers on fiefs.

    • B. 

      Were slaves on plantations.

    • C. 

      Fought on horseback for their lord.

    • D. 

      Paid nobles for the right to farm land.

  • 4. 
    The Magna Carta
    • A. 

      Gave the king unlimited power

    • B. 

      Limited the power of the pope.

    • C. 

      Freed all serfs in England.

    • D. 

      Limited the power of the king.

  • 5. 
    The Crusades were holy wars launched by
    • A. 

      Christians against Jews.

    • B. 

      Catholics against Muslim Turks.

    • C. 

      Muslim Turks against Jews.

    • D. 

      Muslim Turks against Catholics.

  • 6. 
    Which of the following was a feature of Gothiccathedrals?
    • A. 

      A flat roof

    • B. 

      Thick walls

    • C. 

      Stained glass windows

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Approximately how many Europeans died from the plague?
    • A. 

      About 10%

    • B. 

      About 25%

    • C. 

      About 50%

    • D. 

      About 75%

  • 8. 
    Use the map below to answer the questionWhere was the first battle of the Hundred Years’ War?
    • A. 

      Formigny

    • B. 

      Crécy

    • C. 

      Normandy

    • D. 

      Agincourt

  • 9. 
    Charlemagne was a successful ruler because
    • A. 

      He led a strong army.

    • B. 

      He had the support of the pope

    • C. 

      He set up courts throughout his empire.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    The shift of power from kings to nobles led to the system of___________, which was based on loyalty and duty amongnobles.
  • 11. 
    On Christmas day A.D. 800, the pope crowned  ____________ thenew Roman emperor.
  • 12. 
    The ______________helped establish the idea that people haverights and that the power of government should be limited.
  • 13. 
    Because religion was important in the Middle Ages, large newchurches, or______________ , were built.
  • 14. 
    The Hundred Years’ War began when the English king EdwardIII declared himself king of ____________________.
  • 15. 
    Use the document below to answer the question:Why did the Black Death spread quickly in the Middle Ages?
    • A. 

      It was a new disease.

    • B. 

      Population had grown, and Europeans traded extensively with Asia

    • C. 

      Soldiers used germ warfare.

    • D. 

      All of the above