Medieval Europe

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Europe Quizzes & Trivia

For the M. Europe Part in Ancient History.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is true of Justinian?
    • A. 

      Built the Hagia Sophia

    • B. 

      Was the first Holy Roman Emperor

    • C. 

      Could regain all the lost territories and fulfill his dream of a second Roman Empire

  • 2. 
    All of the following are true about Charlemagne except.....
    • A. 

      Was the king of the Franks

    • B. 

      Built a massive empire including Spain

    • C. 

      Was the first Holy Roman Emperor

    • D. 

      Was Christian

    • E. 

      Was illiterate

    • F. 

      All of the above are true

    • G. 

      None of the above are actually true

  • 3. 
    The treaty of Verdun was..... well what was it?
    • A. 

      Made Christianity the most popular religion in China

    • B. 

      Made the borders for Charlemagne' sons clear

    • C. 

      Ended the war between small Italian states and Holy Roman Emperor Frederick Barbarossa

  • 4. 
    The Black Death was a form of bubonic plague, was transmitted by rats, and came from Mexico
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    All of the above is true about the 100 year long war except.....
    • A. 

      Was fought between the French and British people

    • B. 

      Britain had better chances to win the war in the beginning of the war

    • C. 

      Changed the way of war

    • D. 

      Was fought between Edward III and his rival Philip V

    • E. 

      All of the above are actually true

  • 6. 
    In Medieval Europe the nobility had their rights from the Patent of nobility, which said that their ancestors were noble.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The Suzerain was.....
    • A. 

      The lord, which the vassals served

    • B. 

      A great Emperor who lead a crusade to Jerusalem but then drowned while crossing a river

    • C. 

      The director from Jersey Shore

  • 8. 
    What is true of the Crusades?
    • A. 

      Created peace in Europe

    • B. 

      Made the animosity between Muslims and Christians even deeper

    • C. 

      There were overall 8 crusades to Jerusalem

    • D. 

      Constantinople was plundered during the 4th Crusade

  • 9. 
    Merchants found that a stable coinage and financial techniques such as letters of credit, which they learned from the Muslims, increased their commercial opportunities
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      This is a picture made during the black death and expresses death

    • B. 

      Is a picture about the Crusades

    • C. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    All of the above are true about William except
    • A. 

      Was also called "the conqueror"

    • B. 

      Was the Duke of Normandy

    • C. 

      Wrote Domesday Book

  • 12. 
    What is true about the first universities in Medieval Europe
    • A. 

      Were in Bologna and Salerno

    • B. 

      Were in the Holy Roman Empire

    • C. 

      Much curriculum was devoted to commentaries on the Roman Empire

    • D. 

      St. Thomas Aquinas was greatest Christian teacher

  • 13. 
    Gothic cathedrals were built from Italy north and west to England
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Explain briefly how the Great Schism lead to a decline of the CHurch