Medieval Europe Quiz: How Well You Know?

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Medieval Europe Quiz: How Well You Know?

How well do you know about Medieval Europe? The Middle Age is the middle period, which consists of three traditional divisions of western history. This history includes classical antiquity, the Medieval Period, and the Modern Period. The medieval time itself is subdivided into the early, high, and late middle ages. Take this quiz and put your knowledge of Medieval Europe to the test.


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