Medieval Quiz 2

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Medieval Quiz 2

This quiz will test your recall of the important issues discussed in Chapter 13, sections 3 and 4 and Chapter 14, section 1 of your Holt History book.


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  • 1. 
    All are part of the Medieval Church hierarchy EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Bishops

    • B. 

      Relics

    • C. 

      Parish priests

    • D. 

      Popes

  • 2. 
    These "princes of the Church": were extremely powerful and rich, electing and advising the Pope:
    • A. 

      Parish priests

    • B. 

      Bishops

    • C. 

      Cardinals

    • D. 

      Abbots

  • 3. 
    A monk who specialize in copying manuscripts and creating elaborate decorations on the pages, often using gold, was called 
    • A. 

      A kell

    • B. 

      A scriptorium

    • C. 

      An illustrator

    • D. 

      An illuminator

  • 4. 
    The Church had the power to collect taxes in the form of a _________, or 1/10th of a person's income
    • A. 

      Tithe

    • B. 

      Simony

    • C. 

      Diocese

    • D. 

      Interdict

  • 5. 
    All are purposes of the Inquisition EXCEPT
    • A. 

      To seek out and punish heretics

    • B. 

      To stamp out teachings that opposed Church doctrines

    • C. 

      To gain money and land for the Church

    • D. 

      To stop the spread of heresy by imposing severe punishments like burning at the stake

  • 6. 
    Anglo-Saxon England was divided into governmental districts called
    • A. 

      Sheriffs

    • B. 

      Provinces

    • C. 

      Shires

    • D. 

      States

  • 7. 
    All are TRUE of Eleanor of Aquitaine EXCEPT
    • A. 

      She was a rich and powerful woman in her own right

    • B. 

      She was Queen of both France and England

    • C. 

      She was the mother of 2 Kings of France

    • D. 

      She went on a Crusade with her husband

  • 8. 
    Located in Canterbury Cathedral, the shrine of this man was and still is a popular destination for Christians
    • A. 

      Henry II

    • B. 

      Thomas Becket

    • C. 

      Richard the Lionheart

    • D. 

      St. Benedict

  • 9. 
    The Latin term "Magna Carta" literally translates to 
    • A. 

      Big map

    • B. 

      Great charter

    • C. 

      Great law

    • D. 

      Big chart

  • 10. 
    The Muslim group who took over the "Holy Land" in the MIddle Ages and brought resentment from Christian Europe was the 
    • A. 

      Iraquis

    • B. 

      Seljuq Turks

    • C. 

      Saudi Arabians

    • D. 

      Moors

  • 11. 
    The word "Crusade" is derived from the Latin term for:
    • A. 

      Cruise

    • B. 

      Cross

    • C. 

      Kill

    • D. 

      Holy war

  • 12. 
    The "main target" of the Europeans on the First Crusade was the "holy" city of 
    • A. 

      Antioch

    • B. 

      Constantinople

    • C. 

      Canterbury

    • D. 

      Jerusalem

  • 13. 
    King Richard "the Lionhearted" is famous for his efforts against the Muslim leader Saladin (which resulted in a truce)  in the
    • A. 

      First Crusade

    • B. 

      Second Crusade

    • C. 

      Third Crusade

    • D. 

      Children's Crusade

  • 14. 
    All are TRUE effects of the Crusades EXCEPT
    • A. 

      The power of feudal lords increased

    • B. 

      Europeans learned about gunpowder from the Muslims

    • C. 

      The Christian Church grew more powerful

    • D. 

      New ideas and foods, such as sugar and lemons, were introduced to Europe