Medieval Quiz 3

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This Quiz will test your knowledge of important concepts and people in Chapter 14, sections 2 and 3 of your Holt textbook


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The European place where trades and towns grew most rapidly after the Crusades was
    • A. 

      England

    • B. 

      Germany

    • C. 

      Italy

    • D. 

      France

  • 2. 
    All were considered to be "exotic" luxury goods from Asia that were in demand after the Crusades
    • A. 

      Spices

    • B. 

      Silk

    • C. 

      Cotton

    • D. 

      Wool

  • 3. 
    Exchanging goods and services without the use of money (coins, etc.) is known as
    • A. 

      Domestic system

    • B. 

      Barter economy

    • C. 

      Hanseatic League

    • D. 

      Usury

  • 4. 
    All are TRUE about banking in the High Middle Ages EXCEPT
    • A. 

      The word "bank" comes from the Italian word for "money changer's bench"

    • B. 

      Lending money was the most important service

    • C. 

      Christians were the only people allowed to loan money with interest payments

    • D. 

      People could use checks, or "bills-of-exchange"

  • 5. 
    All are TRUE of the rights of townspeople in the High Middle Ages EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Serfs could never gain freedom if they had escaped from a manor to a town

    • B. 

      Townspeople were exempt (free) from having to work on the manor

    • C. 

      Towns had their own courts wherein citizens tried cases that involved other townspeople

    • D. 

      Townspeople could charge tolls to outsiders who wanted to trade in their town

  • 6. 
    All are TRUE of craft guilds in the High Middle Ages EXCEPT
    • A. 

      They were devoted to a single craft

    • B. 

      They set standards for the quality of work produced

    • C. 

      They controlled the training of skilled workers

    • D. 

      Ill members who could not work were expelled from the guild

  • 7. 
    A "masterpiece" was the way a skilled worker in training, called a _________________ became a master at his craft
    • A. 

      Serf

    • B. 

      Apprentice

    • C. 

      Journeyman

    • D. 

      Merchant

  • 8. 
    Historians think that the plague that swept through Europe between 1347 and 1351 originated in
    • A. 

      The Americas

    • B. 

      China

    • C. 

      Scandinavia

    • D. 

      Africa

  • 9. 
    All contributed to the spread of the Black Death EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Unsanitary conditions in the cities

    • B. 

      Crowded cities

    • C. 

      Fleas on cats

    • D. 

      Busy trade routes

  • 10. 
    All are TRUE results of the Black Death EXCEPT
    • A. 

      At least 1/3 of the population died

    • B. 

      In general, faith in God was strengthened

    • C. 

      There were peasant uprisings

    • D. 

      Workers could demand higher wages