Medieval Quiz 4

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This quiz will test your knowledge of important concepts, events and people in Chapter 14, sections 4 and 5 of your Holt World History text


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  • 1. 
    Vernacular literature
    • A. 

      Was written for the educated elite

    • B. 

      Was written in Latin

    • C. 

      Was written in the language of everyday speech that varied from place to place

    • D. 

      Was used in special Church ceremonies

  • 2. 
    An example of a medieval national epic poem was
    • A. 

      King Arthur

    • B. 

      Reynard the Fox

    • C. 

      Song of Roland

    • D. 

      The Divine Comedy

  • 3. 
    Medieval troubadours mostly sang about
    • A. 

      Love and romance

    • B. 

      War and violence

    • C. 

      National heroes

    • D. 

      God

  • 4. 
    Dante wrote his Tuscan dialect, and is now known as the "Father of _______language"
    • A. 

      English

    • B. 

      Italian

    • C. 

      French

    • D. 

      German

  • 5. 
    This educational institution was developed in the High Middle Ages by teachers who established guild with their students
    • A. 

      Elementary school

    • B. 

      High School

    • C. 

      University

    • D. 

      Trade school

  • 6. 
    The works of famous Greek and Roman philosophers were preserved and passed to Europeans by
    • A. 

      Muslims

    • B. 

      Chinese

    • C. 

      Africans

    • D. 

      Vikings

  • 7. 
    Medieval "Scholasticism" is an attempt to bring what 2 things together?
    • A. 

      Latin and the vernacular

    • B. 

      Faith and reason

    • C. 

      Science and art

    • D. 

      Teachers and students

  • 8. 
    During the High Middle Ages the main form of art was
    • A. 

      Oil painting

    • B. 

      Sculpture

    • C. 

      Illuminated manuscripts

    • D. 

      Church architecture

  • 9. 
    All are part of "Gothic" architecture EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Large stained glass windows

    • B. 

      High, thin walls supported by "flying buttresses"

    • C. 

      Heavy domed stone roofs with small windows

    • D. 

      Pointed arches and tall spires

  • 10. 
    The Hundred Years War was a series of military conflicts between
    • A. 

      England and Italy

    • B. 

      England and France

    • C. 

      Italy and France

    • D. 

      England and Scotland