Medieval Times

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Medieval Times

Test on the Medieval period


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Light Ages

    • B. 

      Dark Ages

    • C. 

      Middle Ages (Medieval times)

    • D. 

      Crazy Ages

  • 2. 
    The middle ages began after the collapse of the what?
    • A. 

      Old building

    • B. 

      Roman Empire

    • C. 

      A house of cards

    • D. 

      Napoleon Bonaparte

  • 3. 
    The Roman Empire got too big so they split the empire into two parts.  What were these two groups named?
    • A. 

      Western and Eastern Empires

    • B. 

      Black and White Empires

    • C. 

      France and England

    • D. 

      Water and Land Empires

  • 4. 
    True or False.  The Western Emperor was based in Rome and ruled Italy, France, Spain, England and other western lands. The Eastern Emperor was based in Constantinople (now called Istanbul) and ruled Greece, Turkey, The Balken Penninsula and the Middle East (aka Byzantine Empire).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Foreigners were called what?
    • A. 

      Outsiders

    • B. 

      Barbarians

    • C. 

      Infidels

    • D. 

      Traitors

  • 6. 
    There were many barbarian groups including The Huns, Visigoths and the Vandals.  The Angels took over Brittan and spoke Anglo and the Saxons invaded Brittan as well and spoke Saxony.  From the formation of these two groups the oldest English language was established called what?
    • A. 

      French

    • B. 

      Spanish

    • C. 

      Old English

    • D. 

      Slang

  • 7. 
    During this period of time and the rise of the Christian church, early Christians called barbarians and non christians what?
    • A. 

      Heathens

    • B. 

      Friends

    • C. 

      Allies

    • D. 

      Funny

  • 8. 
    Conflicts developed between the Eastern and Western Church.  The Eastern Church was Orthodox and spoke Greek.  The Western Church spoke Latin, got very rich and wsa called what religion?
    • A. 

      Lutheran

    • B. 

      Catholic

    • C. 

      Jewish

    • D. 

      Poor

  • 9. 
    True of False.  Monks and nuns were the worst educated of all the people.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The average lifespan during the middle ages was what?
    • A. 

      35

    • B. 

      100

    • C. 

      10

  • 11. 
    True or False.  During the Middle Ages, Europe was attached frequently by Vikings or Norsemen who were powerful men who could command large fighting forces and were the only protection.  These Vikings also became kings.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Kings owned land and granted parces of land to Nobles, also called Vassals.  Vassals in return pleged military service to their Kings.  These Vassals also made arrangements with lesser Vassals, this made the strong Vassals Lords.  This sytem was called what?
    • A. 

      Feudalism

    • B. 

      Castles

    • C. 

      Nobles

    • D. 

      Kings

  • 13. 
    True or False.  Tennis, croquet and bowling were all sports from the middle ages.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    The Medieval Church was Roman Catholic and the churches power and wealth was equal to that of what?
    • A. 

      Peasants

    • B. 

      Warriors

    • C. 

      Kings and Emperors

    • D. 

      Servants

  • 15. 
    Who gave up all his wealth to server God?
    • A. 

      Don Quiote

    • B. 

      King Charles

    • C. 

      St. Francis

    • D. 

      Robin Hood

  • 16. 
    When the King of Anglo-Saxon (now England) died with no heir they appointed Harold Goodwinson to be King.  But over the river in France sat a person who wanted that position.  his name was?
    • A. 

      Joan of Arc

    • B. 

      Pope John

    • C. 

      William the Conueror

    • D. 

      Queen Elizabeth

  • 17. 
    True or False? William the Conqueror fought the Battle of Hastings in 1066 for which then King Harold was killed.  Subsequently William was then crowned King William I.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    After William there were many kings, and one of the most notible was who?
    • A. 

      Mark

    • B. 

      Luke

    • C. 

      Mary

    • D. 

      Henry II

  • 19. 
    What was created to limit the kings power?  Hint - Remember we are talking about European history, not US history.
    • A. 

      Constitution

    • B. 

      Magna Carta

    • C. 

      Shay's Rebellion

    • D. 

      Bill of Rights

  • 20. 
    True or False.  In 1453 the Hundred Years' War ended when Turkish invaders captured Constantinople, marking the end of the Byzantine or Eastern Roman Empire.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False