Medieval Times Quiz: History Facts! Trivia

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Medieval Times Quiz: History Facts! Trivia

What do you know about Medieval times? What do you say, can you pass this quiz? The medieval period is often called a time of ignorance and superstition. The period of European history encompassing Roman civilization's downfall in the 5th century CE to the Renaissance period, interpreted as beginning in the 13th, 14th, or 15th century, is known as medieval times. Learn more about medieval times and take this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Another name for Medieval Times is called?
    • A. 

      Ancient Times

    • B. 

      Middle Ages

    • C. 

      Modern Times

    • D. 

      The Past

  • 2. 
    Medieval power system shaped like a pyramid was called?
    • A. 

      Manor System

    • B. 

      Fief

    • C. 

      Vassal

    • D. 

      Feudalism

  • 3. 
    A piece of land given to another man in exchange for loyalty.
    • A. 

      Fief

    • B. 

      Vassal

    • C. 

      Lord

    • D. 

      Serf

  • 4. 
    People that were given land by the king were called:
    • A. 

      Vassal

    • B. 

      Lord

    • C. 

      Fief

    • D. 

      Serf

  • 5. 
    Man who promised loyalty to the Lord in exchange for an amount of land.
    • A. 

      Fief

    • B. 

      Serf

    • C. 

      Vassal

    • D. 

      Peasant

  • 6. 
    Which is the duty of the Lord?
    • A. 

      Serving in the Army

    • B. 

      Making payments

    • C. 

      Working the land

    • D. 

      Taking care of the Vassal and their lands

  • 7. 
    Which is not the duty of a Vassal?
    • A. 

      Serving in the Lord's army

    • B. 

      Appear at special gatherings called by the Lord's court

    • C. 

      Make special payments to the lord

    • D. 

      All are correct

  • 8. 
    Women were sent for training to serve as:
    • A. 

      Lord of the Manor

    • B. 

      Lady of the Manor

    • C. 

      Lady in Charge

    • D. 

      Lady of the day

  • 9. 
    A Large estate that often includes a village as well as farmlands.
    • A. 

      Fief

    • B. 

      Serf

    • C. 

      Manor

    • D. 

      Vassal

  • 10. 
    Who depended on the wealth of the Manor?
    • A. 

      Lord

    • B. 

      Vassal

    • C. 

      Peasant

    • D. 

      Serf

  • 11. 
    Being able to supply all your needs right on the manor is called?
    • A. 

      Self reliant

    • B. 

      Self sufficient

    • C. 

      Self gratifying

    • D. 

      Self Centered

  • 12. 
    Property of the manor that worked the land.
    • A. 

      Serf

    • B. 

      Slave

    • C. 

      Vassal

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    The noble character that knights were supposed to have.
    • A. 

      Troubadour

    • B. 

      Chivalry

    • C. 

      Apprentice

    • D. 

      Excommunicate

  • 14. 
    In order to learn a craft, a boy became a(n)
    • A. 

      Clergy

    • B. 

      Worker

    • C. 

      Apprentice

    • D. 

      Serf

  • 15. 
    If a lord rebelled against the Church, the Church could _______ him.
    • A. 

      Excommunicate

    • B. 

      Exclude

    • C. 

      Imprison

    • D. 

      Impeach

  • 16. 
    Who organized trade in medieval cities?
    • A. 

      Clergy

    • B. 

      Knights

    • C. 

      Journeymen

    • D. 

      Guilds

  • 17. 
    As trade grew in medieval cities they became unhealthy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    The grandest building in a medieval city was the manor house.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    A troubadour was a traveling performer who sang about the deeds of knights.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Knights were ordained to perform religious duties.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False