Medieval Times Unit Test

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This is the unit test covering material about Medieval times that were discussed in class. This test will cover entertainment, architecture, family shields, and the social classes.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A knight's shield was important during the Medieval times because it helped identify who was a friend and who was a foe.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The Lord is ranked the highest among all of the social classes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The keep is the top of the outside walls where soldiers stand to defend the castle.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    A court jester is a man who entertains guests of the Lord.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Servants

    • B. 

      Laborers

    • C. 

      Knights

  • 6. 
    Which of the following terms describes the land enclosed by the outside walls.
    • A. 

      Gatehouse

    • B. 

      Portcullis

    • C. 

      Bailey

  • 7. 
    What is a Turret?
    • A. 

      A protected entrance to the castle

    • B. 

      A small tower on a larger tower used as a lookout post

    • C. 

      The top of the outside walls where soldiers stand to defend the castle

  • 8. 
    A combat in which two knights on horseback attempt to knock their opponent off with lances is...
    • A. 

      Jesters

    • B. 

      Jousting

    • C. 

      Battle

  • 9. 
    In 3-5 sentences describe the differences between 2 different social classes.
  • 10. 
    In two paragraphs compare and contrast life from the Medieval times to life today.