History Quiz: The Medieval Times

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Middle Ages Quizzes & Trivia

This is a history quiz covering material about Medieval times. This test will cover entertainment, architecture, family shields, and social classes. So, if you are fond of medieval history, then this quiz is especially for you. All the best!


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. 
    Which of these people work in the castle to clean, cook, and tend to the king's needs.
    • 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.
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