Trivia Quiz On Medieval Ages!

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Trivia Quiz On Medieval Ages!

Below is a trivia quiz on Medieval Ages which saw the rise of a great civilization and the transition to the modern world. Are you a fan of this era and think you know some facts about this time period? The quiz below is perfect to see just how much you know about it. Give it a shot and get to find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    At age 15 a young man became a
    • A. 

      Knight

    • B. 

      Page

    • C. 

      Valet

    • D. 

      Squire

  • 2. 
    A squire helped the knight by
    • A. 

      Setting his dinner table

    • B. 

      Carrying his weapons

    • C. 

      Giving him a bath

    • D. 

      Preparing his food

  • 3. 
    A squire served a knight for
    • A. 

      One year

    • B. 

      Five years

    • C. 

      Nine years

    • D. 

      Ten years

  • 4. 
    When a squire  proved he was skilled warrior he became a
    • A. 

      Valet

    • B. 

      Page

    • C. 

      Lord

    • D. 

      Knight

  • 5. 
    The night before being knighted, the young man placed his weapons on 
    • A. 

      The alter of a church

    • B. 

      The saddle of his horse

    • C. 

      The kitchen table

    • D. 

      The foot of the king's thrown.

  • 6. 
    The ceremony when the sword touches the knight's shoulder is called
    • A. 

      Swording

    • B. 

      Dubbing

    • C. 

      Flibbing

    • D. 

      Tutting

  • 7. 
    Give 3 examples of medieval sports.
  • 8. 
    The most violent sport played in medieval times was
  • 9. 
    A favourite contest in tournaments was
  • 10. 
    What did people watch during hawking?
  • 11. 
    Two medieval songs that are sung today are
  • 12. 
    List three types of contests knights competed in.
  • 13. 
    The word Castle means
    • A. 

      Big house

    • B. 

      Fort

    • C. 

      Palace

    • D. 

      Resort

  • 14. 
    Castles were made of 
  • 15. 
    Explain how castles were built for protection.
  • 16. 
    Fill in the blanks (choose from the list of words below):The outside walls of the castle were topped by ________________.  The solid part of these were called ____________________________. The spaces were called __________________.         (embrasures, battlements, merlons)
  • 17. 
    What would defenders drop through the battlements _____________________     and ___________________.