Middle Ages Amazing Facts

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Middle Ages Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    During the Middle Ages, those who were insane were:
    • A. 

      Worshipped

    • B. 

      Tied in church

    • C. 

      Executed

    • D. 

      Excommunicated

  • 2. 
    Which of the following were admitted to a hospital during the Middle Ages?
    • A. 

      Those who were wounded

    • B. 

      Those who were crippled

    • C. 

      The blind

    • D. 

      Those who were pregnant

  • 3. 
    Most people had their teeth pulled at:
    • A. 

      Home by traveling dentists

    • B. 

      Church

    • C. 

      Fairs by barbers

    • D. 

      The butcher shop

  • 4. 
    Manners in the Middle Ages dictated that people should always do this before taking a drink from a cup.
    • A. 

      Say a prayer

    • B. 

      Wipe their mouths

    • C. 

      Make a toast

    • D. 

      Salute the host

  • 5. 
    The Easter celebration lasted approximately:
    • A. 

      One day

    • B. 

      One week

    • C. 

      Twelve days

    • D. 

      120 days

  • 6. 
    During the Middle Ages, the bodies of dead saints were:
    • A. 

      Broken up and treasured

    • B. 

      Worshipped

    • C. 

      Buried under church altars

    • D. 

      Dried and displayed

  • 7. 
    A common Scottish dish was haggis. Haggis was a stuffed:
    • A. 

      Snake

    • B. 

      Sheep's stomach

    • C. 

      Head of a lamb

    • D. 

      Pigeon

  • 8. 
    At this time, tooth decay was thought to be caused by:
    • A. 

      Evil spirits

    • B. 

      The tooth fairy

    • C. 

      Worms

    • D. 

      Spoiled food

  • 9. 
    The Hundred Years' War lasted:
    • A. 

      76 years

    • B. 

      100 years

    • C. 

      116 years

    • D. 

      127 years

  • 10. 
    When a person from the lower classes went to town, they needed to be concerned that they were not picked up by the:
    • A. 

      Tax collector

    • B. 

      Fashion police

    • C. 

      Army recruiter

    • D. 

      Priest patrol