Middle Ages And Renaissance Johnson

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Middle Ages Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    The period of history between the fall of the Roman Empire and the beginning of the modern era is known as the
    • A. 

      Age of Empires.

    • B. 

      Age of Kings.

    • C. 

      Classical Age

    • D. 

      Middle Ages

  • 2. 
    During the 700s, much of France and Germany were united under
    • A. 

      Alexander the Great.

    • B. 

      Augustus Caesar.

    • C. 

      Charlemagne.

    • D. 

      William the Conqueror.

  • 3. 
    Feudalism depended on an agreement between
    • A. 

      Kings and serfs.

    • B. 

      Lords and kings.

    • C. 

      Lords and vassals.

    • D. 

      Vassals and serfs.

  • 4. 
    People who lived and worked on a noble's land and received housing and protection in return were called
    • A. 

      Knights.

    • B. 

      Plebians.

    • C. 

      Serfs.

    • D. 

      Vassals.

  • 5. 
    The main part of a noble's land was called a(n):
    • A. 

      Castle.

    • B. 

      Domain.

    • C. 

      Estate.

    • D. 

      Manor.

  • 6. 
    The main source of education during the medieval period were
    • A. 

      Simple schools supported by lords.

    • B. 

      Simple schools supported by the manor system.

    • C. 

      Universities built by kings.

    • D. 

      Universities built by the Catholic Church.

  • 7. 
    Increased trade and economic growth resulted from the
    • A. 

      Black Death.

    • B. 

      Crusades.

    • C. 

      Decline of the Roman Empire.

    • D. 

      Feudal system.

  • 8. 
    During the Renaissance, people who supported artist were called
    • A. 

      Merchants

    • B. 

      Patricians

    • C. 

      Patrons.

    • D. 

      Scholars.

  • 9. 
    Hamlet and Romeo and Juliet were written by
    • A. 

      Geoffrey Chaucer.

    • B. 

      Johann Gutenberg

    • C. 

      Pieter Brueghel.

    • D. 

      William Shakespeare.

  • 10. 
    People who protested against the Catholic Church during the Reformation were called
    • A. 

      Liberals.

    • B. 

      Orthodox.

    • C. 

      Protestant.

    • D. 

      Reformers.

  • 11. 
    The Black Plague was spread by rats who had fleas.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Something not related to religion is called secular.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    A serf was at the top of Feudal society.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Match the following terms.
    • A. Middle Ages
    • A.
    • B. Renaissance
    • B.
  • 15. 
    In brief, what activities are performed at different levels of society? What can you learn from the pyramid about which rank of people is the greatest in number? How might people of one rank feel about people in another rank?