Middle Ages

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Middle Ages Quizzes & Trivia

Review quiz covering some of the major concepts of medieval study.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does the term "medieval" mean?
    • A. 

      People who lived in the middle ages.

    • B. 

      A period that lasted from 500 to 1500.

    • C. 

      The time between ancient and modern times.

    • D. 

      "Middle Age"

  • 2. 
    During the Crusades, for what were many battles fought?
    • A. 

      Control of the Christian church.

    • B. 

      Control of the Pope.

    • C. 

      The region in the middle east that is thought to be the Holy Land.

    • D. 

      The control over the teachings of the church.

  • 3. 
    During the middle ages, a style of architecture developled that was much different than that of ancient Greece or Rome.  How could you describe this style?
    • A. 

      Stained glass ceilings, pointed ceilings and tall towers.

    • B. 

      Small buildings with thatched roofs.

    • C. 

      Huts made from mud.

    • D. 

      Wooden buildings with heavy vaulted doors.

  • 4. 
    Feudalism was a social system that developed during the middle ages.  The names of the classes that developed were:
    • A. 

      Patricians and Plebians.

    • B. 

      Clergy, Kings, Ministers, Priests.

    • C. 

      Serfs, Clergy, Knights, Nobles, Kings.

    • D. 

      Monarchs.

  • 5. 
    The Magna Carta was influential in the development of:
    • A. 

      The News and Observer.

    • B. 

      The British Constitution and the US Constition.

    • C. 

      The Bill of Rights.

    • D. 

      The Twelve Tables of Law.

  • 6. 
    What was the feudal system?
  • 7. 
    How did the Black Death affect Europe?
  • 8. 
    Infer why Joan of Arc is considered a hero in France.
  • 9. 
    What role did the Church play in medieval society?
  • 10. 
    What was the manor system?