Church History-Chapter 7 Quiz

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  • 1. 

    This man was the King of France and Charles Martel's son

    • A.

      Maxcintius

    • B.

      Diocletian

    • C.

      Charlemagne

    • D.

      Pepin the Short

    Correct Answer
    D. Pepin the Short
    Explanation
    Pepin the Short was the King of France and the son of Charles Martel. He was a Frankish king who ruled from 751 to 768. Pepin the Short is known for establishing the Carolingian dynasty and expanding the Frankish kingdom. He played a significant role in defeating the Lombards and securing the Papal States, which led to the establishment of the Papal States as a temporal power. Pepin's reign marked the beginning of the Carolingian Renaissance and laid the foundation for the rise of his son, Charlemagne, as one of the greatest rulers in European history.

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  • 2. 

    The earliest vision of  this teaching was a vision of a Christian theocracy, a government founded upon and upholding Christian values, whose institutions are spread through and over with Christian doctrine

    • A.

      Heresy

    • B.

      Secularism

    • C.

      Christendom

    • D.

      Theocracy

    Correct Answer
    C. Christendom
    Explanation
    This answer is Christendom because it refers to a vision of a government founded upon and upholding Christian values and doctrine. Christendom represents a society or civilization that is heavily influenced by Christianity and its teachings, with Christian principles being integrated into the government and institutions. It aligns with the description provided in the question.

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  • 3. 

    How many generations of Pepin's family ruled the area in and around France

    • A.

      5

    • B.

      4

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      2

    Correct Answer
    A. 5
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 5 because Pepin's family, the Carolingians, ruled the area in and around France for five generations. Pepin the Short, the first Carolingian ruler, was succeeded by his son Charlemagne, who expanded the Frankish kingdom and established the Carolingian Empire. Charlemagne's son Louis the Pious inherited the empire, followed by his three grandsons, Lothair I, Louis the German, and Charles the Bald. Therefore, there were five generations of Pepin's family that ruled the area.

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  • 4. 

    When Pepin the Short conquered land around Rome, specifically around the Papal States, he did this for what person

    • A.

      Bishop

    • B.

      Pope

    • C.

      Priest

    • D.

      Deacon

    Correct Answer
    B. Pope
    Explanation
    When Pepin the Short conquered land around Rome, specifically around the Papal States, he did this for the Pope. As the ruler of the Franks, Pepin had a close relationship with the Pope and sought to strengthen the alliance between the Franks and the Papacy. By conquering the land and giving it to the Pope, Pepin solidified his support for the Catholic Church and gained favor with the Pope. This act also established the Papal States, which would serve as a territorial base for the Papacy for centuries to come.

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  • 5. 

    Pepin donated the land for the Papal States in 756, today this land is known by this name

    • A.

      Vatican City

    • B.

      Rome

    • C.

      Antioch

    • D.

      Ephesus

    Correct Answer
    A. Vatican City
    Explanation
    Pepin's donation of land in 756 eventually became known as the Papal States. Today, this land is specifically referred to as Vatican City, which is the correct answer. Vatican City is an independent city-state enclaved within Rome, Italy, and serves as the headquarters of the Roman Catholic Church. It is the smallest internationally recognized independent state in the world.

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  • 6. 

    In continuing on with his mission of wanting to convert the Saxons, Pepin's main goal was to do this to the Saxon's

    • A.

      Baptize

    • B.

      Kill non-believers

    • C.

      Punish them until they agreed to convert

    • D.

      Evangelize

    Correct Answer
    D. Evangelize
    Explanation
    Pepin's main goal in continuing his mission to convert the Saxons was to evangelize them. This means that he wanted to spread the Christian faith and teachings to the Saxons, in hopes of converting them to Christianity.

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  • 7. 

    What did Charlemagne hope would happen to the Saxons and the rest of the people in the empire after they were baptized

    • A.

      Cause more fighting

    • B.

      Cause dissension

    • C.

      Cause an unprecedented amount of converts

    • D.

      Cause unity

    Correct Answer
    D. Cause unity
    Explanation
    Charlemagne hoped that after the Saxons and the rest of the people in the empire were baptized, it would cause unity. This implies that Charlemagne believed that by converting everyone to Christianity, it would bring about a sense of cohesion and harmony within his empire. He likely believed that a shared religion would help to unite his diverse subjects and create a stronger and more stable empire.

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  • 8. 

    Please mark the 3 titles that Charlemagne was known by

    • A.

      Emperor of the Romans

    • B.

      Father of Europe

    • C.

      Killer of Saxons

    • D.

      Charles the Great

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Emperor of the Romans
    B. Father of Europe
    D. Charles the Great
    Explanation
    Charlemagne, also known as Charles the Great, was indeed known by the titles of Emperor of the Romans, Father of Europe, and Charles the Great. These titles reflect his significant achievements and contributions during his reign. As Emperor of the Romans, Charlemagne was crowned by the Pope and became the ruler of a vast empire. He played a crucial role in the establishment of Christianity and the spread of education and culture throughout Europe, earning him the title of Father of Europe. Lastly, his name, Charles the Great, signifies his greatness and impact on European history.

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  • 9. 

    After Charlemagne defeated the Saxons what religious ritual did he force upon them

    • A.

      Communion

    • B.

      Baptism

    • C.

      Reconciliation

    • D.

      Confirmation

    Correct Answer
    B. Baptism
    Explanation
    After Charlemagne defeated the Saxons, he forced them to undergo the religious ritual of baptism. This was likely done as a way to convert the Saxons to Christianity and integrate them into Charlemagne's Christian empire. Baptism is a sacrament in Christianity that symbolizes purification and initiation into the faith. It involves the ritualistic pouring or immersion in water, signifying the washing away of sins and rebirth into the Christian community. Charlemagne's imposition of baptism on the Saxons would have been a means of asserting his religious and political authority over them.

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  • 10. 

    Which prominent church person followed Charlemagne because he promised the protection of the Papal States

    • A.

      Bishop

    • B.

      Pope

    • C.

      Priest

    • D.

      Deacon

    Correct Answer
    B. Pope
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Pope because the Pope is the highest authority in the Catholic Church and is the leader of the Papal States. Charlemagne promised to protect the Papal States, which would have been a significant incentive for the Pope to follow him.

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  • 11. 

    What Pope crowned Charlemagne

    • A.

      Leo I

    • B.

      Leo II

    • C.

      Leo III

    • D.

      Leo IV

    Correct Answer
    C. Leo III
    Explanation
    Leo III is the correct answer because he was the Pope who crowned Charlemagne as the Holy Roman Emperor on Christmas Day in the year 800. This event marked the beginning of a close relationship between the papacy and the Carolingian dynasty, and it also symbolized the merging of Roman and Germanic cultures in Europe. Leo III's crowning of Charlemagne was a significant moment in medieval history and had lasting implications for the political and religious landscape of Europe.

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  • 12. 

    Combination of church and state 

    • A.

      Polytheism

    • B.

      Secularism

    • C.

      Heresy

    • D.

      Theocracy

    Correct Answer
    D. Theocracy
    Explanation
    The term "theocracy" refers to a system of government in which religious leaders hold the highest authority and religious law is used to govern the state. This is the correct answer because it accurately describes the combination of church and state, where religious leaders have control over the government and religious principles are used to guide political decisions. Polytheism, secularism, and heresy do not specifically imply the combination of church and state.

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  • 13. 

    Separation of Church and State

    • A.

      Secularism

    • B.

      Theocracy

    • C.

      Heresy

    • D.

      Polytheism

    Correct Answer
    A. Secularism
    Explanation
    Secularism refers to the principle of separating religion and government, ensuring that the state remains neutral in matters of religion and treats all individuals equally regardless of their religious beliefs. It promotes a society where religious freedom is respected and protected, and where individuals are not subjected to religious coercion or discrimination. This term is the most appropriate answer as it directly relates to the concept of the separation of church and state. The other options, theocracy, heresy, and polytheism, do not accurately represent the idea of separating religion and government.

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  • 14. 

    What family members basically ruined the empire that Charlemagne had built

    • A.

      Uncles

    • B.

      Kids

    • C.

      Cousins

    • D.

      Grandkids

    Correct Answer
    D. Grandkids
    Explanation
    Charlemagne's grandkids ruined the empire he had built. After his death, his grandsons Charles the Bald, Louis the German, and Lothair fought over the division of the empire, leading to the Treaty of Verdun in 843. This treaty divided the empire into three separate kingdoms, weakening its unity and paving the way for further fragmentation. The conflicts and divisions among Charlemagne's grandkids ultimately contributed to the downfall and decline of the empire he had worked so hard to establish.

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  • 15. 

    Because Charlemagne emphasized education he selected some very influential people to be his main educators, please select all of the following that were his educators

    • A.

      Bishops

    • B.

      Priests

    • C.

      Laypeople

    • D.

      Monks

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Bishops
    B. Priests
    D. Monks
    Explanation
    Charlemagne, known for his emphasis on education, carefully chose influential individuals to serve as his main educators. Bishops, priests, and monks were among those selected. Bishops played a crucial role in the religious hierarchy and possessed significant knowledge and influence. Priests, as religious leaders, were responsible for guiding and teaching communities. Monks, residing in monasteries, dedicated their lives to learning and preserving knowledge. These three groups were integral to Charlemagne's educational initiatives, contributing their expertise and guidance in fostering a culture of learning and intellectual growth.

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  • 16. 

    What type of monasteries did Charlemagne build and promote

    • A.

      Dominican

    • B.

      Benedictine

    • C.

      Franciscan

    • D.

      Carmelite

    Correct Answer
    B. Benedictine
    Explanation
    Charlemagne built and promoted Benedictine monasteries. The Benedictine order was one of the most influential and widespread monastic movements in medieval Europe. These monasteries followed the Rule of Saint Benedict, which emphasized prayer, manual labor, and the study of scripture. Charlemagne saw the importance of these monastic communities in preserving knowledge, promoting education, and serving as centers of religious and cultural life. By supporting and encouraging the growth of Benedictine monasteries, Charlemagne played a significant role in shaping the religious and intellectual landscape of his empire.

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  • 17. 

    What was the reaction from the Byzantines after Leo III crowned Charlemagne

    • A.

      They had a party to celebrate

    • B.

      They couldn't wait to congratulate him

    • C.

      They were bothered just a little bit

    • D.

      They were really ticked and disagreements began

    Correct Answer
    D. They were really ticked and disagreements began
    Explanation
    The Byzantines were really ticked and disagreements began after Leo III crowned Charlemagne. This suggests that the Byzantines were not happy with Leo III's decision to crown Charlemagne, and it caused tension and conflicts among them.

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  • 18. 

    A system of government that follows a pyramid structure.

    • A.

      Democracy

    • B.

      Totalitarian

    • C.

      Feudalism

    • D.

      Monarchy

    Correct Answer
    C. Feudalism
    Explanation
    Feudalism is the correct answer because it refers to a system of government that follows a pyramid structure. In a feudal system, power is decentralized and distributed among different levels of society, with the king or monarch at the top and various vassals or lords below them. This hierarchical structure is similar to a pyramid, where power and authority flow from the top down.

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  • 19. 

    At the bottom of the feudal pyramid are the serfs/peasants; these people are basically

    • A.

      Slaves

    • B.

      Indentured servants

    • C.

      Farmers

    • D.

      Maids

    Correct Answer
    A. Slaves
    Explanation
    The correct answer is slaves. In the feudal pyramid, the serfs or peasants are at the bottom, and they are considered to be slaves. They have limited rights and are bound to the land they work on. They are obligated to provide labor and a portion of their produce to the lord of the manor in exchange for protection and the right to live on the land. This system was prevalent in medieval Europe, where serfs were considered the property of the lord and had no freedom or mobility.

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  • 20. 

    The middle man within Feudalism that often was the messenger to the King

    • A.

      Lords

    • B.

      Landlord

    • C.

      Vassals

    • D.

      Overlord

    Correct Answer
    C. Vassals
    Explanation
    Vassals were the middlemen within Feudalism who acted as messengers to the King. They were granted land by the Lords in exchange for their loyalty and military service. Vassals acted as intermediaries between the Lords and the King, relaying messages and carrying out orders on behalf of the King. They were an essential part of the feudal system, ensuring effective communication and maintaining the hierarchical structure of power.

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  • 21. 

    Sons of Lords that fought in the military

    • A.

      Knights

    • B.

      Crusaders

    • C.

      Cavaliers

    • D.

      Warriors

    Correct Answer
    A. Knights
    Explanation
    The term "Knights" refers to individuals who were part of the medieval warrior class and were typically associated with nobility. They were trained in combat and often served as mounted warriors in the military. Sons of Lords would have had the social status and resources necessary to become knights, as their families held positions of power and influence. Therefore, the answer "Knights" is the most suitable option as it aligns with the context of the question.

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  • 22. 

    What organization became the largest landowner in Europe during feudalism

    • A.

      Byzantine Empire

    • B.

      Holy Roman Empire

    • C.

      Catholic Church

    • D.

      Orthodox Church

    Correct Answer
    C. Catholic Church
    Explanation
    During feudalism, the Catholic Church became the largest landowner in Europe. This was due to the Church's immense wealth and power during this time period. The Church owned vast amounts of land that were donated by nobles and wealthy individuals seeking salvation or protection. The Church used this land to generate income through agricultural production and rent from peasants. Additionally, the Church's influence and control over the religious and political affairs of Europe allowed it to acquire even more land and wealth. As a result, the Catholic Church emerged as the dominant landowner in feudal Europe.

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  • 23. 

    Who were often powerful lords of feudal estates

    • A.

      Lords and Vassals

    • B.

      Popes and Archbishops

    • C.

      Bishops and Abbotts

    • D.

      Sisters and Brothers

    Correct Answer
    C. Bishops and Abbotts
    Explanation
    Bishops and Abbotts were often powerful lords of feudal estates. They held significant authority and control over their lands, similar to other feudal lords. Bishops were high-ranking clergy members who oversaw religious affairs and administered their dioceses, which often included vast estates. Abbotts were the heads of monasteries and had similar power and control over the lands owned by their religious institutions. Both bishops and abbotts played influential roles in the feudal system, wielding political, economic, and social power within their territories.

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  • 24. 

    Went to the Viking homeland to convert them to Christianity

    • A.

      St Bonafice

    • B.

      St Andrew

    • C.

      St Stephen

    • D.

      St Ansgar

    Correct Answer
    D. St Ansgar
    Explanation
    St Ansgar is the correct answer because he was a Christian missionary who traveled to the Viking homeland in Scandinavia to spread Christianity. He is often referred to as the "Apostle of the North" and is known for his efforts to establish churches and convert the Vikings to Christianity. St Ansgar's mission was challenging as the Vikings were pagans and resistant to the new religion, but he persisted in his mission and made significant progress in spreading Christianity in the region.

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  • 25. 

    East-West tensions got so bad during this era that the emperor threatened to excommuniate the

    • A.

      Bishop

    • B.

      Archbishop

    • C.

      Pope

    • D.

      Slaves

    Correct Answer
    C. Pope
    Explanation
    During this era, East-West tensions reached a point where the emperor felt compelled to threaten excommunication. Excommunication is a severe punishment in the Catholic Church, which involves cutting off an individual's membership and participation in the Church. The only person who has the authority to excommunicate someone is the Pope. Therefore, it can be inferred that the correct answer is Pope.

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