Test Your Knowledge About Medieval World History! Trivia Facts Quiz

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Test Your Knowledge About Medieval World History! Trivia Facts Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The shape and elevation of the land in a region is called its
    • A. 

      Geography

    • B. 

      Topography

    • C. 

      Climate

    • D. 

      Vegetation

  • 2. 
    The geography and climates of northern and southern Europe caused
    • A. 

      Both areas to develop similar ways of life

    • B. 

      Each area to build cities on islands for protections

    • C. 

      Both areas to develop a feudal system

    • D. 

      Each area to develop a different way of life

  • 3. 
    The people who were most important in spreading Christianity throughout Europe were
    • A. 

      The monks,missionaries, and knights

    • B. 

      Saint Benedict, Saint Patrick, and themonks

    • C. 

      Saint Patrick, Saint Benedict, and Charlemagne

    • D. 

      The popes, missionaries, and monks

  • 4. 
    Saint Patrick
    • A. 

      Was an Italian monk from the 500s

    • B. 

      Converted the Irish to Christianity.

    • C. 

      Created rules for how monks should live.

    • D. 

      Helped Charlemagne conquer parts of Europe

  • 5. 
    What can you infer about Charlemagne from his accomplishments?
    • A. 

      He was interested in spreading feudalism.

    • B. 

      He was not very concerned with education.

    • C. 

      He did not think religion was important

    • D. 

      He wanted to gain great power in Europe

  • 6. 
    The Viking, Magyar, and Muslim invasions of Europe directly caused the development of the
    • A. 

      Manor system

    • B. 

      Code of chivalry

    • C. 

      Feudal system

    • D. 

      Benedictine rules

  • 7. 
    What did knights receive in exchange for their pledge of loyalty to a lord?
    • A. 

      A weapon

    • B. 

      A fief

    • C. 

      An income

    • D. 

      A title

  • 8. 
    Feudalism began to spread to Britain soon after
    • A. 

      Charlemagne was crowned Emperor of the Romans.

    • B. 

      The Vikings began raiding northern Europe

    • C. 

      William the Conqueror invaded Britain

    • D. 

      Eleanor of Aquitaine married King Henry II of England

  • 9. 
    What was unusual about Eleanor of Aquitaine?
    • A. 

      She ran a manor

    • B. 

      She had great political power.

    • C. 

      She lived in a monastery.

    • D. 

      She worked to support her family

  • 10. 
    The feudal system
    • A. 

      Spread from Europe to Japan

    • B. 

      Lasted longer in Japan

    • C. 

      Did not last long in Europe or Japan

    • D. 

      Lasted longer in Europe

  • 11. 
    The growth of European cities around the year 1000 was caused by
    • A. 

      The increase of population and trade

    • B. 

      The decrease of Vikingraids

    • C. 

      The end of the manor system

    • D. 

      The spread of Christianity

  • 12. 
    What conclusion can you draw about the connection between religion and feudalism?
    • A. 

      Feudalism worked best in Christian societies.

    • B. 

      Feudalism could not operate in a society that was religious.

    • C. 

      Feudalism was not successful in Buddhist societies

    • D. 

      Feudalism could operate in societies with different relgions

  • 13. 
    What is one activity that monks probably did
    • A. 

      Riding horses

    • B. 

      Bartering goods

    • C. 

      Ruling territories

    • D. 

      Reading and writing

  • 14. 
    Europe's largest peninsula is (Scandinavia or Iberia)
  • 15. 
    The period between 500 and 1500 is called the Middle Ages because many events took place in Europe
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    During the MiddleAges, Southern Europe was occasionally invaded by Vikings
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Eleanor of Aquitaine was Queen of France and Queen of England
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    While nearly all Europeans were Christian, Japanese were split among three different religions
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    The differences between European and Japanese art during the Middle Ages can be explained by differences between European and Japanese religions
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    The capital of the Holy Roman Empire in the 800s was _____________________ (Cologne/ Aachen)
  • 21. 
    William the Conqueror defeated the British king in the ____________________ (Battle of Hastings or Battle of England)
  • 22. 
    The English word ____________________ has a similar meaning to the Japanese word Bushido.  (manor/chivalry)