The Middle Ages

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The Middle Ages

Vikings, Christianity, Lords, Kings and militaries were all in the middle world age. Get ready for your knowledge to be tested on various places and facts that you know about The Middle Ages.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
  • 2. 
    What was the group of advisors called that the pope drew from the highest ranks of clergy?
    • A. 

      Abbots

    • B. 

      Abbess

    • C. 

      Cardinals

    • D. 

      Curia

  • 3. 
    The Parish Priest could perform how many of the Sacraments?
    • A. 

      Three

    • B. 

      Four

    • C. 

      Five

    • D. 

      Six

  • 4. 
    Lord A gives a fief to Lord B and Knight C.  Knight C gives a fief to Knight D and Knight E.  Lord B gives a fief to Lord F. Who are Lord A's vassals?
    • A. 

      Lord B

    • B. 

      Knight C

    • C. 

      Knight D

    • D. 

      Knight E

    • E. 

      Lord F

  • 5. 
    Eleanor of Aquitaine was married to which English king, bringing a dowry of lands in France?
    • A. 

      Henry I

    • B. 

      Henry II

    • C. 

      Richard I

    • D. 

      King John

  • 6. 
    The Concordat of Worms did what?
    • A. 

      Increased imperial power over the church so emperors could name bishops and appoint them to fiefs

    • B. 

      Decreased imperial power over the church so emperors couldn't appoint bishops to fiefs or name them

    • C. 

      Gave power to emperors so they appoint bishops to fiefs but only the pope could name bishops

    • D. 

      The pope and the emperor could appoint bishops to fiefs and name them

  • 7. 
    Which noble became king for a short time following Edward the Confessor and led England through the Battle of Hastings?
    • A. 

      Edward IV

    • B. 

      Canute the Dane

    • C. 

      Leo I

    • D. 

      Harold Godwin

  • 8. 
    Who won the Battle of Hastings?
    • A. 

      Henry the Conqueror

    • B. 

      William the Conqueror

    • C. 

      John the Conqueror

    • D. 

      Richard the Conqueror

  • 9. 
    Which king wrote the Doomsday Book?
    • A. 

      William the Conqueror

    • B. 

      Alfred the Great

    • C. 

      Harold Godwin

    • D. 

      Canute the Dane

  • 10. 
    Spent most of his time crusading
    • A. 

      John I

    • B. 

      Henry the Fowler

    • C. 

      Henry II

    • D. 

      Richard the Lionhearted

  • 11. 
    The most hated king in English history; signed the Magna Carta
    • A. 

      John I

    • B. 

      Henry the Fowler

    • C. 

      Henry II

    • D. 

      Richard the Lionhearted

  • 12. 
    The Vikings originally were 
    • A. 

      Traders

    • B. 

      Dancers

    • C. 

      Hunters

    • D. 

      Swimmers

    • E. 

      Antique dealers

  • 13. 
    The vikings took over
    • A. 

      All of england Paris London

    • B. 

      Mexico, North America, Paris

    • C. 

      Paris London

    • D. 

      China Ant artica

  • 14. 
    Green Land was a 
    • A. 

      Hot

    • B. 

      Cold

    • C. 

      Cold but fertile

    • D. 

      Hot but infertile

    • E. 

      Cold and infertile

  • 15. 
    The most common ways for getting food in the 10th century Scandinavia is
    • A. 

      Fishing

    • B. 

      Shopping

    • C. 

      Growing

  • 16. 
    The need to get more land was because of
    • A. 

      An oppressive government

    • B. 

      Overpopulation

    • C. 

      Disease

  • 17. 
    What is a Fjord
    • A. 

      The lowest class of viking

    • B. 

      A long, narrow inlet with steep sides

    • C. 

      The tip of the peninsula

    • D. 

      A powerful weapon used by the vikings

  • 18. 
    All of the Scandinavian countries are 
    • A. 

      Viking Countries

    • B. 

      Nordic Countries

    • C. 

      Swedish Countries

    • D. 

      The NFINS

  • 19. 
    Who defended england from the vikings
    • A. 

      Charles Martel

    • B. 

      Alfred the Great

    • C. 

      Mino The Magnificent

  • 20. 
    What were the three countries did the Vikings come from?
    • A. 

      Mongolia, China and North Korea

    • B. 

      Norway, Sweden and Denmark

    • C. 

      Finland, Norway and Sweden

    • D. 

      Malaysia, Vietnam and Cambodia

  • 21. 
    What did the Vikings sail the seas with?
    • A. 

      A shortboat

    • B. 

      A dingy

    • C. 

      A long boat

    • D. 

      A large ship

  • 22. 
    Charlamagne was born and raised Christian and wanted to spread Christianity throughout the empire
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Lords granted land (fiefs) to serfs for exchange in military and loyalty
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    The serfs were allowed to leave the manor only for church
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    The people recieving the land were called vassals
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 26. 
    1. Feudalism existed to support the needs of the monarchy during the Medieval period.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 27. 
    4. Feudal territories were self-sustaining communities.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 28. 
    6. The lord performed his economic obligation to the monarch through the taxes collected from the lands leased by the serfs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 29. 
    9. Castles were built to fortify the defenses of the feudal state.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 30. 
    Which leader do these traits describe?-ruled the Franks from 768 to 814 C.E.-united the Christian lands of Europe-crowned Holy Roman emperor in 800 C.E.
    • A. 

      Charlemagne

    • B. 

      Clovis

    • C. 

      Leo III

    • D. 

      William the Conqueror

  • 31. 
    Who would most likey have said the following?"If you give me your loyalty, I will give you land and protection."
    • A. 

      A serf

    • B. 

      A lord

    • C. 

      A pope

    • D. 

      A barbarian

  • 32. 
    In which order did these events take place? a. Charlemagne is crowned Holy Roman emperor. b. Clovis rules the Franks. c. Feudalism is established in England. d. Rome, Italy falls.
    • A. 

      C,d,b,a

    • B. 

      B,a,d,c

    • C. 

      A,d,c,b

    • D. 

      D,b,a,c

  • 33. 
    Members of which group believed that God had given them the right to rule?
    • A. 

      Monarchs

    • B. 

      Knights

    • C. 

      Pages

    • D. 

      Serfs

  • 34. 
    What is hommage?
    • A. 

      A show of dedication to someone.

    • B. 

      Staying in you castle in your fief.

    • C. 

      The advantage one has when fighting in their own country.

    • D. 

      Freeing a serf and giving him a small farm he could live on with his family.