Early Middle Ages

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Middle Ages Quizzes & Trivia

Transforming the Roman WorldFeudalism


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who do the words describe?Founder of the Merovingian dynastyStrong military leaderKingdom of Franks
  • 2. 
    List the following order from low rank to high rank.
    • A. 

      Priest--bishop--Archbishop--Pope

    • B. 

      Diocese--Archdiocese--Pope--Parish

    • C. 

      Archdiocese--Pope--Parish--Diocese

    • D. 

      Pope--Parish--Diocese--Archdiocese

  • 3. 
    What phrase relates to "Apostollic Succession"
    • A. 

      "Death By Betrayal"

    • B. 

      "Allies are your enemies"

    • C. 

      "Passing down the keys"

  • 4. 
    What is Benedictine Rule?
  • 5. 
    What is the difference between an abbot & a abbess? (1 "G" word)
  • 6. 
    What does the phrase "Emperor of the Romans" signify in the 800's.
  • 7. 
    What is a scriptoria?
  • 8. 
    After Charlemagne's death, the empire fell apart. So the Treaty of Verdun was formed. What is it?
  • 9. 
    Why did people turn to local lords ?
  • 10. 
    Feudalism was a primary political system and a vassalage(hierarchy) was the heart of it.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Put these in order. (High to low)
    • A. 

      King--Lords--Knights--Serfs

    • B. 

      King--Serfs--Lords--Knights

    • C. 

      King--Knights--Lords--Serfs

  • 12. 
    What is a fief?(3 words hint; P.O.L)
  • 13. 
    What is chivalry?
  • 14. 
    What was the difference in the formation of feudalism in France & England?
  • 15. 
    Who did Eleanor of Aquitaine not marry?
    • A. 

      King Louis VII of France

    • B. 

      King Henry II of England

    • C. 

      King George II of Britain

  • 16. 
    Charlemagne....(2 answers)
    • A. 

      Relied on the nobles

    • B. 

      Was well known for marrying Eleanor of Aquitaine

    • C. 

      Expanded territory to largest in Europe

  • 17. 
    The Carolingian Renaissance renewed interest in Greek & Roman classics.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    What is the feudal contract?
  • 19. 
    1215 C.E?
    • A. 

      Magna Carta (gave some rights to the people & weakened monarchy)

    • B. 

      Parliament

    • C. 

      Battle of Hastings (A dispute over the English throne)

    • D. 

      Bayeux Tapestry

  • 20. 
    It showed the events of the Battle of Hastings?
    • A. 

      Battle of Hastings (A dispute over the English throne)

    • B. 

      Bayeux Tapestry

    • C. 

      Parliament

  • 21. 
    This is made up of a House of Lords & House of Commons
    • A. 

      Bayeux Tapestry

    • B. 

      Battle of Hastings (A dispute over the English throne)

    • C. 

      Magna Carta (gave some rights to the people & weakened monarchy)

    • D. 

      Parliament

  • 22. 
    1066 C.E?
    • A. 

      Magna Carta (gave some rights to the people & weakened monarchy)

    • B. 

      Parliament

    • C. 

      Bayeux Tapestry

    • D. 

      Battle of Hastings (A dispute over the English throne)

  • 23. 
    He led the battle of Hastings & started the doomsday book.
    • A. 

      Henry III

    • B. 

      Thomas Becket

    • C. 

      William the Conqueror

    • D. 

      Henry II

  • 24. 
    He enlarged the power of the monarch and imposed royal control over Church in England.
    • A. 

      William the Conqueror

    • B. 

      Henry II

    • C. 

      Henry III

    • D. 

      Thomas Becket

  • 25. 
    "Who will rid me of this meddlesome priest?"  and writer of the Canterbury Tales referred to who?                
    • A. 

      Thomas Becket

    • B. 

      Henry III

    • C. 

      William the Conqueror

    • D. 

      Henry II