Vocabulary Quiz 2 World History

18 Questions | Total Attempts: 93

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World History Quizzes & Trivia

Second part of vocabulary quiz for summer school.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Moral standards and behavior.
    • A. 

      Ethics

  • 2. 
    Systemof government in which local lords governed their own land.
    • A. 

      Feudalism

  • 3. 
    Policy of increasing the amount of teritory a government holds.
    • A. 

      Expansionism

  • 4. 
    Economic system in which the means of production are privately owned and operated for profit.
    • A. 

      Capitalism

  • 5. 
    Written document that set out the rights and privileges of a town.
    • A. 

      Charter

  • 6. 
    Political unit made up of a city and surrounding lands.
    • A. 

      City-state

  • 7. 
    Association of merchants or artisans who cooperated toprotect their economic interests
    • A. 

      Guild

  • 8. 
    Excommunication of an entire region, town,or kingdom.
    • A. 

      Interdict

  • 9. 
    Economic cycle that involves a rapid rise in prices linked to a sharp increase in the amount of money available.
    • A. 

      Inflation

  • 10. 
    Unchangeable social group into which a person is born.
    • A. 

      Caste

  • 11. 
    Territory settled and ruled by peoplefrom another land.
    • A. 

      Colony

  • 12. 
    The domination by one country of the political,economic, or cultural life of another country or region.
    • A. 

      Imperialism

  • 13. 
    Country with its own government but under the control of an outside power.
    • A. 

      Protectorate

  • 14. 
    A lord who was granted land in exchange for service and loyalty to a greater lord
    • A. 

      Vassal

  • 15. 
    Policy by which a nation sought to export more than it imported in order to build its supply of gold and silver.
    • A. 

      Mercantalism

  • 16. 
    A system of ranking people within a society.
    • A. 

      Hierarchy

  • 17. 
    Describing a family headed by the father, husband, or oldest male.
    • A. 

      Patriarchal

  • 18. 
    Referring to the middle ages in Europe or the period of historyin between ancient and modern times.
    • A. 

      Medieval