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Middle Ages

Quiz by Robert Rhodes

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31 questions
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  • Q1
    Why was Charlemagne an important figure to medieval Europe?
    He united much of Medieval Europe.
    He stopped the spread of Islam into Spain.
    He invaded England during 1066.
    His power was greater than that of the Catholic Church.
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  • Q2
    This doument listed the rights of the all citizens.
    Declaration of Independence
    Reconquista
    Treaty of Versailles
    Magna Carta
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  • Q3
    The most famous and respected Muslim leader, who created a peace treaty with Christians during the Crusades.
    Joan of Arc
    Seljuk
    Pepin
    Saladin
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  • Q4
    Why was the Magna Carta significant?
    gave freedom to all serfs
    increased the power of the Church
    limited the king's power
    took land away from nobles to give to the poor
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  • Q5
    What was the court used in Spain to persecute Jews and Muslims?
    Inquisition
    Moriscos
    Reconquista
    Convertos
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  • Q6
    Led the French to victory at Orleans against the English.
    Henry II
    Jean Wycliffe
    Charlemagne
    Joan of Arc
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  • Q7
    A serf most closely resembles
    a lord
    a knight
    a vassal
    a peasant
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  • Q8
    This man became ruler of England by attacking the land across the English Channel.
    Henry II
    Charlemagne
    William Conquerer
    Saladin
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  • Q9
    Which king signed the Magna Carta?
    Pepin the Short
    Charles Martel
    King John
    Charlemagne
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  • Q10
    This man spread Christianity throughout Europe by force and grace.
    Pepin the Short
    King John
    William the Conquerer
    Charlemagne
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  • Q11
    This woman is credited with making chivalry what it was. She even went on the crusades with the men.
    Joan of Arc
    Queen Elizabeth
    Eleanor of Aquitaine
    Queen Isabella of Spain
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  • Q12
    This was the area of Northern France and home to many Vikings near the mouth of the Seine River.
    Papal States
    Normandy
    Aragon
    Saxony
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  • Q13
    All of the following are effects of the collapse of the Roman Empire EXCEPT?
    loss of a common language
    disruption of trade
    downfall of cities
    increase in education
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  • Q14
    How many Crusades were there?
    seven
    nine
    five
    three
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  • Q15
    What was the most important force in providing unity and stability throughout western Europe during the Middle Ages?
    nobility
    inquisition
    military
    church
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  • Q16
    The Black Death was responsible for killing approximately _______.
    half of all Europeans
    two-thirds of Europe's population
    one-third of Europe's population
    one-third of the world's population
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  • Q17
    What is the primary characteristic of a feudal society?
    economic equality for all
    an exchange of land for services
    a representative government
    protection of individual rights
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  • Q18
    The main goal of the Crusades was to gain control of _____.
    Jerusalem
    Saladin
    Constantinople
    Muslims
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  • Q19
    This person would be given a piece of land in exchange for loyalty and military service.
    serf
    Templar
    king
    vassal
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  • Q20
    a piece of land granted to a vassal from a lord.
    parcel
    monastery
    fief
    plot
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