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Middle Ages and Renaissance - Key People

Quiz by Megan Peoples

World History and Geography to 1500 a.d. (c.e.)
History and Social Science
Virginia Standards of Learning

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  • Q1
    Which Frankish king was appointed Emperor by the Pope in 800 A.D and revived the ideas of the Roman Empire by creating an alliance between Frankish kings and Christianity?
    Charlemagne
    King John
    Hugh Capet
    Henry II
    30s
  • Q2
    Who crowned Charlemagne as Emperor in 800 A.D.?
    Pope Leo III
    King John
    Richard the Lionheart
    Pope Urban II
    30s
  • Q3
    Which Catholic Monarchs unified Spain and expelled the Muslim Moors?
    Joan & Hugh
    William & Mary
    Ferdinand & Isabella
    Felipe & Letizia
    30s
  • Q4
    Which leader of the Catholic Church who urged Christian bishops, nobles, and knights to take the Holy Land from Muslim control.
    Pope Urban II
    Pope Charles
    Pope Innocent
    Pope Leo III
    30s
  • Q5
    Which English monarch established a jury system of 12 men and created a Common Law that unified the body of law?
    Richard the Lionheart
    Henry II
    King John
    Charles V
    30s
  • Q6
    Which English king was forced to sign the Magna Carta in 1215?
    Charles V
    Richard the Lionheart
    King John
    William the Conqueror
    30s
  • Q7
    Which Russian czar threw off the rule of the Mongols and centralized power in the new capital of Moscow?
    Alexander II
    Ivan the Terrible
    Olga of Kiev
    Ivan the Great
    30s
  • Q8
    Which monarch established the French throne in Paris and set up a dynasty that gradually expanded control over most of France?
    Charles V
    Charlemagne
    William of Normandy
    High Capet
    30s
  • Q9
    Who was the leader from France that won the Battle of Hastings in 1066, and united most of England as King?
    Charlemagne
    Richard the Lionheart
    King Henry IV
    William the Conqueror
    30s
  • Q10
    Who was the leader of the Muslims during the 3rd Crusade that recaptured Jerusalem in 1187?
    Sharif ad-Din
    Shah Jalal
    Qalawun
    Saladin
    30s
  • Q11
    Which English king lead the Crusaders in an attempt to capture the Holy Land from Saladin?
    Richard the Lionheart
    Henry II
    William the Conquerer
    Hugh Capet
    30s
  • Q12
    Who was the peasant that led the French army to victory at Orleans during the Hundred Years War?
    Joan of Arc
    Mulan
    Isabella
    Victorie of Orleans
    30s
  • Q13
    Who was the Holy Roman Emperor that tried to keep Europe religiously united? The Spanish Empire in the Western Hemisphere expanded under his rule.
    Charles V
    Charlemagne
    Hugh Capet
    Jean Valjean
    30s
  • Q14
    Who was the Renaissance artist, creator, and inventor that painted the Mona Lisa and The Last Supper?
    Donatello
    Michelangelo
    Raphael
    Leonardo da Vinci
    30s
  • Q15
    Who was the Renaissance artist that painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel and sculpted the statue of David?
    Raphael
    Machiavelli
    Michelangelo
    Leonardo da Vinci
    30s

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