Middle Ages Quiz:
Ques. What change in education developed in the middle Ages?
(a) The first universities evolved
(b) Large universities with permanent buildings came into being
(c) Students with very little training could qualify to be a teacher
(d) Women began to attend universities
Ques. The Crusades were undertaken to
(a) Keep the Holy Land out of Muslim control
(b) End the Great Schism
(c) Free Rome from the Byzantines
(d) Reform the Medieval church
Ques. “Middle Ages” in Western Europe includes the period ___.
(a) AD 300 – AD 1600
(b) Beginning of Byzantine through the end of the Roman Empire
(c) Beginning of Early Christian through the 13th or 14th centuries
(d) End of the Roman Empire through the Byzantine period
Ques. By 800, the strongest kingdom in Europe was ruled by
(b) Pepin the Short
Ques. The ottoman dynasty fell in:
Ques. Why did some religious people want to reform the Church during medieval times?
(a) It had grown too big
(b) It had grown weak
(c) It had grown corrupt
(d) It had grown too powerful
Ques. When did Europe capture Jerusalem?
Ques. Which of these factors did NOT shape the evolution of society in Western Europe during the early medieval period?
(a) Roman heritage
(b) Customs of barbarian tribes
(c) Roman Catholic Church
(d) Eastern Orthodox Church
Ques.With some exceptions, Europe between the AD 400s and 1100s is characterized by
(a) The absence of strong monarchs
(b) Powerful religious authorities
(c) Stratified social hierarchies
(d) Wars between rival feudal lords
Ques. Constantinople fell into the hands of the Muslims in
(d) None of these
Ques. How did medieval cathedrals help to educate an illiterate public?
(a) They held religious education classes
(b) They featured sculptures and stained glass that portrayed biblical stories
(c) They supported tax-based public education
(d) They required Church members to learn and to read the Bible
Ques. Where can the finest examples of medieval architecture are seen?
(d) All of these
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Ques. What was the economic activity of Western Europe in the early middle ages?
(a) Commercial and urban
(b) Long-distance trade
(d) All the above
Ques. How did monks and nuns improve life during the Middle Ages?
(a) They cared for the sick and poor
(b) They opposed the feudal system
(c) They gave land to the peasants
(d) They excommunicated criminals
Ques. Which of the following helped unite Charlemagne’s empire?
(a) A strong, efficient government
(b) The Treaty of Verdun
(c) Magyar attacks
(d) Viking attacks
Ques. Dots on Arabic letter was introduced by
(b) Yahya Barmaki
(c) Hassan Basri
(d) None of these
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Ques. How did Europeans use the term ‘middle ages’?
(a) The crisis of Western Europe
(b) The medieval era of European history
(c) The fact that Europe became mature from 500 to 1500
(d) The time between the fall of Rome and the emergence of Christianity
Ques. What city served as the capital of the Byzantine Empire?
Ques. Which of the following groups dominated the economic and political life of towns during the High Middle Ages?
(b) merchant guilds
(d) the clergy
Ques. Which group made up the largest part of the population in feudal society?
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Ques. Under feudalism, lords granted land to vassals in exchange for which of the following?
(b) military service
(c) farm labor
Ques. Muhammad Bin Qasim conquered
(d) None of these
Ques. What renowned church was built by Emperor Justinian in the sixth century?
(a) Canterbury Cathedral
(b) St. Sophia
(c) Notre Dame
(d) St. Peter’s Basilica