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Chap 9 Pre-Test



Multiple Choice
Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 
 
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Figure 9-1
 

1. 

According to Figure 9-1, which region or regions were most devastated by the Black Death?
a.
A and F
c.
C and D
b.
B
d.
E
 

2. 

According to Figure 9-1, what percentage of the population died of the Black Death in Region A?
a.
under 15 percent
c.
15 to 50 percent
b.
The region was unaffected.
d.
over 50 percent
 

3. 

Why was the Magna Carta important?
a.
It approved money for wars in France.
b.
It asserted that the monarch must obey the law.
c.
It allowed the monarch to abolish Parliament.
d.
It limited the power of the pope.
 

4. 

The Concordat of Worms was
a.
a treaty that ended the struggle between emperors and popes over investiture.
b.
an edict forcing Gregory VII into exile.
c.
a treaty giving the Holy Roman Empire control of Italy.
d.
a document declaring the pope the ruler of the world.
 

5. 

Which of the following was the main reason for Germany’s disunity during medieval times?
a.
the growth of trading towns
b.
the physical geography
c.
rulers that failed to control strong and independent nobles
d.
cultural differences among regions
 

6. 

The Reconquista refers to
a.
the conquest of the Holy Land.
b.
the Christians’ defeat at Acre.
c.
the revival of Greek learning.
d.
the campaign to drive the Muslims out of Spain.
 

7. 

The development of an early jury system took place during the reign of
a.
Urban II.
c.
Edward I.
b.
Henry II.
d.
William the Conqueror.
 

8. 

A major conflict between the Holy Roman emperors and the popes concerned
a.
who would appoint bishops.
c.
who would control England.
b.
the right to succession.
d.
the right to wage war.
 

9. 

Which of the following was a result of the Crusades?
a.
permanent conquest of the Holy Land by Christians
b.
religious tolerance in Western Europe
c.
increased trade in Western Europe
d.
the reunification of the Roman and Byzantine churches
 

10. 

Why is Joan of Arc remembered?
a.
She led a peasant uprising that ended feudalism.
b.
She led the French to victories against the English in the Hundred Years’ War.
c.
She led English troops in the Hundred Years’ War.
d.
She drove the English from Calais.
 

Matching
 
 
Match each term with the correct statement below.
a.
scholasticism
d.
schism
b.
common law
e.
crusade
c.
vernacular
 

11. 

Law that was the same for all people
 

12. 

Holy war
 

13. 

Split
 

14. 

A method of study that uses reason to support Christian beliefs
 

15. 

Everyday language of ordinary people
 
 
Match each person with the correct statement below.
a.
Innocent III
d.
Thomas Aquinas
b.
Isabella
e.
William the Conqueror
c.
Joan of Arc
 

16. 

Norman king responsible for the Domesday Book
 

17. 

Pope who led the Church at the height of its power in the Middle Ages
 

18. 

Ruler who used the Inquisition to help unify Spain
 

19. 

Christian scholar who used reason to examine Christian teaching
 

20. 

Peasant woman who led French troops to victory against the English in the Hundred Years’ War
 
 
Match each term with the correct statement below.
a.
scholasticism
d.
crusade
b.
vernacular
e.
schism
c.
common law
 

21. 

This type of law, called ____, is the same for all people.
 

22. 

A war fought for religious reasons is called a ____.
 

23. 

A ____, or split, divided the Roman and Byzantine churches.
 

24. 

A scholarly method that used reason to examine Christian beliefs is known as ____.
 

25. 

____ refers to the everyday language of ordinary people.
 
 
Match each person with the correct statement below.
a.
Christine de Pizan
d.
Urban II
b.
Edward I
e.
Geoffrey Chaucer
c.
Gregory VII
 

26. 

“What touches all should be approved by all.”
 

27. 

“I hereby excommunicate Henry IV.”
 

28. 

“Seize that land from the Turks!”
 

29. 

“If daughters were sent to schools like sons, they would learn as well.”
 

30. 

“My tales give a colorful picture of medieval life.”
 



 
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