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Middle Ages Battleship
Q. This system of promises
governed relationships
between lords and vassals
A. Feudalism
What does this picture represent?
Q. These medieval
laborers could not leave
their land without
the lord’s permission
A. Serfs
Q. Knights received
these pieces of land in
return for their military
service to a lord.
A. Fiefs
(rhymes with thief and
reminds us of feet)
What does this picture represent?
Q. A noble who gave
land to a vassal in
exchange for military
A. Lord
Q. He became the new
English king and rewarded
his knights with
large estates of land thus
beginning feudalism in
A. William the
What does this picture represent?
Q. What is the name of
the large landmass that
includes both Europe and
A. Eurasia
Q. The people who were
most important in spreading
Christianity throughout
Europe were the ______.
A. Popes, monks, and
What does this picture represent?
Q. The Viking, Magyar,
and Muslim invasions of
Europe directly caused
the development of the
A. Feudal system or
Q. Which of these
descriptions does not
apply to feudalism as it
developed in Europe?
a. Duties and obligations
b. Powerful nobles
c. Clearly defined roles in
d. Growing power of kings
A. Growing power of kings
(In other words, kings lost
power to the nobles
during feudalism.)
Q. Why would feudalism
have taken hold more
strongly in northern Europe
than in southern Europe?
A. Fewer geographic
barriers protected
northern Europeans from
invasion by enemies
What does this picture represent?
Q. The Latin word for
“Middle Age”
A. Medieval
Q. A code of honorable
behavior for European
A. Chivalry
Q. A long series of wars
between Christians and
Muslims over the Holy
A. Crusades
Q. This empire asked for
help dealing with attacks
by Turkish Muslims
A. Byzantine
Q. He called on Christians
to drive the Muslims out
of the Holy Land
A. Pope Urban II
Q. In the Third Crusade,
this Muslim leader was
respected for his kindness
toward the enemy
A. Saladin
Q. One reason Christian
Crusaders lost the Holy
Land was that
A. They traveled long
distances to the battles
(or fighting amongst
Q. What was the most
important result of the
A. European kings increased
their power.
B. Popes increased their power.
C. Muslims and Christians
gained respect for one another.
D. Trade and exchange of ideas
between Europe and Asia
Q. Religious men who were
secluded from society
(many spent their lives
copying the Bible by hand)
A. Monks
Q. What church did the
bishop of Constantinople
create after he was
excommunicated by Pope
Leo IX?
A. Easter Orthodox
What does this picture represent?
Q. Which of the following
had the greatest influence
on the lives of most
Europeans during the
Middle Ages?
A. Towns and trade
B. Religion and the
C. Universities
D. The King
A. Religion and the church
Q. Jerusalem was
considered a holy city for
three major religions. Which
of the following religions do
not claim the city of
A. Buddhism
B. Christianity
C. Judaism
D. Islam
A. Buddhism
(All three monotheistic
religions claim Abraham
as an ancestor.)
What does this picture represent?
Q. The deadly plague that
swept through Europe
between 1347 and 1351 was
known as the _______.
A. Black Death
(or Bubonic Plague)
Q. How did life change for
surviving peasants and
serfs after the plague?
A. They began to demand
wages for their labor.
Q. This document greatly
limited the king’s power by
stating that even the king
had to follow the law.
(influenced modern
A. Magna Carta
Q. The long conflict
between France and
England over who should
be king of France was
A. The Hundred Years
Q. The young French
peasant girl who rallied
French troops to win this
war was
A. Joan of Arc
Q. What happened to
Joan of Arc after Charles
VI became king?
A. She was put on trial by
the English for witchcraft
and heresy. She was
found guilty and burned
at the stake.
Q. King Ferdinand and Queen
Isabella of Spain wanted only
Christians in their kingdom. This
led to the ___________, an
organization of priests that
looked for and punished anyone
in Spain suspected of secretly
practicing their old religion.
A. Spanish Inquisition
Q. The period of time
between ancient times
and modern times (500
CE and 1500 CE)
A. The Middle Ages

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