Section 3 Quiz

Chapter 14 Section 3:
The Development of European Feudalism pg. 398-403
Look over page 396-397: The Written Word:
1. What were the centers of learning for Medieval Europe?
2. What was done in a scriptorium?
3. How was every copy of the Bible and every other book printed?
4. What was vellum?
Why were some texts by monks called “illuminated manuscripts”?
Now read the rest of the section. Answer questions and fill in blanks as
you read.
5. What three modern countries were where the Vikings came from?
The Vikings settled in both Britain and
bringing new cultural ideas with them.
6. How did the Vikings bring about the end of Charlemagne’s empire?
Charlemagne’s empire could not stay strong without relationships among
7. Feudalism depended upon an
of land for
services and loyalty. Lords would grant land to a loyal follower. That
person was then called a
8. Knights came from the
class. Before they could be a
knight they had to be a
and a
9. Using the diagram on page 401, what was the religious difference
between the two cultures?
10. Again using the diagram, how was the role of women different?
11. Page 400: European Feudal social structure hierarchy:
was at the top of feudal society.
Below him were powerful
Next there were the
Finally there were the
The lowest class of this group were the
They were tied to the
of their noble.
Draw a symbol next to each level of society.
12. What was the economic system of feudal Europe?
13. What types of buildings were included in most manors?
14. What was the water mill used for?
15. What was the role of the lady of the manor?
16. Who was the “sort of business manager” of the lord?
Directions: Match each description in Column I with the correct term in Column II. Write
the letter of the correct answer in the blank provided. You will not use all the terms.
Column I
_____ 17. peasants legally “tied” to a lord’s land
_____ 18. a Christian warrior’s code of behavior
_____ 19. the self-sufficient estate of a medieval
_____ 20. a grant of land
Column II
a. fief
b. involve
c. serfs
d. vassal
e. chivalry
f. manor