Name____________________________________________ Date_______________ Grade ____ St. #___________ QUIZ – Middle Ages Webquest A. Multiple Choice: 1. During the period in history known as the Middle Ages, _________ was the law of the land. a. Democracy b. Communism c. Feudalism d. Dictatorship 2. Approximately _______ of the people in the Middle Ages were considered _____________. a. 70% / kings b. 90% / peasants c. 90% / serfs d. 7% / nice 3. Free peasants worked as __________________. a. Bakers b. Servant c. Blacksmith d. A. and C 4. What famous castle is mentioned on the PowerPoint? a. Disney Castle b. Edinburgh castle c. Alcazar castle d. None of the above 5. In the myth the people made, what animal was supposed to live in the moat? a. Piranhas b. Dragons c. Stingrays d. All of the above 6. During what centuries were castles built? a. b. c. d. 11th to 13th 14th to 20th All of the above None of the above 7. What is one thing that castles are made out of? a. Concrete b. Brick c. Sheetrock d. Stone 8. Who was the leader of the Franks who became Catholic and called the battle for land “Holy Wars”? a. Clovis b. The pope c. St. Augustine d. Brother Luke 9. Who is the leader of the Catholic Church? a. A pastor b. The priest c. The pope d. Nuns 10. During the Middle Ages, who worked in the Church daily? a. Pastor b. Children c. Janitor d. Monks 11. The Bubonic Plague was caused by a bacteria called ______________. a. E. Coli b. Yersinia Pestis c. H1 N1 d. None of the above 12. The Bubonic Plague was carried by ________________ carried on _______________. a. birds / horses b. worms / mice c. parasites / fish d. fleas / rats 13. Illuminated Manuscripts are manuscripts with ____________________. a. decorated initials and borders. b. cartoons. c. a copy of the entire alphabet. d. all of the above. 14. a. b. c. d. Manuscripts were done on ___________ types of materials. Two One Many Three B. True OR False: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. ______ The windows are square to help the guard throw arrows. ______ The drawbridge was used to protect the entrance of the castle. ______ Monks have 7 vows. ______ The pope works 2 times a week at the church. ______ Gawain, one of King Arthur’s Knights of the Round Table, committed adultery with the king’s wife. ______ To be a knight, you had to learn to joust on a wooden horse with wheels. ______ Eight million people died during the Middle Ages because of the plague. ______ The was a type of Bubonic Plague that affected your eyes. ______ The earliest form of books were called papyrus. ______ One reason Illuminated Manuscripts were done was to tell people about specific events. C. Short Answers: 1. Tell one activity peasants did daily: 2. What is divine right? 3. Tell the two shapes castle windows has AND why they were that way: 4. What is a moat? 5. The three names of famous knights of the Round Table: 6. What was a farthing? 7. Tell the names of the three types of plague: 8. What are buboes? 9. Tell the name of the materials Illuminated Manuscripts were written on: 10. What is vellum?