Chap 12 Review Quiz

Chapter 12 Practice Quiz
1. One consequence of the high death rate of
priests and monks during the Black Death was
a. the church began to require communion
only once a year.
b. women were, for two decades, allowed to
become priests.
c. occasionally laymen would be allowed to
give the sacraments to the dying.
d. the church became impoverished.
e. priests were imported from the Byzantine
2. Which factor did not lead to a decline in
population in the 14th century?
a. People postponed getting married until they
were older.
b. Malnutrition made people more vulnerable
to diseases.
c. People usually shared beds at home and in
hospitals as well.
d. Abandonment of homesteads reduced
agricultural production.
e. Isolation and quarantine were used.
3. Which groups did not benefit economically from
the plague?
a. Men seeking admission to guilds
b. Rich farmers who could buy out their poorer
c. Speculators
d. Aristocratic landowners dependent on rents
e. Wage earners
4. A major cause of the Hundred Years’ War for the
French was that
a. the nobles were divided in their support for
Philip VI.
b. a woman had become ruler of France for the
first time.
c. the French were urged to go to war by
wealthy Flemish merchants.
d. the King of France claimed the throne of
e. the Valois dynasty ended and the Capetian
dynasty began.
5. Which was not an English victory?
a. Crecy
b. Agincourt
c. Orleans
d. Poitiers
e. Normandy
6. Which is not a reason for the popularity of the
Hundred Years’ War in England?
a. It gave many opportunities to acquire
wealth and plunder.
b. Anti-French propaganda was spread by the
King’s officials.
c. The church called it a crusade against
d. Military victories enhanced nationalistic
e. The war was believed to be just and
7. Joan of Arc became the second patron saint of
France because she
a. was a martyr for the Christian faith.
b. saved the French monarchy.
c. was an early advocate of equality for
d. had been tried and executed for heresy and
c. had been publicly thanked by Charles VII.
8. The impact of the Hundred Years’ War on
representative assemblies was that
a. both French and English assemblies were
strengthened .
b. neither French nor English assemblies were
c. the French but not the English assembly was
d. the English but not the French assembly was
e. representative assemblies everywhere in
Europe were getting stronger, so that the
Hundred Years’ War’s impact was relatively
9. The Babylonian Captivity and the Great Schism
both demonstrate the
a. vulnerability of the papacy to increasingly
powerful monarchies.
b. spread of heretical ideas.
c. growth of lay piety.
d. success of the conciliar movement.
e. influence of the Italian people on the
selection of the popes.
10. Wyclif’s and Marsilio of Padua’s criticisms of the
a. were similar in that both advocated that the
authority of the church be with church
b. differed in that Marsiglio focused on
theological issues while Wyclif focused on
church councils.
c. led to both men’s excommunication.
d. had little immediate impact.
e. differed in that Marsiglio focused on
political and administrative issues while
Wyclif focused on theological issues.
11. Thomas a Kempis, author of the Imitation of
Christ, and Bridget of Sweden are both
representative of
a. the conciliar movement.
b. the growth of lay piety and mysticism in the
fourteenth and fifteenth centuries.
c. disillusionment with Christianity as a
d. the impact of religious figures on the
Hundred Years’ War.
e. the impact of the Black Death in the 14th
12. The English Peasants’ Revolt of 1381 reflected
a. deteriorating conditions of the peasants.
b. overwhelming success of Statute of laborers
of 1351.
c. rising expectations of the peasants.
d. widespread support for the head tax.
e. lack of common interests between urban
workers and peasants.
13. Gender roles in the fourteenth and fifteenth
centuries changed in that
a. women for the first time were granted
membership in the guilds.
b. many women married late in their twenties
in northwestern Europe.
c. prostitution was outlawed and severely
d. there were many prosecutions and severe
punishment for rape.
e. homosexuality rarely came to the attention
of public authorities.
14. Ireland was treated differently from other
conquered areas in Europe in that
a. religious toleration was established.
b. laws protecting minorities elsewhere were
not put in place.
c. notions of ethnic purity were seen as
d. intermarriage was tolerated between the
English and the Irish.
e. the English living in Ireland were encouraged
to learn and speak Irish.
15. John Hus, Dante Alighieri, and Geoffrey Chaucer
were all
a. religious reformers.
b. advocates for the Catholic Church.
c. well-known poets.
d. residents of England.
e. forgers of national identity.