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Medieval Times.

What changes in economic conditions, including a shortage of labor, could be seen in medieval society, after the Black Death?
a) A shift away from feudalism
b) The end of capitalism
c) A strengthening of Church authority.
d) Tearing down of towns ans cities.

Monasteries placed a great emphasis on education becoming centers of learning that led to
a) Universities
b) Communities
c) Libraries
d) Manors

How did monasteries sustain culture?
a) preserved Christian writings
b) preserved Palestinian records
c) preserving Islamic writing
d) preserving Greek and Roman myths

Coupled with the Reconquista, the Crusaders were capable of what?
a) Neutralizing Muslim advances
b) Permanently capturing the holy land
c) Increased cooperation with Muslims.
d) weaken the European monarchs.

What was a direct result of the Crusades?
a) The development of towns and cities along with a demand for goods from the east.
b) The Pope lost all control
c) Christians gained permanent control of the Holy Land
d) Nobles gained power over the monarchs.

What was the main purpose of the Crusades?
a) To gain control of Palestein
b) To gain control of Gaul
c) To gain control of Byzantine
d) To gain control of Greece

What was the major result that came out of the Magna Carta?
a) Feudalism and its hierarchical structure was weakened throughout Europe.
b) Feudalism and its hierachial structure spread throughout all of Europe
c) Feudalism and the power of the monarch grew throughout all Europe.
d) Feudalism an its hierarchical structure spread through out all Europe and Japan.

If a map showed arrows pointing from Europe to Jerusalem, what would you say it represented?
a) The Crusades
b) The spread of Christianity
c) the spread of Islam
d) The Bubonic plague

What did the Magna Carta's Great Council eventually grow into?
a) The English Parliament, which was the first democratic, legislative body in modern Europe.
b) The English Monarch, which was the first monarch with a legislative body.
c) The English Parchment, which was the first democratic and republic body in Europe.
d) The English Parliament, which was the first monarch with a legislative body in Europe.

Which of the following best describes the main idea of the Magna Carta?
a) To restore the rights of the nobles.
b) To restore the rights of the king.
c) To restore the rights of the serfs.
d) To get ride of the rights of all nobility.

What were the kings' obligations in the feudal system?
a) Gave land to his trusted lords.
b) Gave loyalty to knights.
c) Gave land to other kings throughout Europe.
d) Gave food to the people in his kingdom.

Which of the following best describes the main idea of the Magna Carta?
a) The power of the King was limited.
b) Nobody should rule over a country.
c) The king has a total control of the people he ruled.
d) A noble was more powerful than the king.

What did the Magna Carta do for the English people?
a) It gave basic rights to all English citizens.
b) It abolished the system for English vassals.
c) It took authority from the Catholic Church.
d) It stated that there should be a system of common law in England.

Which of the following is true about feudalism?
a) It was based on reciprocal obligations and allegiances.
b) It was designed to promote political and economic equality.
c) It was intended to provide opportunities for social mobility.
d) It was controlled by the powerful middle class.

What was the responsibility of the Lord of the manor to those who pledged their loyalty to him?
a) To protect them
b) To provide medical care to people.
c) To give serfs food and land.
d) to make sure all of the work was complete

Why did feudalism begin in Western Europe?
a) Because people sought protection from invasion.
b) Because people wanted to give control to the king.
c) Because people allowed merchants to trade.
d) Because people allowed the church to take control.

What best describes the relationship under feudalism?
a) In exchange for land and protection, people swore loyalty
b) Monarch granted land to serfs for farming.
c) Lords granted land to serfs so the serf would protect the monarch
d) The serfs protected the monarch who gave them land.

Which of the following is a major part of the Shinto religion practiced in Japan?
a) Nature worship
b) reading the holy book
c) making a pilgrimmage
d) religious music

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