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Which factor contributed to the decline in the power of the European nobles in the late Middle Ages
a) decreasing importance of towns and cities
b) collapse of international trade
c) rise of nation-states
d) increase in the influence of serfs

Which groups of people were most closely associated with the spread of the Black Death?
a) merchants and pilgrims
b) bankers and explorers
c) missionaries and slave traders
d) soldiers and diplomats

During the feudal period in Europe, power and position in society were based on the
a) amount of money earned
b) level of education achieved
c) number of slaves owned
d) amount of land possessed

The terms masters, apprentices, and journeymen are most closely associated with the
a) encomienda system of Latin America
b) guild system of Europe in the Middle Ages
c) civil service system of China during the Tang dynasty
d) caste system of India

The term feudalism is best defined as a
a) holy war between Christians and Muslims
b) process in which goods are traded for other goods
c) division of political power between three separate branches
d) land is exchanged for military service and loyalty

What was one of the primary reasons for the spread of the bubonic plague?
a) increase in trade
b) colonization of the Americas
c) development of the manorial system
d) economic decline

Current information suggests that the Black Death spread to Europe as a result of contact with
a) merchants from western Africa
b) traders from Asia
c) barbarians from Scandinavia
d) explorers returning from the Americas

Which institution served as the primary unifying forces in medieval western Europe?
a) legislature
b) church
c) monarchy
d) military

As the Middle Ages ended, the rise of a middle class in western Europe can be attributed to the
a) economic policies of the Roman Empire
b) increase in trade that resulted from the Crusades
c) strength of Christianity in medieval Europe
d) self-sufficiency of the manor system

The Roman Catholic Church during the Middle Ages in Europe can best be described as a church that
a) favored separation from secular governments
b) avoided involvement in social and educational matters
c) was a strong force that divided many people
d) stabilized Europe during a period of weak governments

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