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In the 500's the Benedictine Rule was adopted by
a) Pope Gregory I
b) Pope Innocent III
c) Francis of Assisi
d) The Domincians

Those farmers who could not leave the manor without permission were called
a) vassals
b) serfs
c) squires
d) peasants

In return for receiving powers previously held by government, feudal lords
a) gave up the power to mint coins
b) swore an oath of loyalty to the king
c) surrendered their authority to raise armies
d) gave a portion of their income to the vassals

Under Henry II, feudal rules in England were replace by
a) the Domesday Book
b) the Magna Carta
c) a common law
d) unlimited royal power

The reform movement that began in the 900's was aimed at
a) allowing secular leaders to appoint church officials
b) limiting the power of abbots
c) encouraging the practice of lay investiture
d) loosening the ties between the Church and feudal lords

The pope cut ties with the Byzantine Empire after
a) the Viking conversion to Christianity
b) the defeat of the Muslims forces in Rome
c) Pepin gave land in central Italy to the Church
d) Charlemagne accepted the title of Roman Emperor

A medieval sport in which knights competed to show their fighting skills was
a) chivalry
b) tournament
c) homage
d) vassal

Medieval economic system linking nobles and the peasants on their land
a) feudalism
b) manorialism
c) vassal
d) count

Medieval political system in which monarchs and lesser nobles made alliances based on exchanging land grants for loyalty
a) manorialism
b) homage
c) vassalage
d) feudalism

Director of a convent is known as
a) abbess
b) abbot
c) vassal
d) friar

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