Hauger History Podcasts for Social Studies Students

56 Feudalism and Medieval Towns Quiz Show Review Game

September 19, 2017

One thing leads to another, I don’t know any other lyric in that song, except for the title. In The same way, I can’t think of how dangerous and uncertain the world must have seemed after the fall of the Roman Empire. Who would have known what songs to sing, where they could find their next meal, avoiding the dangers of thieves and mercenaries, and finding a place to rest their head.

Today I’m joined by Nick, Anna, and Jack from 7th Grade Social Studies.

Welcome to Hauger history POdcast episode 56, discussing Feudalism and Early Medieval Towns of Europe. Please find a study guide below that will be a helpful review for your Social Studies tests or quizzes:

Feudalism Unit Test Mr. Hauger’s Class           

Circle the letter next to the best answer.

  1. What belongs in the empty box to complete the cause-and-effect diagram?

    1. Food and clothing        C. Rights and freedom
    2. Religion and politics        D. Disorder and danger
  2. In the Middle Ages, most Europeans were living:
    1. Under Roman Control            C. Under Greek Control
    2. Pledged to a feudal lord        D. Living in monasteries
  3. The Franks grew powerful because of their new style of war that used
  1. heavy wagons.         C. knights on horseback.
    1. cannons and gunpowder.         D. peasants who threw rocks.
  1. Pope Leo III crowned Charlemagne in return for
  1. a gift of land         C. a noble title.
    1. a large supply of food.         D. military support.
  1. For what achievement is Charlemagne most remembered?
  1. He made war against England C. He became the first Christian ruler.
    1. He united much of Europe.        D. He taught his people to write.
  1. A king gave his most important lords fiefs, which were
  1. grants of land.
    1. large celebrations.
    2. war horses.
    3. market licenses.
  1. Who are the men in the picture?
    1. lord and vassal
    2. peasant and serf
    3. merchant and squire
    4. villager and priest
  1. Social class in the Middle Ages was determined mainly by
  1. birth.
    1. wealth.
    2. religion.
    3. education.
  1. What do these medieval items have in common?
    • stone wall
    • castle moat
    • knight’s armor
    1. They describe parts of a church's architecture.
    2. They describe features of a manor house.
    3. They describe forms of military technology.
    4. They describe structures of medieval towns.
  1. Which of the following was a main job of medieval ladies?
    1. managing the household
    2. selling the manor's goods
    3. negotiating with feudal lords
    4. teaching boys to be knights
  2. Pages and squires were boys in training to become
    1. kings
    2. knights.
    3. teachers.
    4. landowners.
  3. Suppose a knight is known for his chivalry. What does that suggest about him? A. He fought with great skill.
    1. He owned a famous manor.
    2. He traveled to many countries.
    3. He followed a code of behavior.


  1. What factor gave Constantinople an advantage in trade?


  1. What were the lives of the unemployed in Constantinople like?
  2. Emperor Justinian I rebuilt Constantinople after what event happened?
  3. The most famous structure Emperor Justinian I built was the ______________  ________________ that he built as a ___________________.
  4. Describe Justinian’s Code.


  1. Fill in the flowchart to show the hierarchy within the Eastern Orthodox Church:
  1. Why did the Byzantine people not want Charlemagne crowned as Holy Roman emperor?


  1. During the Middle Ages, how was the divine liturgy different between the Roman Catholic Church and the Eastern Orthodox Church?
  1. Define iconoclasm and why it occurred.


  1. What happened between the Roman Catholic Church and the Eastern Orthodox Church in 1054?

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