Early Middle Ages Overview Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How did Venetian merchants contribute to the internal instability of the empire?

Question 2 2. How did the Byzantine Empire secure its prosperity and military power early in its history?

Question 3 3. Who handed the empire a devastating defeat at Manzikert?

Question 4 4. Under feudalism, why did kings give fiefs to their nobles?

Question 5 5. How did the crowning of Charlemagne as Holy Roman Emperor in 800 C.E. strengthen his control over Western Europe?

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Question 6 6. What was the outcome of Charlemagne's military campaigns through Western Europe?

Question 7 7. Why was Carolingian architecture considered so impressive?

Question 8 8. Why did Carolingian monasteries have workshops and a chicken coop in addition to a church and a school?

Question 9 9. What was the benefit of a literate population for Charlemagne?

Question 10 10. Under feudalism, a serf was a

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is not considered true of feudalism?

Question 12 12. After the 5th century fall of Rome, Europe

Question 13 13. What is an advantage and a disadvantage of wearing plate armor instead of chain mail?

Question 14 14. The interlinking rings of chain mail made it what?

Question 15 15. What is the most important reason why spurs were vital to the armored knight?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is FALSE regarding the Song of Roland?

Question 17 17. Why was Charlemagne crowned with the crown of the Holy Roman Emperor?

Question 18 18. How did Romans 13:1-2 from the Bible impact the rule of Charlemagne?

Question 19 19. Which of the following adjectives best describes Carolingian illuminations?

Question 20 20. Most art during the Carolingian Renaissance:

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Question 21 21. Why did Charlemagne establish church schools throughout his empire?

Question 22 22. Why does the arrival of the Vikings in Europe help explain the change from centralized imperialism to decentralized feudalism?

Question 23 23. Which of the following BEST explains why the Viking longship was so well adapted for raiding?

Question 24 24. Classify why the French gave Normandy to the Vikings in the early 10th century. The gift could be called a/an _____.

Question 25 25. Why was it important for the Benedictine Monks to follow a very rigid schedule?

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Question 26 26. What three things did the Benedictine rule require from its members?

Question 27 27. What were monks who chose to live on their own, apart from society?

Question 28 28. How did the Byzantine nobility contribute to the decline of the Byzantine Empire?

Question 29 29. What 5th century event caused Western Europe to fragment into warring groups?

Question 30 30. This two-towered entrance to the Abbey Church of Corvey is an excellent example of a Carolingian _____.

Early Middle Ages Overview Chapter Exam Instructions

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