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Early Middle Ages Overview Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. After 1453, Constantinople was renamed to _____.

Question 2 2. How did Venetian merchants contribute to the internal instability of the empire?

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

Question 4 4. What three things did the Benedictine rule require from its members?

Question 5 5. Of what monastic order were the monks of Cluny?

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Question 6 6. What were monks who chose to live on their own, apart from society?

Question 7 7. Most art during the Carolingian Renaissance:

Question 8 8. Which of the following adjectives best describes Carolingian illuminations?

Question 9 9. What was Charlemagne's goal?

Question 10 10. 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 11 11. What 5th century event caused Western Europe to fragment into warring groups?

Question 12 12. Which of the following best explains Western Europe following Charlemagne's death in 814?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is FALSE regarding the Song of Roland?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is an assertion of the Divine Right of Kings?

Question 15 15. How did the Carolingian Renaissance impact education?

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Question 16 16. Portions of land given by a lord to his vassal were known as

Question 17 17. Which of the following is not considered true of feudalism?

Question 18 18. After the 5th century fall of Rome, Europe

Question 19 19. The square vertical supports running along the left of this image are called _____.

Question 20 20. What was the benefit of a literate population for Charlemagne?

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Question 21 21. Why was Carolingian architecture considered so impressive?

Question 22 22. What European capital did the Vikings lay siege to in 885?

Question 23 23. Which of these features put the Vikings 500 years ahead of the rest of Europe?

Question 24 24. Why does the arrival of the Vikings in Europe help explain the change from centralized imperialism to decentralized feudalism?

Question 25 25. The armored knight's main purpose on the medieval battlefield was to _____.

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Question 26 26. Identify the most accurate interpretation of the socio-economic impact of the armored knight.

Question 27 27. The interlinking rings of chain mail made it what?

Question 28 28. How did the Byzantine Empire secure its prosperity and military power early in its history?

Question 29 29. Who founded the monastery at Cluny?

Question 30 30. Why did Charlemagne establish church schools throughout his empire?

Early Middle Ages Overview Chapter Exam Instructions

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