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The Early Middle Ages Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The interlinking rings of chain mail made it what?

Question 2 2. Charlemagne ordered the slaughter of thousands of Saxons at the

Question 3 3. Under feudalism, why did kings give fiefs to their nobles?

Question 4 4. Which of the following best explains Western Europe following Charlemagne's death in 814?

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

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

Question 7 7. Which of the following occurred during the Carolingian Renaissance?

Question 8 8. What European capital did the Vikings lay siege to in 885?

Question 9 9. Portions of land given by a lord to his vassal were known as

Question 10 10. Which of the following is not considered true of feudalism?

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Question 11 11. Feudalism is a political system based on

Question 12 12. What were monks who chose to live on their own, apart from society?

Question 13 13. Why was Charlemagne crowned with the crown of the Holy Roman Emperor?

Question 14 14. How did the crowning of Charlemagne as Holy Roman Emperor in 800 C.E. strengthen his control over Western Europe?

Question 15 15. This two-towered entrance to the Abbey Church of Corvey is an excellent example of a Carolingian _____.

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Question 16 16. After the 5th century fall of Rome, Europe

Question 17 17. Classify why the French gave Normandy to the Vikings in the early 10th century. The gift could be called a/an _____.

Question 18 18. Why was Carolingian architecture considered so impressive?

Question 19 19. Why did Carolingian monasteries have workshops and a chicken coop in addition to a church and a school?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is an assertion of the Divine Right of Kings?

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Question 21 21. The armored knight's main purpose on the medieval battlefield was to _____.

Question 22 22. Who handed the empire a devastating defeat at Manzikert?

Question 23 23. How did the Carolingian Renaissance impact education?

Question 24 24. How did Venetian merchants contribute to the internal instability of the empire?

Question 25 25. What country is named after a group of Vikings who founded a slave colony there in the 9th century?

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Question 26 26. After 1453, Constantinople was renamed to _____.

Question 27 27. Of what monastic order were the monks of Cluny?

Question 28 28. What three things did the Benedictine rule require from its members?

Question 29 29. Who founded the monastery at Cluny?

Question 30 30. Charlemagne was supported in his artistic and educational program by

The Early Middle Ages Chapter Exam Instructions

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