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WEST History: Government & Culture in the Middle Ages Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The Gothic style originated in

Question 2 2. What is an advantage and a disadvantage of wearing plate armor instead of chain mail?

Question 3 3. From the 12th to the 14th century, populations in Europe's cities

Question 4 4. The main reason Gothic architects used pointed arches was

Question 5 5. The armored knight's main purpose on the medieval battlefield was to _____.

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Question 6 6. What 5th century event caused Western Europe to fragment into warring groups?

Question 7 7. How did Gothic sculptures differ from earlier Romanesque sculptures?

Question 8 8. To be a nation state, a land must have a defined territory with its own independent _____.

Question 9 9. Which statement correctly describes monarchs in 15th century Europe?

Question 10 10. From what you've learned about the trends in Gothic art, which of the following sculptures was probably created earliest?

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Question 11 11. Europe's Medieval Agricultural Revolution was made possible by

Question 12 12. What was the outcome of Charlemagne's military campaigns through Western Europe?

Question 13 13. Which of the following best explains Western Europe following Charlemagne's death in 814?

Question 14 14. Why did the earlier Christians avoid free-standing statues?

Question 15 15. Why did the three field crop rotation lead to a population boom?

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Question 16 16. The Urban Revolution had the following effect on Medieval Europe

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

Question 18 18. Under feudalism, a serf was a

Question 19 19. Portions of land given by a lord to his vassal were known as

Question 20 20. Why were stirrups important to the armored knight?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following architectural advances made the stained glass windows of Gothic cathedrals possible?

Question 22 22. What was the main form of Northern European Gothic painting?

Question 23 23. Which of the following Italian cities was NOT a major contender in Mediterranean trade?

Question 24 24. Why was climate change more advantageous in Northern Europe than in the Mediterranean?

Question 25 25. Which of the following is the MOST LIKELY profile of the first monks of Egypt?

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Question 26 26. The Urban Revolution was made possible by

Question 27 27. How did the classical texts of scholars such as Plato and Aristotle become relevant in the 11th century?

Question 28 28. After the 5th century fall of Rome, Europe

Question 29 29. Which of the following is indicated by the delicate shading in this painting by Giotto?

Question 30 30. Which of the following details were never seen in painting before this Gothic manuscript illumination?

WEST History: Government & Culture in the Middle Ages Chapter Exam Instructions

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