Major Events in the Middle Ages


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Who called upon Christians to go to war against Muslim forces in 1095?

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1. When did the Black Death peak?

2. Serfs and nobleman are best associated with which term?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The Middle Ages, or the medieval era, was shaped by religious movements and economic systems that dominated this period of history. This quiz and lesson highlight some of those dominating factors and events that occurred as a result.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

As part of this assessment on the Middle Ages, you'll be quizzed on the following topics:

  • Major wars and conflicts
  • Facts about the plague
  • Economics during the Middle Ages
  • Cultural advances

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the facts you've learned about when the Black Death occurred
  • Interpreting information - make sure you can read an overview of the Middle Ages and understand the relevance of serfs and nobleman
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify key information about defining events of the Middle Ages

Additional Learning

To learn more about this era, read the lesson, Major Events in the Middle Ages. The following objectives are covered in the lesson:

  • Assess the term Middle Ages
  • Explain the impact of the rise of Islam
  • Describe land ownership and farming during this era
  • List some of the fields that developed during the Middle Ages