Unrequited and Courtly Love Songs of the Medieval Period


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In which musical time period were troubadours popular?

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1. Troubadours were also referred to as _____.

2. Which famous troubadour is known for having the most surviving pieces?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Have you ever wondered how people entertained themselves back in the day? This quiz/worksheet combo will test your knowledge of songs of the troubadours. The quiz questions will ask you about the famous troubadour who has the most surviving pieces and various characteristics of troubadour-style songs.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on the following aspects of troubadours:

  • Time period of popularity
  • Subjects of their songs
  • Alternative name for troubadours

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to use the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about love songs of the 12th and 13th centuries
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding troubadour-style songs and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding which famous troubadour has the most surviving pieces
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the popularity of the troubadours

Additional Learning

Learn more about 12th and 13th century love songs by reviewing the accompanying lesson, Unrequited and Courtly Love Songs of the Medieval Period. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify alternative names for troubadours
  • Define monophonic
  • Learn about famous troubadours
  • Explore the history of troubadours and their songs