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Middle Ages

A quiz involving Weapons, Castles, Monasteries, The Rosary and Cathedrals from the Middle Ages. 30 Questions.

 
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1

What letter from the phonetic alphabet was the original shape for all Cathedrals built in the Middle Ages?

  • L
  • T
  • E

2

How was the Rosary brought to Europe in the Middle Ages?

  • From St. Dominic
  • From Priests in Italy
  • From Crusaders

3

In which order were these castles from the Middle Ages constructed?

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  • Concentric Castle
  • Aristocratic Castle
  • Motte and Bailey
  • Stone Keep

4

What was a Pike? (in regard to middle ages weaponry)

  • A long pole weapon with a pointed end
  • A short, dagger-like blade
  • A form of arrow used by archers

5

Which fruits match each story from the early Rosary?

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Left

  • The Annunciation
  • The Resurrection
  • The Carrying of the Cross
  • The Nativity

Right

  • Humility
  • Faith
  • Patience
  • Poverty

6

What is the head of a Monastery called?

  • Duke/Duchess
  • Marquis/Marquiesse
  • Abbot/Abbess

7

The Keep of a castle was used for protection during battles, but what was its other use?

  • A Church
  • A Kitchen
  • A Dungeon

8

Which set of mysteries for the Rosary, introduced in 2002, was not part of the original three mysteries?

  • Luminous
  • Sorrowful
  • Glorious

9

In a cathedral, what did the stained glass windows represent?

  • Common Prayers
  • Members of the church who had died
  • Significant Bible Stories

10

Which of these was a weapon from the Middle Ages?

  • Schimitar
  • Chaplet
  • Brodequin

11

During the Middle Ages, what where Monks considered as?

  • The most important members of society
  • The cruelest members of society
  • The best educated members of society

12

Which countries did these castles from the Middle Ages come from?

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Left

  • Windsor
  • Carcassonne
  • Castle of the Teutonic Order
  • Copertino

Right

  • England
  • Poland
  • Italy
  • France

13

Which Saint introduced the Rosary?

  • Saint Michael
  • Saint Dominic
  • Saint Peter

14

How did Monasteries in the Middle Ages make money?

  • Stole from passers-by
  • Forced lavish donations from rich parishoners
  • Sold wine and other goods which they made

15

Which of these was not a siege weapon from the Middle Ages?

  • Ballista
  • Billhook
  • Mangonel

16

In history, what is the order of these periods of time?

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  • Early Middle Ages
  • High Middle Ages
  • Dark Ages
  • Post-Roman Empire

17

Which cathedral was made famous by a animated film starring a hunchback?

  • Notre-Dame
  • Canterbury
  • Aachen

18

In a Monastery, what is a cloister?

  • An inclosed walkway/courtyard
  • An evil spirit which may haunt the monastery
  • A wooden pole used for cloisting

19

In the first Rosary, which prayer was originally used instead on Hail Mary?

  • Our Father
  • Glory Be
  • Mary's Magnificat

20

What is a trebuchet?

  • A dessert from the Middle Ages
  • A siege weapon
  • A pouch used for carrying arrows

21

What is the role of a precentor in a Cathedral?

  • Music
  • Scripture
  • Tithes and Offerings

22

These bible stories belong to mysteries of the Rosary, Which ones?

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Left

  • The Cruxifiction
  • The Transfiguration
  • The Visitation
  • The Coronation of Mary as Queen of Heaven

Right

  • Glorious
  • Luminous
  • Joyful
  • Sorrowful

23

When a Motte was constructed, what was the channel left often used for?

  • It was used for dumping food scraps
  • It was filled with water to form a moat
  • It was planted and became a garden

24

How many of each of these prayers is said in a chaplet?

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Left

  • Glory Bes
  • Mysteries of the Rosary
  • Our Fathers
  • Hail Marys

Right

  • 5
  • 50
  • 5
  • 5

25

What was the church hierachy in the Middle Ages?

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  • Bishops and Arch Bishops
  • Arch Deacons and Abbots
  • Pope
  • Priors, Deans and Monks

26

In Monasteries, what was the Lavatorium?

  • Toilet
  • Place to wash hands
  • Place to read and write scripture

27

What were the periods of Castle Architecture and when were they?

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Left

  • Romanesque/Norman
  • Early Gothic/Lancet
  • Decorated Gothic
  • Perpendicular Gothic

Right

  • 1066-1200
  • 1401-1500
  • 1201-1300
  • 1301-1400

28

How many decades did the original Rosary have?

  • 150
  • 50
  • 125

29

What does the word Cathedral derives from?

  • Latin: Meaning Chair
  • French: Meaning Chair
  • Greek: Meaning House

30

What is a pallisade?

  • A wall protecting a fortress
  • A small, romanesque pallace
  • A ceiling painting

 

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