A World Lit Only by Fire: The Medieval Mind and the Renaissance: Portrait of an Age Quiz | Eight Week Quiz C

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter II, The Shattering (Sections 24-34).

Multiple Choice Questions

1. The pope awarded men for their _____.
(a) Intelligence.
(b) Warrior skills.
(c) Virility.
(d) Bravery.

2. Which of the following was scorned during this period?
(a) Literacy.
(b) Hygiene.
(c) Prayer.
(d) Art.

3. What was the position of Peter Schoffer?
(a) Janitor.
(b) Judge.
(c) Typesetter.
(d) Stable boy.

4. Language that was more prevalent amongst the population was known as ______ vernacular.
(a) Ordinary.
(b) Colloquial.
(c) Common.
(d) Peasant.

5. The "____ Man" theory discusses the change in culture by elites.
(a) Modern.
(b) Cultured.
(c) Great.
(d) Renaissance.

Short Answer Questions

1. Which crime was common for this Borgia?

2. The empire's border extended for ____ miles.

3. Which weapon was considered to be "new technology" by the knights?

4. The horse's harness, collar and stirrup did not exist until about ____ A.D.

5. Who was the reigning leader of the country at that time?

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