Life in a Medieval City Quiz | Eight Week Quiz B

Frances and Joseph Gies
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 3, Chapter 4, Chapter 5.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Where are toilets located?
(a) In the stable yard.
(b) In the basement.
(c) In the attic.
(d) In the solar.

2. What is Latin for "a place where people congregate inside walls?"
(a) Ars.
(b) Publico.
(c) Bourghas.
(d) Civitas.

3. Which might be a restriction against two people being married?
(a) They are too closely related by blood.
(b) Either one is a former criminal.
(c) Differences in education level.
(d) They are too old.

4. Who is a wet nurse?
(a) A doctor specializing in the fluids of the body.
(b) A woman who nurses another woman's baby.
(c) A magician who lives in the swamp.
(d) A woman who attends to drowning victims.

5. What is a garderobe?
(a) A fashionable high-collared dress.
(b) A garden pest that ruins vegetable patches.
(c) A toilet located next to the sleeping room.
(d) A high official in the Church.

Short Answer Questions

1. Which of the following is NOT a step taken in the preparation of a typical dinner?

2. How wide are Troyes' city walls?

3. Why is it wise to restrict a baby's movements after birth, according to medieval wisdom?

4. What is "churching?"

5. What are the majority of homes in Troyes made from?

(see the answer key)

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