World History - Middle Ages - MCQs with answers - Part 31. When was Charlemagne crowned as Roman Emperor?
d) 899View Answer / Hide Answer
2. How did Abu al-Abbas become well known in the court of Charlemagne?
ANSWER: a) 800
Charlemagne is also known as Charles the Great or Charles I. He was King of the Franks who united Western Europe during the Middle Ages. He laid the foundations for modern France and Germany.
a) Beloved pet from an Indian king
b) Distinguished diplomat from the Islamic world
c) Gift from the Abbasid court
d) Muslim enemy of the kingView Answer / Hide Answer
3. How did Europeans use the term 'middle ages'?
ANSWER: c) Gift from the Abbasid court
He was the first caliph of the Abbasid caliphate.
a) The crisis of Western Europe
b) The medieval era of European history
c) The fact that Europe became mature from 500 to 1500
d) The time between the fall of Rome and the emergence of ChristianityView Answer / Hide Answer
4. What was the reason for Franks' rapid rise in western Europe?
ANSWER: b) The medieval era of European history
It was the fall of the Western Roman Empire.
a) Clovis's conversion to Roman Christianity
b) Clovis's conversion to Arian Christianity
c) Clovis's alliance with the Islamic world
d) Clovis's defeat of the Muslims at the Battle of ToursView Answer / Hide Answer
5. According to Gregory of Tours, which of the following was true about Clovis's conversion?
ANSWER: a) Clovis's conversion to Roman Christianity
Clovis came to the throne in 481 when he was at the age of 15.
a) He was forced to convert by the bishops
b) He began to consider conversion when his army was defeated by the Christian Alamanni
c) He forced his army to be baptized after he was
d) At the behest of his wife, the queen ClotildeView Answer / Hide Answer
6. What did the ninth-century Scandinavian invasions do in England?
ANSWER: d) At the behest of his wife, the queen Clotilde
She was a princess of the kingdom of Burgundy.
a) Promoted various small kingdoms to merge into a large kingdom
b) Led to disintegration of a large kingdom into smaller kingdoms
c) Gave way to colonization by the Vikings
d) Brought down Anglo-Saxon allianceView Answer / Hide Answer
7. Which one of the following is included in the rights of serfs?
ANSWER: a) Promoted various small kingdoms to merge into a large kingdom
Their invasion of other countries was motivated by overpopulation, trade assets, and the lack of viable farmland in their homeland.
a) The right to work on certain land and pass the lands to their heirs
b) The right to move from one manor to another
c) The right to marry whomever they wanted to marry
d) All the aboveView Answer / Hide Answer
8. What was the economic activity of Western Europe in the early middle ages?
ANSWER: a) The right to work on certain land and pass the lands to their heirs
Serfdom is the status of peasants under feudalism. It was a condition of bondage which developed primarily during the High Middle Ages in Europe.
a) Commercial and urban
b) Long-distance trade
d) All the above View Answer / Hide Answer
9. What was the significance of the Battle of Tours in 732?
ANSWER: c) Agriculture
Monasteries spread throughout Europe and became important centers for the collection of knowledge related to agriculture and forestry.
a) Charlemagne converted many Muslims to Christianity
b) Charles Martel became King of France
c) It stopped the Muslim advance into Europe
d) Muslims gained control of Spain View Answer / Hide Answer
10. Where can the finest examples of medieval architecture be seen?
ANSWER: c) It stopped the Muslim advance into Europe
This battle stopped the northward advance of Islam from the Iberian peninsula. It halted the Islamic conquests and preserved Christianity as the controlling faith in Europe.
c) Homes of townspeople
d) UniversitiesView Answer / Hide Answer
ANSWER: a) Cathedrals
The Latin cross plan takes the Roman basilica as its primary model with subsequent developments.