Crusades, Trade, & the Plague

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American History Social Studies (The Middle Ages) Quiz on Crusades, Trade, & the Plague, created by Selam H on 05/21/2013.
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Question 1

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Why did the Crusades start?
Answer
  • Because Islam was gradually replacing Christianity
  • Because Christianity was gradually replacing Islam
  • Because Judaism was gradually replacing Islam
  • Because Islam was gradually replacing Judaism

Question 2

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Who called for help because of this issue in Europe?
Answer
  • Alexius Comnenus
  • Pope Urban II
  • Charlemagne
  • King John

Question 3

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Who answered the help by making the Christians fight against the Muslim?
Answer
  • Alexius Comnenus
  • Pope Urban II
  • Charlemagne
  • King John

Question 4

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Kings, nobles, knights, peasants, and townspeople all wanted to be a part of the crusades because __________________.
Answer
  • they all were forced to by the Pope
  • they were told that God wanted them to
  • they all were forced by the emperor

Question 5

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How many Crusades were there?
Answer
  • 6
  • 8
  • 9
  • 12

Question 6

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Who at the beginning of the Crusades had control of the Holy Land, Jerusalem?
Answer
  • The Muslims
  • The Jews
  • The Christians

Question 7

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Who has control over Jerusalem today?
Answer
  • The Muslims
  • The Jews
  • The Christians

Question 8

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About how long did the Crusades last?
Answer
  • 150 years
  • 100 years
  • 200 years
  • 250 years

Question 9

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Cause: Although the Christian victories had no permanent effect on the rule of Jerusalem, the Crusades increased the contacts between the West and the East. Effect: ?
Answer
  • The contact helped end the Crusades
  • The contact started a much bigger war
  • The contact increased trade and commerce

Question 10

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What made trade easier in about 1000?
Answer
  • The first trade routes passing through Europe were made.
  • Goods from Asia would reach the trader through a series of middlemen.
  • Transportation improved significantly in Europe

Question 11

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Where in China do all routes of the Silk Road lead to?
Answer
  • Chang’an
  • Dunhuang
  • Beijing
  • Hong Kong

Question 12

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Where do all the routes of the Silk Road set off from?
Answer
  • Beijing
  • Hong Kong
  • Dunhuang
  • Chang’an

Question 13

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Where did the bubonic plague first start at?
Answer
  • Genoa
  • Constantinople
  • Rome
  • Florence

Question 14

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How did the bubonic plague begin?
Answer
  • Fleas who carried bacteria ate the same food as rats and then the rats ate the same food as humans
  • Rats who carried bacteria were infested by fleas and then the fleas bit the humans
  • Fleas carrying bacteria where eaten by rats and then the rats were eaten by humans

Question 15

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How long did the bubonic plague last in Europe?
Answer
  • 20 years
  • 15years
  • 10 years
  • 5 years

Question 16

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What percentage of Europe was killed because of the bubonic plague?
Answer
  • 80% to 90%
  • 50% to 65%
  • 25% to 33%
  • 15% to 25%
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