Tournaments, Jousts and Chivalry Quiz

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Quiz by Ashley Bryant, updated more than 1 year ago
Ashley Bryant
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Quick 10-question review of the lesson Middle Ages: Tournaments, Jousts and Chivalry

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Question 1

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What was the purpose of a tournament?
Answer
  • For knights to practice fighting during times of peace
  • To settle disputes between warring cities
  • To raise money for the sick and the poor
  • All of the above
  • None of the above

Question 2

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True or False: Knights were often seriously injured during tournaments.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 3

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Where did the tournament get its name?
Answer
  • The knights took turns falling off their horses
  • From the turning away of weaker or lesser knights
  • From the way the losers turned when they were hit by a lance
  • From when the knights turned to make another charge
  • From the way the crowd turned on the losers

Question 4

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True or False: Knights that won jousts and tournaments were very popular like sports heroes.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 5

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Which statement is true about a tournament?
Answer
  • Several knights fought several other knights
  • The knights tried to knock each other off of their horses
  • The knights would charge at the sound of a bugle
  • All of the above
  • None of the above

Question 6

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How many knights fought in a joust?
Answer
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 8
  • 10 or more

Question 7

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True or False: All knights followed the code of chivalry at all times.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 8

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Which of the following was likely NOT a part of the code of chivalry?
Answer
  • Protect the weak
  • Defend the church
  • Take from the rich
  • Never lie
  • Serve and defend the king

Question 9

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Why was jousting outlawed in France at the end of the Middle Ages?
Answer
  • The knights were getting too popular
  • Fans were rioting and destroying the local taverns
  • Because the people were having too much fun
  • King Henry II was killed in a jousting competition
  • Too many lances were breaking and there were not enough for the army

Question 10

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True or False: The ideal knight was not only a good fighter, but was also humble, fair, Christian, and had good manners.
Answer
  • True
  • False
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