WHI Final Exam Jeopardy
Early Middle Ages
Late Medieval Period
Byzantine Empire -100
• QUESTION:to organize into a system.
Often applies to laws
• ANSWER: codify
• QUESTION: to ban from membership in
a church and from taking part in its rites.
• ANSWER: Excommunicate
Byzantine Empire -300
• QUESTION: a small, artistic image of a
holy person, developed in the Byzantine
empire and playing as important part in
Eastern Orthodox churches.
• ANSWER: Icon
Byzantine Empire -400
• QUESTION: in the Middle Ages, the
head of the Eastern Orthodox Church.
Today, the head of any one of the Orthodox
churches (Greek, Russian, etc.).
• ANSWER: Patriarch
Byzantine Empire -500
QUESTION: the language of the people.
In the Middle Ages, educated people
spoke and wrote Latin, while ordinary
people spoke dialects of English, French,
Islamic Civilization -100
• QUESTION: a group of pack animals,
such as camels, traveling in a long line.
• ANSWER: Caravan
Islamic Civilization -200
QUESTION: a holy war with the purpose
of spreading Islam.
Islamic Civilization -300
• QUESTION:a small area with a source
of water in an otherwise dry region.
• ANSWER: Oasis (plural oases)
Islamic Civilization -400
• QUESTION:one of the two divisions of
Islam. They believe that the fourth
caliph, Ali, should have been
Muhammad’s successor. Today the
majority of them are located in Iran.
• ANSWER: Shi’a
Islamic Civilization -500
• QUESTION: one of the two divisions of
Islam. They believe that the first three
caliphs were rightfully chosen while Ali,
the fourth, was not. Most Muslims today
belong to this division.
• ANSWER: Sunni
Early Middle Ages -100
• QUESTION: referring to a line of
Frankish rulers whose most distinguished
members were named Charles
• ANSWER: Carolingian
Early Middle Ages -200
• QUESTION: under feudalism, an area
of land granted to a local ruler by a
monarch. In return for full control over
that area, the local ruler promised to
support the monarch with soldiers and
• ANSWER: Fief
Early Middle Ages -300
• QUESTION:a style of architecture
influenced by ancient Rome. One feature
of it is a broad rounded arch.
• ANSWER: Romanesque
Early Middle Ages -400
• QUESTION:under feudalism, a peasant
farmer under the control of a local ruler.
• ANSWER: Serf
Early Middle Ages -500
• QUESTION: under feudalism, a local
ruler who swore allegiance to the
monarch in return for full control over
the local land and people.
• ANSWER: Vassal
Late Medieval Period -100
• QUESTION: the southeastern
peninsula of Europe. Today it includes
the countries of Yugoslavia, Bosnia and
Croatia, Albania, Greece, Bulgaria, and
part of Turkey
• ANSWER: Balkans
Late Medieval Period -200
• QUESTION: “Great Charter” (in the
Latin language). A document that nobles
forced King John of England to sign in
A.D. 1215. It granted them rights while
limiting the king’s power.
• ANSWER: Magna Carta
Late Medieval Period -300
• originally a meeting of local representatives
summoned by the English monarch to serve as
advisers. Today, a house or house of
lawmakers, elected or chosen in some other
way, who hold the supreme legislative power in
• ANSWER: Parliament
Late Medieval Period -400
• QUESTION: a state ruled by a prince.
Russian and Germany are nations that
were once groups of these.
• ANSWER: Principality
Late Medieval Period -500
• QUESTION: the Spanish
“reconquering” of their country from
occupation as part of the Muslim empire.
• ANSWER: Reconquista
QUESTION: a wealthy or influential
supporter of the arts or of individual
• QUESTION: technique used in
drawing and painting to make the
pictures appear three-dimensional.
• ANSWER: Perspective
• QUESTION: a period of “rebirth” in
Europe, from about 1350 to 1550, in
which there was an upsurge of creativity
in the arts and sciences.
• ANSWER: Renaissance
• QUESTION: a poem of 14 lines with
various rhyme patterns. It originated in
Italy and flourished during the
Renaissance, when it spread to most of
Europe. It is still in use today.
• ANSWER: Sonnet
QUESTION: charging interest on loans.
• QUESTION: the warrior class in medieval
• ANSWER: Samurai
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