• 1. 
    What was the most common job for people living in the Middle Ages?

  • Craftsman
  • Tanner
  • Farmer
  • Knight
  • 2. 
    Who did most of the peasants work for during the Middle Ages?

  • The government
  • The local lord
  • A farming company
  • The king
  • 3. 
    What word below best describes life in the cities?

  • Healthy
  • Crowded
  • Easy
  • Clean
  • 4. 
    True or False: Most people during the Middle Ages lived in nice comfortable castles with many rooms.

  • TRUE
  • 5. 
    What were sumptuary laws?

  • Laws regarding food preparation and cleanliness
  • Laws that helped poor people earn fair wages
  • Laws that said what class of people could wear what types of clothing
  • Laws protecting the rights of the peasant
  • 6. 
    True or False: People during the Middle Ages ate meat for nearly every meal.

  • TRUE
  • 7. 
    What did most people drink during the Middle Ages?

  • Water
  • Ale or wine
  • Milk
  • Fruit juice
  • 8. 
    What would happen to a peasant who killed a deer on the land of a noble?

  • He would be congratulated
  • Nothing
  • He would be punished or even killed
  • He could keep the deer
  • 9. 
    True or False: Most children, rich or poor, attended school at the monasteries and learned to read and write.

  • TRUE
  • 10. 
    What was the main food that peasants ate on a daily basis?

  • Milk and puddings
  • Meat
  • Fruits and cheeses
  • Bread and stew
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