Hundred Years War

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Hundred Years War.

1. Who fought each other during the Hundred Years War?
a. Germany and France
b. Spain and France
c. Italy and Spain
d. France and England
e. England and Spain

2. How long did the Hundred Years War last?
a. 10 years
b. 100 years
c. 116 years
d. 180 years
e. 250 years

3. What were chevauchees?
a. French knights that fought in the war
b. A type of siege weapon
c. An extra long lance that the English used to defeat the French
d. Long chain mail cloaks worn by French soldiers
e. War raids where the army caused havoc and pillaged the land

4. What was the cause of the Hundred Years War?
a. King Edward III of England claimed to be king of France
b. Disputes over areas of land around France
c. Control of the wool trade
d. All of the above
e. None of the above

5. Who was the Black Prince?
a. The son of King Edward III
b. An invulnerable French knight
c. Another name for Joan of Arc
d. A German prince who claimed the French throne
e. Any knight who wore black armor was called the Black Prince

6. True or False: The Hundred Years War was a constant battle with fierce fighting and no periods of peace.

7. Who was Joan of Arc?
a. The Queen of France
b. A female English knight
c. A French peasant girl who led the army to victory
d. A nun who tried to establish a peace treaty
e. A nurse who helped soldiers from both sides on the battlefield

8. How did Joan of Arc die?
a. She was shot by an arrow
b. She was poisoned by her own men
c. She was crushed by her horse
d. She was burned at the stake
e. Of old age at home in France

9. What English weapon played a major part in their early victories?
a. Cannon
b. Catapult
c. Lance
d. Sword
e. Longbow

10. Who won the Battle of Agincourt?
a. English
b. French
c. Germans
d. Spanish
e. Dutch

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