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1. What king first united the Franks under one rule?
a. Carloman I
b. Clovis
c. Charlemagne
d. Louis I
e. Pepin the Short

2. What was the name of the first major dynasty of the Franks?
a. Ming
b. Lancastrian
c. Merovingian
d. Clovinian
e. Carolingian

3. What king established the Carolingian Empire?
a. Pepin the Short
b. Clovis
c. Louis I
d. Charlemagne
e. Lothair

4. What Frankish king was crowned the first Holy Roman Emperor by the pope?
a. Clovis
b. Louis I
c. Carloman I
d. Merovech
e. Charlemagne

5. What reform did Charlemagne bring to the Franks?
a. Written laws
b. Education
c. Monetary standards
d. All of the above
e. None of the above

6. What were the heavily armored soldiers of the Frankish cavalry called?
a. Archers
b. Housecarls
c. Knights
d. Dukes
e. Earls

7. What was the land called that a king gave to his knight or lord in return for his loyalty?
a. Acre
b. Fief
c. Bailiwick
d. Domain
e. Precinct

8. Why did only the wealthy become knights?
a. Because knights needed to wear expensive jewelry
b. Because the king required knights to pay him to fight
c. Because the armor and war horse were so expensive
d. All of the above
e. None of the above

9. Which of the following is NOT another name for Charlemagne?
a. Charles the Great
b. King Charles I
c. Father of Europe
d. Big Bertha
e. None of the above

10. What was a hauberk?
a. A long shirt made of chain mail worn by knights as armor
b. A spear with a hook on the end
c. An area of land given to a knight by the king
d. One of the feudal leaders between a baron and an earl
e. A siege weapon that could throw huge boulders to knock down walls

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