TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE!
You know a lot more about medieval knights then when you started. Ready to test your knowledge? Read the following questions and when you have thought about one, click "check answer" to see if you had the correct answer.
Question 1: How did a knight usually fight?
- With his feet on the ground.
- On horseback.
- In a carriage.
- Knights didn't fight.
The correct answer is: 2. On horseback.
Question 2: Under which king did we first see medieval knights?
- King Wenceslas.
- King Lear.
- King Louie.
- King Charlemagne.
The correct answer is: 4. King Charlemagne.
Question 3: Where could a knight practice his skills if he wasn't serving his lord?
- In a tournament.
- Doing the dishes at home.
- In a battle.
- Knights didn't practice their skills.
The correct answer is: 1. In a tournament.
Question 4: What could a knight earn if he fought well?
- Lottery tickets.
- A place in a tournament.
- A new horse.
The correct answer is: 3. Land.
Question 5: A coat of arms has...
- Images of animals.
- Images of other objects.
- All of the above.
The correct answer is: 4. All of the above: colours, images of animals and other objects.
Question 6: True or false: "All knights knew how to read and write."
The correct answer is: False, not all knights could read or write.
Hopefully you did well with the questions! No worries: you can always go back and read the website again.