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Medieval Clothing Quiz

Medieval Clothing Quiz

How well have you understood Medieval clothing?

1. Give each Medieval clothing picture the correct caption by choosing either a,b,c, or d

Picture 1

a. Late Medieval and rich
b. Late Medieval and poor
c. Early Medieval and rich
d. Early Medieval and poor

Picture 2

a. Late Medieval and rich
b. Late Medieval and poor
c. Early Medieval and rich
d. Early Medieval and poor

Picture 3

a. Late Medieval and rich
b. Late Medieval and poor
c. Early Medieval and rich
d. Early Medieval and poor

Picture 4

a. Late Medieval and rich
b. Late Medieval and poor
c. Early Medieval and rich
d. Early Medieval and poor

2. Choose the correct ending to these sentences:

Most clothing was made out of:

a. Linen
b. Cotton
c. Silk
d. Wool

This was because of:

a. It was easy to sew
b. There was nothing else
c. There were a lot of sheep so it was cheap

Clothing in the Medieval period was:

a. Itchy
b. Hot
c. Difficult to wash
d. Itchy, hot and difficult to wash

3. Which is the true statement about Medieval Clothing, select either a, b, c or d:

In the early Medieval period, men fastened their woollen leggings with:

a. Velcro
b. Strips of spare material
c. Cross-gartered leather strips
d. A zip

In the late Medieval period a large hat was a sign of:

a. Wealth
b. A large head
c. A bad hatmaker

Poor people in the early Medieval period had:

a. Lots of shoes
b. No shoes
c. Just one pair of shoes

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