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Question 1:
What region does Medieval Latin belong to?
Iloilo and Antique provinces, western Panay
From Halls Creek to Kununurra, Western Australia
Western Highlands
Most of western Europe

Question 2:
What family does Medieval Latin belong to?

Question 3: The high point of development of medieval Latin as a literary language came with the ________, a rebirth of learning kindled under the patronage of Charlemagne, king of the Franks.
Carolingian RenaissanceAncient RomeRoman EmpireWestern Roman Empire

Question 4: 560-636) collected all scientifical knowledge still available in his time into what might be called the first encyclopedia, the ________.
PhilosophyFlat EarthAristotleEtymologiae

Question 5: By the 16th century, ________ complained that speakers from different countries were unable to understand each other's form of Latin.
Desiderius ErasmusDavid HumeThomas AquinasBlaise Pascal

Question 6: Many medieval Latin works have been published in the series ________, Corpus Scriptorum Ecclesiasticorum Latinorum and Corpus Christianorum.
Pope Gregory IPope Alexander IIIPope CorneliusPatrologia Latina

Question 7: Other more ordinary words were replaced by coinages from ________ or Germanic sources because the classical words had fallen into disuse.
Medieval LatinClassical LatinVulgar LatinOld Latin

Question 8: The corpus of Medieval Latin literature encompasses a wide range of texts, including such diverse works as sermons, ________, hagiographical texts, travel literature, histories, epics, and lyric poetry.
Christian metalChristian musicGospel musicHymn

Question 9: The influence of ________ was also apparent in the syntax of some Medieval Latin writers, although Classical Latin continued to be held in high esteem and studied as models for literary compositions.
Vulgar LatinLate LatinOld LatinRoman Empire

Question 10: 538–594) wrote a lengthy history of the ________ kings.
Germanic peoplesFranksLombardsSaxons


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