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Medieval fortification: Quiz


Question 1: The resulting space is often seen in old city centers of Europe even to this day, as broader streets often outline where the old wall once stood (evident for example in Prague and ________).

Question 2: ________ of medieval castles were usually made of stone or sometimes (but rarely) wood.

Question 3: The concept of rivers or harbours coming directly up to the walls of fortifications was especially used by the English as they constructed castles throughout ________.
United KingdomEnglandWalesScotland

Question 4: At this time, internal ________ in fortified buildings were generally constructed so as to wind up a cylindrical well, and designed to give an advantage to a defender.
HawaiiUnited KingdomStairwayCambodia

Question 5: Having direct access to a body of water provided a route for resupply in times of war, an additional method of transportation in times of peace, and potential drinking water for a ________ castle or fortification.
Medieval warfareSiegeMilitary historyNaval warfare

Question 6: After the invention of the ________, star forts became obsolete as well.
ArtilleryCannonShell (projectile)Tank

Question 7: Inner walls and gates: the inner walls acted as a fall-back ________ should the attackers breach the outer walls.
FortificationCity gateCastleDefensive wall

Question 8: Manpower in the Medieval era in traditional governments in ________ consisted mainly of slave labor and low-class laborers.
Eastern EuropeWestern EuropeEuropeBalkans

Question 9: ________ replaced medieval fortifications
Medieval fortificationCaponierStar fortCastle

Question 10: Medieval fortification is the military aspect of Medieval technology that covers the development of fortification construction and use in ________ roughly from the fall of the Western Roman Empire to the Renaissance.
Western EuropeEuropeBalkansEastern Europe


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