Nobility: Quiz


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Question 1: In ________, influential high bourgeois, most particularly the members of the parlements (courts of justice), obtained noble titles from the king.
FranceCanadaItalyUnited Kingdom

Question 2: In some ________, there are no definite nobility titles, but the closest to that are given the title Syed or Sayyid.
Islamic schools and branchesMuslim worldIslamic Golden AgeMuslim history

Question 3: Descendants of the Emperor formed the highest class of Ancient Chinese nobility, status based on ranks of the Empress or concubine (as the Emperor was polygamous), and numerous titles such as Taizi (________, Princess) were designated.
Royal and noble ranksPrinceMonarchMonarchy

Question 4: The term originally referred to those who were "known" or "notable" and was applied to the highest ________ in pre-modern societies.
Social stratificationWorking classUpper classSocial class

Question 5: China had a feudal system in the Shang and Zhou dynasties, but the system gave way to a more bureaucratic system beginning in the ________ (221 BC).
Han DynastyQin DynastyTang DynastyMing Dynasty

Question 6: In the ________, where some peerage titles, until recently, guaranteed a seat in the Upper House of the Parliament, there are still some residual privileges.
CanadaUnited KingdomEnglandWales

Question 7: Various republics, including the United States, Mexico, and ________ have expressly abolished the granting and/or use of titles of nobility - although the latter two did so formerly.

Question 8: The ________ class, or hereditary landowning nobles, had great social and political power.
DaimyoSengoku periodJapanMatsudaira clan

Question 9: For the feudal hierarchy on the ________, see princely state.
South AsiaAsiaIndian subcontinentAfrica

Question 10: By the ________, many titles have been corrupted through abuse and perversion of the origin Qin system.
ChinaQing DynastyMing DynastyYuan Dynasty

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