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Peasants' Revolt: Quiz


Question 1: The Peasants' Revolt, Wat Tyler's Rebellion, or the Great Rising of 1381 was one of a number of popular revolts in late medieval Europe and is a major event in the ________.
History of EnglandHistory of WalesHistory of the United KingdomHistory of Scotland

Question 2: The Savoy Palace of the king's uncle ________ was one of the London buildings destroyed by the rioters.
John of Gaunt, 1st Duke of LancasterPhilippa of LancasterEdward, the Black PrinceRichard II of England

Question 3: Instead of a full-scale riot, there were only systematic attacks on certain properties, many of them associated with ________ and/or the Hospitaller Order.
Philippa of LancasterJohn of Gaunt, 1st Duke of LancasterRichard II of EnglandEdward, the Black Prince

Question 4: Singer-songwriter ________ wrote Sons of Liberty on his album Poetry of the Deed about the Revolt.
Chris T-TLove Ire & SongFrank Turner discographyFrank Turner

Question 5: ________ described the revolt in A Dream of John Ball (1888).
John Henry DearleMorris & Co.Edward Burne-JonesWilliam Morris

Question 6: ________ mentions Jack Straw, one of the leaders of the Revolt, in his satiric The Nun's Priest's Tale in The Canterbury Tales.
Geoffrey ChaucerTroilus and CriseydeThe Knight's TaleThe Legend of Good Women

Question 7: A Dream of John Ball; and, a King's Lesson by William Morris (________ etext)
Project GutenbergProject Gutenberg AustraliaGoogle BooksAmazon Kindle

Question 8: John Gower, a friend of ________, saw the peasants as unjustified in their cause.
The Knight's TaleThe Canterbury TalesThe Legend of Good WomenGeoffrey Chaucer

Question 9: One reason the rising was significant was because it came to be seen in retrospect as marking the beginning of the end of ________ in medieval England, although the revolt itself was a failure.
Arab slave tradeSlaverySerfdomAbolitionism

Question 10: The ________, introduced 600 years after the peasants revolt, was popularly known as the poll tax (particularly by its opponents).
United Kingdom general election, 1992Community ChargeMargaret ThatcherConservative Party (UK)

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