Appearance And Character Of Attila! Trivia Questions Quiz

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Attila was regarded as one of the most feared enemies of the Western and Eastern Roman Empires during his reign. He crossed the Danube twice and plundered the Balkans, but was unable to take Constantinople. This short quiz will test your knowledge of what you know of Attila.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Where did Attila suffer his first defeat? 

    • A.

      Battle of the Catalaunian Plain

    • B.

      Battle of Titans 

    • C.

      Battle of Balkans

    • D.

      Battle of Constantinople 

    Correct Answer
    A. Battle of the Catalaunian Plain
    Explanation
    Attila suffered his first defeat at the Battle of the Catalaunian Plain.

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  • 2. 

    When did he marry Ildico? 

    • A.

      459

    • B.

      453

    • C.

      450

    • D.

      444

    Correct Answer
    A. 459
  • 3. 

    When did he invade Northern Italy? 

    • A.

      459

    • B.

      452

    • C.

      443

    • D.

      444

    Correct Answer
    B. 452
    Explanation
    In 452, he invaded Northern Italy.

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  • 4. 

    Why did Emperor Valentinian III send envoys to meet Attila at Mincio in the vicinity if Mantua?

    • A.

      For Attila to withdraw from Italy

    • B.

      To pay tribute

    • C.

      To warn Attila

    • D.

      To kill Attila 

    Correct Answer
    A. For Attila to withdraw from Italy
    Explanation
    Emperor Valentinian III sent envoys to meet Attila at Mincio in the vicinity of Mantua in order to negotiate and convince Attila to withdraw from Italy. This diplomatic approach was taken to avoid further conflict and bloodshed between the Roman Empire and the Huns. By engaging in peaceful negotiations, Valentinian III hoped to persuade Attila to retreat and avoid any potential destruction or harm that could be caused by his invasion of Italy.

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  • 5. 

    When did he proclaim his intent to attack the Visigoth Kingdom of Toulouse?

    • A.

      450

    • B.

      444

    • C.

      449

    • D.

      443

    Correct Answer
    A. 450
    Explanation
    He proclaimed his intent to attack the Visigoth Kingdom of Toulouse in the year 450.

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  • 6. 

    When did he proclaim his intent to attack the Visigoth Kingdom of Toulouse?

    • A.

      450

    • B.

      440

    • C.

      430

    • D.

      420

    Correct Answer
    A. 450
  • 7. 

    Which of the following is not among Attila's wives? 

    • A.

      Kreta

    • B.

      Ildico

    • C.

      Honoria 

    • D.

      Ramona

    Correct Answer
    D. Ramona
    Explanation
    The question asks for the name that is not among Attila's wives. Among the given options, Kreta, Ildico, and Honoria are known historical figures who were wives of Attila the Hun. However, there is no historical record or evidence of Attila having a wife named Ramona. Therefore, Ramona is the correct answer as it is not among Attila's wives.

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  • 8. 

    Why did Attila spare Rome? 

    • A.

      Because the Emperor paid his  tribute to Attila 

    • B.

      Because he feared Rome 

    • C.

      Because of Mundzuk 

    • D.

      Because of dplomacy with Pope Leo I 

    Correct Answer
    D. Because of dplomacy with Pope Leo I 
    Explanation
    Attila spared Rome because of diplomacy with Pope Leo I. This suggests that Pope Leo I was able to negotiate with Attila and convince him to spare the city. This diplomatic intervention may have involved some form of negotiation or agreement between the Pope and Attila, which ultimately led to Rome being spared from destruction.

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  • 9. 

    What is the meaning of "Flagellum Dei" in Latin?

    • A.

      Attila the Hun

    • B.

      Praise Attila the Hun

    • C.

      The darkness of the fall

    • D.

      Scourge of God

    Correct Answer
    D. Scourge of God
    Explanation
    "Flagellum Dei" is a Latin phrase that translates to "Scourge of God." This term was historically used to refer to Attila the Hun, who was known for his brutal conquests and the devastation he brought upon the Roman Empire. The title "Scourge of God" emphasizes Attila's role as a destructive force, highlighting his ability to bring suffering and chaos to his enemies.

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  • 10. 

    Who among the following refused to pay tribute to Attila?

    • A.

      Aetius

    • B.

      Theodosius

    • C.

      Velentinan II

    • D.

      Marcian 

    Correct Answer
    D. Marcian 
    Explanation
    Marcian refused to pay tribute to Attila.

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