Anglo-Saxon Period History Quiz!

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Anglo-Saxon Period History Quiz!

What do you know about Anglo-Saxon History? Will you take this quiz? The Anglo Saxons established England's kingdom, and the modern English language owes almost half of its words, including the most common words of ordinary speech, to their language. The Anglo Saxons possess substantial aspects of tribal and lordship ties. If you are interested to find out about the Anglo-Saxon period, this quiz should be a fun challenge.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The original inhabitants of Britain were:
    • A. 

      The Romans

    • B. 

      The Celts

  • 2. 
    The real Roman conquest spread through Britain after:
    • A. 

      43 AD under Emperor Claudius

    • B. 

      55 BC with Julius Caesar's military expedition

  • 3. 
    The Anglo-Saxon began to invade Britain in the
    • A. 

      First half of the 5th century

    • B. 

      6th century

  • 4. 
    King Arthur is the most legendary
    • A. 

      Anglo-Saxon king

    • B. 

      Celtic king

  • 5. 
    The Anglo-Saxon period is characterized by:
    • A. 

      The division of England into a number of small kingdoms

    • B. 

      The introduction of the feudal system

  • 6. 
    King Alfred the Great tried to stop
    • A. 

      The Anglo-Saxon invasion

    • B. 

      The Danish invasion

  • 7. 
    Under Canute
    • A. 

      The Anglo-Saxons extended their kingdom

    • B. 

      The Danish supremacy was estabilished

  • 8. 
    The Anglo-Saxon king was chosen for his:
    • A. 

      Bravery

    • B. 

      Economic superiority

  • 9. 
    The ideal of Germanic cultures was that the king should strive after:
    • A. 

      Success

    • B. 

      Enduring fame

  • 10. 
    The scops:
    • A. 

      Celebrated the king's glorious actions

    • B. 

      Fought at the king's side

  • 11. 
    The runes were:
    • A. 

      Celtic inscriptions carved in wood or stone

    • B. 

      Christian monumentsbuilt after the conversion

  • 12. 
    Old English was:
    • A. 

      A Germanic language

    • B. 

      Contained Latinate words