Anglo-Saxon Period History: Quiz!

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Anglo-Saxon Period History: Quiz!

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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