Trivia On Early Middle Ages History! Quiz

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Want o enhance your knowledge about early middle ages history? This quiz can help. The Medieval period is also sometimes referred to as the dark period. At the beginning of the second century, Roman civilizations began to decline, especially the population. There was also a drop in trade, a rise in global warming, and expanded migration. This quiz will help put the early middle ages into perspective. Good luck with the quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which tribes crossed the North Sea and inhabited the British Isles? 

    • A.

      Angles

    • B.

      Vikings

    • C.

      Saxons

    • D.

      Jutes

    • E.

      Franks

    • F.

      Frisians

    • G.

      Danes

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Angles
    C. Saxons
    D. Jutes
    F. Frisians
    Explanation
    The Angles, Saxons, Jutes, and Frisians are the tribes that crossed the North Sea and inhabited the British Isles. These tribes played a significant role in the early medieval history of Britain, contributing to the formation of the Anglo-Saxon culture and society. The Vikings, Franks, and Danes, although also associated with invasions and settlements in the British Isles, are not specifically mentioned as tribes that crossed the North Sea in the given options.

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  • 2. 

    The Ecclesiastical History of the English People was written by

    Correct Answer(s)
    Bede the Venerable
    bede the venerable
    Bede
    bede
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Bede the Venerable. Bede, also known as Bede the Venerable, was an English monk and scholar who lived in the 7th and 8th centuries. He is best known for his work "The Ecclesiastical History of the English People," which is a significant historical and theological account of early Christianity in England. Bede's writings played a crucial role in preserving the history and culture of the English people during this time period.

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  • 3. 

    In 597 AD, Pope Gregory I sent a mission led by

    • A.

      St Patrick

    • B.

      St Augustine

    • C.

      Gildas

    • D.

      St Columba

    Correct Answer
    B. St Augustine
    Explanation
    In 597 AD, Pope Gregory I sent a mission led by St Augustine. St Augustine was a Benedictine monk who was chosen by Pope Gregory I to lead a mission to England with the aim of converting the Anglo-Saxons to Christianity. St Augustine and his companions arrived in Kent and were successful in their mission, establishing the first Christian church in England. St Augustine's mission laid the foundation for the spread of Christianity throughout England and had a significant impact on the religious and cultural history of the country.

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  • 4. 

    The territory under Danish rule was called

    Correct Answer
    Danelaw
    the Danelaw
    The Danelaw
    danelaw
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Danelaw, the Danelaw, The Danelaw, danelaw". The territory under Danish rule during the Viking Age in England was referred to as the Danelaw. This term denoted the area where Danish law and customs held sway, and it encompassed parts of present-day England. The term "Danelaw" is derived from the Old English word "Dena lagu," meaning "Danish law." It signified the region where Danish settlers had established their own legal system and had a significant influence on the local culture and governance.

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  • 5. 

    The only English monarch called "The Great" was

    • A.

      Edward

    • B.

      Harold

    • C.

      Alfred

    • D.

      Aethelred

    Correct Answer
    C. Alfred
    Explanation
    Alfred is the only English monarch who is commonly referred to as "The Great." He ruled from 871 to 899 and is known for his efforts to defend England against Viking invasions, his promotion of education, and his legal reforms. Alfred's reign is considered a pivotal period in English history, as he laid the foundation for a unified and prosperous kingdom. His accomplishments and impact on the nation earned him the title "The Great."

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  • 6. 

    Alfred the Great was from the house of

    • A.

      Northumbria

    • B.

      Wessex

    • C.

      Essex

    • D.

      Anglia

    Correct Answer
    B. Wessex
    Explanation
    Alfred the Great was from the house of Wessex. Wessex was one of the seven kingdoms of Anglo-Saxon England, and Alfred the Great was the king of Wessex from 871 to 899. He is known for his military successes against Viking invasions and for his efforts in promoting education and literacy. Under his rule, Wessex became the dominant kingdom in England and laid the foundation for the unification of England under one ruler.

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  • 7. 

    Alfred the Great initiated the writing of famous historical work called

    Correct Answer
    the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle
    The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle
    the Anglo-Saxon chronicle
    Explanation
    Alfred the Great is credited with starting the writing of the famous historical work known as the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle. This chronicle is a collection of annals that provide a detailed account of the history of the Anglo-Saxon people in England. It covers a period of over 600 years, from the arrival of the Anglo-Saxons in Britain in the 5th century to the Norman Conquest in 1066. The capitalization of the phrase "Anglo-Saxon Chronicle" may vary, but it refers to the same historical work.

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  • 8. 

    The Battle of Hastings happened in

    • A.

      1066

    • B.

      1009

    • C.

      1087

    • D.

      1135

    Correct Answer
    A. 1066
    Explanation
    The Battle of Hastings took place in 1066. This significant battle occurred when William the Conqueror, Duke of Normandy, invaded England and defeated King Harold II. The battle marked the beginning of Norman rule in England and had a profound impact on the country's history and culture.

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  • 9. 

    The nickname of William the Duke of Normandy who defeated Anglo-Saxons at Hastings was

    • A.

      The Great

    • B.

      The Unready

    • C.

      The Mighty

    • D.

      The Conqueror

    Correct Answer
    D. The Conqueror
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The Conqueror" because it accurately reflects William the Duke of Normandy's achievement of defeating the Anglo-Saxons at Hastings. This nickname highlights his successful conquest and solidifies his place in history as a conqueror.

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  • 10. 

    Normandy is situated in

    • A.

      Southern England

    • B.

      Northern France

    • C.

      Denmark

    • D.

      South-west Norway

    Correct Answer
    B. Northern France
    Explanation
    Normandy is located in Northern France. This region is known for its beautiful coastline, historic landmarks, and rich cultural heritage. Normandy is famous for the D-Day landings during World War II, as well as its picturesque towns like Rouen and Honfleur. The region is also renowned for its delicious cuisine, including specialties like Camembert cheese and apple cider. Normandy's location in Northern France makes it easily accessible from other parts of the country and Europe, making it a popular tourist destination.

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