The Examination Of Tollund Man

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Tollund Man Quizzes & Trivia

A fun quiz on the examination of Tollund Man. Use the information provided in the examination section to complete the quiz. Note: This quiz is suitable for years K-6 Press + View Answer at the end of every question to see a further explaination of the answer.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The examination of Tollund Man was performed at Copenhagen National Museum on the 17th of May, 1950.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The head and face of Tollund Man was surpisingly well preserved.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The body of Tollund Man was not damaged during the excavation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The body of Tollund Man is 162cm tall though scientists believe that the body may have shrunk whilst in the bog.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The preservation of bog bodies is not essential for the further study of valuable evidence.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    To preserve bog bodies scientists used to smoke the body the same way meat is smoked as it prevents organic items from decaying.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The head of Tollund Man was preserved by using bee's wax though this method proved to be unsuccessful.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    To preserve the head of Tollund Man the head was first placed in alcohol to replace the bog water, it was then placed in Toloul which acted as a dissolution liquid where it was finally infused with bee's wax.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The body of Tollund Man was preserved with bee's wax along with the head.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The body of Tollund Man was later recreated by the Silkeborg Museum so that it appeared as it did when it was first discovered.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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