Trivia Facts Quiz On History Of The Longbow!

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The longbow is a marvel that was used in the older days then perfected later by the English and Welsh. Did you know in the earlier days the bow was actually taller than the person using it and it was coated in bee wax to make it water-resistant? Test your understanding of the history of the longbow by taking up this quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the minimum length of a longbow?
    • A. 

      1 yard

    • B. 

      4 feet

    • C. 

      5 feet

    • D. 

      3 1/2 feet

  • 2. 
    What country is well known for its historic use of the longbow?
    • A. 

      France

    • B. 

      Norway

    • C. 

      Spain

    • D. 

      England

  • 3. 
    What material were longbows made from?
    • A. 

      Yew

    • B. 

      White Oak

    • C. 

      Hickory

    • D. 

      English Birch

  • 4. 
    How many arrows per minute could most longbow archers fire?
    • A. 

      24

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      18

  • 5. 
    According to the article, why did the French nobility reject the longbow?
    • A. 

      They were afraid of empowering the peasants.

    • B. 

      The bows were too expensive.

    • C. 

      Knights couldn't fire longbows because their armor interfered.

    • D. 

      It was an unchivalrous weapon.

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