Roman Britain And Archeology Quiz

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Britain Quizzes & Trivia

This is a quick quiz reviewing the topics covered in the first class on Celtic Britain, the early roman invasions of Britain and Archeology. Some of the questions were covered in class while other require you to look around the website for the answer.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who was the leader of the resistance to Caesar's invasion of 54BC
    • A. 

      Cassivellaunus

    • B. 

      Mandubracius

    • C. 

      King Cogidubnus

    • D. 

      Steve

  • 2. 
    From which Port did Caesar set sail?
    • A. 

      Huddersfield

    • B. 

      Walmer

    • C. 

      Ostia

    • D. 

      Portus Itius

  • 3. 
    Who sucsessfully set up South England as a Roman Province?
    • A. 

      Julius Caesar

    • B. 

      Claudius

    • C. 

      Calligula

    • D. 

      Tacitus

  • 4. 
    Who was the first roman client king to rule in Britain?
    • A. 

      Vercingetorix

    • B. 

      Cassivellaunus

    • C. 

      King Kong

    • D. 

      Mandubracius

  • 5. 
    Which tribe lead the British Revolt of AD 60-61
    • A. 

      Triovantes

    • B. 

      Iceni

    • C. 

      Corantii

    • D. 

      Belgae

  • 6. 
    What type of prestige objects were popular among high status Celts?
    • A. 

      Broaches

    • B. 

      Torques

    • C. 

      Ornate weaporny

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Which type of excavation has been widely used in Roman military archeology?
    • A. 

      Vertical excavation

    • B. 

      Horizontal Excavation

    • C. 

      Keyhole Excavation

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    ...... are particulary useful on water logged sites? E.g. Shipwrecks
    • A. 

      Open Area Excavations

    • B. 

      Vertical Excavations

    • C. 

      Cofferdams

  • 9. 
    What type of material can you use carbon 14 dating on?
    • A. 

      Organic

    • B. 

      Stone

    • C. 

      Plastics

    • D. 

      Metal