The Tollund Man (Year 5-6)

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If you are a Grade 5 or 6 student out there then quiz is for you, it deals with the tollund man. Specifically designed to find out how much your knowledge you have.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Where was the Tollund Man discovered?

    • A.

      Denmark

    • B.

      Ireland

    • C.

      England

    • D.

      America

    Correct Answer
    A. Denmark
    Explanation
    The Tollund Man was discovered in Denmark.

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  • 2. 

    How old was the Tollund man when he died?

    • A.

      30

    • B.

      70

    • C.

      40

    • D.

      20

    Correct Answer
    A. 30
    Explanation
    The Tollund man was approximately 30 years old when he died. This can be determined through various methods of age estimation, such as analyzing the condition of his bones and teeth. These methods allow researchers to make an educated estimate of his age at the time of death.

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  • 3. 

    What was the Tollund Man's hat made from?

    • A.

      Cotton

    • B.

      Silk

    • C.

      Sheepskin

    • D.

      Snake Skin

    Correct Answer
    C. Sheepskin
    Explanation
    The Tollund Man's hat was made from sheepskin. This can be inferred from the fact that sheepskin is a common material used for making hats, especially in colder climates. Additionally, sheepskin is known for its warmth and insulation properties, which would have been beneficial for someone living in a colder region like Denmark, where the Tollund Man was found.

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  • 4. 

    How did the Tollund man die?

    • A.

      Disesase

    • B.

      As a human sacrifice

    • C.

      Old Age

    • D.

      Starvation

    Correct Answer
    B. As a human sacrifice
    Explanation
    The Tollund man died as a human sacrifice. This can be inferred from the historical and archaeological evidence surrounding his discovery. The Tollund man was found in a peat bog, a common location for ritual sacrifices in ancient times. Additionally, the manner in which he was killed, with a noose around his neck, suggests a ritualistic act rather than a natural cause of death. The presence of other sacrificial artifacts and the religious beliefs of the time further support this explanation.

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  • 5. 

    In what year was the Tollund man found?

    • A.

      1880

    • B.

      1950

    • C.

      2001

    • D.

      1120

    Correct Answer
    B. 1950
    Explanation
    In 1950, the Tollund man was found.

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  • 6. 

    In what era did the Tollund man live in?

    • A.

      Middle Age

    • B.

      Dark Age

    • C.

      Medieval Age

    • D.

      Iron age

    Correct Answer
    D. Iron age
    Explanation
    The Tollund man lived in the Iron Age. This era is characterized by the widespread use of iron tools and weapons, which replaced bronze as the primary material. The Iron Age is known for its agricultural advancements, the development of complex societies, and the emergence of new cultures and civilizations. The Tollund man, a well-preserved bog body found in Denmark, is believed to have lived during this period based on archaeological evidence and carbon dating.

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