The Discovery Of Tollund Man

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A fun quiz on the discovery of Tollund Man. Use the information provided in the discovery section to complete the quiz. Note: This quiz is suitable for years K-6


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When was Tollund Man discovered?
    • A. 

      6th of June 1950

    • B. 

      8th of May 1950

    • C. 

      8th of June 1950

    • D. 

      6th of May 1950

  • 2. 
    Where was Tollund Man discovered?
    • A. 

      Denmark

    • B. 

      England

    • C. 

      Scotland

    • D. 

      United States

  • 3. 
    Who was the main archaeologist working on the site?
    • A. 

      Arthur Evans

    • B. 

      P. V. Glob

    • C. 

      Howard Carter

    • D. 

      P. Bradley

  • 4. 
    Who first discovered the bog body?
    • A. 

      John Kauslund

    • B. 

      Viggo Hojgaard

    • C. 

      Grethe Hojgaard

    • D. 

      Emil Hojgaard

  • 5. 
    How old is Tollund Man?
    • A. 

      100 years old

    • B. 

      2000 years old

    • C. 

      1000 years old

    • D. 

      5000 years old

  • 6. 
    What is a bog body?
    • A. 

      Human remains preserved in a peat bog

    • B. 

      A mummy

    • C. 

      Body of environmental matter

    • D. 

      The decayed remains of an animal

  • 7. 
    What was found on Tollund Man?
    • A. 

      A knife in his hand

    • B. 

      Shoes on his feet

    • C. 

      Gloves on his hands

    • D. 

      A noose around his neck

  • 8. 
    Why do bog bodies have such high rates of preservation?
    • A. 

      There is no oxygen and high acidity

    • B. 

      This is high oxygen and high acidity

    • C. 

      There is no oxygen and low acidity

    • D. 

      There is high oxygen and high acidity

  • 9. 
    Peat bogs consist of two layers, what are they?
    • A. 

      Peat and mud

    • B. 

      Mud and water

    • C. 

      Water and peat

    • D. 

      Rocks and Mud

  • 10. 
    How many bog bodies have been found throughout Europe?
    • A. 

      None

    • B. 

      100

    • C. 

      2000

    • D. 

      700

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