Vikings And Middle Ages

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  • 1. 

    What is the name of a viking boat

    • A.

      Titanic

    • B.

      Shortboat

    • C.

      Longboat

    • D.

      Trireen

    Correct Answer
    C. Longboat
    Explanation
    A longboat is the correct answer because it is a type of Viking boat. Longboats were used by the Vikings for transportation, exploration, and warfare. They were long and narrow, with a shallow draft, which allowed them to navigate both shallow rivers and open seas. These boats were typically powered by both oars and sails, and they played a significant role in Viking culture and history.

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  • 2. 

    What was Leonardo da Vinci's most famous piece of art that is also full of controversy

    • A.

      Mooning lesa

    • B.

      Mona lisa

    • C.

      The last supper

    • D.

      A fish supper

    Correct Answer
    C. The last supper
    Explanation
    Leonardo da Vinci's most famous piece of art that is also full of controversy is the Mona Lisa.

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  • 3. 

    What mythical creature is aclaimed to be Merlins father

    • A.

      Loch ness monster

    • B.

      Incubus

    • C.

      Kelpie

    • D.

      Kung fu panda

    Correct Answer
    B. Incubus
    Explanation
    An incubus is a mythical creature that is often depicted as a male demon who visits women in their sleep to engage in sexual activity. In some legends, Merlin, the famous wizard from Arthurian mythology, is said to be the son of an incubus and a mortal woman named Adhan. This explanation suggests that the incubus is the claimed father of Merlin, connecting him to the world of mythical creatures and magic.

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  • 4. 

    Who is the viking god of war

    • A.

      Loki

    • B.

      Thor

    • C.

      Hercules

    • D.

      Odin

    Correct Answer
    D. Odin
    Explanation
    Odin is the correct answer because in Norse mythology, he is considered the chief god and the god of war. He is often depicted as a wise and powerful deity who is associated with battle, victory, and warriors. Odin is also known for his role in gathering fallen warriors and taking them to Valhalla, the great hall of the slain. While Loki, Thor, and Hercules are also figures from mythology, they are not specifically associated with being the god of war in the Viking tradition.

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  • 5. 

    What doe the word Cordwainen mean

    • A.

      A noisy child wearing cord trousers

    • B.

      Medievel house wife

    • C.

      A shoemaker

    • D.

      A lords overseer or steward

    Correct Answer
    C. A shoemaker
    Explanation
    The word "Cordwainen" refers to a shoemaker. This term is derived from the Old English word "cordwain," which means a type of fine leather. Cordwainers were skilled craftsmen who specialized in making high-quality shoes from this type of leather. They were highly regarded for their expertise and craftsmanship in creating footwear.

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  • 6. 

    What war were fought during the rennasiance in Italy and Jerusalum

    • A.

      Ww2

    • B.

      The crusades

    • C.

      The scottish wars if independence

    • D.

      The civil war of Jerusalem and Italy

    Correct Answer
    B. The crusades
    Explanation
    During the Renaissance in Italy and Jerusalem, the wars that were fought were known as the Crusades. The Crusades were a series of religious wars initiated by the Catholic Church in order to reclaim the Holy Land from Muslim control. These wars lasted for several centuries and had a significant impact on both Europe and the Middle East. The Crusades involved multiple military campaigns and resulted in various outcomes, including the establishment of Christian states in the region and increased cultural exchange between the East and the West.

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