Task 1 - The Middle Ages - Ye Olde World Book

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Middle Ages Quizzes & Trivia

There were many groups of people who lived in the Middle Ages. This is kind of like a Who's Who of the period.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Middle Ages is a term that describes the period in European history from about the 400's through the 1400's. True or False?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    These people made up one of the Germanic peoples who invaded Britain during the A.D. 400's and 500's.They came from Angeln, a district in what is now Schleswig-Holstein, and from the southern part of the Danish peninsula. Who are these people?
    • A. 

      Angles

    • B. 

      Franks

    • C. 

      Goths

    • D. 

      Jutes

    • E. 

      Saxons

  • 3. 
    These people  were members of one of three tribes that conquered most of England between about A.D. 450 and the late 500's. These three tribes were Germanic or Teutonic, and they were thought to have come from what is now Denmark and northern Germany. Who are these people?
    • A. 

      Angles

    • B. 

      Franks

    • C. 

      Goths

    • D. 

      Jutes

    • E. 

      Saxons

  • 4. 
    These people  were a confederation of Germanic tribes who attacked the Roman Empire beginning in the A.D. 200's. They probably originated in what is now southern Scandinavia. Who are these people?
    • A. 

      Franks

    • B. 

      Goths

    • C. 

      Jutes

    • D. 

      Saxons

    • E. 

      Vandals

  • 5. 
    These people  were members of a Germanic people that invaded the island of Britain about 1,500 years ago. They lived in what is now the state of Schleswig-Holstein in Germany. Who were these people?
    • A. 

      Franks

    • B. 

      Goths

    • C. 

      Jutes

    • D. 

      Saxons

    • E. 

      Vandals

  • 6. 
    These people  were a Germanic tribe that invaded the West Roman Empire during the early A.D. 400's. They probably originated in what is now southern Scandinavia. Who were these people?
    • A. 

      Angles

    • B. 

      Goths

    • C. 

      Jutes

    • D. 

      Saxons

    • E. 

      Vandals

  • 7. 
    These people  were among the Germanic peoples who sometimes traded with the Roman Empire and at other times attacked its borders.Who were these people?
    • A. 

      Angles

    • B. 

      Franks

    • C. 

      Goths

    • D. 

      Saxons

    • E. 

      Vandals

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