Quiz - The Dark Ages

What became known as the Danelaw?

The rules governing the Saxon mercenaries
The laws of the vikings
Religious rules made by the Viking invaders
The land north of Watling Street

Who were the English?

Danes
Angles, Saxons, Frisians and Jutes
Romano-Britons
Picts

Who hired mecenaries from Scandinavia?

Constantine
Vortigern
Arthur
Harold

Who were the Rus?

Romano-British farmers
Red headed people from Scotland
Saxon mecenaries
Vikings that settled in Russia

From which area did the Anglo-Saxons mainly originate?

Normandy
Denmark
Saxony
Norway

Who died in 1066 without a heir to the throne?

Harold Godwinson
Edward the Confessor
William the Conqueror

What was the Saxon army called?

Fyrd
Thegns
Wyrd
Saxon Horde

Who defeated the Danes at the Battle of Ashdown in AD871?

Ethelred
Cnut
Harold
Alfred

Did Viking women have equal rights with men?

Almost
Yes
No

Who defeated Harold Godwinson at Hastings in 1066?

Alfred the Great
King Cnut
William the Conqueror
Vortigern