Quiz - The Dark Ages

Who were the English?

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

Did Viking women have equal rights with men?

Yes
Almost
No

From which area did the Anglo-Saxons mainly originate?

Norway
Saxony
Normandy
Denmark

What became known as the Danelaw?

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

Who died in 1066 without a heir to the throne?

Edward the Confessor
Harold Godwinson
William the Conqueror

What was the Saxon army called?

Wyrd
Saxon Horde
Fyrd
Thegns

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

Harold
Alfred
Cnut
Ethelred

Who defeated Harold Godwinson at Hastings in 1066?

William the Conqueror
King Cnut
Vortigern
Alfred the Great

Who were the Rus?

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

Who hired mecenaries from Scandinavia?

Vortigern
Arthur
Harold
Constantine