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Ancient Weapons Quiz

For the historians, here is a slightly challenging quiz on ancient weapons. Can you identify these early weapons of combat and warfare? 10 Questions.

 
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What is this reproduction weapon used to fire arrows / bolts over huge distances?

  • Arrow Cannon
  • Crossbow Maxima
  • Sagitta Arcus
  • Ballista

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What is the correct name for this siege engine?

  • Trebuchet
  • Parazonium
  • Buccina
  • Caesar’s Cannon

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How is this viscious looking club more commonly known?

  • Prickly Pear
  • Morning Star
  • Hedgehog
  • Porcupine

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What is this nasty thing, scattered on tracks / roadways in numbers to disable horses?

  • Five jack
  • Spatha
  • Caltrop
  • Spiker

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What is the Roman name for this throwing weapon?

  • Pilum
  • Verutum
  • Plumbatae
  • Sagitta

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What is this ancient, triangular, Greek dagger called?

  • Thunderbolt
  • Zulfiqar
  • Parazonium
  • Spadroon

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What is this type of Battleaxe with crescent blade one side and hammer on the other?

  • Keteriya
  • Bardiche
  • Labrys
  • Adze

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What is the name of this Roman short sword?

  • Hasta
  • Falchion
  • Spatha
  • Gladius

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What is the name for the three-pointed Roman spear?

  • Triploid
  • Trident
  • trivet
  • Tripod

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What is the correct term for the flanged club?

  • Mace
  • Akly
  • Maul
  • Hammer

 

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