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Ancient Siege Weapons Quiz

Do you know the names of these ancient siege weapons? 8 Questions.

 
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Already used by the Assyrians in the 9th century BC, this in one of the oldest siege engines. What's its name?

  • Agger
  • Battering ram
  • Catapult
  • Helepolis

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What's the name of this siege weapon that was also used by the Assyrians?

  • Ballista
  • Escalade
  • Siege tower
  • Trebuchet

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This Greek invention is considered to be the first artillery weapon. What's the name of this large composite bow catapult?

  • Arbalest
  • Ballista
  • Kalashnikov
  • Oxybeles

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What's the name of this Roman stone throwing torsion catapult?

  • Ballista
  • Helepolis
  • Onager
  • Trebuchet

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What's the name of this Roman torsion catapult?

  • Ballista
  • Crossbow
  • Mangonel
  • Polybolos

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Each Roman legion had 55 of these mobile artillery weapons. What's its name?

  • Arbalest
  • Carroballista
  • Dragon
  • Mangonel

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This medieval siege machine was used to put soldiers on enemy walls. What's it called?

  • Helepolis
  • Mangonel
  • Tonnelon
  • Trebuchet

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This was the most powerful medieval catapult. What's its name?

  • Helepolis
  • Scorpion
  • Slinger
  • Trebuchet

 

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