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The Anglo-Saxons Quiz

All about the Anglo-Saxons. 8 Questions.

 
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1

Which three tribes, that later merged into one to become the Anglo-Saxons, were invited to England by King Vortigern to help fight off the Picts?

  • Angles, Saxons & Frisians
  • Angles, Saxons & Jutes
  • Angles, Saxons & Vikings
  • Mercians, Saxons & Normans

2

Who was the first Saxon king?

  • Cerdic
  • Canute
  • Alfred the Great
  • Edward the Confessor

3

When did the Anglo-Saxon rule finish?

  • 1066 by the Vikings
  • 1066 by the Normans
  • 1066 by the Celts
  • 1016 by the Normans

4

During the time of the Anglo-Saxons, which religion flourished?

  • Celtic religions
  • Roman religions
  • Christianity
  • Viking religions

5

Who is said to be the greatest Saxon king?

  • Alexander the Great
  • Edmund Ironside
  • Egbert
  • Alfred the Great

6

Can you match the following with the date?

Drag items from right column to match with left column

Left

  • Battle of Maldon
  • Alfred the Great comes to the throne.
  • Canute takes the English throne.
  • William I conquers England.

Right

  • 871
  • 991
  • 1016
  • 1066

7

Approximately, when were the Britons driven out of England by the Anglo-Saxons?

  • 450s
  • 500s
  • 600s
  • 800s

8

The story, "Beowulf", was written by the Anglo-Saxons at about what time?

  • 450s
  • 500s
  • 700s
  • 800s

 

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