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The Romans in Britain

A quiz about the Romans time in Britain. 10 Questions.

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In which year did the Romans invade Britain?

  • 38 AD
  • 41 AD
  • 43 AD


Which king did the Romans defeat at the Battle of Medway?

  • Bassianus
  • Caractacus
  • Guiderius


Which queen led a revolt against the Romans but was defeated in 61 AD?

  • Boadicea
  • Tomyris
  • Zenobia


Incursions by the Scots caused the Emperor Hadrian to order the building of a defensive wall. Between which two rivers did Hadrian's Wall run?

  • The Tyne and the Solway
  • The Tyne and the Tees
  • The Tyne and the Wye


What was the name for the coastal forts built by the Romans to keep out invaders from the sea?

  • Anglo shore forts
  • Celtic shore forts
  • Saxon shore forts


In around 300 AD, much of the Roman army was withdrawn from Britain to help against attacks in Europe. Who were the attackers?

  • The Barbarians
  • The Huns
  • The Picts


After the Romans ventured further north they built a second defensive wall across Scotland. What was the name of this wall?

  • Antonine Wall
  • Hadrian's Wall
  • Octavian's Wall


In which year did the Romans finally withdraw their armies from Britain as a result of wars in Europe and the need to defend Italy?

  • 405 AD
  • 410 AD
  • 415 AD


What name did the Romans give to the town we now call Bath?

  • Aquae Arnemetiae
  • Aquae Sulis
  • Caesaromagus


Camulodunum was the Roman name for present-day Colchester; but this was based on 'Camulodunon', a name given by which earlier race of people?

  • The Celts
  • The Picts
  • The Saxons