Which three countries did the Vikings come from?
A) France, Italy, Spain
B) Denmark, Norway, Sweden
C) Austria, Germany, Holland
In which year was the first Viking raid on Britain?
A) 793 AD
B) 1000 AD
C) 1073 AD
Most Vikings sailed overseas because:
A) they were fleeing from enemies
B) they were going on holiday
C) they were farmers looking for better land
What was the Danelaw?
A) A law made by the Vikings
B) the Viking language
C) the part of England where the Vikings lived
What weapons did the Vikings use?
A) swords, spears, axes, bows and arrows
B) guns and cannons
Where did most Vikings live?
A) in cities
B) on farms
C) in boats
How did the Vikings do up their clothes?
A) with brooches
B) with buttons
C) with zips
What work did Viking women do?
A) farming, fishing and fighting
B) farming, housework and making clothes
C) women did not work
What did the Vikings drink from?
B) china and pottery cups
C) drinking horns and wooden cups
What was a 'thing'?
A) an open air meeting held to discuss laws
B) a present given at a feast
C) a fight
When the Vikings came to Britain they worshipped:
A) one god
B) many gods
C) they did not worship any gods
What are the Norse Myths about?
A) contests between gods and giants
B) contests between heroes and villains
C) contests between witches and wizards
Which god is Thorkel named after?
Which gods did the Vikings worship?
A) Zeus, Apollo, Hermes
B) Jupiter, Mars, Mercury
C) Odin, Thor, Loki
What did Christian Vikings put in British churchyards?
B) stone crosses
TRAVEL, TRADE AND EXPLORATION
What were Viking ships like?
A) strong, lightweight and fast
B) small and primitive
C) big, heavy and slow
How did Viking sailors find their way?
A) with a compass
B) by the wind, stars and sun
C) by radar and computer technology
How did the Vikings pay for goods?
A) with gold
B) with paper money
C) with coins, pieces of silver and jewellery
Which new countries did the Vikings discover?
A) Iceland, Greenland and America
B) India, China and Japan
C) Jamaica, Barbados and Trinidad
Who was Leif the Lucky?
A) a famous pirate raider
B) a powerful Viking king
C) the first European to land in America
WHAT HAPPENED TO THE VIKINGS
What was the Viking King Knut like?
A) good, popular and a Christian
B) evil, cruel and bloodthirsty
C) weak and helpless
What year did the Viking Age end in England?
A) 950 AD
B) 1066 AD
C) 1214 AD
When did Viking rule in Scotland end?
A) long before it ended in England
B) at the same time as it ended in England
C) long after it ended in England
Which of these British towns have Viking names?
A) Grimsby, Whitby, Scunthorpe
B) London, Edinburgh, Cardiff
C) Manchester, Chichester, Lancaster
What are 'sagas'?
A) Viking myths
B) Viking laws
C) Stories about real Viking people