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Question 1:
Who played Sylvanus Heythorp the movie Old English?
George Arliss
George Arliss
Murray Kinnell
Reginald Sheffield

Question 2:
Who played Gilbert Farney the movie Old English?
George Arliss
Murray Kinnell
Reginald Sheffield
Harrington Reynolds

Question 3: Most of these Oïl language words were themselves derived from Old French and ultimately from classical Latin, although a notable stock of Norse words were introduced or re-introduced in ________ form.
EnglandCnut the GreatNormansNormandy

Question 4: Of these, all of Northumbria and most of ________ were overrun by the Vikings during the 9th century.
ShropshireWessexMerciaEnglish Midlands

Question 5:
What role did Ivan F. Simpson play in the movie Old English?
Sylvanus Heythorp
Joe Pillin
Bob Pillin
Gilbert Farney

Question 6:
Who played John 'Jock' Larne the movie Old English?
George Arliss
Harrington Reynolds
Leon Janney
Reginald Sheffield

Question 7:
Who played Joe Pillin the movie Old English?
Ivan F. Simpson
Murray Kinnell
Harrington Reynolds
Reginald Sheffield

Question 8: The first example is taken from the opening lines of the epic poem ________.
Beowulf (hero)Finnesburg FragmentBeowulfWidsith

Question 9: The four main ________ forms of Old English were Mercian, Northumbrian, Kentish, and West Saxon.
DialectGerman languageEnglish languageDialect continuum

Question 10: This was used until the end of the 12th century when continental ________ (also known as Caroline) replaced the insular.
Carolingian minusculeCharlemagneBlackletterCalligraphy







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