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Promontory fort: Quiz


Question 1: They are mainly found in Ireland, the Orkney Islands, the Isle of Man and ________.

Question 2: Dunbeg contains an early medieval ________ stone hut (clochan).
Capital (architecture)CorbelChinese architectureEnglish Gothic architecture

Question 3: Only a few Irish promontory forts have been excavated and most date to the Iron Age, though some, like Dunbeg (County Kerry) might have originated in the ________.
Bronze AgeDeverel-Rimbury cultureBronze Age BritainAncient Near East

Question 4: Promontory forts can be found all along the coast of ________.
Carrick, CornwallKerrierPenwithNorth Cornwall

Question 5: Although their dating is problematic, most seem to date to the ________.
Iron AgeIron Age ChinaLa Tène cultureAncient Near East

Question 6: Others, like Dalkey Island (________) contain imported Eastern Mediterranean pottery and have been reoccupied and changed in the early medieval period.
ClondalkinDún LaoghaireTallaghtCounty Dublin


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