Shield: Quiz

  
  

Question 1: What does the following picture show?

  Ceremonial shield with mosaic decoration. Aztec or Mixtec, AD 1400-1521. In the British Museum.
  Nias ceremonial shield
  Reenactment of an early Imperial Roman legionary shield array
  A police officer utilizing a ballistic shield

Question 2: What does the following picture show?

  Sword and buckler combat, plate from the Tacuinum Sanitatis illustrated in Lombardy, ca. 1390.
  Nias ceremonial shield
  Sword and buckler combat, plate from the Tacuinum Sanitatis illustrated in Lombardy, ca. 1390.
  Drawing from the Codex Manesse showing jousting knights on horseback carrying shields

Question 3: During the 14th-13th century BC, the Sards or Shardana, working as mercenaries for the Egyptian pharaoh Ramses II, utilized either large or small round shields against the ________.
CappadociaLydiaKizzuwatnaHittites

Question 4: These are typically employed by specialist police, such as ________ teams in high risk entry and siege scenarios, such as hostage rescue and breaching gang compounds.
Heckler & Koch MP5M16 rifleM4 carbineSWAT

Question 5: The heavily armored ________ carried large shields (scuta) that could provide far more protection, but made swift movement a little more difficult.
Roman EmpireRoman infantry tacticsRoman legionAuxiliaries (Roman military)

Question 6: The ________ cartoons, released through Warner Bros., open with the WB shield zooming through concentric circles.
Merrie MelodiesWhat's New, Scooby-Doo?Warner Bros. CartoonsLooney Tunes

Question 7: Shields continued in use even after ________ powered weapons made them essentially obsolete on the battlefield.
EnglandEarly Modern warfareGunpowderCannon

Question 8: What does the following picture show?

  U.S. Navy Special Warfare Combatant-craft Crewmen (SWCC) fire a gun shield-equipped Minigun
  Reenactment of an early Imperial Roman legionary shield array

Question 9: What does the following picture show?

  Drawing from the Codex Manesse showing jousting knights on horseback carrying shields
  Reenactment of an early Imperial Roman legionary shield array
  Ceremonial shield with mosaic decoration. Aztec or Mixtec, AD 1400-1521. In the British Museum.
  Sword and buckler combat, plate from the Tacuinum Sanitatis illustrated in Lombardy, ca. 1390.

Question 10: ________ writers have imagined many futuristic protections they often call "shields," usually using force fields.
Alternate historyScience fictionScience fiction fandomCyberpunk
















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