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Sutton Hoo: Quiz


Question 1: Beneath them were two silver spoons, possibly from Byzantium itself, of a type bearing names of the ________.
GospelApostle (Christian)New TestamentJesus

Question 2: These features have suggested an English rather than Swedish origin for the, non-decorative, basic structure of the helmet; the deep cheekpieces have parallels in another English helmet, found in ________, the Coppergate helmet.
PeterboroughKingston upon HullYorkLeicester

Question 3: Use of the site culminated at a time when the ruler (Rædwald) of East Anglia held senior power among the English people, and played a dynamic (if ambiguous) part in the establishment of ________ rulership in England.
ChristianityCatholic ChurchJesusChristian

Question 4: The excavators found no trace of a body, and originally suggested that the grave was a form of ________.
CenotaphUnited KingdomChhatriLondon

Question 5: [97] In the same area stood a set of maplewood cups with similar rim-mounts and vandykes,[98] and a heap of folded ________ lay on the left side.
TextileTextile printingSilkWeaving

Question 6: ________, the great surviving example of heroic Old English poetry, is set in Denmark and Sweden (mostly Götaland) during the first half of the 6th century.
Beowulf (hero)Finnesburg FragmentBeowulfWidsith

Question 7: The treasure from the ship-burial was presented to the nation by the owner, Edith May Pretty, in a bequest of 1942, and is held and normally displayed at the ________ in London.
British MuseumVictoria and Albert MuseumNational Gallery (London)Imperial War Museum

Question 8: Helmets are extremely rare finds, and no other example from England is of this type with panels depicting warrior scenes, with the exception of a fragment from a burial at Caenby, ________.
Lincoln, LincolnshireGrimsbyNorthamptonshireLincolnshire

Question 9: [116] The primary source for Rædwald is the Historia Ecclesiastica of the Venerable ________, completed AD 731.
Catholic ChurchBedeJohn ChrysostomPope Gregory I

Question 10: The other, matching spoon has been modified using lettering conventions of a ________ coin-die cutter, to read CAVLOC, 'Saul'.
LombardsGermanic peoplesFranksSaxons


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