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Tumulus: Quiz


Question 1: The word kurgan is of Turkic origin borrowed from ________.
Erzya languageMacedonian languageRussian languageSerbian language

Question 2: ________ is taken to Hronesness, where he burned on a funeral pyre.
WidsithBeowulfBeowulf (hero)Finnesburg Fragment

Question 3: By burning the deceased, it was believed that the person was transferred to ________ by the consuming force of the fire.

Question 4: The association of these tumuli with the Judean kings who ruled ________ does not substantiate Biblical history since it is mere speculation.

Question 5: There are thousands of tumuli throughout all Croatia, built of stone (Croatian: gomila, gromila) in the carst areas (by the ________) or made of earth (Croatian: humak) in the inland plains and hills.
Aegean SeaMediterranean SeaAdriatic SeaIonian Sea

Question 6: [2] Goguryeo Silla tombs are most noted for the fabulous offerings that have been excavated such as delicate golden crowns and glassware and beads that probably made their way to Korea via the ________.
Silk RoadSino-Roman relationsTang DynastyHan Dynasty

Question 7: Hundreds of ________ burial mounds are found throughout Bulgaria, including the Kazanlak and Sveshtari tombs, UNESCO World Heritage sites.
Slavic peoplesThraciansDaciansScythians

Question 8: During the early ________, Slavic tribesmen inhabiting what is now the Czech Republic used to bury their dead under barrows.
Early Middle AgesMiddle AgesHigh Middle AgesLate Middle Ages

Question 9: The ________ of Japanese history takes its name from these burial mounds.
Kofun periodAsuka periodHistory of JapanYamato period

Question 10: The ship is the largest in the Viking Ship Museum in Bygdøy, ________.


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