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Viking Age: Quiz


Question 1: The end of the Viking-era in Norway is marked by the ________ in 1030.
Olaf I of NorwayOlaf II of NorwayEinar TambarskjelveBattle of Stiklestad

Question 2: The Kingdom of the Franks under ________ was particularly hard-hit by these raiders, who could sail down the Seine with near impunity.
Lothair ICharlemagneLouis the PiousAlboin

Question 3: The naval ability of the Normans would allow them to conquer England and southern Italy, and play a key role in the ________.
East–West SchismFirst seven Ecumenical CouncilsCounter-ReformationCrusades

Question 4: The Viking presence continued throughout the reign of the Danish King ________ (1016–1035), after which a series of inheritance arguments weakened power of his descendants.
Sweyn ForkbeardCnut the GreatEiríkr HákonarsonHarthacnut

Question 5: The ________, however, had well-defended coasts and heavily fortified ports and harbours.
Germanic peoplesLombardsFranksSaxons

Question 6: His successors moved further, founding the state of Kievan Rus with the capital in ________.

Question 7: The Norwegians travelled to the north-west and west, founding vibrant communities in the ________, Shetland, Orkney, Iceland, Ireland and Great Britain.
Faroe IslandsJerseyGibraltarGreenland

Question 8: They believed in a pantheon of gods and goddesses, as well as ________, a heaven for warriors.

Question 9: The archaeological remains are now a ________ World Heritage Site.
United Nations High Commissioner for RefugeesUnited Nations Security CouncilUnited NationsIsrael, Palestine, and the United Nations

Question 10: The merging of the Scandinavian and native elements contributed to the creation of one of the most powerful feudal states of ________.
Western EuropeNorthern EuropeEastern EuropeCentral Europe

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