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Early Britain after the Romans
Romans in Britain
"Basically an easy quiz for the more learned (with a few possible tricky questions), but should be interesting and educational for your average person with interests in British History."
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
By most accounts, in which year did the last Roman legions leave Britain?
None of these
What was a key reason why Rome could no longer help the British militarily?
The Romans grew weary of Pictish and Scottish attacks in the north
None of these
The Pope recommended against it due to Hunnic attacks on the eastern frontier
The Goths attacked Rome
After the departure of the Roman forces, which ethnic groups took advantage of the evacuation and started settling in the East and South-East of the island?
Angles, Saxons and Vandals
Frisians, Franks and Goths
Angles, Saxons and Jutes
Angles, Celts and Saxons
Beginning in around the mid to late fifth century, many of the British went to a part of Gaul (France) called Armorica. In that region they eventually became the primary culture, and the region has long been known as _________.
In and around the 5th and 6th centuries AD, the remaining British that did not move across the channel to Armorica were eventually pushed into which areas?
Wales, Mercia, Strathclyde and Ireland
Cornwall, Strathclyde, Cumbria and Wales
Cornwall, Wales, Northumbria and the Isle of Man
Wales, Cornwall, Cumbria and the Orkney Islands
The origins of the word for Wales comes from the term the English used for the Britons, "Welsh." The derivative definition of the word "Welsh" means _________?
The region roughly equivalent to modern day Scotland was once called __________ by the Romans?
The Anglo-Saxons were "Christians," while the British were "Pagans" and had yet to be converted to "Christianity."
In the Middle Ages there was a group of people who considered themselves to be "Celts" and "Celtic."
This last question will be a little more difficult. Name the first King that came out of the "House of Wessex."
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