Chapter 3 Part 1

Life in the UK Test Chapter 3

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Question 1
Who inhabited Britain during the Stone Age?
A
The Brits
B
The Anglo-Saxons
C
hunter-gatherers
D
the Vikings
Question 1 Explanation: 
Hunter-gathers lived in Britain during the Stone Age. The Anglo-Saxons lived there during 600 AD and the Vikings lived there starting in 789 AD.
Question 2
TRUE OR FALSE: During the Stone Age, Britain was connected to the main continent by a land bridge
A
True
B
False
Question 2 Explanation: 
True: It wasn't until 10,000 years after the Stone Age that Britain was permanently separated from the main continent.
Question 3
When did the first farmers arrive in Britain and what did they build?
A
1,000 years ago. They built houses, tombs, and monuments.
B
6,000 years ago. They built houses, tombs and monuments.
C
4,000 years ago. They build houses and tombs.
D
3,000 years ago. They built houses and tombs.
Question 3 Explanation: 
Farmers came from Southeastern Europe, 6,000 years ago. They build houses, tombs and monuments, some of which are still seen today.
Question 4
What two Stone Age sites are still surviving to this day?
A
Stonehenge
B
Skara Brae
C
Maiden Castle
D
Buckingham Place
Question 4 Explanation: 
The Maiden Castle was built during the Iron Age. Stonehenge was used for seasonal ceremonies while Skara Brae is one of the best preserved prehistoric sites in northern Europe.
Question 5
What signified the end of the Stone Age?
A
Farmers arriving in Britain
B
People learning to work with bronze
C
People learning to work with iron
D
None of the above
Question 5 Explanation: 
The end of the Stone Age came about when people learned to work with bronze material. Thus started the Bronze Age when items were made out of bronze and gold.
Question 6
What things were made out of bronze that improved the life of the people?
A
Tools
B
Weapons
C
Ornaments
D
All of the above
Question 6 Explanation: 
Bronze and gold were more durable and usable than stone which meant that the tools, ornaments, and weapons that were made from those materials made life easier for the people.
Question 7
What did people start doing during the Iron Age?
A
Forming communities
B
Making items out of iron
C
Defending their territories through hill forts
D
All of the above
Question 7 Explanation: 
People in the Iron Age learned how to do all three things.
Question 8
What hill fort has still survived to this day?
A
Maiden Castle in Dorset
B
Skara Brae
C
Hadrian's Wall
D
None of the above
Question 8 Explanation: 
Skara Brae was a prehistoric site built during the Stone Age. Hadrian's Wall was built during the period of the Roman conquest.
Question 9
What language did people speak during the Stone and Iron Age?
A
The Celtic language
B
Old English
C
Norman French
D
Gaelic
Question 9 Explanation: 
The Celtic language was spoken. It is still used by some people in Wales, Scotland, and Ireland.
Question 10
What marks the beginning of British history?
A
The start of the English language
B
The Roman invasion
C
The making of coins as currency, inscribed with the names of the Iron Age kings
D
The invasion of the Anglo-Saxons
Question 10 Explanation: 
The start of the English language, the Roman invasion, and the invasion of the Anglo-Saxons all came after the start of British history.
Question 11
TRUE OR FALSE: Julius Caesar conquered the British territories?
A
True
B
False
Question 11 Explanation: 
Julius Caesar tried but failed to conquer Britain. It was a free country for 100 years.
Question 12
Which Roman emperor was able to conquer the British territories?
A
Julius Caesar
B
Brutus
C
Claudius
D
Antony
Question 12 Explanation: 
Emperor Claudius led a Roman invasion in 43 AD. The British tribes defended their territories but were unsuccessful.
Question 13
Who is one of the most well-known adversary of the Roman Empire?
A
Cnut
B
Kenneth MacAlpin
C
Canute
D
Boudicca
Question 13 Explanation: 
Boudicca of Iceni (now Eastern England) was the most well-known adversary of the Roman Empire.
Question 14
Where is the statue of Boudicca located at?
A
At Westminster Bridge in London
B
At Trafalgar Square
C
At Westminster Abby
D
None of the above
Question 14 Explanation: 
The statue at Westminster bridge is near the Houses of Parliament.
Question 15
TRUE OR FALSE: All parts of the British territories were colonized by the Roman Empire?
A
True
B
False
Question 15 Explanation: 
Parts of the British territories, what is now Scotland, were not colonized by the Roman empire.
Question 16
Hadrian's Wall was built to keep out which group of people?
A
the Romans
B
The Vikings
C
The Anglo-Saxons
D
None of the above.
Question 16 Explanation: 
Emperor Hadrian built Hadrian's Wall was built to keep out the Picts, the ancestors of the Scottish people. It can still be seen today.
Question 17
How long did the Romans remain in Britain?
A
200 years
B
400 years
C
600 years
D
800 years
Question 17 Explanation: 
The Romans were in Britain for 400 years.
Question 18
What did the Romans introduce to Britain?
A
New tools and weapons
B
The concept of law and order
C
New plants and animals
D
Cars
Question 18 Explanation: 
Romans introduced the concepts of law and order, and new plants and animals that benefited the British people.
Question 19
TRUE OR FALSE: Life became better in Britain during the Roman rule?
A
True
B
False
Question 19 Explanation: 
True, the Romans built roads, public building, and houses that made British life easier.
Question 20
Which group occupied Britain after the Romans left in 410 AD?
A
The Jutes
B
The Angles
C
The Saxons
D
All of the above.
Question 20 Explanation: 
All three tribes were from Northern Europe and in 600 AD conquered the British tribes and formed the Anglo-Saxon kingdoms in the areas of today's England.
Question 21
What area was free from Anglo-Saxon rule?
A
Parts of Western Britain (current day, parts of Wales and Scotland)
B
All of Northern Britain (current day, Scotland)
C
Parts of Southern Britain (current day, Wales)
D
None of the above.
Question 21 Explanation: 
Only parts of British territories were able to escape Anglo-Saxon rule. They are now, current-day parts of Wales and Scotland.
Question 22
TRUE OR FALSE: The Anglo-Saxons were Christians?
A
True
B
False
Question 22 Explanation: 
The Anglo-Saxons were not Christians though some of them converted when missionaries started coming to Britain regularly.
Question 23
Who was a famous Christian missionary during the Anglo-Saxon rule?
A
St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland
B
St. Columba, the founder of the monastery in Iona
C
St. Augustine, the first Archbishop of Canterbury.
D
All of the above.
Question 23 Explanation: 
All three gentlemen are examples of famous missionaries. St. Augustine also spread Christianity to the South.
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