What were the Viking raids?

In this lesson, we will learn about the first Viking raid, the Anglo-Saxon reaction to the raids and why the Vikings were feared.

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Q1.What were the other names given to the Vikings? (select two)

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Q2.What were ordinary Vikings buried with? (select two)

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Q3.What were longships made from?

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What were the other names given to the Vikings? (select two)

Select two (2) boxes

1/3

Q2.What were ordinary Vikings buried with? (select two)

Select two (2) boxes

2/3

Q3.What were longships made from?

3/3

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What were the Viking raids?

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Q1.When was the first Viking raid?

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Q2.Vikings raided religious institutions for treasure and convenience.

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Q3.What did Viking warriors use for protection? (select two)

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Q4.Who did the berserkers think would protect them in battle?

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Q5.The Anglo-Saxons defeated the Vikings.

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What were the Viking raids?

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.When was the first Viking raid?

1/5

Q2.Vikings raided religious institutions for treasure and convenience.

2/5

Q3.What did Viking warriors use for protection? (select two)

Select two (2) boxes

3/5

Q4.Who did the berserkers think would protect them in battle?

4/5

Q5.The Anglo-Saxons defeated the Vikings.

5/5

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