You can test your vikingknowledge on this page by answering ten questions.
Except for glory there is nothing to win, although .............

1.  What is the name of the piece of wood on which the sail of a viking ship is fastened ?
Ra
Gaff
Gig

2.  The right side of a ship is called starboard.
This name comes from ?

Chinese ships
Egyptian ships
Viking ships

3.  Where is the original Oseberg ship found ?
Norway, the neighbourhood of the city of Trondheim
Norway, the neighbourhood of the city of Bergen
Norway, the neighbourhood of the city of Oslo

4.  Where have the Vikings never been ?
New Foundland
Mediterranean Sea
Black Sea
None of the above, the Vikings have been in all

5.  Who is buried on the Oseberg ship ?
Queen Aasa
Queen Elisabeth
King Rudrod

6.  What kind of wood are viking ships mostly made of ?
Oak
Birch
Fir

7.  Which part of a viking ship will touch the ground first ?
The bow
The rudder
The keel

8.  What means the name Orm in Norwegian ?

Snake
Shark
Eagle

9.  500 years before Columbus north America was discovered.
What's the name of the viking who landed in north America in the year 1000 ?
Harald Finehair
Leif Ericson
Halfdan

10. What was the name of the big Swedish viking trade center ?
Dorrestad
Haitebu
Birka

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