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  1. 1. True  or  False?    Vikings  were  gross  and  never  took  baths.  
  2. 2. True  or  False?    Vikings  were  gross  and  never  took  baths.  False!    In  the  Viking  world,  Saturday  was  bath  day  (this  basically  made   them  “clean-­‐freaks”  as  bathing  that  often  in  Viking  times  by   other  groups  was  unheard  of     Vikings  made  their  own  soap  for  cleaning  AND  to  bleach  their   hair  blonde  (seen  as  desirable  in  Viking  times)     Vikings  had  many  tools  for  grooming  such  as  combs  which   they  used  for  hair  and  beards     Washed  their  faces  and  blew  their  noses  each  morning  
  3. 3. True  or  False?    Vikings  wore  horned  helmets.  
  4. 4. True  or  False?    Vikings  wore  horned  helmets.  False!    The  image  of  Vikings  wearing  horned  helmets  is  a   myth;  their  helmets  never  had  horns.       If  worn  at  all,  helmets  were  more  like  leather  hats,   and  some  times  metal  head  protection  (see  below)     Helmets  or  hats  with  wings  were  worn  more  for   ceremonial  purposes  (sometimes)  
  5. 5. True  or  False?    Most  Vikings  lived  in  towns.  
  6. 6. True  or  False?    Most  Vikings  lived  in  towns.  False!    Most  Vikings  lived  on  farms     Viking  houses  were  like  long  houses,  and  had  just  on   large  room  for  the  entire  family  to  share.  Wealthier  Viking   homes  sometimes  had  an  entry  hall,  but  that  was  rare     Houses  were  built  of  wood,  stones,  and  blocks  of  turf.  
  7. 7. True  or  False?    Vikings  were  unusually  bloodthirsty  and  barbaric.    
  8. 8. True  or  False?    Vikings  were  unusually  bloodthirsty  and  barbaric.  False!     True,  Vikings  were  pretty  ruthless  (and  bloodthirsty,   and  barbaric)  BUT  not  unusually  so  for  this  time   period.  This  was  a  violent  age.  
  9. 9. True  or  False?    Vikings  came  to  North  America.    
  10. 10. True  or  False?    Vikings  came  to  North  America.  True!    Archeological  evidence  suggests  that  the  Vikings  did   visit  the  Northeastern  parts  of  the  continent.    
  11. 11. What  were  children’s  toys   often  made  out  of?  
  12. 12. What  were  some  children’s  toys   often  made  out  of?    The  bones  of  animals.  For  example,  whistles  were   made  from  the  leg  bones  of  geese.  
  13. 13. What  type  of  sports  did   Viking  men  enjoy?  
  14. 14. What  type  of  sports  did   Viking  men  enjoy?  A.  Horse-­‐racing  B.  Lacrosse  C.  Swimming  D.  Wrestling  
  15. 15. What  type  of  sports  did   Viking  men  enjoy?  A.  Horse-­‐racing  B.  Lacrosse  C.  Swimming  D.  Wrestling  A,  B,  and  D  
  16. 16. Name  two  ways  that  Viking  ships  were  used.  
  17. 17. Name  two  ways  that   Viking  ships  were  used.  1.  Dragonships  or  Longships  were  used  for  raiding   and  war.  2.  Knorrs  were  used  to  haul  cargo.  
  18. 18. How  many  men  could  fit  in   a  dragon  ship?  A.  300-­‐350  B.  10-­‐15  C.  30-­‐35  D.  40-­‐60  
  19. 19. How  many  men  could  fit  in   a  dragon  ship?  A.  300-­‐350  B.  10-­‐15  C.  30-­‐35  D.  40-­‐60  
  20. 20. What  happens  to  a  Viking’s   weapon  when  they  die?  A.  It  is  placed  in  a  museum.  B.  It  is  given  to  the  closest  sibling  in  age.  C.  It  is  buried.    D.  It  is  put  on  a  dragonboat  with  the  next  group  of   Vikings  to  go  on  a  raid.  
  21. 21. What  happens  to  a  Viking’s   weapon  when  they  die?  A.  It  is  placed  in  a  museum.  B.  It  is  given  to  the  closest  sibling  in  age.  C.  It  is  buried.    D.  It  is  put  on  a  dragonboat  with  the  next  group  of   Vikings  to  go  on  a  raid.  
  22. 22. What  different  types  of  things  did  Vikings  make?  
  23. 23. What  different  types  of   things  did  Vikings  make?    Cooking  pots     Rings  and  brooches    Shoes     Clay  pots    Padlock     Iron  tools    Plates     Knives    Cups     Swords    Belts    shoes  
  24. 24. Who  was  the  ruler  of  the   Norse  gods?  A.  Apollo  B.  Neptune  C.  Odin  D.  Thor  
  25. 25. Who  was  the  ruler  of  the   Norse  gods?  A.  Apollo  B.  Neptune  C.  Odin  D.  Thor  
  26. 26. Who  was  the  ruler  of  skies,   storms,  and  thunder?  A.  Apollo  B.  Neptune  C.  Odin  D.  Thor  
  27. 27. Who  was  the  ruler  of  skies,   storms,  and  thunder?  A.  Apollo  B.  Neptune  C.  Odin  D.  Thor  
  28. 28. What  types  of  food  did   Vikings  eat?  
  29. 29. What  types  of  food  did   Vikings  eat?    Meat  from  farm  animals    Berries  and  nuts    Fish  and  meat  from  wild  animals  (hunted)    Bread    Cheese  and  butter  
  30. 30. Who  was  Erik  the  Red’s   son?  
  31. 31. Who  was  Erik  the  Red’s   son?  Leif  the  Lucky  
  32. 32. Greenland  is  a  massive   _____  island.  
  33. 33. Greenland  is  a  massive   _____  island.    Icy  
  34. 34. Archeologists  believe  that  Vikings  discovered  N  America  about  ________  years  before  Columbus    
  35. 35. Archeologists  believe  that  Vikings  discovered  N   America  about  ________  years  before  Columbus    500    

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