QUIZ 17
(by CBBC)
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


ANCIENT TREASURES

Choose the right answer

1-For something to be officially recognised as "treasure" in law, 
   how old must it be?

a-More than 100 years old
b-
More than 200 years old

c
-More than 300 years old
  
2-Which group of people ransacked Britain for treasures 
   in the 9th and 10th centuries?

a-
The Vikings
b-
The Celts
c-
The Argonauts


3-When did the silver penny (Old English ‘pening’) replace the gold shilling?
a-40s AD
b-
670s AD
c-1800s AD

4-How many ships do experts estimate have sunk around Britain's waters 
   since humans first took to water?

a-
50,000
b-150,000
c-250,000

5-When was the Treasure Act made?
a-
1996
b-
1896
c-
1796


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