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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How many sub-chapters are in the code?
2. What was the second work translated?
(a) Consolation of Philosophy.
(b) Discourse on Faith.
(c) Explanation of Nobility.
(d) Understanding of Psychology.
3. The first part of the code is from whom?
4. Who wrote the first work that Alfred had translated for himself?
(a) Thomas Aquinas.
(b) Pope Leo.
(c) St. Francis of Assisi.
(d) Pope Gregory.
5. How does Alfred divide the laws the he himself did not write?
(a) Into those that were conservative and those that were liberal.
(b) Into those he likes and those he does not like.
(c) Into those from the Bible and those from secular sources.
(d) Into those he altered and those that remain unaltered.
Short Answer Questions
1. How many years did Alfred the Great rule?
2. Where did the first portion of the second part of Alfred's money go?
3. Who told Alfred to have works recorded and translated?
4. How many structures did Alfred the Great build?
5. Why did Alfred chose the work he did to be the first to be translated for himself?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is Bishop Wulfsige's preface to the translation of Gregory's Dialogues?
2. Why does King Alfred alter passages of Boethius's Consolation of Philosophy? What do these alterations reveal about Alfred?
3. Explain the preface of the translation of Pope Gregory's Pastoral Care.
4. What is the significance of Pope Gregory's Pastoral Care to King Alfred? What is its focus?
5. Where did the Vikings go in 896? What happened?
6. Explain the role that faith played in Alfred's life.
7. What is the purpose of Chapter II?
8. Who joined forces when the Vikings were attacking the Franks?
9. What is the penultimate document? What are double acrostics?
10. Who swore oaths to King Alfred in 893? What happened when the Vikings split into roving bands that same year?
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