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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. With whom did the Vikings make peace in 872?

2. What chronicle did Asser use as a basis for his book?

3. When did Ceorl fight with the men of Devon?

4. Where did King Alfred and his ally go to fight the Vikings?

5. Where did the Vikings spend the winter?

Short Essay Questions

1. What kind of style did Asser use in writing his <i>Life of King Alfred</i>?

2. Why was Alfred sent to Rome? What happened while he was there?

3. What happened when Aethelwulf went with Alfred to Rome?

4. What did Alfred do with the revenues he received?

5. What happened to Eadburh when her husband, the West Saxon king, died?

6. What is the final document in <i>King Alfred</i> the Great?

7. How were people who were disobedient to Alfred handled?

8. What happened when the Vikings brought 350 ships to England through the Thames?

9. Explain Asser's dedication in his <i>Life of King Alfred</i>.

10. Why was Alfred so careful about his financial affairs?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Compare and contrast primary documents and secondary documents as they are used in historical research. Which of the resources used in Alfred the Great are primary? Which are secondary?

Essay Topic 2

Compare and contrast fiction and non-fiction. Is Alfred the Great fiction or non-fiction? How do you know?

Essay Topic 3

What is writing style? Why is it important? Identify style elements Asser used in his Life of King Alfred.

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