The Quiz: The earliest Viking raids primarily targeted what type of settlement?
Explanation : The first recorded Viking raid occurred in 793 CE, when they attacked the remote monastery of Lindisfarne, off the coast of Northumberland in northeast Britain. It was a huge shock to Christian Europe to have a sacred space plundered by pagan warriors. The attack marked the beginning of the Viking Age which saw numerous monasteries around the British, Irish, and French coasts ransacked.
Correct Answer: Monasteries