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- Question 1 of 24
Who was the first person to lead a Roman invasion in Britain in 55 BC?CorrectIncorrect
Julius Caesar led a Roman invasion of Britain in 55 BC.
- Question 2 of 24
What name is given to the tombs where people buried their dead during the Bronze Age?CorrectIncorrect
During the Bronze Age people lived in roundhouses and buried their dead in tombs called round barrows.
- Question 3 of 24
What did the’Bill of Rights’ confirm in 1689?CorrectIncorrect
The Bill of Rights, 1689, confirmed the rights of Parliament and the limits of the king’s power. Parliament took control of who could be monarch and declared that the king or queen must be a Protestant.
- Question 4 of 24
Who designed the Clifton Suspension Bridge located over the Avon George?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 5 of 24
During the Middle Ages, England was an important trading nation and people came to England from abroad to trade and also to work. Where did the glass manufacturers come from?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 6 of 24
Which American President worked closely with Margaret Thatcher?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 7 of 24
Who was the first Archbishop of Canterbury?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 8 of 24
Who was the first wife of Henry VIII?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 9 of 24
Which of the following flags is not represented in the union flag?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 10 of 24
When did ‘the Concorde’ aircraft fly for the first time?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 11 of 24
By what other name is the Conservative Party also known as?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 12 of 24
When did Adolf Hitler come to power in Germany?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 13 of 24
What was inscribed in the first coins to be minted in Britain during the Iron Age?CorrectIncorrect
They made the first coins to be minted in Britain, some inscribed with the names of Iron Age kings.
- Question 14 of 24
When did Emmeline Pankhurst set up the Women’s Franchise League, which fought to get the vote in local elections for married women?CorrectIncorrect
Emmeline Pankhurst was born in Manchester in 1858. She set up the women’s Franchise League in 1889, which fought to get the vote in local elections for married women. In 1903 she helped found the Women’s Social and Political Union (WSPU).
- Question 15 of 24
In which English county is the monument of Stonehenge located?CorrectIncorrect
The ancestors of these first farmers probably came from south-east Europe. These people built houses, tombs and monuments on the land. One of these monuments,Stonehenge, still stands in what is now the English county of Wiltshire.
- Question 16 of 24
What is the best-known work from Robert Burns?CorrectIncorrect
Burns’ best-known work is probably the song Auld Lang Syne, which is sung by people in the UK and other countries when they are celebrating the New Year (or Hogmanay as it is called in Scotland).
- Question 17 of 24
Which of the following crosses does NOT form part of the Union Flag?CorrectIncorrect
The cross of St David, patron saint of Wales does not form part of the Union Flag because, when the first Union Flag was created in 1606 from the flags of Scotland and England, the Principality of Wales was already untied with England.
- Question 18 of 24
What British actor was best known for his roles in various Shakespeare plays?CorrectIncorrect
The Laurence Olivier Awards take place annually at different venues in London. There are a variety of categories, including best director, best actor and best actress. The awards are named after the British actor Sir Laurence Olivier, late Lord Olivier, who was best known for his roles in various Shakespeare plays.
- Question 19 of 24
What name is given to the period of rapid development of industry in Britain in the 18th and 19th centuries?CorrectIncorrect
The Industrial Revolution was the rapid development of industry in Britain in the 18th and 19th centuries.
- Question 20 of 24
Who was responsible for the construction of the Great Western Railway?CorrectIncorrect
Isambard Kingdom Brunel was responsible for constructing the Great Western Railway, which was the first major railway built in Britain.
- Question 21 of 24
Which TWO of the following forts form part of Hadrien’s Wall?CorrectIncorrect
Parts of Hadrien’s Wall include the forts of Housesteads and Vindolanda.
- Question 22 of 24
Why did Elizabeth I keep her cousin Mary prisoner for 20 years?CorrectIncorrect
Elizabeth suspected Mary of wanting to take over the English throne, and kept her prisoner for 20 years.
- Question 23 of 24
What was the name of the first cloned mammal?CorrectIncorrect
In 1996, two British scientists, Sir Ian Wilmot (1944-) and Keith Campbell (1954-2012), led a team which was the first to succeed in cloning a mammal, Dolly the sheep.
- Question 24 of 24
How many British casualties were recorded during the First World War?CorrectIncorrect
During the First World War millions of people were killed or wounded, with more than 2 million British casualties.
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