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- Question 1 of 24
When did the Vikings first visit Britain to raid coastal towns and take away goods and slaves?CorrectIncorrect
The Vikings came from Denmark and Norway. They first visited Britain in AD 789 to raid coastal towns and take away goods and slaves.
- Question 2 of 24
Where can Admiral Nelson’s ship known as HMS Victory be visited?CorrectIncorrect
Admiral Nelson’s ship, HMS Victory, can be visited in Portsmouth.
- Question 3 of 24
Who were the Puritans?CorrectIncorrect
The Puritans were a group of Protestants who advocated strict and simple religious doctrine and worship. They did not agree with the king’s religious views and disliked his reforms of the Church of England.
- Question 4 of 24
What is the name of the battle where the Scottish led by Robert the Bruce defeated the English in 1314?CorrectIncorrect
In 1314 the Scottish, led by Robert the Bruce, defeated the English at the Battle of Bannockburn.
- Question 5 of 24
Who took the British throne after the death of Henry VIII?CorrectIncorrect
Henry VIII was succeeded by his son Edward VI.
- Question 6 of 24
Which of the following words comes from the Viking language?CorrectIncorrect
Words such as Grimsby and Scunthorpe come from the Viking languages.
- Question 7 of 24
During the Crusades, European Christians fought for the control of:CorrectIncorrect
During the Middle Ages many knights took part in the Crusades, in which European Christians fought for control of the Holy Land.
- Question 8 of 24
The line ‘to be or not to be’ belongs to which of the following plays or poems written by William Shakespeare?CorrectIncorrect
‘To be or not to be’ is a line from William Shakespeare’s play Hamlet.
- Question 9 of 24
Charles I wanted the worship of the Church of England to include more ceremony and introduced a revised Prayer Book:CorrectIncorrect
This statement is true.
- Question 10 of 24
What was the name of the project through which the atomic bomb was developed?CorrectIncorrect
Scientists led by Ernest Rutherford, working at Manchester and then Cambridge University, were the first to ‘split the atom’ and took part in the Manhattan Project in the United States, which developed the atomic bomb.
- Question 11 of 24
Who supported the Parliament during the Civil War that began in 1642?CorrectIncorrect
A civil war between the king and Parliament began in 1642. The country split into those who supported the king (the Cavaliers) and those who supported Parliament (the Roundheads).
- Question 12 of 24
What is the meaning of the term the ‘Divine Right of Kings’?CorrectIncorrect
The ‘Divine Right of Kings’ refers to the idea that the king was directly appointed by God to rule and that the king should be able to act without having to seek approval from Parliament.
- Question 13 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. This was unsuccessful and for nearly 100 years Britain remained separate from the Roman Empire.
- Question 14 of 24
When Henry VIII took the title ‘King of Ireland’. English laws were introduced and everyone except for local leaders were expected to follow the instructions of the Lord Lieutenants in Dublin:CorrectIncorrect
When Henry VIII took the title ‘King of Ireland’. English laws were introduced and local leaders were expected to follow the instructions of the Lord Lieutenants in Dublin.
- Question 15 of 24
When was Lincoln Cathedral built?CorrectIncorrect
Lincoln Cathedral was built in the middle ages.
- Question 16 of 24
How old was Edward VI when he died?CorrectIncorrect
Edward VI died at the age of 15 after ruling for just over six years, and his half-sister Mary became queen.
- Question 17 of 24
What name was given to those who supported the king during the Civil War that began in 1642?CorrectIncorrect
During the Civil War that started in 1642 those who supported the king (the Cavaliers) and those who supported Parliament (the Roundheads).
- Question 18 of 24
By 1200, the English ruled an area of Scotland known as the Pale, around Edinburgh:CorrectIncorrect
The Pale were in Ireland, in an area around Dublin.
- Question 19 of 24
After the Second World War, England experienced an economic boom:CorrectIncorrect
Although the UK had won the war, the country was exhausted economically after WWII.
- Question 20 of 24
Who was Florence Nightingale?CorrectIncorrect
Florence Nightingale was a nurse who worked in military hospitals, treating soldiers who were fighting in the Crimean War.
- Question 21 of 24
Who was the Prime Minister of the UK from 1945 to 1951?CorrectIncorrect
Clement Attlee was Prime Minister from 1945 to 1951 and led the Labour Party for 20 years.
- Question 22 of 24
Queen Elizabeth I was a Catholic:CorrectIncorrect
Queen Elizabeth I was a Protestant.
- Question 23 of 24
When did King Edward I of England introduce the Statute of Rhuddlan by which Wales annexed to the Crown of England?CorrectIncorrect
In 1284 King Edward I of England introduced the Statute of Rhuddlan, which annexed Wales to the Crown of England.
- Question 24 of 24
During the reigns of Elizabeth I and James I, the English government encouraged Scottish and English Protestants to settle in Ulster, the northern province of Ireland, taking over the land from Catholic landholders. What name was given to these settlements?CorrectIncorrect
These settlements were known as plantations.
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