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The Rights of the Common Man and Woman Quiz

Protests, Demonstrations, Marches and Riots through history. 10 Questions.

 
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The names John Ball, Wat Tyler and Jack Straw are associated with which act of resistance?

  • Monmouth Rebellion - 1685
  • Easter Rising - 1916
  • The Peasant's Revolt - 1381
  • Boston Tea Party - 1773

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The Brixton Riot of 1981 was a clash between the local African-Caribbean community and who?

  • Metropolitan Police Force
  • The local council
  • Local shopkeepers
  • Military personnel

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The symbol shown represents which movement?

  • Industrial Revolution
  • Black Power
  • Lesbian & Gay
  • Feminist

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In 1831-32, in Jamaica, a slave rebellion took place, involving 60,000 slaves uprising against their conditions. What is the rebellion commonly known as?

  • The Thanksgiving Rebellion
  • The Christmas Rebellion
  • The Easter Rebellion
  • The August Bank Holiday Rebellion

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The Stonewall Riots of 1969 were the defining event that marked the start of the fight for what?

  • Gay Rights
  • Human Rights
  • African American Rights
  • The vote for women in America

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The Monmouth Rebellion was an attempt to overthrow which king?

  • Charels I
  • James II
  • Richard III
  • Henry IV

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The Tiananmen Square Protests of 1989, in Beijing, was a series of demonstrations, largely led by students, striving for what?

  • Economic & political reform
  • Lower taxes
  • The right to have more than one child
  • More jobs for the young

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The primary focus of the Cornish Rebellion of 1497 was what?

  • Against longer working hours in the tin mines
  • Better wages for tin miners
  • Protesting the raising of war taxes
  • Against government interference in their ancient way of life

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In the wake of the French Revolution which French monarch was found guilty of high treason and executed in 1793?

  • Charles X
  • Marie Antoinette
  • Henri IV
  • Louis XVI

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The 2011 England Riots began after a peaceful demonstration in what area of London?

  • Tottenham
  • Hackney
  • Brixton
  • Wood Green

 

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