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News Of The Decade Quiz 3

Another one for the true historians. Select the decade of the 17th century in which these headline events occurred. 10 Questions.

 
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In which decade were William and Mary formally proclaimed king and queen?

  • 1660s
  • 1670s
  • 1680s
  • 1690s

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In which decade did William Shakespeare die?

  • 1600s
  • 1610s
  • 1620s
  • 1630s

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In which decade, keen to secure a greater degree of religious conformity, did Charles I order the introduction of a new prayer book in Scotland causing riots in Edinburgh?

  • 1630s
  • 1640s
  • 1650s
  • 1660s

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Which decade saw the passing of Elizabeth I and the discovery of the "Gunpowder Plot" to assassinate her successor James I?

  • 1630s
  • 1600s
  • 1620s
  • 1610s

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In which decade was the Bank of England established to manage mounting debts?

  • 1680s
  • 1660s
  • 1690s
  • 1670s

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In which decade did Charles set his royal standard on Castle Hill, Nottingham, and by summoning his loyal subjects, against his parliamentary enemies, signal the start of the 'Civil War'?

  • 1610s
  • 1620s
  • 1630s
  • 1640s

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In which decade was the 'Popish Plot' to murder Charles II revealed?

  • 1650s
  • 1660s
  • 1670s
  • 1680s

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In which decade did the "Plague of London" begin and the "Great Fire of London" destroy two thirds of the city?

  • 1650s
  • 1660s
  • 1670s
  • 1680s

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In which decade was Charles II crowned king of Scotland?

  • 1620s
  • 1630s
  • 1640s
  • 1650s

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In which decade did the 'Pilgrim Fathers' sail for America in the 'Mayflower'?

  • 1620s
  • 1630s
  • 1640s
  • 1650s

 

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