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British History Quiz!

10 easy questions about British History 10 Questions.

 
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1

Which famous sailor was killed at the Battle of Trafalgar?

  • Nelson
  • Collingwood
  • Sharp

2

What was the name given to the members of the League of Women who campaigned for the right for women to vote?

  • Luddites
  • Plebians
  • Suffragettes

3

Who invaded Britain in 55 BC and 43 AD?

  • Spanish
  • Japanese
  • Romans

4

What is the name given to the survey of England carried out on the instructions of William the Conqueror?

  • The Great Register
  • The Doomsday Book
  • The Gormenghast

5

Who were the Lord Protectors of England?

  • Oliver Cromwell and his son Richard Cromwell
  • Oliver Cromwell and Thomas Wolsey
  • Henry the Eighth

6

What event in 1846 marked the victory of Free Trade over Protectionism?

  • The repeal of the Corn Laws
  • The Boston Tea Party
  • The Battle of Waterloo

7

Who were the rivals in the Wars of the Roses?

  • Yorkists and Tudors
  • Stuarts and Tudors
  • Lancastrians and Yorkists

8

What was the name given to The factory workers who from 1811 smashed new machinery because they feared unemployment?

  • The Walloons
  • The Luddites
  • The Caxtons

9

What year did John Major become leader of the Conservative Party?

  • 1992
  • 1994
  • 1990

10

What was the last record released by all living members of the Beatles to make it to No. 1 in the British charts?

  • The Ballad of John and Yoko
  • All you need is love
  • Hey Jude

 

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