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British History Quiz 3

More random questions on Britain's past 12 Questions.

 
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1

Which was London's first railway station?

  • Euston
  • Victoria
  • King's Cross
  • Paddington

2

Which ex-Tory MP once said, "Only domestic servants apologise"?

  • Michael Portillo
  • Alan Clark
  • Michael Hesseltine
  • Margaret Thatcher

3

Jane Couch became the first woman to be issued with a licence to do what?

  • Drive
  • Pilot a plane
  • Keep a dog
  • Box

4

Who was the first child of a monarch in the 20th century to be brought before a criminal court?

  • Princess Margaret
  • Prince Charles
  • Princess Anne
  • Prince Andrew

5

During the 16th century the Freemasons used a diagram code known as which "Pen"?

  • "Ink"
  • "Cow"
  • "Quill"
  • "Pig"

6

Who became an outlaw after being accused of embezzeling money from the Duke of Montrose?

  • William Wallace
  • Rob Roy MacGregor
  • Robert the Bruce
  • Bonnie Prince Charlie

7

What was the trade of George Harrod who founded the famous London store?

  • Hotelier
  • Chemist
  • Tea Merchant
  • Carpentry

8

Which politician became a guardian to Princes William and Harry after Diana's death?

  • John Major
  • Tony Blair
  • Neil Kinnock
  • Michael Howard

9

In which century was the last execution at the 'Tower of London'?

  • 19th
  • 17th
  • 20th
  • 18th

10

What did Robert Raikes found in Gloucester in 1780?

  • Boys Brigade
  • Orphanage
  • Workhouse
  • Sunday School

11

Whereabouts in London did Laura Ashley open her first shop?

  • Kensington
  • Chelsea
  • Mayfair
  • Belgravia

12

Which country used to have a coin called a 'bawbee'?

  • Wales
  • Scotland
  • Ireland
  • England

 

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