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British History 4

More random questions on Britain's past 12 Questions.

 
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In what century was the first recorded trial by jury in England?

  • 11th century
  • 12th century
  • 10th century
  • 13th century

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What group of people did Cromwell allow to re-enter the country in 1656?

  • Catholics
  • Gypsies
  • Irish
  • Jews

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What did the 1829 Emancipation Act allow Catholics to do?

  • Worship
  • Teach
  • Become MPs
  • Study at University

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In what year did driving licences become compulsory in Britain?

  • 1913
  • 1903
  • 1933
  • 1923

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Which of Henry VIII's wives was mother of Edward VI?

  • Jane Seymour
  • Catherine Howard
  • Anne of Cleeves
  • Catherine Parr

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Who was first to be buried in Westminster Abbey's 'Poet's Corner'?

  • Ben Jonson
  • Geoffrey Chaucer
  • John Donne
  • William Shakespeare

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In which century did the Saxons first settle in England?

  • Fourth
  • Seventh
  • Fifth
  • Sixth

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In medieval times, what was a man's 'destrier' and a woman's 'palfrey'?

  • Drinking vessel
  • Horse
  • Servant
  • Coat of Arms

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In 1785, Blanchard and Jeffries became the first to cross the English Channel by which means?

  • Balloon
  • Inflatable dinghy
  • Kayak
  • Steamboat

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In what year did underground trains first operate in London?

  • 1882
  • 1875
  • 1896
  • 1863

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How long did the World War II night-time bombing blitz on London last?

  • 18 months
  • 13 months
  • 8 months
  • 23 months

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What group of people did Edward I expel from England in 1290?

  • The Scots
  • The Jews
  • The Welsh
  • The French

 

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