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General GB History Quiz

A history general knowledge quiz through the ages 12 Questions.

 
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Which British author lived in Bath between 1801 and 1806?

  • Charlotte Bronte
  • Agatha Christie
  • Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Jane Austen

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In what year was the Spanish Armada?

  • 1361
  • 1445
  • 1602
  • 1588

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Can you match these British Kings with their Queen Consorts?.

Drag items from right column to match with left column

Left

  • George III
  • James I
  • Charles I
  • Edward VII

Right

  • Catherine of Braganza
  • Alexandra of Denmark
  • Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
  • Anne of Denmark

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The National Covenant was signed in Greyfriars Churchyard - Which city is Greyfriars Churchyard in?

  • Swansea
  • Edinburgh
  • Lancaster
  • Winchester

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Queen Victoria and Prince Albert loved visiting Scotland because they could escape to the highlands and spend time with their family - What was their favourite highland residence called?

  • Sandringham
  • Kensington Palace
  • Osbourne House
  • Balmoral

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During which war did the Battle of Towton take place?

  • Hundred Days War
  • War of the Roses
  • Crimean War
  • English Civil War

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Which of Henry VIII's wives was nicknamed 'The mare of Flanders'?

  • Anne of Cleves
  • Jane Seymour
  • Catherine of Aragon
  • Anne Boleyn

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Can you put these historical figures in order of when they lived?

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  • Geoffrey Chaucer
  • Edward Jenner
  • Samuel Pepys
  • William Gladstone

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Who was the only British Prime Minister to have been assassinated?

  • David Lloyd George
  • Spencer Perceval
  • William Pitt the Elder
  • Benjamin Disraeli

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What was the name of someone who made barrels for a living?

  • Tanner
  • Taylor
  • Fletcher
  • Cooper

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In the early 19th Century grave robbing was common - Families of the deceased tried to guard against their loved ones being stolen - What was the name given to this guard?

  • Mort safe
  • Grave guard
  • Grave protector
  • Mort grave

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In what year was the great British author Charles Dickens born?

  • 1790
  • 1800
  • 1812
  • 1830

 

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