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British Histography Quiz

Mixed history and geography quiz about Britain 12 Questions.

 
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Who ruled England for 35 years and is regarded as the developer of the English system of justice?

  • Henry I
  • Stephen
  • William II
  • Henry II

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What name is given to the unpaved road along the south side of Hyde Park, that is reserved for horse riders?

  • Stinky Street
  • Rotten Row
  • Awful Avenue
  • Putrid Place

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Who led the English forces defeated by Robert the Bruce at the Battle of Bannockburn in 1314?

  • Henry III
  • Edward II
  • Richard II
  • Edward I

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Which is the only one of the six counties of Northern Ireland not to border on Lough Neagh?

  • Antrim
  • Down
  • Tyrone
  • Fermanagh

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Which British prison was built between 1874-1891 by the actual prisoners?

  • Wormwood Scrubs
  • Pentonville
  • Brixton
  • Millbank

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Where in England would you find the headquarters of the Automobile Association?

  • Winchester
  • Nottingham
  • Basingstoke
  • Oxford

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Who was the first woman to be Lord Mayor of London?

  • Dame Margaret Donaldson
  • Dame Muriel Donaldson
  • Dame Mary Donaldson
  • Dame Marion Donaldson

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Other than Dover, which is the only town or city to lend it's name to a shipping forecast area along the coast of Britain?

  • Brighton
  • Portsmouth
  • Southampton
  • Plymouth

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How long was the medieval English weapon, the longbow?

  • 6 feet
  • 5 feet
  • 7 feet
  • 4 feet

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In which city would you find the Grosvenor Museum?

  • Leeds
  • Manchester
  • York
  • Chester

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Which post-war English Archbishop held the military cross?

  • George Carey
  • Robert Runcie
  • Michael Ramsey
  • Donald Coggan

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In which English county would you be in if you were visiting Amber Valley?

  • Cumbria
  • Shropshire
  • Hampshire
  • Derbyshire

 

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