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British Histography Quiz 2

Mixed History and Geography about Britain 12 Questions.

 
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The Swallow Sidecar Company became known as what after the second world war?

  • Aston Martin
  • Rolls Royce
  • Jaguar
  • Bentley

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The iron age hill fort known as Maiden Castle can be found in which English county?

  • Dorset
  • Cornwall
  • Devon
  • Somerset

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At which British coastal resort did William of Orange land on 5th November 1688?

  • Torquay
  • Brighton
  • Torbay
  • Hove

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Which London market is based in and around Middlesex Street?

  • Brick Lane
  • Petticoat Lane
  • Portobello
  • Camden Lock

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After which war did Britain gain Ceylon (Sri Lanka), Mauritius, Trinidad and Tobago?

  • French Revolutionary Wars
  • Penninsular War
  • Napoleonic Wars
  • Seven Years War

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Which city in Britain was first to have a pillarbox?

  • Birmingham
  • London
  • Norwich
  • Carlisle

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Which aid to mathematics was invented by John Napier?

  • Slide Rule
  • Logarithms
  • Set Square
  • Calculator

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Where in Britain could you visit the Ferens Art Gallery?

  • Hull
  • Cambridge
  • Lincoln
  • Stoke-on-Trent

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In which decade did the economic 'South Sea Bubble' burst?

  • 1800's
  • 1760's
  • 1840's
  • 1720's

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In which UK country could you visit 'The Smallest House in Britain' and 'Oystermouth Castle'?

  • Scotland
  • Northern Ireland
  • England
  • Wales

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Which King used the pseudonym 'Ralph Robinson' to write articles on farming?

  • George I
  • George III
  • George IV
  • George II

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Which is the longest river in Scotland?

  • Tay
  • Spey
  • Clyde
  • Tweed

 

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