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British Histography Quiz 3

Mixed History and Geography about Britain 12 Questions.

 
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What name was given to the Roman road running from London to York via Lincoln?

  • Fosse Way
  • Ermine Street
  • Dere Street
  • Watling Street

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On which building in the Scottish Borders would you find a pig playing bagpipes?

  • Traquair House
  • Floors Castle
  • Melrose Abbey
  • Abbotsford House

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What kind of optical device was invented by Roger Bacon in 1250?

  • Spectacles
  • Magnifying Glass
  • Microscope
  • Telescope

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Who was the first Scottish National Party MP?

  • Dr Robert McIntyre
  • Winnie Ewing
  • Donald Stewart
  • Margo MacDonald

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In which English city was the first Salvation Army brass band formed?

  • Bath
  • Wolverhampton
  • Bristol
  • Salisbury

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Which motorway runs between Cardiff and Swansea?

  • M6
  • M1
  • M4
  • M8

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The Battle of St Albans was the first round of which conflict?

  • Wars of the Roses
  • Hundred Years War
  • War of the Three Henries
  • English Civil War

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Which English Queen bore her husband 15 children?

  • Queen Charlotte
  • Queen Victoria
  • Queen Alexandria
  • Queen Mary

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Where in Ireland did the 'Bloody Sunday' shootings take place in the 1970's?

  • Newry
  • Belfast
  • Omagh
  • Londonderry

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Under which tower in the Tower of London is the 'Traitor's Gate'?

  • Beauchamp Tower
  • Bloody Tower
  • Bowyer Tower
  • St. Thomas's Tower

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In the 16th century, what was known as a 'mocket'?

  • Pocket
  • Handkerchief
  • Mop Cap
  • Apron

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In which year was the last public hanging in Britain?

  • 1918
  • 1828
  • 1868
  • 1958

 

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