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British Histography Quiz 4

Mixed History and Geography from around the British Isles 12 Questions.

 
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Where was Britain's first holiday camp opened in 1937?

  • Blackpool
  • Brighton
  • Skegness
  • Great Yarmouth

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A train from Penzance would arrive at which London terminus?

  • Victoria
  • King's Cross
  • Paddington
  • Euston

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Which town did Francis Drake represent as an MP?

  • Plymouth
  • Falmouth
  • Bournemouth
  • Portsmouth

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Which English county is the Watford Gap motorway services in?

  • Northamptonshire
  • Bedfordshire
  • Leicestershire
  • Hertfordshire

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In 1931 the two millionth British telephone was connected - in which building was it placed?

  • Lambeth Palace
  • Buckingham Palace
  • 10 Downing Street
  • Houses of Parliament

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Which saint and Roman monk was the first Archbishop of Canterbury?

  • St Swithin
  • St Aidan
  • St Bede
  • St Augustine

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In which English city was King Edgar crowned in 973?

  • Oxford
  • London
  • Canterbury
  • Bath

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Who was British Prime Minister at the outbreak of the First World War?

  • Herbert Asquith
  • Andrew Bonar Law
  • David Lloyd George
  • Henry Campbell Bannerman

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Where in Britain would you find the oldest known colony of gannets?

  • St Kilda
  • Farne Islands
  • Bass Rock
  • St Abbs Head

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Which English cathedral has the oldest surviving working clock in the world?

  • Westminister
  • Salisbury
  • Winchester
  • Canterbury

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Where would you find the Bishop's Rock lighthouse?

  • Bristol Channel
  • Scilly Isles
  • Isle of Wight
  • Isle of Man

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Which channel separates the Orkney Islands from the mainland of Scotland?

  • Pentland Firth
  • Moray Firth
  • Dornoch Firth
  • Solway Firth

 

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