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British Histography 5 Quiz

Mixed history and geography from around the British Isles 12 Questions.

 
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In which city was the Royal Standard raised at the start of the English Civil War?

  • Leicester
  • Nottingham
  • Bath
  • Peterborough

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Ancient kings of Scotland and Norway are buried on which Scottish island?

  • Arran
  • Jura
  • Iona
  • Skye

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Which public school was founded by Bishop William of Wykeham in 1382?

  • Eton
  • Winchester College
  • Harrow
  • Charterhouse

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Which treaty gave Britain official possession of Gibraltar?

  • Treaty of Paris
  • Treaty of Versaillies
  • Treaty of Nagyvarad
  • Treaty of Utrecht

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Which king executed Welsh Prince Dafydd ap Gruffydd and Scot Sir William Wallace for treason against England?

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

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Snow Hill railway station was in which British city until it was demolished in the 1970's?

  • Birmingham
  • Bristol
  • Aberdeen
  • York

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The Romans called it Dubris, what do we know it as today?

  • Bath
  • York
  • Dover
  • Chester

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The tomb of Catherine of Aragon lies in the cathedral of which English city?

  • Leicester
  • Peterborough
  • Lincoln
  • Nottingham

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Which town was granted city status as part of the Millennium celebrations?

  • Bournemouth
  • Brighton
  • Weymouth
  • Eastbourne

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Regent's Park in London was formerly known by what other name?

  • Euston Park
  • Victoria Park
  • Paddington Park
  • Marylebone Park

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Where was the childhood home of the late Queen Mother?

  • Glamis Castle
  • Balmoral
  • Scone Palace
  • Stirling Castle

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In which English city was the first Jain temple in the western world built?

  • London
  • Lincoln
  • Leicester
  • Liverpool

 

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