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British History Quiz 8

More random questions on Britain's past 12 Questions.

 
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Lord Kitchener lost his life in 1916 whilst serving aboard which ship?

  • HMS Bedford
  • HMS Hampshire
  • HMS Norfolk
  • HMS York

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What was the original name of the Royal Albert Hall in London?

  • The Central Hall of Arts and Sciences
  • Royal Kensington Hall
  • The Royal Hall of Arts and Science
  • Kensington Hall of Science and the Arts

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In which year did Britain abolish the death penalty for murder?

  • 1961
  • 1963
  • 1965
  • 1967

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Which Victorian murderer was known as 'The Staffordshire Poisoner'?

  • William Palmer
  • Stanley Palmer
  • Albert Palmer
  • Nicholas Palmer

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What was the first issued decimal coin in Britain?

  • 1p
  • 5p
  • 10p
  • 50p

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Which illness is said to have killed Oliver Cromwell?

  • Malaria
  • Tuberculosis
  • Dysentery
  • Typhoid

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In Dickensian London, what was a 'gamp'?

  • Miserable woman
  • Street Urchin
  • Umbrella
  • Felt Hat

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Which English city was known as Glevum to the Romans?

  • Colchester
  • Gloucester
  • Lancaster
  • Leicester

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Before being extended, Nottingham House was the original name of which royal residence?

  • St James' Palace
  • Buckingham Palace
  • Kensington Palace
  • Holyrood House

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In what year was V.A.T introduced in Britain?

  • 1971
  • 1973
  • 1975
  • 1977

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What would you have done with a 'bodle' during the reign of Charles II?

  • Eat it
  • Wear it
  • Play it
  • Spend it

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What were the first names of WW2 hero, Viscount Montgomery of Alamein?

  • Bernard Lawson
  • Bernard Leonard
  • Bernard Law
  • Bernard Leslie

 

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