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British Histography Quiz 6

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

 
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On which island group is the Neolithic village of Skara Brae?

  • Inner Hebrides
  • Outer Hebrides
  • Orkneys
  • Shetlands

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Which English city was the first in the world to have Braille signs in it's shopping centre?

  • Birmingham
  • Liverpool
  • Newcastle
  • Nottingham

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Which was the first British tube line?

  • Central
  • Circle
  • Metropolitan
  • Northern

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Which English cathedral contains the tomb of St Swithin?

  • Canterbury
  • Salisbury
  • Peterborough
  • Winchester

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In which English county has Wedgwood been produced since 1759?

  • Derbyshire
  • Nottinghamshire
  • Shropshire
  • Staffordshire

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In which year did the first Henley Royal Regatta take place?

  • 1839
  • 1849
  • 1859
  • 1869

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William II was killed in which forest?

  • Hamsterley forest
  • Keilder forest
  • New forest
  • Sherwood forest

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Who was the first British PM to occupy 'Chequers' as the official country residence?

  • Andrew Bonar Law
  • David Lloyd George
  • Henry Campbell Bannerman
  • James Ramsay MacDonald

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What was the British flagship during the Falkland Islands dispute called?

  • Indomitable
  • Invader
  • Illustrious
  • Invincible

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Which event was originally held in Newcastle upon Tyne?

  • Cruft's Dog Show
  • Miss Great Britain
  • Royal Highland Show
  • F A Cup Final

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Which Scottish town used to be the site of the Royal Highland Show?

  • Arbroath
  • Ayr
  • Kelso
  • Pitlochry

12

Can you match these Roman place-names to their modern-day names?

Drag items from right column to match with left column

Left

  • Venta Belgarum
  • Pons Aelius
  • Lindum
  • Camulodunum

Right

  • Colchester
  • Winchester
  • Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Lincoln

 

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