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British Histography Quiz 7

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

 
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In which century did the first bananas arrive in England?

  • 16th
  • 17th
  • 18th
  • 19th

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In which English county is Bosworth Field where Richard III met his death?

  • Cambridgeshire
  • Leicestershire
  • Lincolnshire
  • Nottinghamshire

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In which London Underground station was Britain's first escalator installed?

  • Earls Court
  • Kings Cross
  • Marble Arch
  • Victoria

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Which English city was the birthplace of Guy Fawkes?

  • Durham
  • Leeds
  • Oxford
  • York

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In which Scottish castle was Princess Margaret born?

  • Edinburgh
  • Floors
  • Glamis
  • Stirling

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In which year did the red 'Routemaster' double-decker bus first appear on London streets?

  • 1956
  • 1960
  • 1964
  • 1968

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What was the name of the bridge in Buckinghamshire where the Great Train Robbery took place?

  • Bridego
  • Fairway
  • Jingling
  • Union

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Which English cathedral houses the 'Mappa Mundi' - one of the oldest maps in the world?

  • Coventry
  • Durham
  • Hereford
  • Salisbury

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In 18th century London, what word would you have called out to hail a sedan chair?

  • Cheerio
  • Hello
  • Tally-ho
  • Ya-hoo

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Who became the first English king to be born at Buckingham Palace?

  • Edward VII
  • George IV
  • George V
  • William IV

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Which Scottish clan were defeated at the Massacre of Glencoe?

  • MacDonalds
  • MacDuffs
  • MacFarlanes
  • MacGregors

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In what year was London Zoo founded?

  • 1808
  • 1828
  • 1848
  • 1868

 

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