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Events Of The 19th Century Quiz

Some well known and some not so well known happenings 10 Questions.

 
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At which battle was the Charge of the Light Brigade?

  • Rorke's Drift
  • Alma
  • Balaclava
  • Beanie

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What was the name of Napoleon's horse used at the battle of Waterloo?

  • Borodino
  • Austerlitz
  • Marengo
  • Corunna

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What was the name of Wellington's horse at the battle of Waterloo?

  • Red Rum
  • Lisbon
  • Vienna
  • Copenhagen

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What law was finally "repeeled" in 1846? ( sorry about the pun)

  • Habeas Corpus
  • The Corn Law
  • Slavery
  • Hanging

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Which battle was fought off the coast of Spain in 1805?

  • Jutland
  • Trafalgar
  • Copenhagen
  • Port Stanley

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Who had an affair with Charles Stewart Parnell of Irish Home Rule fame, which ended his career?

  • Lily Langtry
  • Elizabeth Barrett
  • Jane Austen
  • Kitty O'Shea

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Which two politicians held a duel in 1809?

  • Gladstone and Disraeli
  • Peel and Pitt
  • Wellington and Napoleon
  • Castlereagh and Canning

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What railway tragedy took place in 1879?

  • Potters Bar
  • Tay Bridge Disaster
  • Collapse of the Forth Railway Bridge
  • Copmanthorpe

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What took place in Wales in the 1830's and 40's as a protest against taxes, in particular on toll roads?

  • Rebecca Riots
  • Poll tax riots
  • Peterloo Massacre
  • Peasant's revolt

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In what year did Queen Victoria take the title "Empress of India"?

  • 1897
  • 1876
  • 1837
  • 1851

 

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