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British Histography Quiz 9

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

 
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In which English city was Britain's first public museum?

  • Bath
  • Cambridge
  • Norwich
  • Oxford

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Which London landmark now stands on the site of the 'Tyburn Tree'?

  • Buckingham Palace
  • London Eye
  • Marble Arch
  • Westminster Abbey

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In which century was the first recorded sighting of a monster in Loch Ness?

  • 6th century
  • 10th century
  • 14th century
  • 18th century

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The tribe known as 'Scoti' to the Romans originated in which country?

  • England
  • Ireland
  • Scotland
  • Wales

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Which English port was the first to have a lifeboat?

  • Felixstowe
  • Hull
  • Liverpool
  • Sunderland

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The first branch of WH Smith opened in 1848 at which London railway station?

  • Euston
  • St Pancras
  • Victoria
  • Waterloo

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Built in 1119, Leeds Castle in Kent now houses a museum of what?

  • Banknotes
  • Dog Collars
  • Dolls Houses
  • Perfume Bottles

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In which British city can you walk through 'Merchant City' - a planned 18th century civic development?

  • Belfast
  • Cardiff
  • Glasgow
  • Manchester

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In the 1850's, the Cornish towns of Camborne and Redruth accounted for two thirds of the world's production of what?

  • Coal
  • Copper
  • Diamonds
  • Tin

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In which Midlands city was the first public telephone box installed in 1908?

  • Birmingham
  • Coventry
  • Leicester
  • Nottingham

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The fishing village of Brithelmiston - as recorded in the Domesday Book - is now which popular resort?

  • Brighton
  • Bournemouth
  • Eastbourne
  • Weymouth

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Which British river did the Romans call Sabrina?

  • Humber
  • Ouse
  • Severn
  • Thames

 

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