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Yesterday's Britain

A quiz on the UK's past 10 Questions.

 
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1

At the start of the 20th century, how many people were employed as servants?

  • 1.5 million
  • 1.6 million
  • 1.7 million

2

In Ewardian times, ladies by wearing corsets tried to achieve what size waist?

  • 15 inch
  • 16 inch
  • 17 inch

3

Which British Prime Minister commited the government to "Home rule in Ireland?

  • Chamberlain
  • Lloyd George
  • Asquith

4

Who was the Great WW1 Poet?

  • John Keats
  • John Donne
  • Wilfred Owen

5

In January 1906 which party won the General Election?

  • Tory
  • Liberals
  • Labour

6

Which newspaper did Rupert the Bear appear in from 1920?

  • Daily Express
  • Daily Mail
  • Daily Telegraph

7

After London, where were the first Traffic lights tried out?

  • Nottingham
  • York
  • Wolverhampton

8

What was the knickname of the Model T motorcar?

  • Tin Tessie
  • Tin Lizzie
  • Tin Betty

9

What were the red telephone box's known as in 1926?

  • K4s
  • K3s
  • K2s

10

Which was the first stove in the 1930s to boast a glass oven door?

  • Thor
  • Odin
  • Vulcan

 

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