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Moe's British History Quiz

A quiz on the History of the U.K 10 Questions.

 
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1

Which aircraft proved to be the decisive factor during the Battle of Britain?

  • Hurricane
  • Spitfire
  • Lancaster

2

What formerly stood at the site of the present day Old Bailey?

  • Newgate Prison
  • Marshalsea Prison
  • Fleet Prison

3

Which King introduced the Model Parliament?

  • Edward II
  • Henry II
  • Edward I

4

Which writer is credited with the invention of the Post Box?

  • Anthony Trollope
  • Alfred Lord Tennison
  • Anthony Hope

5

The Act of Union between England and Scotland was passed in which year?

  • 1717
  • 1707
  • 1727

6

What was the name of the leader of the New Model Army?

  • Thomas Fairfax
  • John Lilburne
  • Thomas Prince

7

With which country did Britain go to war in the Opium Wars?

  • Japan
  • India
  • China

8

What was the destination of the inaugural flight of the British Concorde?

  • Dubai
  • Bahrain
  • Qatar

9

Who circumnavigated Australia and is largely credited with encouraging the name Australia?

  • William Dampier
  • Capt. James Cook
  • Matthew Flinders

10

Which King is famously reputed to have hidden in an Oak tree?

  • Charles I
  • Charles II
  • James II

 

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