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United Kingdom History Quiz





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Who did NOT serve as a British monarch during the year 1936 ... ?

 William IV
 George V
 Edward VIII
 George VI

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The 15th-century Wars of the Roses were fought between the houses of Lancaster and which other noble house ... ?

 Hanover
 Huguenot
 York
 Windsor

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Which title was held by Oliver Cromwell from 1653-58 in England, Scotland and Ireland ... ?

 Speaker of the House
 Lord Protector
 Minister of Information
 Supreme Chancellor

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William of Normandy defeated King Harold II of England in which famous battle of 1066 ... ?

 Battle of Trenton
 Battle of Trafalgar
 Battle of Hastings
 Battle of Agincourt

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The Battle of Trafalgar of 1805, won by Admiral Nelson, took place off the coast of which country ... ?

 Spain
 Sweden
 Italy
 Egypt

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Which wife of King Henry VIII was the mother of Queen Elizabeth I ... ?

 Anne Boleyn
 Catherine Parr
 Jane Seymour
 Anne of Cleves

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The British Royal Navy defeated which country's naval forces in the Battle of the Falkland Islands of 8th December 1914 ... ?

 Spain
 Germany
 USA
 Japan

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Who was the Archbishop of Canterbury from 1162-70 during the reign of King Henry II ... ?

 Robert Baden-Powell
 Arthur Wellesley
 Walter Raleigh
 Thomas Becket

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What was the nickname of Edward I, who served as English king from 1272-1307?

 Crouchback
 The Conqueror
 Ironside
 Longshanks

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Which document was issued by King John in 1215 ... ?

 Treaty of Ghent
 Magna Carta
 Ninety-Five Theses
 Mayflower Compact

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In 1603, James I became the first king of England of which noble house ... ?

 Stuart
 Tudor
 Plantagenet
 Normandy

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King James II was overthrown in the [G-------] Revolution of 1688.

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Besides being the queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, Victoria was also the empress of which country from 1876-1901 ... ?

 The Philippines
 Cuba
 India
 Andorra

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Who was the British prime minster at the time of Queen Elizabeth II's coronation on 2nd June 1953 ... ?

 Winston Churchill
 Harold Wilson
 Stanley Baldwin
 Arthur Balfour

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Which war of 1853-56 was fought between an alliance of the British, French and Ottoman empires against the Russian empire ... ?

 Crimean War
 Peasants' War
 Great Northern War
 Boer War


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