A Long and Illustrious History Test 1

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Is the statement below TRUE or FALSE? The Domesday Book no longer exists. It was destroyed at the end of the Norman Conquest.

In which year did Oliver Cromwell die?

The Magna Carta had what effect on the powers of the king of England?

Who succeeded Queen Anne after her death in 1714?

What country was Anne of Cleves born in?

Complete the following sentence:The Northern Ireland Assembly was elected in 1999, suspended in 2002 and reinstated in _____.

King Edward I of England annexed Wales to the crown of England by which statute?

Is the statement below TRUE or FALSE?

The colonisation of America by people who disagreed with the religious views of the English monarchy greatly increased in the 17th century.

What was needed during the Industrial Revolution to power the new factories?

Some people in Britain were opposed to the slave trade. Who set up the first formal anti-slavery groups in the late 1700s?

Who was the Elizabethan naval commander, remembered for his role in the defeat of the Spanish Armada?

What did the Roman army do in AD 410?

What is the first line of Rudyard Kiplings poem If?

Where did the Vikings form their first communities?

What do The Canterbury Tales tell the story of?

How did Jane Seymour die?

The writer Roald Dahl served in the Royal Air Force during which conflict?

Is the statement below TRUE or FALSE? Following the Emancipation Act of 1833, the Royal Navy stopped slave ships from other countries, killed the slave traders and gave the slaves the ships.

What were the Highland Clearances?

William III of England, Wales and Ireland was which king of Scotland?

Sir Peter Mansfield is the co-creator of a magnetic resonance imaging scanner that enables doctors and researchers to obtain exact and non-invasive images of human internal organs. By what initials is it better known?

Which British Admiral was killed at the Battle of Trafalgar?

Which saint led missionaries from Rome, who spread Christianity in the south of Britain?

Which of the following statements about Britain in the 1930s is true?