A Long and Illustrious History Test 1

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What do The Canterbury Tales tell the story of?

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

What did the Roman army do in AD 410?

Where did the Vikings form their first communities?

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

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?

What country was Anne of Cleves born in?

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

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

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?

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

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

Who succeeded Queen Anne after her death in 1714?

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 is the first line of Rudyard Kiplings poem If?

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

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.

Which British Admiral was killed at the Battle of Trafalgar?

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

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

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

What were the Highland Clearances?

How did Jane Seymour die?

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