A Long and Illustrious History Test 13

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Richard Arkwright who was the famous wig maker switched to some other industry when there was a slump in the wig business. Which business did he switch to?

Anglo-Saxon kingdoms were established in Britain by around AD 600.

From which country did the Boers come and settled?

What are the factors that stimulated growth of Industrial Revolution in Britain?

What establishment did Sake Dean Mahomet open in George street in 1810 after he returned to England at the turn of the century?

Which religion dominated Ireland during the Elizabethan period?

Is the statement below TRUE or FALSE?


Sake Dean Mahomet came to Britain in 1782 and served in the British army.

Who was the conservative Prime Minister responsible for having given speech ‘wind of change’ on Independence and decolonisation of the British Empire?

Is the statement below TRUE or FALSE?


The Education Act or The Butler Act of 1944 was introduced to facilitate free secondary education in England and Wales.

In which year did the Scottish Parliament abolish the authority of the Pope?

Which of the following statements is true?

Complete the following sentence: The Northern Ireland Assembly that was elected in 1999, was suspended in 2002. In which year was it reinstated again?

Which of the following statements is correct?

Is the statement below TRUE or FALSE?


Plays and poems of William Shakespeare are still popular today.

Which of the following statements is correct?

Who was the first man to be called The Prime Minister?

During the 16th century, a Protestant Church of Scotland with an elected leadership was established. In what way did this differ from the church of England?

From the following statements which one about Britain under Margaret Thatcher’s government is NOT true?

Is this statement TRUE or FALSE?


The French Empire became the largest Empire in the world during Queen Victoria’s reign.

In which Battle did William III defeat James II, that is celebrated in the Northern Ireland even these days?

Is the statement below TRUE or FALSE?


Elizabeth I died in 1613.

During the First World War which of these countries did not take side with the allied Powers?

St Paul’s Cathedral was destroyed by fire in 1666. It was redesigned again. Who redesigned it?

When Charles II was restored to the throne what wish did he express?

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