A Long and Illustrious History Test 3

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Which emperor was buried at Sutton Hoo?

What was Mary Stuart’s age when she rose to be the queen after her father’s death?

Why was the victory of the English at the Battle of Agincourt unexpected?

The BBC began the world's first regular television service in 1936.

People of the Iron Age lived in roundhouses, grouped together into larger settlements and sometimes defended sites called hill forts.

Name the sector that was not nationalised by the post war Labour government.

New Years Eve in Scotland is termed as _______

State about the Fenians in a statement.

Is it correct that Richard III was from the House of York and Henry Tudor was from the House of Lancaster.

Name the Church of England prayer book that was written during the reign of Edward VI a version of which is still in use in some churches today?

What type of religious climate prevailed during the reign of Elizabeth I? Which of the statements below accurately describes that the religious climate?

Fill in the blank space with appropriate choice.


Henry VIII had to take the permission of _________ in order to divorce his first wife.

Commercial expansion and prosperity boomed because of the slave trade.

During the 1950’s in Britain was best featurised as

During the Industrial Revolution in the middle and north of England particularly canals were built for linking factories to cities, towns and ports.

After the invasion of Czechoslovakia and Poland and occupying Austria which two countries were next to be invaded by Germany?

Who were the Picts?

Name the country of union that was formally united with England during the reign of Henry VIII.

Who is Britain's longest reigning monarch?

Name the other scientist who worked with Howard Florey to develop Penicillin into a usable drug.

In 1815, the French Wars ended with the defeat of the Emperor Napoleon by the Duke of Wellington at the _______.

In which "Ages" did the Parliament as we know today develop ?

What was the reason for the United States entered the Second World War in December 1941?

Henry VIII continued his father's work to centralise the administrative powers of England.

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