A Long and Illustrious History Test 3

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During the 1950’s in Britain was best featurised as

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

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

Who were the Picts?

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

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

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?

State about the Fenians in a statement.

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

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

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

Who is Britain's longest reigning monarch?

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

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

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.

Which emperor was buried at Sutton Hoo?

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

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

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

Commercial expansion and prosperity boomed because of the slave trade.

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

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

New Years Eve in Scotland is termed as _______