A Long and Illustrious History Test 4

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Was it TRUE or FALSE?

The Saxon king Harold was defeated by William, Duke of Normandy, at the Battle of Hastings.

In 1688, Protestant leaders in England asked William of Orange to invade England and proclaim himself as the king.

What was the reason for more castles to be built in the period of the middle Ages in Britain and Ireland?

What right to woman was awarded in 1870 and 1882 according to the Acts of the Parliament.

National culture and identity’s emergence resulted in which age?

In which year did Charles II died ?

What was the reason for uncertainty over the succession to the throne during the reign of Queen Anne?

Was it true, that Henry VIII continued his father’s work to centralise the administrative powers of England.

What was the function of the carding machine that was improved by Richard Arkwaright?

In the English language, the words cow, apple and summer are descendant of Anglo-Saxon words.

Mary, James IIs eldest daughter was married to_______________.

Fill in the blank with the apt word. During the Second World War there had been significant changes to the ____ system and people wanted more social changes when the war came to an end.

With which king did the Anglo-Saxon kingdoms in England unite with, king to defeat the Vikings.

William of Orange was a Protestant ruler of _______.

In the Middle Ages what type of stories are depicted in the stained glass windows of many cathedrals?

Name the first wife of Henry VIII, who had six wives altogether.

Catholics feared the growing power of the Puritans due to which a rebellion was formed in Ireland during the reign of Charles I.

Under the system of feudalism, the kings offered land to the in exchange of which the landowners had to send men to serve in the army in return. [True or False]

Indicate the incorrect statements.

What was the name of the jet that developed in the UK and is capable of taking off and landing vertically that was?

A radio telescope built on the Gog Magog hills in Cambridgeshire was for many years remained the biggest in the world and continues to operate today. [True or False]

What was the machine Sir Christopher Cockerell developed in late 1950s and became famous for__________?

What was name of the South American country that invaded the Falkland Islands in 1982, and this lead to Britain dispatching a task force to retake the territory?

What does it mean by Enlightenment?

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