A Long and Illustrious History Test 8

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Which of these statements is incorrect?

For the promotion of which of the following ’The Royal Society’ was formed?

During 1918 women above the age of 30 were allowed to vote and also contest for Parliament positions.

Fill the blank space with the most appropriate word from the given list. Significant changes were observed in the ______ system during the second world war and by the end of the war people sought for more social changes.

During the reign of Victoria, many British people were encouraged to settle overseas. As an effect of this what is the approximate estimate of people having left the UK between 1853 and 1913?

Is the statement below TRUE or FALSE?


The people of the Bronze Age, used to make beautiful articles like ornaments, tools and weapons with Bronze, Gold etc.

Which of the following statements is not True about the renowned engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel?

When did England defeat the Spanish Armada?

Britain saw an influx of around 120,000 Polish and Russian Jews having settled across the country between 1870 and 1914. Indicate from the given list the areas that were mostly occupied by the Jewish during this period.

Is this statement True or False?


The radio telescope built on Gog Magog hills in Cambridgeshire was the biggest in the world for many years and is even operating today.

Fill the gap with the right word. After the victory in France, Allied forces moved toward Germany and achieved a comprehensive victory in ___ 1945.

Why did Charles I recalled Parliament for generating fund for the army in 1640?

Which Minster contained the famous stained glass window from the Middle Ages?

What did William, Duke of Normandy, become?

Complete the following statement: Margaret Thatcher was one of the first Western leaders who took interest in the gradual changes that was taking place in the Soviet Union that had led to the end of_______.

Which word is missing from this statement? Reasons for outbreak of the First world war was many. Few of which were increasing ______, imperialism and militarism and the division of major European powers into two camps.

Is the following statement TRUE or FALSE?


Immigration of workers from West Indies, Pakistan and Bangladesh continued throughout 1950’s and for over a period of 25yrs. West Indians were targeted for Bus drivers, and textile companies preferred workers from India and Pakistan.

Which of the following statements is correct?

Is the statement below TRUE or FALSE?


One of the greatest cathedrals built in the Middle Ages is the Lincoln Cathedral.

Is the statement below TRUE or FALSE?


The Knights, who were wealthy people from towns and cities and also small landowners, were elected to sit in the House of Lords.

In the second world war the main battle was between the Allies and the Axis powers. Which of these countries was not one among the Axis powers?

Which language does the names of the places Grimsby and Scunthorpe come from?

Is the statement below TRUE or FALSE?


Richard Arkwright was particularly known for his wig-making.

In which country did Mary Stuart spend most of her childhood?

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