New Life in the UK 3rd Edition Test 17

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What was an important achievement of King James I?

Which TWO are 20th-century British discoveries or inventions?

In 1588 the English defeated a large French fleet of ships that intended to land an army in England. TRUE or FALSE?

The Turner Prize is awarded for the best new novel of the year. TRUE or FALSE?

Who did Britain fight against in the Crimean War?

During the reign of Queen Victoria, the British Empire became the largest empire the world has ever seen. TRUE or FALSE?

Which of the following statements is NOT correct?

Who are TWO famous British film directors?

What are the names of TWO famous British film actors?

After the abolition of slavery, more than 2 million migrants came from which TWO countries to replace the freed slaves?

In what year did women first get the vote?

Which TWO are famous horse-racing events?

Which TWO developments were features of the Industrial Revolution?

‘The Battle of Britain’ was an aerial battle against the Germans during the Second World War. TRUE or FALSE?

Many of the great thinkers of the Enlightenment were Scottish. TRUE or FALSE?

Why is the Habeas Corpus Act of 1679 so important?

What did the Education Act of 1944 introduce?

Which of the following statements is correct?

Who was the first British Prime Minister?

Which of the following statements is correct?

Hadrian’s Wall was built to keep out which group of people?

The civil war between King Charles I and Parliament in the mid-17th century led to Oliver Cromwell being crowned king of England. TRUE or FALSE?

Which of the following statements is NOT correct?

Who is the patron saint of England?

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