New Life in the UK 3rd Edition Test 17

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

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

Who is the patron saint of England?

Who was the first British Prime Minister?

What did the Education Act of 1944 introduce?

Who did Britain fight against in the Crimean War?

Who are TWO famous British film directors?

What are the names of TWO famous British film actors?

Which of the following statements is correct?

Which TWO are famous horse-racing events?

Which of the following statements is NOT correct?

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

What was an important achievement of King James I?

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

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

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

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

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

Which of the following statements is NOT correct?

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 TWO developments were features of the Industrial Revolution?

Which of the following statements is correct?

Why is the Habeas Corpus Act of 1679 so important?

In what year did women first get the vote?