New Life in the UK 3rd Edition Test 17

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Who was the first British Prime Minister?

What was an important achievement of King James I?

Who did Britain fight against in the Crimean War?

What did the Education Act of 1944 introduce?

Why is the Habeas Corpus Act of 1679 so important?

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

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

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

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

In what year did women first get the vote?

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

Who are TWO famous British film directors?

Which of the following statements is correct?

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

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

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

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?

What are the names of TWO famous British film actors?

Which TWO are famous horse-racing events?

Which of the following statements is correct?

Who is the patron saint of England?

Which of the following statements is NOT correct?

Which of the following statements is NOT correct?

Which TWO developments were features of the Industrial Revolution?

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