Statistics for British History - Multiple Choice

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  • This quiz has been taken 8,876 times
  • The average score is 11 of 15

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Question Answer % Correct
How did Anne Boleyn meet her end?Beheaded at the Tower of London
91%
The Glorious Revolution of 1688 installed William of Orange on the throne of England. Where did William of Orange come from?Netherlands
88%
What party did Margaret Thatcher lead?Conservative
87%
Which of these countries was NOT part of the British Empire?Indonesia
82%
What adjective has often been used to describe London in the 1960s?Swinging
80%
Which of these noble ranks is the highest?Duke
79%
What city was home to famous thinkers and writers such as David Hume, Adam Smith, and Robert Burns?Edinburgh
78%
Who was Thomas Becket?Archbishop of Canterbury murdered in 1170
70%
Who famously led a revolt against the Romans 60 AD?Boudicca
69%
Who pointed their finger at YOU in the famous WWI recruiting poster?Lord Kitchener
68%
Which of these figures did NOT live during the Elizabethan era?Isaac Newton
67%
Who or what was the Danegeld?Money paid to the Vikings
65%
What body part did Horatio Nelson lose at the Battle of Santa Cruz de Tenerife?Most of his right arm
52%
What name is given to William the Conqueror's brutal campaign that laid waste to northern England and brought it under Norman rule?Harrying of the North
48%
Before decimalisation in 1971, how many pence were in a pound?240
40%

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