History Of Britain Quiz

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Who were the first people in Britain?
The name Britain derives from the Roman word _____
First King of England
Greek Explorer who Discovered Britain
England's first queen regnant
Mary I
England was named after a Germanic tribe called the___
Last Norman King of England
Which king of England was shot in the eye?
Harold Godwinson
Which British monarch was first given the title ‘Empress of India’?
Who was the first Hanoverian king of Great Britain?
George I
Who was the first Prime Minister of Great Britain?
Robert Walpole
Which war with Spain came about partly because of the severed ear of a ship captain?
War of Jenkins' Ear
During which war were the French driven out of India and British North America?
Seven Years War
Which company came to rule large areas of India with its own private army, and administrative functions?
East India Company
Which PM is best known for leading Britain in the French Revolutionary Wars and against Napoleon?
William Pitt the Younger
The Acts of Union 1800 joined which country with GB and created the UK?
Who is the only Prime Minister of Britain or the UK to be assassinated?
Spencer Perceval
Which English engineer is famous for designing the Great Western Railway?
Isambard Kingdom Brunel
What name is given to the two wars Britain fought with China?
Opium Wars
Level 74
May 29, 2018
The Anglo Saxons were not the first people in Britain.