History of Wales Quiz

Can you answer these questions about the history of Wales?
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What legendary king supposedly had his court at the town of Caerleon?
King Arthur
What royal house of Welsh origin rose to power in the wake of Wars of the Roses?
House of Tudor
Who was the first monarch of the above?
King Henry VII
What Welsh officer helped Arabs revolt against the Ottomans during WWI?
T. E. Lawrence
What weapon did Welsh soldiers famously use during the Middle Ages?
Longbow
What kingdom ruled over much of eastern Wales between 5th century–1160?
Powys
At what battle did the Anglo-Saxons defeat the above and Rhôs?
Chester
What book was published by Dylan Thomas in 1951?
Do Not Go Gentle
Into That Good Night
Which Welsh journalist presumably found Dr. Livingstone in Africa?
Henry Morton Stanley
What was famously founded by Aneurin Bevan in 1948?
National Health Service
Which English king conquered Wales in 1283?
King Edward I
What animal was Wales reported to have 10 million of in 2017 - outnumbering
people by more than 3 to 1?
Sheep
David Lloyd George was the final of what political party to hold the P.M. post?
Liberal
What Welsh actor has famously portrayed as Hannibal Lecter?
Anthony Hopkins
What Welsh footballer transferred to Real Madrid in 2013 and was paid £100 million?
Gareth Bale
What soccer player is the one with the most Premier League appearances?
Ryan Giggs
What Roman successor-state was mainly based in northwestern Wales between
5th century–1216 - which later became the Principality of Wales?
Gwynedd
What king of the above annexed the below around the year 856?
Rhodri the Great
Who led the unsuccessful fight for Welsh independence in the early 15th-century?
Owain Glyndŵr
In what New World country was the only successful Welsh colony established in 1865?
Argentina
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Level 59
Jun 11, 2020
You do realise that only under Glyndwr did Wales unite , as nobody conquered Wales as such because It was Welsh region v Welsh region . All English kings would do is hire gwynedd to fight powys etc alongside his troops , as Welsh in fighting was fierce as still is today to certain degree.. if want to know about proper Welsh history , Owain Lawgoch was only man england really feared . Plus William Wallace , ( braveheart ) and St Patrick are both Welsh .