Practice Test 1 (24 questions):


13. Is the following statement TRUE or FALSE? In rugby union, the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland form one team.

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14. When did Parliament as we know it today begin to develop?

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15. Which of these countries was part of the British Empire during Victoria’s reign?

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16. Is the statement below TRUE or FALSE? Dame Judi Dench, Colin Firth and Sir Anthony Hopkins are all actors who have won Oscars.

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17. What TWO effects did the Black Death have on social classes in the 14th century?

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18. May anyone look at the electoral register?

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19. Women in Britain make up approximately what proportion of the workforce?

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20. During the 19th century, which sector of the Irish economy supported around two-thirds of its people?

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21. Where did the people of the Bronze Age bury their dead?

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22. Which TWO of the following are famous plays by William Shakespeare?

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23. The first day of one notorious battle in 1916 resulted in 60,000 British casualties. What was this battle?

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24. During the 18th century, Britain fought a number of wars with which country?

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