Practice Test 10 (24 questions):


1. Who suspected Mary, Queen of Scots of wanting to take the throne and kept her prisoner for 20 years?

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2. Which of the following is a British athlete who won gold medals at the 2004 Olympic Games?

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3. What event is commemorated on 5 November every year?

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4. The UK joined which international organisation in 1973?

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5. Which Anglo-Saxon poem tells of its hero's battles against monsters?

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6. Areas of protected countryside that everyone can visit and where people live, work and look after the landscape are called which of the following?

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7. What are members of the House of Lords known as?

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8. Where is the land formation of the Giant's Causeway?

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9. Is the following statement TRUE or FALSE? Commercial expansion and prosperity in the 18th century were sustained in part by the booming slave trade.

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10. Is the statement below TRUE or FALSE? The Council of Europe has the power to make laws which are binding in member states.

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11. Which king famously hid in an oak tree after escaping from the Battle of Worcester?

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12. When were the first professional football clubs formed?

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