Practice Test 10 (24 questions):


1. Lord Olivier gave his name to which auspicious theatre awards?

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2. Which famous British novelist wrote Brighton Rock?

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3. Which British movie director made films including The 39 Steps?

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4. Is the following statement TRUE or FALSE? Queen Elizabeth II celebrated her Platinum Jubilee in 2012.

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5. Is the following statement TRUE or FALSE? Anne Boleyn was Henry VIII's fourth wife.

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6. Official reports of parliamentary proceedings are published in which of the following?

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7. Which town or city is famous for its celebration of the Hindu and Sikh festival of Diwali?

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8. Is the following statement TRUE or FALSE? Charles II organised settlements known as plantations across Ireland.

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9. What were supporters of the king known as during the English Civil War?

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10. Which organisation was founded in 1895 and now has over 61,000 volunteers helping to preserve important buildings, the countryside and the coastline?

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11. Some people in Britain were opposed to the slave trade. Who set up the first formal anti-slavery groups in the late 1700s?

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12. What is Charles Dickens famous for?

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