Practice Test 12 (24 questions):


1. Who was the 17th-century organist who developed a particularly British style of church and opera music?

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2. Which is the largest expanse of fresh water in mainland Britain?

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3. Why is William the Conqueror an important English monarch?

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4. Is the following statement TRUE or FALSE? Sir Steve Redgrave was the first man in the world to run a mile in under four minutes.

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5. Is the following statement TRUE or FALSE? Between 1853 and 1913 very few British citizens left the UK to settle overseas.

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6. Is the statement below TRUE or FALSE? The Home Office selects who becomes a Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC).

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7. Which Scottish poet was known as The Bard?

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8. People traditionally spend Christmas Day at home and enjoy a special meal that includes which meat?

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9. Where must your name be recorded in order for you to vote in an election?

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10. Which of the following is the fastest person to have sailed around the world, single-handed?

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11. Is the following statement TRUE or FALSE? The threat of Viking attack caused the peoples in the north to unite, and begin to use the term Scotland to describe that country.

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12. Where did Florence Nightingale establish the Nightingale School for Nurses in 1860?

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