Practice Test 16 (24 questions):


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

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2. Which famous leader said the following: 'We shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender.'

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3. Is the following statement TRUE or FALSE? Following the defeat of James II at the Battle of the Boyne, Irish Protestants were unable to take part in government.

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4. Queen Elizabeth II is the head of state for which TWO of the following?

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5. Which of the following is one of the Queen's important ceremonial roles?

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6. Where did the Boer War take place?

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7. Is the following statement TRUE or FALSE? Norman French influenced the development of the English language as we know it today.

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8. Who wrote the poem The Tyger?

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9. Which of the following is a British invention or innovation?

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

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11. British combat troops left which country in 2009?

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12. Who was the first Prime Minister?

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