Practice Test 16 (24 questions):


1. On St David's Day in Wales, which flower would you expect to see people wearing?

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2. Is the following statement TRUE or FALSE? Richard Arkwright is particularly remembered for his wig-making.

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3. Why was Queen Mary given the nickname "Bloody Mary"?

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4. The UK belongs to which TWO international bodies?

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5. A statue of which ancient leader can be found on Westminster Bridge,near Parliament?

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6. Is the following statement TRUE or FALSE? The Elizabethan period is remembered for the richness of its poetry and drama, especially the plays and poems of William Shakespeare.

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7. In 1649, England was declared a republic. What was it called?

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8. The right for every adult male and female to vote is usually known as what?

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9. In which modern-day country was the composer George Frederick Handel born?

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10. Which TWO of the following changes to welfare happened in the 1940s?

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11. Who wrote the piece of music Belshazzar's Feast?

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12. What is Charles Dickens famous for?

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