Practice Test 17 (24 questions):


13. lan McEwan, Hilary Mantel and Julian Barnes have all won which literary prize?

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14. Is the following statement TRUE or FALSE? Following the Emancipation Act of 1833, the Royal Navy stopped slave ships from other countries and freed the slaves.

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15. During the First World War the British fought against countries including Germany, the Ottoman Empire and the AustroHungarian Empire. What was this alliance known as?

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16. Who is the current heir to the throne?

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17. In 1485, the Wars of the Roses ended with which battle?

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18. The first farmers probably came to Britain from where?

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19. Pressure and lobby groups represent the interests of which TWO of the following?

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20. Who wrote musicals such as Cats, The Phantom of the Opera and Evita?

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21. The House of Lords has which of the following powers?

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22. During the 16th century which TWO factors predominantly led to a bloody rebellion by the Irish chieftains?

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23. Who became queen after the death of Edward VI?

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24. Is the following statement TRUE or FALSE? The small claims procedure is an informal way for people to settle minor disputes.

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