Practice Test 2 (24 questions):


1. Is the statement below TRUE or FALSE? English laws and the English language were introduced to Wales during the Middle Ages.

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

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3. Every MP represents which of the following?

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4. 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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5. Is the following statement TRUE or FALSE? Thanks to its position as the world's leading industrial nation during the 1800s, Britain was responsible for producing half of the world's coal, iron and cotton cloth.

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6. Which of the following is a ministerial position appointed to the cabinet?

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7. Which of the following is located at Holyrood?

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8. The expression "a sticky wicket" comes from which sport?

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9. King Edward I of England annexed Wales to the crown of England by which statute?

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10. Some people, particularly in Scotland, continued to support James IIafter his exile. What were these supporters called?

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11. Which of the following is a famous composer who wrote operas such as Peter Grimes and Billy Budd?

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12. 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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