Practice Test 2 (24 questions):


1. Areas of protected countryside that everyone can visit and where people live, work and look after the landscape are called which of the following?

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2. During which period were Isambard Kingdom Brunel and Florence Nightingale alive?

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3. In a Crown Court, who decides what the penalty will be, in the case of a 'guilty' verdict?

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4. Which TWO of the following are famous British sportsmen or women?

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5. Which Prime Minister oversaw the creation of the NHS?

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6. Gertrude Jekyll is famous for her designs in which field?

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7. Who wrote the novel Lucky Jim?

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8. During the English Civil War, in which TWO battles was Charles I's army defeated?

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9. Which Anglo-Saxon poem tells of its hero's battles against monsters?

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10. 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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11. By 1200, the English ruled an area of Ireland around Dublin known as what?

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12. Which TWO languages are spoken in the National Assembly for Wales?

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