Practice Test 2 (24 questions):


13. What currency is used in the UK?

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

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15. During the early 1970s, Britain admitted 28,000 people of Indian origin who had been forced to leave where?

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16. Dr Sir Ludwig Guttman is generally regarded as the originator of which sporting event?

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17. Is the statement below TRUE or FALSE? Dame Judi Dench, Colin Firth and Sir Anthony Hopkins are all actors who have won Oscars.

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18. Which Hindu and Sikh festival is normally celebrated in October or November every year?

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19. Which of the following goods did the UK produce and export during the 19th century?

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20. Which battle of the Hundred Years War took place in 1415?

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21. The Elizabethan period in England was a time of growing patriotism. What do we mean by this?

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22. Acts of Parliament in 1870 and 1882 awarded which right to women?

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23. Is the statement below TRUE or FALSE? At the beginning of the Middle Ages, England ruled Ireland.

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24. 8 Which of the following is an important type of plane, famously used in the Battle of Britain?

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