Practice Test 21 (24 questions):


1. Which international organisation, of which the UK is a member, was set up to promote international peace and security?

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2. Which country's coastline did James Cook map. leading to the establishment of colonies there?

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3. Women in Britain make up approximately what proportion of the workforce?

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4. Which crop failed in Ireland in the mid-19th century, leading to a devastating famine?

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5. Which TWO of the following have the right to vote to elect members of Parliament?

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6. Is the following statement TRUE or FALSE? Swansea is the capital of Wales.

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7. Who was the first Briton to win the Tour de France?

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8. Is the following statement TRUE or FALSE? A Protestant Church of Scotland was established during the 16th century, and it became the state Church.

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9. Is this statement TRUE or FALSE? During Queen Victoria's reign the French Empire became the largest empire the world has ever seen.

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10. By the middle of the 15th century, what had happened to the last of the Welsh rebellions?

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11. Which of these is a Christmas tradition in the UK?

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12. Is the following statement TRUE or FALSE? Commercial expansion and prosperity in the 18th century were sustained in part by the booming slave trade.

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