Practice Test 3 (24 questions):


13. Who suspected Mary, Queen of Scots of wanting to take the throne and kept her prisoner for 20 years?

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14. Which Acts of Parliament, passed in 1832 and 1867, abolished rotten boroughs, gave more parliamentary seats to urban areas and greatly increased the right of people to vote?

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15. What happened in 1918 to make it an important date in the history of women's rights?

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16. Who is the current heir to the throne?

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17. During which king's reign in 1665 was there a major outbreak of plague in London?

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18. How long is a driving licence from a country outside the EU, Norway, Liechtenstein or Iceland valid for in the UK?

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19. Which of these is a Gilbert and Sullivan comic opera?

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20. 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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21. Who was Cnut, also called Canute?

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22. Which of the following Stone Age monuments is a World Heritage Site found in Wiltshire?

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23. Pumpkins, lit with candles, are used to celebrate which traditional festival?

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24. Is the following statement TRUE or FALSE? The Puritans agreed with the religious reforms of the Church of England introduced by Charles I.

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