Practice Test 5 (24 questions):


13. What did the Act of Union create?

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14. Which is the biggest stretch of water in the Lake District?

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15. Which famous composer wrote pieces of music including Water Music for King George I and Messiah?

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16. Is the following statement TRUE or FALSE? Between 1853 and 1913 very few British citizens left the UK to settle overseas.

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17. Which king invaded Ireland in the seventeenth century in an attempt to regain the throne with an army from France?

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

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19. lan McEwan, Hilary Mantel and Julian Barnes have all won which literary prize?

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20. Is the following statement TRUE or FALSE? Shakespeare wrote the line 'The darling buds of May'.

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21. Where in Ireland did the English government encourage Scottish and English Protestants to settle during the reigns of Elizabeth I and James I?

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22. MPs have a duty to serve and represent which of the following groups?

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23. Which party was in government between 1951 and 1964?

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24. Is the following statement TRUE or FALSE? Sir lan Botham captained the England rugby team.

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