Practice Test 8 (24 questions):


1. Halloween is regarded historically as which of the following?

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2. Which TWO of the following were members of the Royal Society?

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3. Who wrote the poem The Tyger?

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4. Why is William the Conqueror an important English monarch?

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5. How old must you be to stand for election as an MP?

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6. What nationality was George I?

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7. Some people, particularly in Scotland, continued to support James IIafter his exile. What were these supporters called?

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8. Who were the Jutes, Angles and Saxons?

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9. What was the Spanish Armada?

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10. In the 19th century the UK became a world centre for which of the following sectors or industries?

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11. Where must your name be recorded in order for you to vote in an election?

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12. Penicillin was developed into a usable drug by Howard Florey and which other scientist?

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