Practice Test 9 (24 questions):


1. The repeal of the Corn Laws in 1846 was designed to do what?

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2. Which TWO of these careers did Winston Churchill follow before becoming a Conservative MP in 1900?

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3. Who wrote the piece of music Belshazzar's Feast?

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4. During the 18th century, Britain fought a number of wars with which country?

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5. What is Emmeline Pankhurst associated with?

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6. Which of the following is a benefit of volunteering?

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7. Is the following statement TRUE or FALSE? The threat of Viking attack caused the peoples in the north to unite, and begin to use the term Scotland to describe that country.

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

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9. The expression "a sticky wicket" comes from which sport?

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10. Which of the following takes place on 14 February every year?

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11. Which of the following is a British athlete who won gold medals at the 2004 Olympic Games?

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

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