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British History   

There are 207 quizzes and 2,070 trivia questions in this category.
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folder British Local History (34 quizzes) folder English Civil War (3)
folder Great Fire of London (4) folder Norman Conquest (5)
folder Romans in Britain (5) folder Scottish History (22)
folder Scottish Wars of Independence (2) folder The Anarchy (3)
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folder Welsh History (6)
31
British History

Since I got an A- in the class, I thought I'd make a quiz! This is mainly from Henry VIII to Elizabeth I.
Average (10 qns)
ladymacb29
9342 plays
32
Pot Pourri of English History

A general mix of English history.
Tough (10 qns)
sunfloweruk23
6771 plays
33
2000 Years of British History: I

The British Isles have a long and fascinating history dating back to prehistoric times. This part will explore the period from the Roman invasion until the beginning of the 18th century.
Tough (10 qns)
romeomikegolf
1098 plays
34
The Great Stink

The Great Stink of 1858 led to a major civil engineering project, the construction of London's sewer network. A Victorian milestone in public health and engineering, I hope you enjoy this unpleasant and smelly, yet interesting topic
Average (10 qns)
keanet
1389 plays
35
Social Struggles in 1840s Britain

At the heart of the industrial revolution, the 1840s also were a period of deep social unrest. Answer and find out about the workers' distress and the social thinkers of the period.
Tough (10 qns)
tiffanysgal
1503 plays
36
Life Was Cheap under the Tudors ...

Find out how wives, ministers and rivals met an untimely death under the Tudor dynasty - the heyday of monarchic absolutism in England.
Average (10 qns)
tiffanysgal
5841 plays
37
Another Millennium of British History

I persuaded Rossian to collaborate with me on a quiz as a follow-up to her super quiz, 'A Millennium of British History'. There's one question for each century of the first millennium CE. Enjoy! Cheers, Cymruambyth
Tough (10 qns)
Cymruambyth
711 plays
38
Remember, Remember ...

... the fifth of November / Gunpowder, treason and plot. / I see no reason why gunpowder treason / Should ever be forgot.
Difficult (10 qns)
romeomikegolf
927 plays
39
British History II

...because you can never have enough. This covers mainly Elizabeth I's reign from 1558 to 1603.
Average (10 qns)
ladymacb29
7530 plays
40
The Battle of Bosworth Field

Bosworth Field was one of the most important and decisive battles in English history. This quiz will test your knowledge of the event and the people concerned.
Average (10 qns)
romeomikegolf
1437 plays
41
Oddities From British History

It's often the silly little facts that get most of our attention in 'history', as any tourist guide may tell you.Just check your knowledge on some such 'odd facts' from British and occasionally Irish history.
Tough (10 qns)
flem-ish
6747 plays
42
Festival of Britain

The first in a series of quizzes based around items I have kept as souvenirs of various events over the years. First, a commemorative coin for The Festival of Britain.
Tough (10 qns)
StarStruck60
477 plays
43
The Peasants Are Revolting!

This quiz is all about the Peasants' Revolt of 1381 that forced England to reconsider the practicalities of its feudal system. Best of luck!
Tough (10 qns)
KatieK54
429 plays
44
Boudica's Rebellion

A little quiz about the mighty woman who rebelled against the Romans in Britain.
Average (10 qns)
achilles42
858 plays
45
2000 Years of British History: 2

This second part will cover some of the significant events during the period from the beginning of the 18th century to the end of the 20th century.
Tough (10 qns)
romeomikegolf
825 plays
46
British Battles

Identify the battle from the information given
Average (25 qns)
se01dct
879 plays
47
Life in the The Royal Navy

A quiz about the Royal Navy and its customs in the second half of the 20th Century
Tough (10 qns)
Bazzoomer
294 plays
48
The British Crown Jewels

Kept safe in the Tower of London, What do you know about these priceless gems?
Tough (10 qns)
smpdit
918 plays
49
Britain from 1945 to 1955

This quiz deals with the history of Britain in the first decade after Second World-War. A must for the true history-buff, Brit or otherwise..
Tough (20 qns)
flem-ish
3195 plays
50
English Canals

Ten questions concerning the history and use of artificial waterways in England.
Average (10 qns)
Charlesw321
249 plays
51
Historic English Villages

Whether they are small or large, English Villages have played an important part in England historical, geographical and cultural development. This quiz is about ten such communities.
Average (10 qns)
topblue
1056 plays
52
British Trade Union History

A few questions on the history of organized labour in Britain.
Difficult (10 qns)
TabbyTom
723 plays
53
Elizabethan Times

Answer these questions about Elizabethan Times.
Average (10 qns)
lovesmoodies
9093 plays
54
The Battle of Cable Street and Beyond

One Sunday afternoon in 1936, in an east London street, hundreds of people stood up to be counted and turn back Oswald Mosley's Fascist Blackshirt marchers. How much do you know about the extraordinary events of that day and its aftermath?
Tough (10 qns)
Rowena8482
168 plays
55
Hadrian's Wall

Hadrian's Wall is a World Heritage site that stretches across Northern England. In an effort to consolidate his territories and restore order in the problematic areas of the north the Emperor Hadrian had the Wall built.
Difficult (10 qns)
topblue
309 plays
56
England in the 17th Century

Like the name suggests, a quiz about the 17th Century.
Average (20 qns)
Louisa75
3165 plays
57
The Gunpowder Plot

A brief quiz about the plot remembered in England with Bonfire Night each November.
Tough (5 qns)
spanishliz
2073 plays
58
Facts and Trivia from British History

This quiz is about well-known and less well-known facts from British History. Multiple Choice in all cases.
Average (10 qns)
flem-ish
5346 plays
59
Victoriana

Events and people that infuenced Victorian/Edwardian England. In the true tradition of British humor, there are a couple of leg pulls, just for fun.
Average (10 qns)
Englizzie
1398 plays
60
More Oddities From British History

Of course history is about 'causes and effects', and evolutions on a broad basis and all that, but sometimes the details and the gossip are nice too. Here follow some such 'odd facts' from Britain's history.
Average (10 qns)
flem-ish
5646 plays
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