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British History   

There are 200 quizzes and 2,000 trivia questions in this category.
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folder British Local History (32) folder English Civil War (3)
folder Great Fire of London (4) folder Norman Conquest (5)
folder Romans in Britain (4) folder Scottish History (22)
folder Scottish Wars of Independence (2) folder The Anarchy (3)
category The Royal Family folder War of the Roses (5)
folder Welsh History (6)
British History VI

From 1646 to 1660.
Tough (10 qns)
Nov 30 01
1929 plays
Britain, 1950-1960

This is a quiz about the main political events in Britain and in the world - from a British point of view, between 1950 and 1960. If you were alive at that time you may remember what was in the headlines. If not, well good luck anyway.
Average (20 qns)
Jan 16 02
2073 plays
British History IX

From 1694 to 1715.
Average (10 qns)
Feb 20 02
2706 plays
The Elizabethans

The Elizabethan world was an interesting time. Here are some of the people who dominated the scene.
Average (10 qns)
Jan 31 04
3276 plays
Some Queries About English History

This quiz asks questions ranging from prehistoric Britain to the present day. There are rather a lot of questions about monarchs, but that is because I find them fascinating.
Average (10 qns)
Jul 14 11
753 plays
British History IV

This quiz covers history from Charles I to the foreshadows of Oliver Cromwell's rule.
Tough (10 qns)
May 23 01
2415 plays
Anglo-Scottish battles

This quiz is on battles where a significant number of English (or Anglo-Saxons) fought a significant number of Scots - not necessarily battles between England and Scotland.
Very Difficult (10 qns)
Mar 13 09
330 plays
"A Man For All Seasons"

I recently saw the movie "A Man for All Seasons" directed by Fred Zinnemann, which won the Academy Award for best picture for 1966. The characters in the film are fictional mirrors of real people. This quiz is about the real people.
Average (10 qns)
Mar 19 08
645 plays
Bizarre British History

Startling and little-known facts about the 'sceptered isle' and its inhabitants.
Tough (10 qns)
Jul 19 02
4176 plays
London Timeline

Now, I hate quizzes where dates are concerned - so I thought I'd make one! These are all historic dates in London's history. Don't worry, it shouldn't be too difficult ...
Tough (10 qns)
May 31 03
2058 plays
A Pocketful of History

Designs on the reverse of some British coins have changed in recent times to celebrate the anniversaries of historical events. Have a look at your change! What can you learn from it?
Tough (10 qns)
Aug 03 06
600 plays
The Glorious Revolution

This is my first quiz, a short one about the Glorious Revolution. I hope you enjoy it.
Tough (10 qns)
May 29 08
468 plays
Mysteries And Crime - History

Was there ever a country more suited for Mysterious Events and Strange Crimes than the UK? Could Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde have been written by any other author than a British one? Up to you to see how well matched you are to the oddities of Britain's past.
Tough (10 qns)
Nov 06 01
3090 plays
British History III

This quiz goes from James I of England to Charles I.
Average (10 qns)
May 23 01
3081 plays
England, 1066

Most people know bits of information about the year 1066. So I thought I'd test you a little bit to see what you know.
Average (10 qns)
Oct 18 06
1704 plays
England in the 17th Century: A Miscellany

Ten questions on England in this turbulent period in its history. Take the opportunity to check out your knowledge of "Barebones and all that"!
Difficult (10 qns)
Apr 28 05
1068 plays
British History V

This quiz covers from 1641 to King Charles' surrender.
Tough (10 qns)
Jun 01 01
1764 plays
Life in an English Workhouse

Ever wondered what life was like in a workhouse? Hopefully this quiz will answer some of your questions.
Difficult (10 qns)
Feb 20 10
432 plays
English Church History

A look at some of the interesting facts, people and events of English history as it relates to Christianity
Tough (10 qns)
Sep 24 09
402 plays
Britain from 1900 to 1909

This is a quiz about Great Britain from 1900 to 1909.Certain of the answers will show that things have not changed very much with time.
Difficult (15 qns)
Sep 22 09
465 plays
Why just TEN sixty-six?

This quiz is about important events in UK history happening in and around the years ending in 66. There's more to it than just the Battle of Hastings.
Average (10 qns)
Nov 28 15
372 plays
A Victorian Cockney Panorama

Life as seen an' 'eard by Mrs Clara Ramsbottom, widder, of Bow, wif six 'ungry brats, 'er Jack lately havin' died o' tropical fever aboard Royal Navy Frigate HMS Conway.
Tough (10 qns)
Oct 11 09
363 plays
Battles of Britain

I have been to a few battlefields and seen some re-enactments and never fail to be interested so I thought I'd try making a quiz on them.
Average (10 qns)
Sep 08 02
2733 plays
When Adam Delved

"When Adam delved and Eve span, who was then the gentleman?" was a call for action. The questions deal with this call, the individual who is credited with saying it and the aftermath.
Average (10 qns)
Jun 14 11
297 plays
Famous Dates in English History

Most years from 900-1700 had significant events in English history. From the clues, you need to select the year the events happened.
Average (10 qns)
Apr 08 16
534 plays
British History X

From 1745 to Victoria.
Average (10 qns)
Feb 20 02
1785 plays
The Boudican Revolt

This is a quiz on the Boudican Revolt against the Romans. Shouldn't be too hard if you know the subject, and I hope you enjoy it.
Average (10 qns)
Jan 27 11
219 plays
19th Century British History

A short 10 question quiz on a broad range of topics in 19th Century British History
Average (10 qns)
Feb 02 02
2337 plays
British History in Roman Numerals

In this quiz, an important year in British history is presented in Roman numerals. You are then asked a question related to the event(s) of that year. Enjoy!
Easy (10 qns)
Oct 09 15
414 plays
British History VII

From 1660 to 1685.
Tough (10 qns)
Dec 09 01
1215 plays
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