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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)
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folder Welsh History (6)
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British History VI

From 1646 to 1660.
Tough (10 qns)
ladymacb29
Nov 30 01
1929 plays
62
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)
flem-ish
Jan 16 02
2073 plays
63
British History IX

From 1694 to 1715.
Average (10 qns)
ladymacb29
Feb 20 02
2706 plays
64
The Elizabethans

The Elizabethan world was an interesting time. Here are some of the people who dominated the scene.
Average (10 qns)
robert362
Jan 31 04
3276 plays
65
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)
Onionsauce
Jul 14 11
753 plays
66
British History IV

This quiz covers history from Charles I to the foreshadows of Oliver Cromwell's rule.
Tough (10 qns)
ladymacb29
May 23 01
2415 plays
67
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)
tnrees
Mar 13 09
330 plays
68
"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)
GSmoke827
Mar 19 08
645 plays
69
Bizarre British History

Startling and little-known facts about the 'sceptered isle' and its inhabitants.
Tough (10 qns)
ingilby
Jul 19 02
4176 plays
70
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)
succubus
May 31 03
2058 plays
71
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)
MaggieG
Aug 03 06
600 plays
72
The Glorious Revolution

This is my first quiz, a short one about the Glorious Revolution. I hope you enjoy it.
Tough (10 qns)
person4
May 29 08
468 plays
73
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)
flem-ish
Nov 06 01
3090 plays
74
British History III

This quiz goes from James I of England to Charles I.
Average (10 qns)
ladymacb29
May 23 01
3081 plays
75
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)
KrivoyRog
Oct 18 06
1704 plays
76
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)
bloomsby
Apr 28 05
1068 plays
77
British History V

This quiz covers from 1641 to King Charles' surrender.
Tough (10 qns)
ladymacb29
Jun 01 01
1764 plays
78
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)
lorstrivia
Feb 20 10
432 plays
79
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)
nytoffee
Sep 24 09
402 plays
80
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)
big-al1st
Sep 22 09
465 plays
81
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)
KentQuizzer
Nov 28 15
372 plays
82
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)
Englizzie
Oct 11 09
363 plays
83
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)
Buffy1
Sep 08 02
2733 plays
84
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)
TimTamMan
Jun 14 11
297 plays
85
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)
lowtechmaster
Apr 08 16
534 plays
86
British History X

From 1745 to Victoria.
Average (10 qns)
ladymacb29
Feb 20 02
1785 plays
87
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)
Seillean
Jan 27 11
219 plays
88
19th Century British History

A short 10 question quiz on a broad range of topics in 19th Century British History
Average (10 qns)
liszkaj
Feb 02 02
2337 plays
89
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)
DeepHistory
Oct 09 15
414 plays
90
British History VII

From 1660 to 1685.
Tough (10 qns)
ladymacb29
Dec 09 01
1215 plays
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