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1 Wales Through the Ages
This quiz takes a brief look at the history of Wales from Roman times through to the present day.
15 Q
Jun 07 05
1296 plays
2 Medieval Castles of Wales
Wales is a small country, with a high proportion of castles. What do you know about the Great Castles of Wales?
10 Q
Apr 29 02
1434 plays
3 A Brief History of Wales
The concept of the Welsh nation has been around for a long time, so there is plenty of Welsh history. Here's a real whistle stop tour of some of it!
10 Q
Jun 17 08
1221 plays
4 How Green Was My Valley?
To understand the Welsh you need to know a little of their history and culture.
10 Q
Aug 19 04
1188 plays
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Some sample questions from this category:

* Which Welsh castle was built from 1283 onwards by Edward I, to defend the newly conquered region against local uprisings, and was supposedly the birthplace of the first (English) Prince of Wales?
* Edward I built an 'iron ring' of castles round Snowdonia, in North Wales, designed to keep control of the area firmly in English hands. Which of these castles does NOT form part of this 'iron ring'?
* Harlech Castle is one of the most famous in Wales, thanks to its beauty and impressive defences. Which of these defensive features is NOT part of Harlech Castle?
* What name is given to the 'saw-toothed' walls on top of castle towers and walkways, built to protect soldiers from attack by arrows?
* Caerphilly Castle, in South Wales, was built by the powerful lord Gilbert de Clare. There are several concentric walls as well as an inner and outer moat, which made it almost impossible to enter. During which century was construction begun?

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