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13 quizzes and 130 trivia questions.
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  Tales of Conquest  and Father Christmas Tales of Conquest - and Father Christmas! top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Good evening! My name is John and I live in 1860s Britain. My family has been discussing the origins of Father Christmas and other traditions while making decorations for our Christmas tree. Please join us!
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Dec 15 17
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ponycargirl editor
Dec 15 17
972 plays
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  England's History - the 19th Century great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
The 19th century was a busy period in English history. Ten famous events are listed, can you match them up with the decade in which they occurred?
Average, 10 Qns, Fifiona81, Jun 29 21
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Fifiona81 editor
Jun 29 21
1809 plays
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  Tales of the Lily Font Tales of the Lily Font top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Commissioned for use during a Church of England holy sacrament, the Lily Font has been utilized by members of the British royal family since 1840.
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Oct 07 17
Average
ponycargirl editor
Oct 07 17
299 plays
4.
  The Victorian Underworld best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
The Victorian era was a confident, dynamic time - but there was a shadowy side away from the bright lights and technical innovations.
Average, 10 Qns, Flapjack44, Feb 15 12
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Flapjack44
6369 plays
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  Back to the Nineteenth Century great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Another tumultuous century for the UK, beginning with the Napoleonic Wars and ending with the Boer War. This quiz follows my usual format of having one question for each decade.
Average, 10 Qns, rossian, Nov 28 20
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rossian editor
Nov 28 20
415 plays
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  The Great Stink great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, Dec 10 14
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keanet
1655 plays
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  British Abroad (1845-1865) best quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
In my opinion, the most interesting period in British 19th century foreign policy was the twenty-year period between 1845 and 1865. This quiz will attempt to look at European and also some American issues through the eyes of Britain. I hope you enjoy!
Tough, 10 Qns, jonnowales, Mar 26 11
Tough
jonnowales
1606 plays
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  Social Struggles in 1840s Britain great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
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, Dec 29 18
Tough
tiffanysgal
Dec 29 18
1552 plays
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  Victoriana popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
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, May 23 16
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Englizzie
May 23 16
1584 plays
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  19th Century British History - 10 questions - 3 mins
A short 10 question quiz on a broad range of topics in 19th Century British History
Average, 10 Qns, liszkaj, Jan 19 14
Average
liszkaj
2526 plays
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  The Years of the Regency - 10 questions - 4 mins
Answer these ten questions about events that occurred during the years of the Prince Regent (1811-1820).
Average, 10 Qns, bernie73, Jan 21 20
Average
bernie73 gold member
Jan 21 20
196 plays
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  A Victorian Cockney Panorama - 10 questions - 9 mins
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
Tough
Englizzie
400 plays
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  The London Poor c. 1850 - 10 questions - 6 mins
This quiz is on Volume 1 of Henry Mayhew's great study of poverty and the 'criminal classes'. It was produced between 1849 and 1851. This volume is mostly on the lives of street salespeople. Note that 1d is one old penny (1/240th of a pound).
Difficult, 10 Qns, tnrees, Jan 01 07
Difficult
tnrees
466 plays
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