British History
(1) Prince Concert’s real name was
(a) Prince Albert
(b) Prince William
(c) Prince Charles
(d) None of these

(2) Sir Robert Peel died in
(a) 1850
(b) 1860
(c) 1855
(d) None of these

(3) Dis-establishment of the Irish Church by Gladstone took place in:
(a) 1859
(b) 1869
(c) 1879
(d) None of these

(4) Zulus defeated the English in 1879 at:
(a) Ulundi
(b) Isandhlwana
(c) Trasvaal
(d) None of these

(5) The Reform Bill of 1867 was called “a Conservative Surrender” by:
(a) Randolph Churchill
(b) Salisbury
(c) Ashbourne
(d) None of these

(6) Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee was established in:
(a) 1877
(b) 1885
(c) 1897
(d) None of these

(7) Disraeli’s maiden speech in the House of Commons was:
(a) Failure
(b) Successful
(c) Normal
(d) None of these

(8) The Secret Ballot Act was introduced in England in:
(a) 1862
(b) 1867
(c) 1875
(d) None of these(1872)

(9) Who was Prime Minister of England from 1880 – 1885?
(a) Disraeli
(b) Gladstone
(c) Lord Derby
(d) None of these

(10) Archduke Francis Ferdinand was murdered at:
(a) Bulgaria
(b) Serbia
(c) Sarajevo
(d) None of these

(11) Ferdinand De Lesseps, a French Engineer, completed the Suez canal in:
(a) 1865
(b) 1867
(c) 1869
(d) None of these

(12) Miss Florence Nightingale worked as a Nurse at the Army Hospital of:
(a) Verna
(b) Slistria
(c) Scutri
(d) None of these

(13) Mahdisudni defeated the forces of General Gordon and Khidev of Egypt at:
(a) Dingola
(b) Khartum
(c) Omdurman
(d) None of these

(14) Partition of Palestine and emergence of Israeli State took place in:
(a) 1945
(b) 1947
(c) 1948
(d) None of these

(15) King Edward VIII abdicated in 1936 over the question of his marriage with:
(a) Lady Margaret
(b) Lady Simpson
(c) Lady Macdonald
(d) None of these

(16) De Valera came into power in Ireland in:
(a) 1929
(b) 1930
(c) 1932
(d) None of these

(17) Communal Award for India was announced by the British Government in:
(a) 1930
(b) 1932
(c) 1934
(d) None of these

(18) Who succeeded Gladstone when he resigned in 1894:
(a) Sir William Hartcourt
(b) Balfour
(c) Lord Rosebery
(d) None of these

(19) The Charge of the Light Brigade was immortalized by the Poet:
(a) Shelley
(b) Tennyson
(c) Wordsworth
(d) None of these

(20) Neutrality of Belgium (guaranteed by the European Powers) was violated by:
(a) England
(b) Germany
(c) U.S.A.
(d) None of these

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