People Who Changed History 3
Florence Nightingale was known as the Lady with the lamp.

People Who Changed History 3

This quiz addresses the requirements of the National Curriculum KS1 History for children aged 5, 6 and 7 in years 1 and 2. Specifically this quiz is aimed at the section dealing with historical figures and understanding the lives and achievements of significant people in history.

Studying the lives and achievements of significant historical figures is a key part of the KS1 history curriculum. Children must develop an understanding of how the achievements of yesterday's pioneering historical figures have changed and influenced our lives today. This is the last of three quizzes looking at people who have changed the world.

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  1. Florence Nightingale was a nurse in the 19th century. What was her nickname?
    Florence campaigned hard to change the poor conditions in many hospitals at the time
  2. Margaret Thatcher was a shopkeeper's daughter who became a politician. What was she also known for?
    When she was just a minister, Thatcher claimed there would never be a female prime minister in her lifetime!
  3. Bill Gates is one of the world's richest men. What has made his fortune?
    Bill Gates gives a huge amount of his money to charity
  4. Emmeline Pankhurst campaigned hard in the late 19th and early 20th century. What did she fight for?
    Her efforts, along with those of other suffragettes, ensured that women today are allowed to vote
  5. John Lennon was a famous icon of the 1960s. Which band is he best known for being a member of?
    John Lennon was shot dead in 1980 by David Chapman – an obsessed fan
  6. Eleanor Roosevelt was the American president's wife from 1933 to 1945. What else was she famous for?
    Eleanor was also a writer and held a position with the United Nations
  7. Anne Frank was a little Jewish girl who did something with her family in Holland during the second world war. What did they do?
    Anne wrote a very famous diary which was published by her father after her death
  8. Princess Diana was an important figure in the late 20th Century. Who are her sons?
    She was married to Prince Charles, but died in a car crash in 1997
  9. The leader of the Nazi party during the Second World War caused millions of deaths. Who was he?
    Hitler is known the world over for his evil deeds
  10. Samuel Johnson was a writer and poet in the 18th Century. What piece of work is he most famous for?
    It was called The Dictionary of the English Language and took him 8 years to write!

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