World Leaders 3
The French Emperor, Napoleon, was afraid of cats!

World Leaders 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, in particular, world leaders.

Studying the lives and achievements of significant, historical figures is a key part of the KS1 history curriculum. Children must understand how the achievements of yesterday's leading historical figures have changed and influenced our lives today. This is the third of three quizzes looking at world leaders from the past.

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  1. Sir Robert Peel was prime minister twice. What did he famously create?
    The police are still sometimes known as 'Bobbies' after Sir Robert
  2. King Robert I was 'King of all the Scots' in the late 13th century. What was he known as?
    His family name was Bruce
  3. Queen Victoria was a long-reigning monarch who lead her country through many changes. How many children did she have?
    Their names were: Victoria, Edward, Alice, Alfred, Helena, Louise, Arthur, Leopold and Beatrice
  4. William the Conqueror was a brutal King of England. How did he become king?
    He defeated the English King Harold and took the throne for himself
  5. Sir Robert Walpole was a politician. He is considered to be the first what?
    In 1735, George II made Walpole a gift of 10 Downing Street which is now where every British prime minister lives
  6. Nelson Mandela was a South African leader famous for becoming what?
    Mandela made it his life’s mission to fight for an equal and democratic society in his country
  7. Napoleon Bonaparte was a great military leader and Emperor of France. Although he was brave, he was terrified of what?
    He was also very afraid of cats!
  8. Franklin D Roosevelt was an American president. He has so far been the only president to be what?
    Franklin was a hard-working and popular president. His wife, Eleanor also did many good things for their country
  9. Edward the Confessor was king of England from 1042 to 1066. Why was he known as 'The Confessor'?
    He was deeply religious and much of his reign was peaceful and prosperous
  10. Admiral Nelson was a British naval leader who fought many famous battles against the French. Where is he most famously remembered?
    Nelson's column stands in Trafalgar Square - Nelson died at the Battle of Trafalgar

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