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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.

1.
Edward the Confessor was king of England from 1042 to 1066. Why was he known as 'The Confessor'?
He confessed his sins to God
He told everyone lots of secrets
He confessed to crimes he hadn't comitted
He made up stories to impress people
He was deeply religious and much of his reign was peaceful and prosperous
2.
Napoleon Bonaparte was a great military leader and Emperor of France. Although he was brave, he was terrified of what?
Open doors
Mice
Flags
Cheese
He was also very afraid of cats!
3.
Sir Robert Peel was prime minister twice. What did he famously create?
The first public library
The first water park
The first zoo
The first British police force
The police are still sometimes known as 'Bobbies' after Sir Robert
4.
Nelson Mandela was a South African leader famous for becoming what?
The first man on the moon
The first King of Scotland
The first black president of his country
The first person to climb Mount Everest
Mandela made it his life’s mission to fight for an equal and democratic society in his country
5.
Queen Victoria was a long-reigning monarch who lead her country through many changes. How many children did she have?
4 children
9 children
1 child
20 children
Their names were: Victoria, Edward, Alice, Alfred, Helena, Louise, Arthur, Leopold and Beatrice
6.
King Robert I was 'King of all the Scots' in the late 13th century. What was he known as?
Robert the Bruce
Robert the Brave
Robert the Poor
Robert the Big
His family name was Bruce
7.
Sir Robert Walpole was a politician. He is considered to be the first what?
KIng of Scotland
Prime Minister of Britain
Man in space
Person to discover electricity
In 1735, George II made Walpole a gift of 10 Downing Street which is now where every British prime minister lives
8.
Franklin D Roosevelt was an American president. He has so far been the only president to be what?
Sent into space
Knighted by the Queen
Awarded an Oscar
Elected four times
Franklin was a hard-working and popular president. His wife, Eleanor also did many good things for their country
9.
Admiral Nelson was a British naval leader who fought many famous battles against the French. Where is he most famously remembered?
Nelson's Tomb in Ipswich
Nelson's Column in London
Nelson's Monument in Birmingham
Nelson's Memorial Garden in Lancaster
Nelson's column stands in Trafalgar Square - Nelson died at the Battle of Trafalgar
10.
William the Conqueror was a brutal King of England. How did he become king?
He found a crown which fit him
He won the Battle of Hastings
He answered a job advert in the paper
He married a queen
He defeated the English King Harold and took the throne for himself
Author:  Angela Smith

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