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Practice - Chronological Understanding - 02

Hello young historians! Ready to put your chronological understanding to the test? Through this quiz, we'll journey through different periods of History and see if you can put events in the correct order. Remember, History is all about respect for times gone by, so be sure to think carefully before you choose your answers. Best of luck and most of all, have fun!
1.
The Great Fire of London took place in what year?
1888
1625
1750
1666
The Great Fire of London took place in the year 1666.
2.
In which order do these historical periods occur, starting from the earliest?
Stone Age, Bronze Age, Iron Age
Iron Age, Stone Age, Bronze Age
Bronze Age, Iron Age, Stone Age
Stone Age, Iron Age, Bronze Age
The Stone Age came first, followed by the Bronze Age, and finally the Iron Age.
3.
When was the medieval period in history?
500 AD to 1500 AD
1500 AD to 2000 AD
0 AD to 500 AD
2000 BC to 1000 BC
The medieval period in history, also known as the Middle Ages, is typically considered to be from 500 AD to 1500 AD.
4.
Which came first?
Industrial Revolution
Victorian Era
Renaissance
World War II
The Renaissance took place first; it was a period of major cultural change that began in Italy around the 14th century.
5.
The Norman Conquest of England took place in which year?
876 AD
1066 AD
1509 AD
1783 AD
The Norman Conquest of England, marked by the Battle of Hastings, took place in 1066 AD.
6.
Which event took place latest in history?
Christopher Columbus discovering America
Neil Armstrong landing on the moon
Egyptians building the pyramids
Romans invading Britain
Neil Armstrong landed on the moon on July 20th, 1969, which is the most recent event listed here.
7.
Which historical event happened in the 20th century?
The First World War
The Great Fire of London
The signing of the Magna Carta
The Roman Empire in Britain
The First World War occurred in the 20th century, specifically between 1914 and 1918.
8.
The Aztec Empire was in existence at the same time as which English monarch's reign?
Queen Elizabeth I
King Henry VIII
King George III
Queen Victoria
The Aztec Empire was in existence during the reign of King Henry VIII in the 16th century.
9.
During which era did dinosaurs roam the earth?
Mesozoic Era
Paleozoic Era
Cenozoic Era
Neozoic Era
Dinosaurs lived during the Mesozoic Era, which is divided into the Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous periods.
10.
In which century did Queen Victoria reign?
16th Century
17th Century
18th Century
19th Century
Queen Victoria reigned in the 19th century, from 1837 to 1901.
Author:  Graeme Haw

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