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Practice - Chronological Understanding - 03

Hello, fabulous time travellers! Welcome to this history quiz which is all about chronological understanding and sequences of historic events. We will be tiptoeing back in time to explore the world's historic periods and learn how to place them all on a timeline. So, gather your pens, your wit, and let's journey back in time!
1.
When did the Stone Age end and Bronze Age begin in Britain?
Around 2000 BC
Around 500 BC
Around 500 AD
Around 1500 AD
The Stone Age in Britain ended and the Bronze Age began around 2000 BC.
2.
What is known as the period before written records?
Prehistoric era
Victorian era
Renaissance era
Modern era
The period before written records is known as the Prehistoric era.
3.
Which of the following periods in history came last?
Mediaeval
Ancient Greece
Romans in Britain
Victorians
The Victorian period (1837 - 1901) came after Ancient Greece (800 BC - 500 BC), the Romans in Britain (43 AD - 410 AD), and the Medieval period (5th - 15th Century).
4.
When did the Middle Ages occur in England?
500 AD to 1500 AD
1500 AD to 2000 AD
2000 BC to 500 AD
1600 AD to 2000 AD
The Middle Ages or the mediaeval period in England occurred from 500 AD to 1500 AD
5.
Who ruled England before the Normans?
Vikings
Romans
Tudors
Anglo-Saxons
Before the Normans, England was ruled by the Anglo-Saxons.
6.
Which of the following periods in history came first?
Victorian Era
Elizabethan Era
The Industrial Revolution
World War II
The Elizabethan era (1558 - 1603) came before the Victorian era (1837 - 1901), the Industrial Revolution (1760 - 1840), and World War II (1939 - 1945).
7.
In which century did the Tudor period fall?
16th and 17th centuries
14th and 15th centuries
15th and 16th centuries
17th and 18th centuries
The Tudor period fell in the 15th and 16th centuries (1485 - 1603).
8.
In what year did World War II begin?
1910
1939
1914
1945
World War II began in the year 1939 and ended in 1945.
9.
What period came directly after the Bronze Age in Britain?
Stone Age
Medieval Period
Iron Age
Elizabethan Era
Directly after the Bronze Age, Britain entered the Iron Age.
10.
What is the decade after the 1890s called?
1800s
1900s
1950s
2000s
The decade after the 1890s is called the 1900s (which means the years 1900 to 1909).
Author:  Graeme Haw

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