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Practice - Chronological Understanding - 04

Hello Time Travellers! Who's ready for an exciting trip through the ages? As we embark on our journey, remember that the voyage involves correctly positioning historical events and periods on a timeline. Fasten your seatbelt, hold on to your curiosity and let's see how good your time-telling skills really are.
In what year did the English Civil War start?
The English Civil War started in 1642.
When did the First World War end?
The First World War ended on 11th November 1918.
What century is 1200 AD in?
12th Century
13th Century
14th Century
15th Century
The 13th Century consists of the years from 1201 to 1300, so 1200 AD is the last year of the 12th century.
Who was the King of England in 1000 AD?
Edward the Confessor
Ethelred the Unready
Harold II
William the Conqueror
Ethelred the Unready was the King of England in 1000 AD.
Who ruled England in the 16th Century?
King Henry VIII
Queen Elizabeth II
Queen Victoria
King Richard II
King Henry VIII ruled England from 1509 to 1547, which falls within the 16th Century (1501-1600).
Which came first, the Roman Empire or Ancient Greece?
Roman Empire
Ancient Greece
They existed at the same time
Neither, they are myths
Ancient Greece pre-dates the Roman Empire by several centuries.
Which happened first?
The Roman Empire ruled Britain
Queen Victoria took the throne
The Viking Age began
William the Conqueror invaded England
The Roman Empire ruled Britain from AD 43 until AD 410, which is earlier than the other events.
In what order did these Kings reign?
King William I, King Richard I, King Edward III
King Edward III, King William I, King Richard I
King Richard I, King Edward III, King William I
King William I, King Edward III, King Richard I
King William I (the Conqueror) was first, followed by King Richard I (the Lionheart) and then King Edward III.
Which period came first?
The Stone Age
The Bronze Age
The Iron Age
The Middle Ages
The Stone Age was the earliest period, followed by the Bronze and Iron Ages.
What event marked the start of the Tudor period?
The invasion of William the Conqueror
The execution of Charles I
The Battle of Bosworth Field
The sinking of the Titanic
The Battle of Bosworth Field in 1485 marked the end of the War of the Roses and the start of the Tudor period.
Author:  Graeme Haw

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