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Practice - Chronological Understanding - 05

Hello history buffs! Are you ready for a trip through history? This quiz is specifically designed for Key Stage 2 students to test and build your knowledge about historical timelines and the sequence of events and periods. Each question will challenge you to place events in their correct chronological order. So, let's dive in and see how much you know about history. Remember, each dip into the past helps shape the future!
1.
Which event happened first?
The Great Fire of London
Viking invasion of England
Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II
Start of World War II
The Viking invasion of England occurred in the 9th century, before either the Great Fire of London, the start of World War II or the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II
2.
Which of these empires came first?
British Empire
Spanish Empire
Russian Empire
Roman Empire
The Roman Empire came long before the others.
3.
Which of these inventors came first?
Thomas Edison
Alexander Graham Bell
Leonardo da Vinci
Nikola Tesla
Leonardo da Vinci, a Renaissance polymath, lived long before the other inventors, who were all from the 19th and 20th centuries.
4.
Who ruled England first?
Queen Victoria
William the Conqueror
Henry VIII
Elizabeth I
William the Conqueror, the first Norman King of England, ruled from 1066, which is before the reigns of the other listed monarchs.
5.
Which of the following periods came immediately after the Stone Age?
Roman era
Victorian era
Bronze Age
Modern era
The Bronze Age directly follows the Stone Age in the timeline of history.
6.
Which of these English Kings ruled first?
King Edward VII
King George V
King Charles I
King James I
King James I ruled in the early 17th century, before the other listed Kings.
7.
Which era came before the Middle Ages?
Victorian era
Tudor period
Roman era
Modern era
The Roman era, which lasted from 43 AD to 410 AD, came directly before the Middle Ages in Britain.
8.
Which of these events from World War II happened first?
Bombing of Hiroshima
Battle of Britain
D-Day landings
Germany invades Poland
The invasion of Poland by Germany in 1939 marked the start of World War II, before the other events.
9.
Which event in history happened first?
American Revolution
America discovered
French Revolution
Napoleonic wars
American was discovered in 1492, earlier than the other listed events.
10.
Which of these events happened first?
First man on the moon
First World War
The Cold War
Second World War
The First World War began in 1914 which was before the other events.
Author:  Graeme Haw

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