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Practice - Chronological Understanding - 08

Attention, young historical minds! Welcome to a fun quiz that will challenge your understanding of historical timelines, events, & periods. Prepare to embark on a journey through time, decoding the mysteries of the past one question at a time! Just remember, every great historian started somewhere - let's get started, shall we?
1.
Which king reigned first?
King Charles III
King Edward VIII
King George VI
King Charles II
King Charles II reigned first, in the 17th century.
2.
Which period came first in history?
The Victorian Age
The Tudor period
The Roman Empire
The Middle Ages
The Roman Empire came first, beginning around 27 BC and ending around AD 476.
3.
Which event happened last?
The end of World War II
The start of the Industrial Revolution
The coronation of Queen Elizabeth II
The discovery of America by Columbus
Among these events, the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II happened last, in 1953.
4.
What year marked the end of World War I?
1945
1918
1914
1939
World War I ended in the year 1918.
5.
What came first?
Stone Age
Bronze Age
Iron Age
Industrial Era
The Stone Age came first. It was followed by the Bronze Age.
6.
Which of these events took place in the 20th century?
The signing of the Magna Carta
The Great Fire of London
The First Moon Landing
The building of The Tower of London
The first moon landing took place in the 20th century, specifically in 1969.
7.
Who ruled England first?
Edward VII
Elizabeth I
Henry VIII
William the Conqueror
Good job! William the Conqueror was the first among them to rule England after his victory at the Battle of Hastings in 1066.
8.
In which century did the Battle of Hastings take place?
15th Century
11th Century
12th Century
14th Century
The Battle of Hastings took place in the 11th Century, in the year 1066.
9.
Which era is the oldest?
The Ice Age
The Middle Ages
The Iron Age
The Bronze Age
The Ice Age is the oldest era among these options. It started long before history began to be written.
10.
Which of these historical periods lasted the longest?
World War I
The Edwardian Era
World War II
The Victorian Age
The Victorian period, from 1837-1901, lasted longer than the other options. The Edwardian era spanned the reign of King Edward VII from 1901-1910, World War I lasted from 1914-1918, and World War II from 1939-1945
Author:  Graeme Haw

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