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Practice - Chronological Understanding - 09

Welcome, bright KS2 students! Get ready to step into our time machine and explore the riveting realm of history. This quiz will test your understanding of chronological order, historical events, timelines, and more. Get your thinking caps on and prepare yourself for a thrilling journey through time!
1.
When were the Pyramids of Giza in Egypt built?
Around 2500 BC
Around 1000 BC
Around 1000 AD
Around 1500 AD
The Pyramids of Giza were built around 2560 BC.
2.
When did the Stone Age end?
Around 10000 BC
Around 3000 BC
Around 1000 BC
Around 1000 AD
The Stone Age ended between 4000 BC and 2000 BC, when bronze was first manufactured.
3.
In which century did the plague, known as the Black Death, first hit Europe?
14th century
16th century
19th century
11th century
The Black Death first hit Europe in the 14th century (around the 1340s).
4.
Which famous event occurred in 1066 AD?
Start of World War II
Discovery of fire
Battle of Hastings
Invention of the Printing Press
The Battle of Hastings, a significant event in British history, took place in 1066 AD.
5.
Which period in history comes first?
Victorian Era
Tudor period
Roman Era
Modern Era
The Roman era, which began in 27 BC, comes before the Tudor period (1485 AD) and the Victorian Era (1837 AD).
6.
When did Roman rule in Britain end?
85 AD
200 AD
410 AD
600 AD
Roman rule in Britain effectively ended in 410 AD.
7.
When did World War II end?
1919
1945
1972
1890
World War II officially ended in 1945.
8.
When was Nelson Mandela released from prison?
1990
1940
1890
1840
Nelson Mandela was released from prison in 1990. He went on to become South Africa's first black head of state.
9.
Which of the following events happened first in the 20th century?
First moon landing
Start of World War I
Invention of the Internet
Invention of the television
World War I began in 1914, which is earlier than the other events listed.
10.
When did the Elizabethan era start in England?
1603
1558
1485
1066
The Elizabethan era, which is named after Queen Elizabeth I, began in 1558.
Author:  Graeme Haw

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