Do You Remember The Most Important Dates In British History?

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Do You Remember The Most Important Dates In British History?
How well do you know the history of Britain? Few people can be proud of knowing all the dates and names, as remembering so much information is a difficult task. Let's see how well you handle it!

Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" was published in which year?

1643

1743

1943

1843

This iconic transportation system started in 1863.

Black cabs

The London Underground

The Pony Express

Trolley cars

This long-reigning queen was crowned in 1838.

Victoria

Elizabeth II

Elizabeth I

Anne

Which fictional literary character first appeared in 1892?

Harry Potter

Sherlock Holmes

Jane Eyre

Elizabeth Bennett

On January 22, 1927, the BBC broadcasted live commentary for this sport for the first time.

Cricket

Basketball

Football

Baseball

The Battle of Britain took place in this year.

1740

1940

1640

1840

This comedy troupe's television show premiered in 1969.

Kids in the Hall

National Lampoon

Monty Python

The Groundlings

The Suez Crisis took place in this year.

1956

1946

1966

1936

This English rock band formed in 1962

Pink Floyd

Rolling Stones

The Who

The Beatles

This long-running and popular British soap opera first aired in BBC One in 1985.

Eldorado

Coronation Street

EastEnders

Crossroads

The Battle of Agincourt took place on this named day.

St. Patrick's Day

St. Peter's Day

St. Albus' Day

St. Crispin's Day

This famous monarch took the throne in 1558.

Elizabeth II

Mary

Elizabeth I

Victoria

"The Communist Manifesto" was published in this year.

1848

1948

1808

1888

The Falklands War took place in which year?

1962

1982

1992

1972

"London Calling" is an iconic album released in 1979 by which band?

Siouxsie and the Banshees

Sex Pistols

The Ramones

The Clash

This supersonic jet first launched in 1969.

Concorde

Falcon

Raven

Eagle

Winston Churchill became Prime Minister in which year?

1940

1950

1945

1930

In 1768, this famous publication first came to market.

Encyclopedia Britannica

Encyclopedia of Knowledge

World Atlas

World Book

The Battle of Culloden marked the end of the Jacobite rising in which year?

1776

1806

1746

1706

Historians believe this playwright was born around April 23, 1564.

Christopher Marlowe

John Webster

Ben Johnson

William Shakespeare

James Watson and Francis Crick published a scientific discovery in 1953 related to...

RNA

Neurons

DNA

Electrons

This colony gained independence from Britain in 1947.

India

Taiwan

Sri Lanka

Hong Kong

Britain established its first North American colony at Jamestown in which year?

1607

1615

1620

1621

The Battle of Waterloo took place June 18th, 1815 in which country?

Belgium

France

England

Germany

Henry VIII married his second wife in 1533. Who was she?

Catherine of Aragon

Anne Boleyn

Anne of Cleves

Catherine Howard

Geoffrey Chaucer published his most famous work in 1387. What is it?

Tartuffe

Canterbury Tales

The Winter's Tale

Doctor Faustus

The Battle of Bosworth took place on August 22nd, 1485 and marked the end of which war?

Thirty Years War

War of the Roses

Hundred Years' War

English Civil War

Signaling the end of World War I, the Treaty of Versailles was signed in which year?

1914

1922

1919

1923

In which year was the Magna Carta issued?

1215

1415

"Brave New World" was first published in 1932. Who authored it?

George Orwell

Aldous Huxley

Douglas Adams

Ray Bradbury

Winston Churchill delivers his "Iron Curtain" speech on March 5th of this year.

1939

1950

1946

1944

J.R.R. Tolkien published this literary classic in 1937.

The Hobbit

The Lord of the Rings

The Silmarillion

The Lord of the Flies

In which year was Margaret Thatcher elected Prime Minister?

1975

1979

1980

1984

This classic punk rock album by the Sex Pistols was released in 1977.

Inflammable Material

London Calling

Never Mind the Bollocks

God Save the Queen

Britain transferred control of this territory to China in 1997.

India

Ceylon

Taiwan

Hong Kong

In which year did women receive the right to vote in Britain?

1918

1928

The RMS Titanic sank on April 15th of which year?

1902

1914

1908

1912

Which classic British sci-fi television series first aired in 1963?

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

The Outer Limits

Doctor Who

The Twilight Zone

When was the first "Harry Potter" book published?

2001

1997

1990

2000

History Lesson

It turns out you don't know much about British history. You often confuse dates and important names, and you don't know many important historical events. But the situation can be improved if you have an interest in this topic. Continue to study history, and soon you will be able to surprise anyone with knowledge! Send this quiz to your friends, let's see if they can do it better!

Good Result

It turns out that you are well versed in the history of Great Britain. You remember some dates and names, and you know the most important historical events. However, many epochs and periods remain a mystery to you. Continue to study history, and soon you will be able to surprise anyone with knowledge! Send this quiz to your friends, let's see if they can do it better!

British History Professor

It turns out that you have an excellent understanding of the history of Great Britain. You remember many dates and names, and you know not only the most important historical events but also less well-known facts. It's hard to find something that would surprise you. Continue to study history to maintain your knowledge at a decent level! Send this quiz to your friends, let's see if they can do it better!