BRITISH HISTORY MCQS

(1) Who was the Prime Minister of England in 1923:

(a) Glad Stone (b) Disroeli (c) Baldwin (d) Peel

(2) Secret Ballot Act was passed in:

(a) 1870 (b) 1872 (c) 1874 (d) 1876 ‘

(3) Lord Polrmerston died in:

(a) 1865 (b)1867 ‘ (c) 1872 (d) 1875 ‘ ‘

(4) Free Education Act was passed in:

(a) 1891 (b) 1902 (c) 1918 (d) 1936

(5) Who was the Queen of England in 1877
Queen Victoria 1837-1901

(6) When British troops occupied the French colony of Algeria:

(a) 1942 (b) 1946 (c) 1948 (d) 1950

(7) Harold Wilson was the leader of Labour Party:-

(a) Yes (b) No

(8) When Churchill became the Prime Minister of England-for second time:

(a) 1949 (b) 1951(1951-55) (c) 1953 (d) 1955

(9) Crimean war came to end through:

(a) Treaty of London (b) Treaty of Paris
(c) Treaty of Berlin (d) Treaty of Manchester

(10) Who was the Prime Minister of England when dual system of government was introduced to India? David Lloyd George

(11) "The fall of British Empire 1918-1968" was written by:

(a) Taylor (b) Churchill (c) Cohn Crass (d) Margrett Thatcher - -

(12) Who succeeded Anthony Eden as Prime Minister? Harold Macmillan

(13) When the Suez war was fought? ‘ -

(a) 1955 (b) 1956 (c) 1957 (d) 1958

(14) Who is the author of a Book "Britain in the Century of Total War 1900-1967":

(a) J.H. Plumb (b) David Thomson
(c) Arthur Marwick (d) G.M. Trevelyan

(15) Mrs. Thatcher was Minister of Education:

(a) Yes (From 20 June 1970 – 4 March 1974 during
Prime Minister Edward Heath's period )

(b) No

(16) Britain entered the European Economic Community in:

(a) 1971 (b) 1973 -‘ (c) 1975 (d) 1977

(17) Falklands war was fought in:

(a) 1980 (b) 1982 (c) 1984 (d) 1986

(18) When the general strike in England was declared illegal? 1926

(19) Who was the captain of England Cricket Team during the World Cup of 1999? Graham Gooch

(20) London School of Economics is part of the Oxford University: (a) True (b) False

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