People in different parts of Britain like to use the name England to refer to their country.
The Canterbury Tales is a representative work of the Old English Period.
William Wordsworth and Samuel Coleridge were representatives of Lake Poets.
In terms of population and area, Northern Ireland is the second largest part of Britain.
The majority of the people in England are descendants of the Celts.
English belongs to the Germanic group of Indo-European language family.
Cardiff is the capital city of Scotland.
The island of Great Britain is geographically divided into three parts: England, Scotland and Wales
British recorded history began with __________.
- Roman Occupation
- the Norman Conquest
- the Viking and Danish invasion
- the Anglo-Saxon invasion
The _____ attack on Rome ended the Roman occupation in Britain in 410.
By the late 7th century, _______ became the dominant religion in England.
- Celtic Christianity
- Anglo-Saxon Christianity
- Roman Christianity
- Germanic Christianity
Who were officially regarded as the first inhabitants in Great Britain?
Which are NOT the kingdoms of established by the Anglo-Saxons during the Heptarchy?
- Essex, Sussex, Wessex
- East Anglia, Mercia, Kent
- Mercia, Northumbria, East Anglia
- Sussex, Mercia, Northumbria
Which of the following was NOT TRUE?
- The First Civil War defined the relationship between Parliament and the monarchy, giving Parliament the decisive advantage.
- During the Second Civil War, Charles I induced the Scots to invade England from 1647-1649.
- The English Civil Wars were also called as the Puritan Revolution.
- In the period of Civil War, the country was cruelly ruled by Oliver Cromwell.
The Engllish Civil War broke out in 1642 between ______.
- the Protestants and the Puritans
- the Royalists and the Parliamentarians
- the nobles and the peasants
- the aristocrats and the Christians
_____ was passed after the Glorious Revolution.
- the Bill of Rights
- the Act of Supremacy
- the Provisions of Oxford
- the Magna Carta
The Industrial Revolution was accomplished in Britain by the middle of the ____ century.
The introduction of ________ in industries marked the turning point of the Industrial Revolution in Britain.
- spinning jenny
- steam engine
- spinning mule
- iron and steel
The longest river in the US is ______.
- the Missouri River
- the Mississippi River
- the Ohio River
- the Lake Itasca
The continental United States has ____ states.
Some of the world-famous universities such Harvard, Yale, and MIT are located in ______
- The South
- The West
- New England
- The Midwest
San Francisco, Los Angeles and San Diego all belong to ______.
_______ is the largest state in area of all the U.S. states.
The first successful English colony in North America was founded at _____.
- Jamestown, Lousianna
- Boston, Massachusetts
- Jamestown, Virginia
- Plymouth, Georgia
The Severn Years' War occured between _______.
- the French and the American Indians
- The French and the Spanish
- the French and the British
- the British and the American Indians
"No taxation without Representation" was the slogan of _____.
- the settlers of Virginia
- the people of Pensylvania
- the colonists in New England
- the people of the 13 colonies
In May 1775, _____ was held in Philadelphia and began to assume the functions of a provisional government.
- the First Continental Congress
- the Second Continental Congress
- the Boston Tea Party
- the Congress of Confederation
The Declaration of Independence announced that all people are born equal and have some unalienable rights. These rights do NOT include _______
- the pursuit of happiness
- the pursuit of property
During the WWII, the Axis Powers were made up by___________
- Germany, France and Japan
- France, Japan and Britain
- Germany, Italy and Britain
- Germany, Japan and Italy
The policy of the United States was ____ at the beginning of the two world wars.
- full involvement
- partial involvement
The Vietnam War was a long-time suffering for Americans, and it continued throughout the terms of Presidents______.
- Johnson, Nixon and Ford
- Truman, Eisenhower and Kennedy
- Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon
- Eisenhower, Kennedy and Johnson
The aim of measures in the New Deal, as President Roosevelt put it, was to _______.
- save American democracy
- regulate and reform the banking system
- strengthen government intervention in business
- raise the role of labor in the relations of production