British History 2:
From the French Revolution to World War II
Topic: "Majesties and Royal Highnesses"

by Laura Cenicola & Mareike Aumann

1.1) Quiz

  1. Why was the Victorian Era a time of many contradictions?
  2. Which events effected Queen Victoria's and Albert's opinion on morality?
  3. Was the Victorian Era really as prude and repressive as we think nowadays? Give an example.
  4. What is meant by 'Spare the Rod and Spoil the Child'? And why was is so important to Victorian parents?
  5. Why was the Great Exhibition of 1851 so important for Great Britain and what was its most important and impressive sight?