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

by Laura Cenicola & Mareike Aumann

2.1) Quiz

  1. In which year did the 'United Kingdom' come to existence and under which Act did this happen?
  2. Queen Anne was a Stuart. Nevertheless her successor, George I, came out of the House of Hanover. How is that possible?
  3. When was the position of the Prime Minister established and why?
  4. Why could you call George IV the 'black sheep' among the George's?
  5. Who were the two men 'teaching' Queen Victoria how to be a successfull head of state?
  6.  Why did Prime Minister Harold Wilson say, ' I shall certainly advise my successor to do his homework before his audience'?