Level 1 – Knowledge Questions 2015/16

Across this academic year you will be assessed on every question below. Each Unit you will be assessed upon 10 + questions enabling you to build your knowledge. Aim for 100% in every test.

  1. When did World War II end?
  2. Onto which two cities did the USA drop the Atomic Bombs and when did they drop them?
  3. What was the name of the first satellite to be put in orbit an which country put it there?
  4. When did the Berlin Wall come down?
  5. Who was the communist leader of Vietnam during the Vietnamese War?
  6. Who was the leader of the Cuban Revolution?
  7. When did the Russian Revolution take place?
  8. When did man first step foot on the moon?
  9. On which parallel was Korea split after the Korean War in 1953?
  10. Who were the Big Three after World War II?
  11. Who commanded the British fleet at the Battle of Jutland?
  12. At which battle were the tanks first used?
  13. Which British liner did a German U boat sink on May 5th 1915?
  14. Which German Military leader of World War I became President of Germany in 1925?
  15. Where was the German fleet scuttled in 1919?
  16. Who became German chief of staff in 1916 , directing the German war effort alongside Hindenburg?
  17. At which battle was poison gas first used?
  18. What does DORA stand for?
  19. In what city was Archduke Franz Ferdinand assassinated?
  20. Germany’s attack upon which country directly provoked Britain to go to war?
  21. What does the word Empire mean?
  22. Name one type of Imperialism.
  23. Name three countries that were part of the British Empire.
  24. Which country within the Empire was known as the Jewel in the Crown?
  25. The British Empire was largest on which continent?
  26. Which monarchs ruled Britain when the Empire began to grow and when it was at its peak of power?
  27. Give one valid reason for why Britain wanted an Empire.
  28. Which other country did Britain complete with the most to gain a bigger Empire?
  29. Which powerful country today used to be part of the British Empire?
  30. When did this country leave the British Empire?
  31. The British Empire began with maritime explorations in which century?
  32. After which war did most of Britain territories become independent?
  33. Complete this sentence relating to the British Empire, ‘The Sun…..’
  34. What resource did Egypt have lots of which made is desirable to Britain?
  35. Who was the General who helped Britain seize control of Canada?
  36. Which African Empire and culture was destroyed when the British took over their lands?
  37. Britain traded slaves in the early part of their Empire. This trade was part of a bigger trade network. What was this trade network called?
  38. Which island became Britain’s first slave colony in the Caribbean?
  39. Which famous author wrote many books set within the British Empire?
  40. The British Empire has ended but which former empire countries are part of the Commonwealth?
  41. What were the 4 Humours?
  42. Who was the most famous Greek Doctor?
  43. Which animal did the famous Roman Doctor Galen dissect to learn about people?
  44. What was built to bring clean water for the Roman public health system into cities?
  45. What was considered to be the main causes of sickness in the medieval period,1066-1500?
  46. In which pre 20th Century period of time did knowledge about what the body looked like and how it worked rapidly develop?
  47. Which two Scientists competed against each other yet helped each other to develop Germ Theory and Vaccinations?
  48. What was developed by Simpson?
  49. Who helped to develop Penicillin?
  50. What came into existence in 1948?
  1. Danny Markov

    This test was quite hard. There were so many different facts to memorise in just two weeks.
    I wish we had a bit more time

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