Statistics for British Empire with the letter C

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  • This quiz has been taken 41 times
    (24 since last reset)
  • The average score is 8 of 15

Answer Stats

HintAnswer% Correct
British spelling of KolkataCalcutta
95%
British Prime Minister who fought Hitler and opposed GandhiChurchill
95%
Old name for Sri LankaCeylon
86%
Changing from this source of energy to oil helped cause the decline of the British Empirecoal
86%
Important agricultural commodity which Britain imported from the United States and Indiacotton
67%
Lord Protector of the Commonwealth who won Jamaica for Britain in the Anglo-Spanish WarCromwell
62%
First name of famous British imperialist who obtained control of key diamond mines in southern Africa and started the colony of RhodesiaCecil Rhodes
57%
City in China where the British first started trading with the ChineseCanton
52%
Name of colony at southernmost tip of Africa which became the union of South Africa when joined with Zululand and the Boer RepublicsCape Colony
52%
Remains a British overseas territory in the Caribbean and a notorious tax havenCayman Islands
48%
At different times he was Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, Governor General of India, and surrendered to the American colonists at YorktownCornwallis
48%
British explorer and amateur scientist who laid claim to AustraliaCooke
19%
Leader of escaped slave communities in Jamaica who won the First Maroon War against the BritishCudjoe
5%
The last Governor General of India under East India Company RuleLord Canning
5%
Famous British Orientalist but not William JonesColebrooke
0%

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