Statistics for British History by Letter - E

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  • This quiz has been taken 299 times
    (158 since last reset)
  • The average score is 9 of 18

Answer Stats

HintAnswer% Correct
King who abdicated in 1936 over his proposal to marry an American divorceeEdward VIII
98%
Queen who led England into her 'Golden Age', saw the defeat of the Spanish Armada and the end of the Tudor dynastyElizabeth I
95%
Secret code used by the German navy during WWII that was cracked by Alan Turing and his team of codebreakers at Bletchley ParkEnigma
88%
Legendary sword of King Arthur, known as Caledfwlch in WelshExcalibur
81%
Title given to Queen Victoria upon the founding of the British RajEmpress of India
76%
Co-author of the Communist Manifesto alongside Karl Marx, first published in 1848Friedrich Engels
74%
Essex
73%
Powerful trading company that governed large parts of the Indian sub-continent with a private military larger than most countries had at the timeEast India Company
67%
Central bank of the United Kingdom founded in 1694Bank of England
43%
Collection of marble sculptures originally part of the Parthenon in Athens, currently housed in the British MuseumElgin Marbles
41%
Precursor to the European Union, joined by the United Kingdom alongside Ireland and Denmark in 1973European Economic Community
41%
Two Anglo-Saxon kingdoms of EnglandEast Anglia
33%
Subsequent executions of the leaders of this armed insurrection widely contributed to increased support for Irish IndependenceEaster Rising
33%
Roman name for the northern city of YorkEboracum
33%
Agreement signed between the UK and Scottish governments, paving the way for a future referendum on independenceEdinburgh Agreement
23%
First major battle of the English civil warEdgehill
20%
First Anglo-Saxon king to turn his back on paganism and convert to ChristianityÆthelberht
15%
Royal Navy ship captained by James Cook on his voyage to Australia and New ZealandHMS Endeavour
12%

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