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The Reign of George III

Answer these questions about George III and his reign as King of Great Britain.
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From what German city was his family?
Hanover
What were the name of both the kings that he came after and before him?
George
At what battle did Napoleon see his last defeat?
Battle of Waterloo
Who was the British general at that battle (and later became Prime Minister)?
Arthur Wellesley
What war with France was ended in 1763?
Seven Years’ War
What event started the American Revolution in 1773?
Boston Tea Party
Which American general defected to the British during that revolution?
Benedict Arnold
What series of battles were considered the turning point of the revolution?
Battles of Saratoga
What were the British soldiers called? (based on the the color of their uniform)
Redcoats
What British explorer "discovered" Hawaii and eastern Australia?
James Cook
What was the name of his queen consort?
Charlotte of
Mecklenburg-Strelitz
What "Revolution" began in Great Britain before spreading to the rest of the world?
Industrial Revolution
The capital of what New World country is named after him?
Guyana
What was the name of two of his Prime Ministers, one elder and one younger?
William Pitt
What nickname did he gain, due to his keen interest in agriculture?
Farmer George
What disease did Edward Jenner invent a vaccine for?
Smallpox
What disease did the British Navy discover can be prevented by drinking lemon juice?
Scurvy
What horror novel did Mary Shelley write?
Frankenstein
What royal building did he buy for his wife? (and named it "the Queen's house")
Buckingham Palace
What 1994 movie depicted the state of King's metal health?
The Madness of
King George
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Level 23
May 8, 2022
How was Benedict Arnold do low ? That sounds more like naming biblical characters, and nobody knowing about Jesus-