Test Your History Knowledge: 7th Grade Quiz!

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Test Your History Knowledge: 7th Grade Quiz!

Rules are needed in any community in order to ensure that it runs smoothly. A good example of this are the school rules. These may sometimes seem pointless but they all have a purpose. When a student decides to break them, some form of punishment is usually given.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    From the 14th century onwards where in London did large crowds gather for public hangings?
    • A. 

      Camden

    • B. 

      Teddington

    • C. 

      Tyburn

    • D. 

      Whitehall

  • 2. 
    Some criminals were transported to which country?
    • A. 

      Australia

    • B. 

      Brazil

    • C. 

      Russia

    • D. 

      South Africa

  • 3. 
    After 1861 the only hanging offences were murder and what else?
    • A. 

      Piracy

    • B. 

      Sheep rustling

    • C. 

      Theft from the Queen

    • D. 

      Treason

  • 4. 
    What was the name of the volunteer thief-catchers set up in the 18th century?
    • A. 

      Bow Street Runners

    • B. 

      Kensington Coppers

    • C. 

      Oxford Street Nabbers

    • D. 

      Pimlico Plods

  • 5. 
    Which magistrate set up the Bow Street Runners?
    • A. 

      Harold Fletcher

    • B. 

      Henry Fielding

    • C. 

      Horace Felgate

    • D. 

      Humphrey Fellows

  • 6. 
    In the 1800s England's most notorious prison was .......
    • A. 

      Aldwych

    • B. 

      Islington

    • C. 

      Larkhall

    • D. 

      Newgate

  • 7. 
    Who was a leading figure in nineteenth century prison reform?
    • A. 

      Elizabeth Bennet

    • B. 

      Elizabeth Browning

    • C. 

      Elizabeth Fry

    • D. 

      Elizabeth Gaskell

  • 8. 
    In 1829 who created the Metropolitan Police Force?
    • A. 

      Benjamin Disraeli

    • B. 

      George Canning

    • C. 

      Robert Peel

    • D. 

      Robert Walpole

  • 9. 
    Robert Peel held what position at the time?
    • A. 

      Chancellor of the Exchequer

    • B. 

      Foreign Secretary

    • C. 

      Home Secretary

    • D. 

      Prime Minister

  • 10. 
    Which group was formed in 1866 to improve prisons?
    • A. 

      Amnesty International

    • B. 

      The Fry Foundation

    • C. 

      The Howard League

    • D. 

      The Human League

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