Chapter 13 - England And British Isles (Test)

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Chapter 13 - England And British Isles (Test) - Quiz


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  • 1. 

    Europe is the __________________ largest continent.

    • A.

      Second

    • B.

      Third

    • C.

      Fourth

    • D.

      Fifth

    Correct Answer
    A. Second
    Explanation
    Europe is the second largest continent. This means that there is only one continent larger than Europe in terms of land area.

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  • 2. 

    Four countries, Wales, Northern Ireland, England and _______________ make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain.

    • A.

      Southern Ireland

    • B.

      Urasia

    • C.

      Scotland

    • D.

      Republic of Ireland

    Correct Answer
    C. Scotland
    Explanation
    Scotland is the correct answer because it is one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain. Wales, Northern Ireland, England, and Scotland together form the United Kingdom. Southern Ireland, Urasia, and Republic of Ireland are not part of the United Kingdom, therefore they are not the correct answers.

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  • 3. 

    The most important gift that the British colonists brought to America was:

    • A.

      Freedom

    • B.

      The english language

    • C.

      Biblical heritage

    • D.

      A strong centralized government

    Correct Answer
    C. Biblical heritage
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Biblical heritage. The British colonists brought with them a strong influence of Christianity and the teachings of the Bible. This played a significant role in shaping the moral and ethical values of American society. The principles and values derived from the Bible, such as individual rights, equality, and justice, greatly influenced the formation of the American legal system and government. Additionally, the Biblical heritage also contributed to the development of education, literature, and cultural aspects in America.

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  • 4. 

    The Magna Carta established the English tradition that the monarch is limited to the laws of the land.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The Magna Carta, signed in 1215, was a landmark document that established the principle that the monarch is not above the law and is bound by the laws of the land. It was a significant step in limiting the power of the monarchy and ensuring that the ruler is subject to legal constraints. The Magna Carta laid the foundation for the development of constitutional law and the protection of individual rights, making the statement "The Magna Carta established the English tradition that the monarch is limited to the laws of the land" true.

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  • 5. 

    William Tyndale produced the first translation of the entire Bible into the English language .

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement is false because William Tyndale did not produce the first translation of the entire Bible into the English language. While Tyndale did translate significant portions of the Bible into English, the first complete translation of the Bible into English was done by John Wycliffe in the 14th century, over a century before Tyndale's work.

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  • 6. 

    Lollards were followers of Henry VIII.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Lollards were not followers of Henry VIII. In fact, Lollards were followers of John Wycliffe, an English theologian and reformer who lived before Henry VIII's time. The Lollards were known for their criticism of the Catholic Church and their desire for religious reform. While Henry VIII did break away from the Catholic Church and establish the Church of England, he did not align himself with the Lollards. Therefore, the statement that Lollards were followers of Henry VIII is false.

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  • 7. 

    Puritans wanted to purify the Church of _____________________.

    Correct Answer
    England
    england
    Explanation
    The Puritans wanted to purify the Church of England by removing what they considered to be the remnants of Catholic practices and rituals. They believed that the Church of England had not gone far enough in its reformation from Catholicism and sought to create a more simplified and pure form of worship. Their ultimate goal was to create a church that was more closely aligned with their interpretation of biblical teachings.

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  • 8. 

    Who wrote Hamlet and Julius Caesar?

    • A.

      William Shakespeare

    • B.

      King Henry VIII

    • C.

      John Tyndale

    • D.

      Homer

    Correct Answer
    A. William Shakespeare
    Explanation
    William Shakespeare is the correct answer because he is the renowned playwright who wrote both Hamlet and Julius Caesar. Shakespeare is widely regarded as one of the greatest writers in the English language and his works continue to be studied and performed around the world. Hamlet is a tragedy about a prince seeking revenge for his father's murder, while Julius Caesar is a historical play centered around the assassination of the Roman dictator. Both plays showcase Shakespeare's mastery of language, character development, and dramatic storytelling.

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  • 9. 

    Scholars completed the King James version of the Bible in:

    • A.

      1624

    • B.

      1116

    • C.

      6111

    • D.

      1611

    Correct Answer
    D. 1611
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1611. The King James version of the Bible was completed by scholars in 1611. This translation of the Bible is one of the most widely read and influential versions in the English-speaking world. It was commissioned by King James I of England and was intended to provide a new, standardized translation that would be used by the Church of England. The translation process involved a team of scholars who worked diligently to produce a faithful and accurate rendition of the biblical texts.

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  • 10. 

    John Bunyan wrote:

    • A.

      Plymouth Plantation

    • B.

      Puritan's Progress

    • C.

      Pilgrim's Progress

    • D.

      Plymouth Progress

    Correct Answer
    C. Pilgrim's Progress
    Explanation
    John Bunyan wrote "Pilgrim's Progress." This allegorical novel is considered one of the most significant works of religious English literature. It tells the story of a character named Christian who embarks on a journey to find salvation, encountering various obstacles and temptations along the way. The book is a reflection of Bunyan's own spiritual journey and his beliefs as a Puritan. It has had a profound impact on Christian literature and continues to be widely read and studied today.

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  • 11. 

    Charles II had two calamities during his reign. One was a mighty fire and the other was a horrible famine.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement is false because Charles II did not have two calamities during his reign. The statement mentions a mighty fire and a horrible famine, but there is no historical evidence to support this claim. It is important to rely on accurate historical information when evaluating statements about past events.

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  • 12. 

    After the great fire of London, Sir Christopher __________ designed 35 new churches and rebuilt London's famous Saint Paul's Cathedral.

    Correct Answer
    Wren
    wren
    wen
    ren
    wrin
    Explanation
    After the great fire of London, Sir Christopher Wren took on the task of designing 35 new churches and rebuilding London's famous Saint Paul's Cathedral. The correct answer is "Wren" because it is the correct spelling of the architect's last name. The other options are variations or misspellings of the name and are therefore incorrect.

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  • 13. 

    England's most famous preacher.

    • A.

      John Whitefield

    • B.

      George Wesley

    • C.

      John Wesley

    • D.

      George Whitefield

    Correct Answer
    D. George Whitefield
    Explanation
    George Whitefield is the correct answer because he is renowned as one of England's most famous preachers. He was a prominent figure in the Great Awakening, a religious revival movement in the 18th century. Whitefield's powerful and charismatic preaching style attracted large crowds and he played a significant role in spreading evangelical Christianity in both England and America. His impact on religious history and his ability to captivate audiences make him a fitting choice as England's most famous preacher.

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  • 14. 

    "Father of the Sunday School Movement".

    • A.

      Robert Raikes

    • B.

      James Cook

    • C.

      Florence Nightingale

    Correct Answer
    A. Robert Raikes
    Explanation
    Robert Raikes is known as the "Father of the Sunday School Movement" because he was the one who pioneered the establishment of Sunday schools in the late 18th century. He recognized the need to provide education and moral guidance to children from lower socioeconomic backgrounds who were often left uneducated and neglected. Raikes started the first Sunday school in Gloucester, England, where children were taught basic literacy and religious instruction on Sundays. This movement eventually spread across England and had a significant impact on the education and welfare of children, making Raikes a key figure in the development of the Sunday school system.

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  • 15. 

    William Carey is known as the Father of Modern Missions.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    William Carey is known as the Father of Modern Missions because he is considered to be the pioneer and key figure in the modern missionary movement. He played a crucial role in promoting the idea of missionary work and was instrumental in establishing the first modern Protestant mission in India in 1793. Carey's efforts laid the foundation for the development and expansion of missionary work around the world, making him widely recognized as the Father of Modern Missions.

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  • 16. 

    The Protestant work ethic is a(n) ___________________ teaching that God expects all men to _____________ and that all work is a noble ________________ to be performed toward _____________. 

    • A.

      English / give / cause / another

    • B.

      Biblical / work / duty / God

    • C.

      Biblical / work / gift / mankind

    • D.

      English / give / duty / the queen

    Correct Answer
    B. Biblical / work / duty / God
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Biblical / work / duty / God". This answer aligns with the concept of the Protestant work ethic, which is rooted in the belief that work is a moral duty and a way to serve God. It suggests that God expects all individuals to work, and that work is a noble obligation that should be performed in service to God.

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  • 17. 

    William _______________ started the Salvation Army.AND_____________ Muller started orphanages in Europe.(Place a space between both names)

    Correct Answer
    Booth George
    booth george
    Booth gorge
    booth gorge
    Booth Goerge
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Booth George" because William Booth is the founder of the Salvation Army. The other options do not match the correct name.

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  • 18. 

    The false idea that man descended  from animals is:

    • A.

      Evolution

    • B.

      Modernism

    • C.

      Creation

    • D.

      Liberalism

    Correct Answer
    A. Evolution
    Explanation
    Evolution is the correct answer because it refers to the scientific concept that explains the gradual development and diversification of living organisms over time. The false idea mentioned in the question is the belief that man descended from animals, which aligns with the theory of evolution. Modernism, creation, and liberalism do not directly address this concept of human evolution from animals.

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  • 19. 

    Who was the prime minister of Great Britain during World War II?

    • A.

      Margaret Thatcher

    • B.

      Oliver Cromwell

    • C.

      Sir Winston Cromwell

    • D.

      Sir Winston Churchill

    Correct Answer
    D. Sir Winston Churchill
    Explanation
    Sir Winston Churchill was the prime minister of Great Britain during World War II. He led the country from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955. Churchill's leadership during the war was crucial in rallying the British people and coordinating the country's efforts against Nazi Germany. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest wartime leaders in history and his speeches and determination played a significant role in the eventual Allied victory.

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  • 20. 

    The Chunnel is a 31 mile-long tunnel that runs beneath the English Channel linking Great Britain to Scotland.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The given statement is false. The Chunnel is a 31 mile-long tunnel that runs beneath the English Channel, but it does not link Great Britain to Scotland. Instead, it connects Great Britain to France.

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  • 21. 

    The longest river in the British Isles is the Thames River.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The Thames River is not the longest river in the British Isles. The correct answer is false. The longest river in the British Isles is the River Shannon, which flows through Ireland. The Thames River, although significant and well-known, is not as long as the River Shannon. Therefore, the statement is incorrect.

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  • 22. 

    England is called the __________________ Country of the United States.

    Correct Answer
    mother
    Mother
    Explanation
    England is often referred to as the "Mother Country" of the United States. This term is used to acknowledge the historical and cultural ties between the two nations. England was the original colonizer of the land that would later become the United States, and many aspects of American culture, language, and legal system have roots in English traditions. Therefore, calling England the "Mother Country" recognizes its significant influence and role in shaping the development of the United States.

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  • 23. 

    Those who wanted to totally remove themselves from the Church of England were called:

    • A.

      Separatists

    • B.

      Puritans

    • C.

      Lollards

    • D.

      Pilgrims

    Correct Answer
    A. Separatists
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Separatists. Separatists were individuals who wanted to completely separate themselves from the Church of England. They believed that the church was corrupt and wanted to establish their own independent congregations. This group played a significant role in the early colonization of America, particularly in the establishment of the Plymouth Colony by the Pilgrims.

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  • 24. 

    Check all the boxes that apply to Scotland.

    • A.

      James Watt

    • B.

      John Knox

    • C.

      Edinburgh

    • D.

      Bagpipes

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. James Watt
    B. John Knox
    C. Edinburgh
    D. Bagpipes
    Explanation
    Scotland is associated with James Watt, who was a Scottish inventor and mechanical engineer known for his improvements to the steam engine. John Knox was a Scottish clergyman and a leader of the Protestant Reformation in Scotland. Edinburgh is the capital city of Scotland and is known for its rich history and cultural heritage. Bagpipes are a traditional Scottish musical instrument.

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  • 25. 

    Belfast is the capital city of The Republic of Ireland.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement is false because Belfast is not the capital city of The Republic of Ireland. The capital city of The Republic of Ireland is Dublin. Belfast is the capital city of Northern Ireland, which is a separate entity from The Republic of Ireland.

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  • 26. 

    Modernism or liberalism is the false idea that:

    • A.

      The Bible does not mean what is says and that men must use reason alone to find truth.

    • B.

      It's your duty to work and to work, is to work for God.

    • C.

      Man came from animals.

    • D.

      God desires his people to work for a living and not demand hand-outs, which makes you lazy.

    Correct Answer
    A. The Bible does not mean what is says and that men must use reason alone to find truth.
    Explanation
    The correct answer suggests that modernism or liberalism is the false idea that the Bible does not mean what it says and that men must use reason alone to find truth. This implies that modernism or liberalism rejects the authority and literal interpretation of the Bible, advocating instead for the use of human reason as the sole means of discovering truth.

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  • 27. 

    Look at your map. Identify location #1.

    • A.

      Strait of Dover

    • B.

      English Channel

    • C.

      Chunnel

    • D.

      Irish Sea

    Correct Answer
    B. English Channel
    Explanation
    The correct answer is the English Channel. The English Channel is a body of water that separates southern England from northern France. It is an important shipping route and is known for its strong tides and currents. The Chunnel, also known as the Channel Tunnel, is an underwater tunnel that connects England and France beneath the English Channel. The Strait of Dover is the narrowest part of the English Channel. The Irish Sea is a body of water that separates Ireland from Great Britain.

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  • 28. 

    Look at your map. Identify location #2.

    • A.

      Edinburgh

    • B.

      Cork

    • C.

      London

    • D.

      Dublin

    Correct Answer
    D. Dublin
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Dublin because it is the location identified as #2 on the map.

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  • 29. 

    Look at your map. Identify location #3.

    • A.

      Republic of Ireland

    • B.

      Northern Ireland

    • C.

      Wales

    • D.

      Scotland

    Correct Answer
    A. Republic of Ireland
    Explanation
    Location #3 on the map is the Republic of Ireland. This can be determined by looking at the given options and identifying the correct country that corresponds to the number 3 on the map. The Republic of Ireland is a separate country from Northern Ireland, Wales, and Scotland, and is located on the island of Ireland.

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  • 30. 

    Look at your map. Identify location #4.

    • A.

      Republic of Ireland

    • B.

      Northern Ireland

    • C.

      Wales

    • D.

      Scotland

    Correct Answer
    B. Northern Ireland
    Explanation
    Location #4 on the map is Northern Ireland. Northern Ireland is a region that is part of the United Kingdom and is located on the island of Ireland. It shares a border with the Republic of Ireland to the south.

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  • 31. 

    Look at your map. Identify location #5.

    • A.

      London

    • B.

      Edinburgh

    • C.

      Belfast

    • D.

      Glasgow

    Correct Answer
    C. Belfast
    Explanation
    Location #5 on the map is Belfast.

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  • 32. 

    Look at your map. Identify location #6.

    • A.

      Wales

    • B.

      Scotland

    • C.

      Ireland

    • D.

      England

    Correct Answer
    B. Scotland
    Explanation
    Location #6 on the map is Scotland.

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  • 33. 

    Look at your map. Identify location #7.

    • A.

      Edinburgh

    • B.

      Belfast

    • C.

      Cork

    • D.

      Dublin

    Correct Answer
    A. Edinburgh
    Explanation
    Location #7 on the map is identified as Edinburgh.

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  • 34. 

    Look at your map. Identify location #8.

    • A.

      Danube River

    • B.

      Rhine River

    • C.

      Shannon River

    • D.

      Thames River

    Correct Answer
    D. Thames River
    Explanation
    The question asks to identify location #8 on the map. The given options are Danube River, Rhine River, Shannon River, and Thames River. Since the answer is Thames River, it can be concluded that location #8 on the map corresponds to the Thames River.

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  • 35. 

    Look at your map. Identify location #9.

    • A.

      London

    • B.

      Cardiff

    • C.

      Dublin

    • D.

      Londonberry

    Correct Answer
    A. London
    Explanation
    The correct answer is London because it is the only option that matches the given description of "location #9."

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  • 36. 

    Look at your map. Identify location #10.

    • A.

      English Channel

    • B.

      Irish Sea

    • C.

      North Sea

    • D.

      Norwegian Sea

    Correct Answer
    C. North Sea
    Explanation
    The correct answer is North Sea because it is asking to identify location #10 on the map, and North Sea is the only option provided that matches the given description. The English Channel, Irish Sea, and Norwegian Sea are not the correct answers as they are not the location indicated by #10 on the map.

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