What Was The British Empire Quiz?

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What Was The British Empire Quiz?

From the video and your readings, complete this quiz to check your understanding of the key points. While the quiz will tell you the correct answers, make sure you ask me in the Google Hangouts afterwards if there is anything you do not understand. Don't take the quiz a second time, only the first attempt is recorded.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does this map show?
    • A. 

      The French Empire

    • B. 

      The British Empire

    • C. 

      The Mongol Empire

    • D. 

      The Japanese Empire

  • 2. 
    Is "The British Empire was at its biggest in 1800" true or false?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    What % of the world's population was part of the British Empire by the 1920s?
    • A. 

      25

    • B. 

      50

    • C. 

      75

    • D. 

      100

  • 4. 
    The first permanent settlement founded by the British in the Americas was _____________ Town
  • 5. 
    Is "Britain focused on Asia and Africa for its Empire after 1783, as the American Revolution kicked them out of their original colonies in what is now the USA" true or false?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Trade was NOT an important reason why the British Empire existed
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The British people began to see themselves as being superior to all other races as time went on. This made the Empire more and more popular in Britain, especially from the end of the nineteenth century onwards
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    'Mercantalism' is the belief that:
    • A. 

      Everyone is competing to sell more than they buy. The government must help.

    • B. 

      Wealth is created by trade. The government must help.

    • C. 

      The best way to control trade is to get colonies. The government must help.

    • D. 

      All of the above

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