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  • 1. 

     When did Queen Victoria become Queen?

    • A.

      1837

    • B.

      1842

    • C.

      1847

    Correct Answer
    A. 1837
    Explanation
    Queen Victoria became Queen in 1837.

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  • 2. 

    Which of the following occured during the reign of Queen Victoria?

    • A.

      First postage stamp came into use

    • B.

      The telephone is invented

    • C.

      The television is invented

    • D.

      The gramophone is invented

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. First postage stamp came into use
    B. The telephone is invented
    D. The gramophone is invented
    Explanation
    During the reign of Queen Victoria, several significant inventions took place. The first postage stamp came into use, revolutionizing the way mail was sent and received. The telephone was also invented, allowing for long-distance communication to become possible. Additionally, the gramophone was invented, introducing a new way to listen to music through recorded sound. However, the television was not invented during Queen Victoria's reign.

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  • 3. 

    When did Queen Victoria die?

    • A.

      1896

    • B.

      1901

    • C.

      1906

    • D.

      1911

    Correct Answer
    B. 1901
    Explanation
    Queen Victoria died in 1901.

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  • 4. 

    The Victorian Period was a time of great expansion in Europe.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    During the Victorian Period, which lasted from 1837 to 1901, Europe experienced significant expansion in various aspects. This era witnessed advancements in technology, industrialization, and colonialism, leading to the expansion of European influence and power globally. The British Empire, in particular, reached its peak during this time, with vast territories under its control. Additionally, there were advancements in science, arts, literature, and social reforms. Therefore, it is accurate to say that the Victorian Period was indeed a time of great expansion in Europe.

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  • 5. 

    The Industrial Revolution happened during the Victorian Era.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    During the Victorian Era, which lasted from the mid-19th century to the early 20th century, the Industrial Revolution took place. This period was characterized by significant advancements in technology, manufacturing, and transportation, leading to the transformation of society and the economy. The Industrial Revolution brought about the mechanization of production, the rise of factories, and the mass production of goods. Therefore, it is accurate to say that the Industrial Revolution happened during the Victorian Era.

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  • 6. 

    How many years did the Victorian reign last?

    • A.

      65 years

    • B.

      64 years

    • C.

      63 years

    Correct Answer
    C. 63 years
    Explanation
    63 years, as Queen Victoria became Queen in 1837 and died in 1901.

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  • 7. 

    What year did Queen Victoria become the first empress of India?

    • A.

      1840

    • B.

      1876

    • C.

      1837

    Correct Answer
    B. 1876
    Explanation
    It was 1876, because in 1840 she married Prince Albert and in 1837 she became Queen of England.

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  • 8. 

    Who was the inventor of the telephone?

    • A.

      Conan Doyle

    • B.

      Alexander Graham Bell

    • C.

      Thomas Edison

    Correct Answer
    B. Alexander Graham Bell
    Explanation
    It was Alexander Graham Bell, because Thomas was mostly famous for inventing the light bulb and Conan Doyle was an author.

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  • 9. 

    Where was Queen Victoria born?

    • A.

      Kensington Palace, London

    • B.

      Buckingham Palace, London

    • C.

      Hampton Court Palace, London

    Correct Answer
    A. Kensington Palace, London
    Explanation
    It was Kensington Palace,as Buckingham Palace is home now to Queen Elizabeth 11th and Hampton Court Pala was made in the Tudor era.

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  • 10. 

    What is the Victorian era?

    • A.

      The time between the birth and crowning of queen Victoria.

    • B.

      The time between the Birth and Death of Queen Victoria.

    • C.

      The time between the Crowning and Death of Queen Victoria.

    • D.

      The time following the Death of Queen Victoria.

    Correct Answer
    C. The time between the Crowning and Death of Queen Victoria.
    Explanation
    The Victorian era refers to the time period between the crowning and death of Queen Victoria. This era, which lasted from 1837 to 1901, was characterized by significant social, cultural, and economic changes in the United Kingdom. Queen Victoria's reign had a profound impact on various aspects of society, including politics, industry, and the arts. The Victorian era is often associated with strict social norms, industrialization, imperialism, and the expansion of the British Empire.

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