Would You Pass Your GCSE History Exam If You SAT It Today?

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Would You Pass Your GCSE History Exam If You SAT It Today?

Were you a history geek or did you daydream through your lessons? Reckon you would still pass your GCSE history exam today - take our quiz to find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What was the exact date when Britain declared war on Nazi Germany? 
    • A. 

      2nd May 1939

    • B. 

      5th September 1914

    • C. 

      17th July 1929

    • D. 

      3rd September 1939

  • 2. 
    Robert Oppenheimer is best remembered for his work on what? 
  • 3. 
     In which year was the Berlin wall built?
    • A. 

      1951

    • B. 

      1989

    • C. 

      1962

    • D. 

      1961

  • 4. 
    In which district of East London did Jack the Ripper prey on women? 
    • A. 

      Bethnal Green

    • B. 

      Hackney

    • C. 

      Whitechapel

    • D. 

      Newham

  • 5. 
    What did leading member of the Nazi party, Herman Goreing do three hours before he was due to be executed? 
    • A. 

      Try to escape

    • B. 

      Write a letter home

    • C. 

      Commit suicide

    • D. 

      Attack a prison guard

  • 6. 
    In which World War One battle were tanks used for the first time? 
    • A. 

      Liege, 1914

    • B. 

      Somme, 1916

    • C. 

      Asiago, 1916

    • D. 

      Aisne, 1917

  • 7. 
    Henry VIII's first marriage was to the widow of his brother. What was her name? 
  • 8. 
    In which US city was the first skyscraper built in 1883? 
    • A. 

      New York

    • B. 

      Chicago

    • C. 

      Washington

    • D. 

      Philadelphia

  • 9. 
     At which battle was poison gas first used? 
    • A. 

      Ypres, 1915

    • B. 

      Somme, 1916

  • 10. 
    What was the name of the French underground movement that fought against the Germans in WW2? 
    • A. 

      The Maquis

    • B. 

      The Metro

    • C. 

      The Guérillero

    • D. 

      The Liberté