Victorian Era Mini Test

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Victorian Era Mini Test - Quiz

For all history fanatics, and Victorian Era to be precise and are up to answering specifically designed questions that gauge your knowledge try out this quiz. It is a simple set of questions, which are easy to answer.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

     When did Queen Victoria become Queen?

    • A.

      1837

    • B.

      1842

    • C.

      1847

    Correct Answer
    A. 1837
    Explanation
    Queen Victoria became Queen in 1837. This date marks the beginning of her reign after the death of her uncle, King William IV. Queen Victoria's reign lasted for 63 years, making her the longest-reigning monarch in British history. During her reign, the British Empire expanded significantly, and she became a symbol of the Victorian era, known for its strict morals and societal values.

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  • 2. 

    How long was the average working week for people at the beginning of Queen Victoria`s reign?

    • A.

      14 hours 7 days a week

    • B.

      12 hours 5 days a week

    • C.

      14 hours 6 days a week

    • D.

      16 hours 7 days a week

    Correct Answer
    D. 16 hours 7 days a week
    Explanation
    During the beginning of Queen Victoria's reign, the average working week for people was 16 hours, and they worked 7 days a week. This means that people worked for 16 hours every day of the week, without any days off.

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  • 3. 

    In the 1901 census how many of Britain`s 38 million  population were servants?

    • A.

      Nearly .5 million

    • B.

      Nearly 1 million

    • C.

      Nearly 2 million

    Correct Answer
    C. Nearly 2 million
    Explanation
    In the 1901 census, it was found that nearly 2 million of Britain's 38 million population were servants. This indicates that a significant portion of the population in Britain at that time worked as servants, highlighting the prevalence of domestic service as a profession during that era.

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  • 4. 

    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 and developments took place. The first postage stamp came into use, which revolutionized the postal system and made it more efficient. Additionally, the telephone was invented, marking a major milestone in communication technology. Another important invention during this time was the gramophone, which allowed for the recording and playback of sound. However, the television was not invented during Queen Victoria's reign.

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  • 5. 

    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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