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When Elizabeth I died in 1603 [what was his/her name before becoming English monarch?] was her heir.
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her cousin James VI of Scotland


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When Elizabeth I died in 1603 her cousin James VI of Scotland was her heir.

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At the time of the [period (not named after a monarch)?], Britain’s colonies expanded in Australia, Canada and southern Africa.
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Industrial Revolution


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At the time of the Industrial Revolution, Britain’s colonies expanded in Australia, Canada and southern Africa.

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Judges do not decide whether people are guilty of crimes. This is the work of juries or [...].
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magistrates


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They do not decide whether people are guilty of crimes. This is the work of juries or magistrates.

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Places of religious cult include Islamic mosques, Hindu temples, Jewish synagogues, Sikh [...] and Buddhist temples.
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gurdwaras


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This includes Islamic mosques, Hindu temples, Jewish synagogues, Sikh gurdwaras and Buddhist temples.

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As well as those mentioned previously, there are other public holidays each year called bank holidays, when banks and many other businesses are closed for the day. These are of no religious significance. They are at the beginning of May, in [...], and in August.
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late May or early June


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well as those mentioned previously, there are other public holidays each year called bank holidays, when banks and many other businesses are closed for the day. These are of no religious significance. They are at the beginning of May, in l<span>ate May or early June, and in August.<span><body><html>

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Christopher Dean?
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ice dancer


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Dame Ellen MacArthur?
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yachtswoman


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Bobby Moore?
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football captain


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Sir Steve Redgrave?
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rower


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Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson?
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paralympian


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Dame Kelly Holmes?
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runner


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Sir Chris Hoy?
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cyclist


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David Weir?
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paralympian


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Sir Bradley Wiggins?
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cyclist


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Mo Farah?
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runner


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Jessica Ennis?
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athlete


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What is UEFA?
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Union of European Football Associations


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England’s only international tournament victory in football was at the World Cup of [year?], hosted in the UK.
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1966


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England’s only international tournament victory in football was at the World Cup of 1966, hosted in the UK.

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There are two different types of rugby, which have different rules: [...] and league.
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union


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There are two different types of rugby, which have different rules: union and league.

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There are two different types of rugby, which have different rules: union and [...].
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league


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Rugby originated in England in the [...] century and is very popular in the UK today.
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early 19th


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Rugby originated in England in the early 19th century and is very popular in the UK today.

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The most famous rugby union competition is the [...] Championship between England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, France and Italy.
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Six Nations


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The most famous rugby union competition is the Six Nations Championship between England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, France and Italy.

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The [...] is the most well-known rugby league (club) competition.
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Super League


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The Super League is the most well-known rugby league (club) competition.

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The most famous tournament hosted in Britain is The Wimbledon Championships, which takes place each year at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club. It is the oldest tennis tournament in the world and the only ‘[...]’ event played on grass.
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Grand Slam


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head>The most famous tournament hosted in Britain is The Wimbledon Championships, which takes place each year at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club. It is the oldest tennis tournament in the world and the only ‘Grand Slam’ event played on grass.<html>

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The most famous tennis tournament hosted in Britain is The [...], which takes place each year at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club. It is the oldest tennis tournament in the world and the only ‘Grand Slam’ event played on grass.
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Wimbledon Championships


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The most famous tennis tournament hosted in Britain is The Wimbledon Championships, which takes place each year at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club. It is the oldest tennis tournament in the world and the only ‘Grand Slam’ event played on grass.</sp

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A British sailor, Sir Francis Chichester, was [...]
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the first person to sail single-handed around the world


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A British sailor, Sir Francis Chichester, was the first person to sail single-handed around the world

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Sir Robin Knox-Johnston became [...].
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the first person to sail alone around the world without stopping


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Sir Robin Knox-Johnston became the first person to sail alone around the world without stopping.

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Gustav Holst?
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composer


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Sir Edward Elgar?
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composer


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Sir William Walton?
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composer


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Benjamin Britten?
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composer


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Thomas Gainsborough?
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painter


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David Allan?
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painter


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Joseph Turner?
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painter


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John Constable?
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painter


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Sir John Lavery?
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painter


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Henry Moore?
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sculptor


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John Petts (1914–91) was a [nationality?] artist, best known for his engravings and stained glass.
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Welsh


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John Petts (1914–91) was a Welsh artist, best known for his [...].
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engravings and stained glass


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Who designed the inside decoration as well as the building itself in great houses such as Dumfries House in Scotland?
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Robert Adam


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What is Cenotaph in Whitehall?
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a war memorial


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The [...] is the site of the annual Remembrance Day service attended by the Queen, politicians and foreign ambassadors
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Cenotaph


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The Cenotaph is the site of the annual Remembrance Day service attended by the Queen, politicians and foreign ambassadors

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The [...] is awarded annually for the best fiction novel written by an author from the Commonwealth, Ireland or Zimbabwe.
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Man Booker Prize for Fiction


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The Man Booker Prize for Fiction is awarded annually for the best fiction novel written by an author from the Commonwealth, Ireland or Zimbabwe.

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What do Ian McEwan, Hilary Mantel and Julian Barnes have in common?
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they won Man Booker Prize for Fiction


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Lord (Richard) Rogers?
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architect


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Dame Zaha Hadid?
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architect


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Evelyn Waugh?
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wrote satirical novels


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Robert Louis Stevenson's famous pirate book?
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Treasure Island


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Who wrote Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde?
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Robert Louis Stevenson


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Sir Kingsley Amis?
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20th century writer and poet


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All dogs in public places must [...]
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wear a collar showing the name and address of the owner.


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All dogs in public places must wear a collar showing the name and address of the owner.

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London has [how many?] local authorities
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33


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London has 33 local authorities

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For most local authorities, local elections for councillors are held in [month?] every year.
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May


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For most local authorities, local elections for councillors are held in May every year.

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In Wales, the National Assembly has [...] Assembly members (AMs) and elections are held every four years.
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In Wales, the National Assembly has 60 Assembly members (AMs) and elections are held every [...] years.
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In Wales, the National Assembly has 60 [how are they referred to?] and elections are held every four years.
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Assembly members (AMs)


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In Scotland there are [...] members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs), elected by a form of proportional representation.
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In Scotland there are 129 [how are those elected referred to?], elected by a form of proportional representation.
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members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)


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In Scotland there are 129 members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs), elected by a form of [...].
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proportional representation


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James II wanted to regain the throne and invaded [...] with the help of a French army.
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Ireland


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James II wanted to regain the throne and invaded Ireland with the help of a French army.

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James II wanted to regain the throne and invaded Ireland with the help of a [...] army.
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When William reached England, there was no resistance. James fled to [...]
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France


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When William reached England, there was no resistance. James fled to France

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William defeated James II at the Battle of the [...] in Ireland in 1690, an event which is still celebrated by some in Northern Ireland today.
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Boyne


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William defeated James II at the Battle of the Boyne in Ireland in 1690, an event which is still celebrated by some in Northern Ireland today.

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When was Charles I executed?
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1649 (mnm: too sharp)


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Cromwell was given the title of Lord Protector and ruled until his death in [...].
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1658


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Cromwell was given the title of Lord Protector and ruled until his death in 1658.

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The Habeas Corpus Act became law in [...].
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1679 (mnm: auto-checkup)


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The Habeas Corpus Act became law in 1679.

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Q: The devolved administrations in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland can pass laws on matters that directly affect them, including […and...]
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A: health and education


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Q: Act of Union = Act of the Government of Wales that united England and Wales was signed in
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A: 1536
[annexation of Wales 1284 = Statute of Wales = The Statute of Rhuddlan]


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Q: Act for the Government of Wales is also known as
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Q: The Statute of Rhuddlan was signed in
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Q: Statute of Wales is also known as
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A: Statute of Rhuddlan


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Q: By Statute of Rhuddlan from 1284, Edward I annexed […] to the Crown of England
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A: Wales


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Q: Which castles were built to maintain annexation of Wales (1284)?
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A: Conwy and Caernarvon castles.


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Q: Scotland remained unconquered by the English in 1314 after Battle of
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A: Bannockburn


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Q: Conflict that has occurred in Ireland between those who wish the North and South of Ireland to unite and those who wish the North to remain British.
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A: 'The Troubles'


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Q: 'The Troubles' and Easter Rising, uprising in Ireland in 1916 against the british in Dublin were consequences of
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A: A Home Rule Bill introduction by the British in 1913 opposed by Northern Irish Protestants


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A: The proposal was to have a self-governing Ireland with its own parliament but still part of the UK (1913)


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Q: Mainly Protestant 6 counties in the North of Ireland in 1922 became
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A: Northern Ireland (part of the UK)


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Q: Irish Free State became republic in [year]
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Q: Are Falkland Islands and St Helena British overseas territories?
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Q: In Wales, apart from English many people speak [...]
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Q: In some parts of Scotland, apart from English people speak
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A: Gaelic


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Q: In Northern Ireland apart from English some people speak
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A: Irish Gaelic.


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Q: What are the names of novels by Charles Dickens
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Q: Dickensian Scrooge means
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A: a mean person


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Q: Dickensian Mr Micawber means
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Q: 'Our Man in Havana' is a novel by
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Q: 'Lucky Jim' and other 20 novels were written by
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A: Sir Kingsley Amis


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Q: Famous Scottish doctor and writer of detective stories
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A: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (Sherlock Holmes)


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Protestant Christian groups in the United Kingdom are: [...], Methodists, Anglicans (Church of England), Church of Scotland Presbyterians, Quakers.
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Protestant Christian groups in the United Kingdom are: Baptists, [...], Anglicans (Church of England), Church of Scotland Presbyterians, Quakers.
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Protestant Christian groups in the United Kingdom are: Baptists, Methodists, [...], Church of Scotland Presbyterians, Quakers.
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Anglicans (Church of England)


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Protestant Christian groups in the United Kingdom are: Baptists, Methodists, Anglicans (Church of England), [...], Quakers.
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Church of Scotland Presbyterians


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Protestant Christian groups in the United Kingdom are: Baptists, Methodists, Anglicans (Church of England), Church of Scotland Presbyterians, [...].
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Quakers


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Some people rent land called ‘[...]’, where they grow fruit and vegetables
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an allotment


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Gilbert and Sullivan wrote many [...].
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comic operas


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ugh, turned sour as the result of political differences. Anne was plagued by ill-health throughout her life. From her 30s onwards, she grew increasingly lame and obese. Despite seventeen pregnancies by her husband, Prince George of Denmark, <span>she died without any surviving children and was the last monarch of the House of Stuart. Under the terms of the Act of Settlement 1701, she was succeeded by her second cousin George I of the House of Hanover, who was a descendant of the Stuarts through his maternal grandmoth







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[...] died without any surviving children and was the last monarch of the House of Stuart.
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Queen Ann died without any surviving children and was the last monarch of the House of Stuart.

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ugh, turned sour as the result of political differences. Anne was plagued by ill-health throughout her life. From her 30s onwards, she grew increasingly lame and obese. Despite seventeen pregnancies by her husband, Prince George of Denmark, <span>she died without any surviving children and was the last monarch of the House of Stuart. Under the terms of the Act of Settlement 1701, she was succeeded by her second cousin George I of the House of Hanover, who was a descendant of the Stuarts through his maternal grandmoth