The 19th Century 4

Published: Monday 28th May 2018A free quiz with answers all based on the history of the 19th Century.
  1. Who resigned as British Prime Minister in 1801 over Catholic Emancipation?
  2. The Cato Street Conspiracy of 1820 was a plot to murder who?
  3. At which famous battle were Davy Crockett and Jim Bowie both killed?
  4. In which London park was the Great Exhibition of 1851 held?
  5. Which US President gave the Gettysburg Address in 1863?
  6. Where was the first FA Cup final in 1872 staged?
  7. Which city hosted the first modern Olympic Games in 1896?
  8. Who in 1805 devised a scale for measuring the speed of winds?
  9. Which war hero became British Prime Minister in 1828?
  10. Who introduced shorthand writing in 1837?
  11. Who led the Light Brigade at the Battle of Balaclava in 1854?
  12. What did William Booth found in 1865?
  13. Where did the first official cricket test match take place in 1877?
  14. From which country did Brazil gain its independence in 1822?
  15. When were the Corn Laws first introduced in the United Kingdom?
  16. Who in 1831 invented the dynamo?
  17. Who in 1841 arranged the first tourist excursion from Leicester to Loughborough?
  18. Who in 1859 published "On the Origin of Species"?
  19. The rules of boxing were drawn up in 1867, what were they called?
  20. Which US President was assassinated in 1881?
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