Transformation of British Society 1903-28

Question 1 of 98

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Which suffrage group was led by Millicent Fawcett?

Select one of the following:

  • NUWSS

  • WSPU

Question 2 of 98

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What was the motto of the suffragettes?

Select one of the following:

  • 'Deeds not words'

  • 'Actions before work'

Question 3 of 98

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Which suffrage group focused n social reform?

Select one of the following:

  • WSPU

  • ELFS

  • NUWSS

Question 4 of 98

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How many women got the vote in 1918?

Select one of the following:

  • 8 million

  • 5 million

  • 6 million

Question 5 of 98

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Which Pankhurst took a party of East London working class women to lobby the PM?

Select one of the following:

  • Christabel

  • Sylvia

  • Emmeline

Question 6 of 98

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What year did women get the vote over 21?

Select one of the following:

  • 1918

  • 1928

  • 19138

Question 7 of 98

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Who was killed by running under the King's horse at the Derby in 1913?

Select one of the following:

  • Emily Davison

  • Emily Davidson

Question 8 of 98

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Which PM opposed women's suffrage before the war?

Select one of the following:

  • Winston Churchill

  • Asquith

Question 9 of 98

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What act gave women the suffrage in 1918?

Select one of the following:

  • Representation of the People Act

  • Representation of the Population Act

Question 10 of 98

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What date were the Suffragettes formed?

Select one of the following:

  • 1903

  • 1987

Question 11 of 98

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When was the 'Ill Health Act' passed?

Select one of the following:

  • 1912

  • 1913

Question 12 of 98

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What did the Ill Health Act become known as?

Select one of the following:

  • Cat and Mouse Act

  • Cat and Dog Act

Question 13 of 98

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What date were the Suffragists formed?

Select one of the following:

  • 1903

  • 1987

Question 14 of 98

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Which of the following is an opposing group to women's suffrage

Select one of the following:

  • The National League for Opposing Women's Suffrage

  • The League for Opposing Women's Suffrage

Question 15 of 98

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Which of the following is an opposing group to women's suffrage

Select one of the following:

  • The National League for Opposing Women's Suffrage

  • The League for Opposing Women's Suffrage

Question 16 of 98

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What year was Charles Booth's research?

Select one of the following:

  • 1902

  • 1906

Question 17 of 98

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What fraction of Londoners lived below the poverty line due to illness and unemployment?

Select one of the following:

  • 1/2

  • 1/4

  • 1/3

Question 18 of 98

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When was the Boer War?

Select one of the following:

  • 1899

  • 1898

Question 19 of 98

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What percentage of men were unfit for service?

Select one of the following:

  • 80%

  • 26%

  • 40%

Question 20 of 98

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What research in 1905 showed similar results?

Select one of the following:

  • Queen's Commission

  • Royal Commission

Question 21 of 98

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What was defined as the poverty line?

Select one of the following:

  • £1 a week for a family of 8

  • £1 a week for a family of 5

Question 22 of 98

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What proportion of the population did Seebohm Rowntree find lived in poverty during their lives?

Select one of the following:

  • 28%

  • 26%

  • 27%

Question 23 of 98

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What year were pensions introduced?

Select one of the following:

  • 1908

  • 1906

  • 1910

Question 24 of 98

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What year were labour exchanges set up?

Select one of the following:

  • 1908

  • 1909

  • 1911

Question 25 of 98

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What was the Act that meant workers were entitled to compensation?

Select one of the following:

  • The Workers Rights Act

  • The Workers Compensation Act

Question 26 of 98

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What was the name given to the liberal reforms that were aimed at helping children?

Select one of the following:

  • The Children's Charter

  • The Children's Act

Question 27 of 98

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When was the Schools Meal Act introduced?

Select one of the following:

  • 1907

  • 1906

Question 28 of 98

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By 1914 how many children were receiving free school meals?

Select one of the following:

  • 150,000

  • 50,000

  • 15,000

Question 29 of 98

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When did the government introduce the School Medical Service?

Select one of the following:

  • 1907

  • 1910

Question 30 of 98

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When was the Old Pensions Act introduced?

Select one of the following:

  • 1908

  • 1909

Question 31 of 98

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How much did you have to earn for Illness Insurance to become compulsory?

Select one of the following:

  • £3

  • £5

Question 32 of 98

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Where did the British meet the Germans after promising to defend Belgium (induced by the Schleiffen Plan)?

Select one of the following:

  • Mons

  • Somme

  • Marne

Question 33 of 98

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What were the BEF so efficient at firing that the Germans thought they were using machine guns?

Select one of the following:

  • Stoke Mortar

  • Lee Enfield Rifle

Question 34 of 98

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Where was the second meeting of the Allies and the Germans?

Select one of the following:

  • Mons

  • Marne

  • Somme

Question 35 of 98

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How wide was the front at Marne?

Select one of the following:

  • 200km

  • 180km

  • 220km

Question 36 of 98

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How far back did the Germans retreat?

Select one of the following:

  • 20km

  • 60km

Question 37 of 98

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Where did the Germans retreat to?

Select one of the following:

  • River Aisne

  • River Nile

Question 38 of 98

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How long was the Western Front (trenches)?

Select one of the following:

  • 600km

  • 500km

Question 39 of 98

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What meant that the German trenches were better than the British?

Select one of the following:

  • They had concrete and iron supports which made them stronger against artillery bombardments

  • They had dogs to defend their ground

  • They had better ground because they had been established earlier in the war

Question 40 of 98

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What meant that cavalry attacks were rendered useless?

Select one of the following:

  • Barbed wire

  • Machine guns

Question 41 of 98

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Why were tanks ineffective?

Select one of the following:

  • They were slowed down by the mud

  • The heat made the drivers suffer mental illness

  • The tanks were banned for being over powered

Question 42 of 98

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What was the name of the trauma caused by the trenches and battle called?

Select one of the following:

  • Shell Shock

  • Gun Trauma

Question 43 of 98

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How many bullets could a machine gun fire per second?

Select one of the following:

  • 8

  • 10

Question 44 of 98

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What was attrition?

Select one of the following:

  • The throwing of rocks at the enemy trenches

  • The calculated wearing down of the enemy's men and supplies

Question 45 of 98

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Which German General ordered the attack at Verdun?

Select one of the following:

  • General Falkenhayn

  • General Ludendorff

Question 46 of 98

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When was the battle at Verdun?

Select one of the following:

  • 1916

  • 1915

  • 1917

Question 47 of 98

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How far did a green shell fire from a stokes mortar?

Select one of the following:

  • 350km

  • 450km

Question 48 of 98

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What made it difficult for the British to use gas attacks?

Select one of the following:

  • The wind

  • The law

Question 49 of 98

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How many shots could a Lee Enfield Rifle shoot per minute?

Select one of the following:

  • 15

  • 20

Question 50 of 98

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How far back were the Germans forced at the Battle of the Somme?

Select one of the following:

  • 2 miles

  • 4 miles

Question 51 of 98

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How long did the Battle of the Somme last

Select one of the following:

  • 5 months

  • 10 months

Question 52 of 98

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How many Allie lives were lost at the Battle of the Somme?

Select one of the following:

  • 620,000

  • 780,000

Question 53 of 98

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What country was Ludendorff trying to avoid combat with?

Select one of the following:

  • Russia

  • America

  • Hungary

Question 54 of 98

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What was the nickname for the offensive?

Select one of the following:

  • Operation Jackson

  • Operation Michael

Question 55 of 98

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What was the nickname for the offensive?

Select one of the following:

  • Operation Jackson

  • Operation Michael

Question 56 of 98

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When was Lundendorff's Offensive launched?

Select one of the following:

  • 1916

  • 1918

Question 57 of 98

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Who was the single French commander who was appointed by the Allies?

Select one of the following:

  • Commander Marshall Foch

  • Commander Lincoln Foch

Question 58 of 98

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When was DORA introduced by the British government?

Select one of the following:

  • 1914

  • 1916

Question 59 of 98

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What times were pubs only allowed to open?

Select one of the following:

  • Midday to 6:30

  • Midday to 2:30

Question 60 of 98

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What was censored to maintain morale?

Select one of the following:

  • The internet

  • Newspapers

Question 61 of 98

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Select an industry that the government was able to control?

Select one of the following:

  • Farming industry

  • Weapon industry

Question 62 of 98

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When was the weapon shortage?

Select one of the following:

  • 1916

  • 1915

  • 1914

Question 63 of 98

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When did Germany announce that they would sink all merchant ships to the UK?

Select one of the following:

  • 1915

  • 1918

Question 64 of 98

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How many ships were entering and leaving the ports in 1915?

Select one of the following:

  • 15,000

  • 150,00

Question 65 of 98

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How many German U-boats were there in 1916?

Select one of the following:

  • 280

  • 240

  • 200

Question 66 of 98

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What year was white bread banned?

Select one of the following:

  • 1917

  • 1916

Question 67 of 98

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When were ration cards introduced?

Select one of the following:

  • 1916

  • 1917

  • 1918

Question 68 of 98

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which of the following meant that Pals Battalions were successful?

Select one of the following:

  • They induced regional competition for conscription

  • They gave all men the chance of conscription

Question 69 of 98

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What was the Derby Scheme?

Select one of the following:

  • The promise of men to fight if called up (no exemptions)

  • The promise of men to fight if called up (exemptions of married or single men)

Question 70 of 98

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When was the Military Service Act introduced?

Select one of the following:

  • 1916

  • 1917

  • 1918

Question 71 of 98

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What was the Military Service Act

Select one of the following:

  • A law that meant all men aged 18-41 could be called up for conscription (no exemption)

  • A law that meant that all men who did not sign up for conscription would be jailed

Question 72 of 98

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What was the slang name given to conscientious objectors?

Select one of the following:

  • Conchies

  • Conshies

Question 73 of 98

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How many conscientious objectors were there?

Select one of the following:

  • 6,000

  • 16,000

Question 74 of 98

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What was given to the conscientious objectors and abolitionists by women as a form of castigation?

Select one of the following:

  • White feathers

  • White shells

Question 75 of 98

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What was the group formed by 'conshies' called?

Select one of the following:

  • League for Opposing War

  • British Neutrality League

Question 76 of 98

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When was the Non-Conscription Fellowship formed?

Select one of the following:

  • 1916

  • 1917

  • 1918

Question 77 of 98

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Where would a woman have worked as a driver during the war?

Select one of the following:

  • WAAC

  • DWS

Question 78 of 98

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Which of the following items were rationed?

Select one of the following:

  • Sugar, meat, jam, butter and tea

  • Sugar, meat, jam, butter and bread

Question 79 of 98

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Who was appointed Minister of Munitions to organise state-run munitions factories?

Select one of the following:

  • Lord Kitchener

  • Lloyd George

Question 80 of 98

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What was introduced to help war production?

Select one of the following:

  • British Summer Time

  • Trade Unions

Question 81 of 98

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What links Hartlepool, Scarborough and Whitby?

Select one of the following:

  • They were all places where munitions were manufactured

  • They were all places that were shelled by the German navy

Question 82 of 98

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What fraction of women left their war jobs after the war?

Select one of the following:

  • 1/2

  • 1/4

  • 3/4

Question 83 of 98

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What act in 1918 meant that women could become MPs?

Select one of the following:

  • The Equality Act

  • The Qualification of Women Act

Question 84 of 98

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In what year was the first female MP elected?

Select one of the following:

  • 1918

  • 1920

  • 1924

Question 85 of 98

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WIn what year were women given the right o divorce their husbands?

Select one of the following:

  • 1923

  • 1926

  • 1924

Question 86 of 98

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What angered the trade union in 1926?

Select one of the following:

  • Coal owners wanted to cut wages by 26% and increase the working hours to 8

  • Coal owners wanted to cut wages by 13% and increase the working hours to 8

Question 87 of 98

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When was Black Friday?

Select one of the following:

  • 1921

  • 1926

  • 1925

Question 88 of 98

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What was Black Friday?

Select one of the following:

  • The day when transport and rail unions failed to support the miner's strike

  • The day when the miners walked in protest with coal on their faces

Question 89 of 98

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When was Red Friday?

Select one of the following:

  • 1926

  • 1925

  • 1924

Question 90 of 98

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What was Red Friday?

Select one of the following:

  • The day when the coal industry were given a subsidy from the government to avoid the strike

  • The day when the coal industry went on strike alone

Question 91 of 98

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What did the government's Samuelson Commission suggest?

Select one of the following:

  • Fire the workers who were on strike

  • Cut the wages but don't increase the hours

Question 92 of 98

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What was the name of the governments newspaper during the strikes?

Select one of the following:

  • The British Mail

  • The British Gazette

Question 93 of 98

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Who declared the strike 'an attack on British democracy'?

Select one of the following:

  • Winston Churchill

  • Stanley Baldwin

Question 94 of 98

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Who declared the strike 'an attack on British democracy'?

Select one of the following:

  • Winston Churchill

  • Stanley Baldwin

Question 95 of 98

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What act of violence took place on the 10th of May 1926?

Select one of the following:

  • The Flying Scotsman train was derailed

  • Miners exploded several mines

Question 96 of 98

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What was the OMS?

Select one of the following:

  • (Churchill's) Organisation of the Maintenace Supplies

  • (Churchill's) Order Against Miners Strikes

Question 97 of 98

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Which of the following was a result of the General Strike of 1926?

Select one of the following:

  • The Trade Disputes Act

  • The abolishment of trade unions

Question 98 of 98

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When was the General Strike?

Select one of the following:

  • 1924

  • 1926

  • 1928

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