Tradition: Knowledge Questions

  1. What does the word Empire mean?
  2. Name one type of Imperialism.
  3. Name three countries that were part of the British Empire.
  4. Which country within the Empire was known as the Jewel in the Crown?
  5. The British Empire was largest on which continent?
  6. Which monarchs ruled Britain when the Empire began to grow and when it was at its peak of power?
  7. Give one valid reason for why Britain wanted an Empire.
  8. Which other country did Britain complete with the most to gain a bigger Empire?
  9. Which powerful country today used to be part of the British Empire?
  10. When did this country leave the British Empire?
  11. The British Empire began with maritime explorations in which century?
  12. After which war did most of Britain territories become independent?
  13. Complete this sentence relating to the British Empire, ‘The Sun…..’
  14. What resource did Egypt have lots of which made is desirable to Britain?
  15. Who was the General who helped Britain seize control of Canada?
  16. Which African Empire and culture was destroyed when the British took over their lands?
  17. Britain traded slaves in the early part of their Empire. This trade was part of a bigger trade network. What was this trade network called?
  18. Which island became Britain’s first slave colony in the Caribbean?
  19. Which famous author wrote many books set within the British Empire?
  20. The British Empire has ended but which former empire countries are part of the Commonwealth?

Knowledge Quiz – 2

1, What is ‘Parliamentary Privilege’?
2, What are the 4 Privileges petitioned by Parliament to the Monarch?
3, When was Shirley’s Case?
4, When did the Thirty Year War start and end?
5, When did Buckingham and Charles go on the ‘Madrid Trip’?
6, Name the key differences between the Puritan and Catholic religions in England in early 1600s.
7, What was published in 1611?
8, When was the Hampton Court Conference?
9, What were Bancroft’s Canons?
10, When did each of James’ Parliaments begin and end?

Knowledge Quiz – 1

1, How much was James spending by 1614?
2, What was the Book of Bounty?
3, What was Tonnage and Poundage?
4, What were the three ways the Monarch make money?
5, What was wardship?
6, What was Purveyance?
7, Who was Lord Treasurer from 1608?
8, What did The Great Contract offer James?
9, Who was James’ first favorite?
10, When was James I first Parliament?
Define these key words:

Absolutism
Bedchamber
Imposition
Political Nation
Puritanism

UNIT 2 – LEADERSHIP KNOWLEDGE QUIZ

  1. Which individual is considered to be the father of modern Communism?
  2. What features does a dictatorship have?
  3. Who was the first dictator?
  4. A system of rule by a King is called what?
  5. A system of rule by the people (through the election of representatives) is called what?
  6. The ‘carrot and stick approach’ to leadership refers to what methods of rule?
  7. Who ruled the 5 major counties involved in World War Two?
  8. Martin Luther King is famous for his leadership of what organisation?
  9. Who are the leaders of the three main political parties within England?
  10. The political system within the United Kingdom in called what?

Unit 2 Communication – Knowledge Quiz

1, Who commanded the British fleet at the Battle of Jutland?
2, At which battle were  tanks first used?
3, Which British liner did a German U boat sink on May 5th 1915?
4, Which German Military leader of World War I became President of Germany in 1925?
5, Where was the German fleet scuttled in 1919?
6, Who became German chief of staff in 1916, directing the German war effort alongside Hindenburg?
7, At which battle was poison gas first used?
8, What does DORA stand for?
9, In what city was Archduke Franz Ferdinand assassinated?
10, Germany’s attack upon which country directly provoked Britain to go to war?

Level 1 – Knowledge Questions 2015/16

Across this academic year you will be assessed on every question below. Each Unit you will be assessed upon 10 + questions enabling you to build your knowledge. Aim for 100% in every test.

  1. When did World War II end?
  2. Onto which two cities did the USA drop the Atomic Bombs and when did they drop them?
  3. What was the name of the first satellite to be put in orbit an which country put it there?
  4. When did the Berlin Wall come down?
  5. Who was the communist leader of Vietnam during the Vietnamese War?
  6. Who was the leader of the Cuban Revolution?
  7. When did the Russian Revolution take place?
  8. When did man first step foot on the moon?
  9. On which parallel was Korea split after the Korean War in 1953?
  10. Who were the Big Three after World War II?
  11. Who commanded the British fleet at the Battle of Jutland?
  12. At which battle were the tanks first used?
  13. Which British liner did a German U boat sink on May 5th 1915?
  14. Which German Military leader of World War I became President of Germany in 1925?
  15. Where was the German fleet scuttled in 1919?
  16. Who became German chief of staff in 1916 , directing the German war effort alongside Hindenburg?
  17. At which battle was poison gas first used?
  18. What does DORA stand for?
  19. In what city was Archduke Franz Ferdinand assassinated?
  20. Germany’s attack upon which country directly provoked Britain to go to war?
  21. What does the word Empire mean?
  22. Name one type of Imperialism.
  23. Name three countries that were part of the British Empire.
  24. Which country within the Empire was known as the Jewel in the Crown?
  25. The British Empire was largest on which continent?
  26. Which monarchs ruled Britain when the Empire began to grow and when it was at its peak of power?
  27. Give one valid reason for why Britain wanted an Empire.
  28. Which other country did Britain complete with the most to gain a bigger Empire?
  29. Which powerful country today used to be part of the British Empire?
  30. When did this country leave the British Empire?
  31. The British Empire began with maritime explorations in which century?
  32. After which war did most of Britain territories become independent?
  33. Complete this sentence relating to the British Empire, ‘The Sun…..’
  34. What resource did Egypt have lots of which made is desirable to Britain?
  35. Who was the General who helped Britain seize control of Canada?
  36. Which African Empire and culture was destroyed when the British took over their lands?
  37. Britain traded slaves in the early part of their Empire. This trade was part of a bigger trade network. What was this trade network called?
  38. Which island became Britain’s first slave colony in the Caribbean?
  39. Which famous author wrote many books set within the British Empire?
  40. The British Empire has ended but which former empire countries are part of the Commonwealth?
  41. What were the 4 Humours?
  42. Who was the most famous Greek Doctor?
  43. Which animal did the famous Roman Doctor Galen dissect to learn about people?
  44. What was built to bring clean water for the Roman public health system into cities?
  45. What was considered to be the main causes of sickness in the medieval period,1066-1500?
  46. In which pre 20th Century period of time did knowledge about what the body looked like and how it worked rapidly develop?
  47. Which two Scientists competed against each other yet helped each other to develop Germ Theory and Vaccinations?
  48. What was developed by Simpson?
  49. Who helped to develop Penicillin?
  50. What came into existence in 1948?

Unit 1: Identity

afl sheet unit 1

Knowledge Harvest Activities: Assess what you already know about the history and identity of London.

1: Click here and complete within the first week of the Unit. You will be emailed with your responses so that you can improve upon your knowledge and gain 100% on the end of Unit Knowledge Test. 

2: Define London Identity within your exercise books.

A London identity can be defined as…This can be shown by…This supports this definition because…

Home Learning Activities: Click this link to access Home Learning, Knowledge Tests and track your progress against Statements of Readiness.

Assessment I can… Grade Card: Click this link to be taken to a digital copy of the Grade card you have in your books. Monitor and track your progress through self-assessment. 

Resources:

1: Click here to access the G Drive folder with additional resources supporting this unit.

2: Unit Presentation: To what extent has the identity of a ‘Londoner’ changed over time?

CGL Research Planning Sheet: Print out a copy of this sheet to plan the CGL investigation.

Research Planning Sheet

End of Unit Knowledge Test:

Click here to complete the end of Unit test. Remember you are aiming to get over 85%. You can only do it once so make sure you have revised and you are ready.

Authentic Audience: Throughout this unit you will contribute, as an individual and Learning Set, to a video entitled What is Identity? This video will be shared with parents, UCL and will be placed online for a worldwide audience. All your KUS from the History course will be applied to this final video.