James Ramsay Quiz

(James Ramsay is also known as Lord Dalhousie.) James Ramsay Quiz Questions 1. When was James Ramsay governor general of India? a) 1848-1856 b) 1823-1828 c) 1858-1862 d) 1828-1835 2. When was James Ramsay born? a) 4 March 1808 b) 22 April 1812 c) 14 July 1816 d) 22...

10 Downing Street Quiz

10 Downing Street Quiz Questions Click here for answers 1. Whose official residence is 10 Downing Street? (Prime Minister of UK holds that post.) a) First Lord of the Admiralty b) Lord High Chancellor c) First Lord of the Treasury d) Lord High Chamberlain 2. When was...

Samuel Richardson Quiz

Samuel Richardson Quiz Questions Click here for answers 1. When was Samuel Richardson baptised? a) 4 February 1694 b) 2 May 1692 c) 19 August 1689 d) 22 December 1685 2. Where was Samuel Richardson born? a) Mackworth b) Salisbury c) Perth d) Richmond 3. Who as speaker...

Scotland Yard Quiz

Scotland Yard Quiz Questions 1) From which place close to its headquarters did London’s Metropolitan Police derive the name Scotland Yard? a) A castle b) A tower c) A small, enclosed field in Whitehall d) A churchyard 2) When was Scotland Yard formed? a) 29 September...

Thomas Gainsborough Quiz

Thomas Gainsborough was an English portrait and landscape painter. Gainsborough was noted for the speed with which he applied his paint, and he worked more from his observations of nature (and of human nature) than from any application of formal academic rules. The...