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George III Quiz

George III Quiz Questions

King George III (in coronation robes)

King George III (in coronation robes) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1) When did George III become the king of UK?
a) 1603
b) 1701
c) 1740
d) 1760

2) To which dynasty George III belong?
a) Lancastrian
b) Hanoverian
c) Tudor
d) Stuart

3) Who persuaded George III to end his relationship with Sarah Lennox and marry Charlotte of Mecklenberg-Strelitz?
a) George Grenville
b) Charles Fox
c) William Pitt the Elder
d) John Stuart

4) How many children did George III have?
a) 11
b) 14
c) 15
d) 17

5) Which revolution took place during the time of George III?
a) French Revolution
b) Russian Revolution
c) Cuban Revolution
d) Chinese Revolution

English: George III of the United Kingdom whil...

George III of the United Kingdom while Prince of Wales (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

6) Which academy was founded by George III in 1768?
a) Academy of Motion Picture Science and Art
b) Royal Academy of Arts
c) Science Academy
d) Music Academy

7) Who wanted full civil rights for Roman Catholics and was forced to resign by George III in 1801?
a) Lord North
b) William Pitt the Younger
c) Lord Melbourne
d) Benjamin Disraeli

8) Which Act was passed at the insistence of George III?
a) Salt Act
b) Royal Marriages Act
c) Stamp Act
d) Emancipation Act

9) Which important event took place on 4 July 1776?
a) Battle of Waterloo
b) Declaration of American Independence
c) Battle of Trafalgar
d) British explorers reached South Pole

10) Which title was given up by George III in 1801?
a) King of France
b) Baron of Snowdon
c) Marquess of Ely
d) Earl of Chester

George III Quiz Questions with Answers

Gold guinea of George III, dated 1789

Gold guinea of George III, dated 1789 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1) When did George III become the king of UK?
d) 1760

2) To which dynasty George III belong?
b) Hanoverian

3) Who persuaded George III to end his relationship with Sarah Lennox and marry Charlotte of Mecklenberg-Strelitz?
d) John Stuart

4) How many children did George III have?
c) 15

5) Which revolution took place during the time of George III?
a) French Revolution

6) Which academy was founded by George III in 1768?
b) Royal Academy of Arts

7) Who wanted full civil rights for Roman Catholics and was forced to resign by George III in 1801?
b) William Pitt the Younger

In a 1786 James Gillray caricature, the plenti...

In a 1786 James Gillray caricature, the plentiful money bags handed to King George III are contrasted with the beggar whose legs and arms were amputated, in the left corner (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

8) Which Act was passed at the insistence of George III?
b) Royal Marriages Act

9) Which important event took place on 4 July 1776?
b) Declaration of American Independence

10) Which title was given up by George III in 1801?
a) King of France

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Originally posted 2017-02-24 22:31:30.

Thomas Jefferson Quiz

Portrait of Thomas Jefferson by Rembrandt Peale

Portrait of Thomas Jefferson by Rembrandt Peale in 1800. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

(This quiz is about the third President of USA.)

Thomas Jefferson Quiz Questions

1) Of which State was Thomas Jefferson the Governor in 1779-1781?
a) Connecticut
b) New York
c) Maryland
d) Virginia

2) Which post was held by Thomas Jefferson in 1785-1788?
a) Minister to France
b) Minister to Netherlands
c) Governor of Virginia
d) Member of Continental Congress

3) Who was the President when Thomas Jefferson was Secretary of State?
a) Benjamin Franklin
b) George Washington
c) John Adams
d) Abraham Lincoln

4) To which political party did Thomas Jefferson belong?
a) Democratic- Republican
b) Federalist
c) Conservative
d) Labour

5) When did Thomas Jefferson first take oath as President of USA?
a) 20 January 1800
b) 4 March 1801
c) 30 April 1802
d) 4 July 1802

6) Who was Vice President during the first term of Thomas Jefferson as President?
a) Alexander Hamilton
b) Aaron Burr
c) George Clinton
d) James Monroe

7) Which territory was purchased by USA from France in 1803?
a) Alaska
b) California
c) Hawaii
d) Louisiana

8) Which expedition was sent by Thomas Jefferson?
a) North Pole Expedition
b) Lewis and Clark Expedition
c) Robert Falcon Scott Expedition
d) Arctic Expedition

9) What was the significance of the day when Thomas Jefferson died?
a) His eightieth birthday
b) Fiftieth anniversary of the Declaration of American Independence
c) Christmas
d) Easter

10) Which of the following is not part of the epitaph on the tomb of Thomas Jefferson?
a) Author of the Declaration of American Independence
b) Author of the State of Virginia for religious freedom
c) Father of the University of Virginia
d) President of USA

Thomas Jefferson Quiz Questions with Answers

Benjamin Franklin, John Adams and Thomas Jefferson writing the Declaration of independence (1776) were all of British descent.

Benjamin Franklin, John Adams and Thomas Jefferson writing the Declaration of independence (1776) were all of British descent. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1) Of which State was Thomas Jefferson the Governor in 1779-1781?
d) Virginia

2) Which post was held by Thomas Jefferson in 1785-1788?
a) Minister to France

3) Who was the President when Thomas Jefferson was Secretary of State?
b) George Washington

4) To which political party did Thomas Jefferson belong?
a) Democratic- Republican

5) When did Thomas Jefferson first take oath as President of USA?
b) 4 March 1801

6) Who was Vice President during the first term of Thomas Jefferson as President?
b) Aaron Burr

7) Which territory was purchased by USA from France in 1803?
d) Louisiana

8) Which expedition was sent by Thomas Jefferson?
b) Lewis and Clark Expedition

9) What was the significance of the day when Thomas Jefferson died?
b) Fiftieth anniversary of the Declaration of American Independence

10) Which of the following is not part of the epitaph on the tomb of Thomas Jefferson?
d) President of USA

Originally posted 2016-06-13 23:58:56.