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United Kingdom Cultures Lesson Plans & Resources Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Aside from Shakespeare, who else have the British celebrated as far as the performing arts, also known as 'The Master of Suspense'?

Question 2 2. What caused nearly a million Irish people to leave the country in 1845?

Question 3 3. How did Ireland get its nickname 'The Emerald Isle'?

Question 4 4. One of the most popular and significant musical instrument in the Scottish culture is _____.

Question 5 5. The main keep of the Tower of London is called _____.

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Question 6 6. British rock and roll band Led Zeppelin was heavily influenced by what American music genre?

Question 7 7. What is the main reason the plague subsided?

Question 8 8. How did Jack the Ripper kill his victims?

Question 9 9. Ireland is located between what two bodies of water?

Question 10 10. The National Day of Wales is dedicated to _____.

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Question 11 11. Which was NOT an effect of the Great Potato Famine?

Question 12 12. In Irish culture, what does the cable stitch symbolize on an Aran sweater?

Question 13 13. When, approximately, did Wales formally unite politically with England?

Question 14 14. Which popular pub food is most often enjoyed on Fridays in British culture?

Question 15 15. If someone was turning 11, how many birthday 'bumps' would they get in Ireland?

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Question 16 16. Many instruments are used when playing traditional Irish folk music. _____ are instruments that are often described as the Irish version of bagpipes.

Question 17 17. What are considered the most popular sports in Scotland?

Question 18 18.

The Tower of London has served as a _____.

I. Fortress

II. Palace

III. Mint

Question 19 19. What best describes British humor when compared to American humor?

Question 20 20. What was the ultimate impact of the Great Plague of London?

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Question 21 21. When did Jack the Ripper commit his crimes?

Question 22 22. What is Ireland's major weather influence?

Question 23 23. _____ is a broth of meat and vegetables and is considered the Welsh national dish.

Question 24 24. How did King James effect the Catholic community in Ireland?

Question 25 25. Which artist made artwork that stood up for Ireland's freedom and promoted Irish nationalism?

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Question 26 26. The first semblance of a unified Welsh identity began with the arrival of what group into what is now Wales?

Question 27 27. Why do the British recognize Guy Fawkes Day on November 5th?

Question 28 28. What is Saint Patrick best known for teaching the people of Ireland?

Question 29 29. _____ was the main food crop produced in Ireland hundreds of years ago, and many Irish dishes now contain this food.

Question 30 30. To which saint is dedicated the Scottish holiday that marks the beginning of winter?

United Kingdom Cultures Lesson Plans & Resources Chapter Exam Instructions

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