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1

What member of Parliament served as prime minister during the french Revolution and much of the Napoleonic Wars?

William Pitt the Younger

2

Which Britain Napoleonic War hero became the commander in charge of military after the war and later served as prime minster?

Duke of Wellington

3

Who founded the London Metropolitan Police Force and also served in Parliament, the cabinet, and two terms as prime minister?

Sir Robert Peel

4

Who was England's longest-reigning monarch?

Victoria

5

Who was the husband and political adviser to Queen Victoria?

Prince Albert

6

What leader of the Liberal party in Parliament served four terms as prime minister?

William Gladstone

7

What leader of the Conservative party in Parliament also serviced four terms as prime minister?

Benjamin Disraeli

8

What pastor of London's largest church was called the "Prince of Preachers"?

Charles Haddon Spurgeon

9

Who was a popular preacher of the Victorian Age?

F.B. Meyer

10

Who is a great American evangelist?

Dwight L. Moody

11

Who was D.L. Moody's songleader?

Ira Sankey

12

What famous British cricket player spent his life as a missionary to China, India, and Africa?

C.T. Studd

13

What English missionary worked with the people of Labrador and Newfoundland?

Wilfred Grenfell

14

What German missionary founded orphanages for the forsaken children of Bristol, England?

George Muller

15

Who was the founder of the Salvation Army?

William Booth

16

What member of Parliament worked to improve conditions for children, laborers, and the mentally handicapped?

Lord Ashley

17

Who created the modern nursing profession?

Florence Nightingale

18

Who was sent by Queen Victoria to investigate conditions in Canada and made suggestions for settling the Canadian problem?

Lord Durham

19

What missionary to India worked to rescue young Indian girls from a life of prostitution in the pagan temples?

Amy Carmichael

20

What were the early Dutch colonists of South Africa called?

Afrikaners

21

What were the Dutch settlers of South Africa called? It means "farmers".

Boers

22

Who was the British prime minister of the Cape Colony?

Cecil Rhodes

23

Who was the president of Transvaal and a leader of the Boer War?

Paul Kruger

24

What daring Afrikaner general lead the skilled Boer soldiers against the British?

Louis Botha

25

What was the term used for the original inhabitants of Australia?

Aborigines

26

What was the term used for the native people who called upon the British government to maintain order in New Zealand?

Maoris

27

Who succeeded Queen Victoria as the ruler of England?

Edward VII

28

Which British naturalist wrote "On the Origin of Species" in 1859?

Charles Darwin

29

What is the most famous Christian Socialist?

Charles Kingsley