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Interactive Map Quiz on the British Empire for High School World History
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The Sun Never Sets on the British Empire - Multiple-Choice Map Quiz


1. What country, also a continent, began as a British penal colony?

Australia
Canada
India
Union of South Africa
2. Over 50 former British colonies are currently united as what?

British Realms
Colony Club
Commonwealth of Nations
European Union
3. What Chinese island did Great Britain control from 1842 until 1997?

Formosa
Hong Kong
Matsu
Penghu
4. What British possession, controlled by England for approximately 750 years, fought a war for independence from 1919 until 1921?

Ireland
Kent
Scotland
Wales
5. At its peak (1922), the British Empire was the world's largest, and included 25% of the earth's population and land area.

True
False
6. Mohandas Gandhi helped lead what British colony to independence?

India
Iraq
Ireland
New Zealand
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