Events of the First Civil War 1642-6

A quiz on the First English Civil War, which took place from 1642 to 1646. Test your knowledge!

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1. In which year did the Cavaliers sign a ceasefire with the Irish?

  • 1644
  • 1643
  • 1642
  • 1645
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2. In which month did the First Civil War start?

  • July
  • August
  • October
  • September

3. Who began the war?

  • Parliament
  • The army
  • Charles I
  • Charles II

4. In early October 1642, how many Cornishmen rose up in support of Charles I?

  • 10,000
  • 5,000
  • 6,000
  • 20,000

5. What was the first major battle of the Civil War?

  • Edgehill
  • The First Battle of Newbury
  • Marston Moor
  • Naseby

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