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

  • 10,000
  • 5,000
  • 6,000
  • 20,000
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2. In which month did the First Civil War start?

  • July
  • September
  • August
  • October

3. Parliament established the New Model Army in 1645. Who was appointed its lord general?

  • Sir Thomas Fairfax
  • Monck
  • Oliver Cromwell
  • Richard Cromwell

4. What was the outcome of the Battle of Edgehill?

  • A treaty was made between both sides
  • It was a draw / Inconclusive
  • A decisive victory for Charles' army
  • A clear parliamentary victory

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

  • 1645
  • 1643
  • 1644
  • 1642

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