UTBM culture et civilisation britanique 2006

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BRITISH CIVILIZATIONSTUDENT’S NAME :……………………………….Signature :…………………………………...LE04 FINAL EXA :M QUIZ Spring 20061. Who was William Beveridge and which five giants did he want to slay ?2. Who was Aneurin Bevan and which important Act did he push through Parliament in 1948?3. Who was Zec and how did he influence the 1945 British General Election?4. When did the Empire Windrush carrying the first significant influx of coloured immigrants arrive in London?5. Who made an inflammatory speech against immigration in 1968; what name do we give to this speech?6. Fill in the blanks: “Mad dogs and Englishmen………………………………. The Japanese……………………, the Chinese…………………, Hindus and Argentines sleep firmly from twelve to one, But Englishmen……………………………” 1 LE04 FINAL EXA :M QUIZ (continued) 7. a) How many wives did Henry VIII have? b) Who did he divorce to marry his second wife? c) Why was this divorce so significant in British history?8. Who was Stephen Lawrence and what is his importance in UK race relations? 9. Identify the following: a) Henry Purcell, b) William Blake, c) Edward Elgar . 10.When did William the Conqueror successfully invade England?11. Whom did he defeat to get the English crown, and at which battle ...
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BRITISH CIVILIZATION
STUDENT’S NAME :……………………………….
Signature :…………………………………...
LE04 FINAL EXAM : QUIZ Spring 2006
1. Who was William Beveridge and which five giants did he want to slay ?
2. Who was Aneurin Bevan and which important Act did he push through Parliament in 1948?
3. Who was Zec and how did he influence the 1945 British General Election?
4. When did the Empire Windrush carrying the first significant influx of coloured immigrants arrive in London?
5. Who made an inflammatory speech against immigration in 1968; what name do we give to this speech?
6. Fill in the blanks:
“Mad dogs and Englishmen……………………………….  The Japanese……………………, the Chinese…………………,  Hindus and Argentines sleep firmly from twelve to one,  But Englishmen……………………………”
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LE04 FINAL (continued)EXAM : QUIZ
7.a) How many wives did Henry VIII have? b) Who did he divorce to marry his second wife? c) Why was this divorce so significant in British history?
8.Who was Stephen Lawrence and what is his importance in UK race relations?
9.Identify the following: a) Henry Purcell, b) William Blake,  c) Edward Elgar  .
10.When did William the Conqueror successfully invade England?
11.Whom did he defeat to get the English crown, and at which battle?
12.When and where was Magna Carta signed?
13.Fill in the blanks:
“Shall I…………………………………..?  Thou art…………………………………  ……………………So long as……………………………...see  So long………………………………..thee”
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LE04 FINAL EXAM : QUIZ (continued)
14.What are Magna Carta’s two most famous clauses?
15.What measure(s) did Simon de Montfort enforce to ensure parliamentary representation?
16.a) Where do the leading members of the government and of the opposition sit? b) What is another name for them?
17.What is the name given to the Prime Minister’s closest group of collaborators?
18.When were women in the UK first given the vote?
19.Who was the leader of the aggressively militant Suffragettes?
20. Fill in the blanks:
“If you can keep……………when all about………  Are…………………….and……………..it on you;  If you can……………………..when all…………………..  But………………………… for their……………………..”
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LE04 FINAL EXAM : QUIZ (continued)
21.Why is the Rokeby Venus famous in women’s agitation for suffrage?
22.What do we mean when we talk of Winston Churchill’s ‘Locust Years’?
23.When did Churchill first become Prime Minister?
24.What took place over England between the Royal Air Force and the Luftwaffe in 1940?
25. Fill in the blanks:
 “Yours is…………....and…………….................. And…………………you’ll…………………………”
 26. Name the patron saints and national emblems of England,Ireland, Scotland and Wales respectively.
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ESSAY.
Choose one of the following topics and write at least 300-350 words:
(The blank pages 6, 7 and 8 are provided for your essay.)
1.“But why is Churchill so unpopular in the House? Perhaps his  arrogance and his bad judgement are the reasons, and yet his many magnificent qualities are obvious to all.”  Do you think this is a good assessment? Examine his life. What were his  defects and his qualities?
2.At the age of nine Thatcher won a poetry recital competition at the local festival. When the head (directeur) congratulated her, saying she was lucky, Thatcher was indignant: “I wasn’t lucky. I deserved(mériter) it because I worked hard,” she said. What does this anecdote tell you about Thatcher ? Trace her life and  career.
3.Beveridge was afraid that by giving what is needed for subsistence  it is a discouragement to an individual to provide more than the  minimum for himself and his family.
Describe the construction of the Welfare State. Do you think Beveridge’s  fears were justified?
4. “The women of England threw off Victorian ideals and created a new  identity and a new place in society for themselves.”
 Discuss this with reference to the Suffragettes.
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