Q& A and quiz

Try your hand at this month’s his­tory quiz

BBC History Magazine - - Contents - BY JU­LIAN HUMPHRYS

1.

Who or what was a knoc­knob­bler?

2.

What links Vaux­hall, Ranelagh and Maryle­bone?

3.

What is said to have sparked a war be­tween the ri­val city states of Bologna and Mo­dena in 1325?

4.

Who was Ev­ge­nia Petro­vna Shelepina and who did she marry in 1924?

5.

Which word has its ori­gins in the an­cient Greek term for a self­ish in­di­vid­ual who took no part in public life?

6.

Which Bri­tish prime min­is­ter built the ma­jor­ity of the wall pic­tured be­low with his own hands at his home in Kent?

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