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Explosive Guy Fawkes & The Gunpowder Plot Quiz

Remember remember the… when was it again? Gunpowder, treason and… snot? At least I think it was snot? Apparently, ages ago, some guy tried to blow up Buckingham Palace or somewhere like that but got caught at the last minute. This is a quiz all about that, and if you know more than the person that wrote this introduction you might stand a chance in blowing up our Explosive Guy Fawkes and The Gunpowder Plot Quiz!

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Beano Quiz Team
Last Updated:  September 25th 2021

Guy Fawkes, eh? He very nearly blew up the entire Parliament sky high but caught right at the last minute. Now it’s your chance to light a (metaphorical) fuse under the Beano Quiz HQ, ignite your curiousity and explode onto the quizzing scene by acing this Explosive Guy Fawkes & The Gunpowder Plot Quiz!

1/20

What was Guy Fawkes going to use to blow up Parliament?

2/20

In what year was the Gunpowder plot foiled?

3/20

Where was Guy Fawkes caught?

4/20

What was Guy Fawkes also known as?

5/20

Who in particular was Guy Fawkes trying to kill?

6/20

What fake name did Guy Fawkes give when he was arrested

7/20 Someone speaking into another person's ear

Who was in charge of the Gunpowder Plot?

8/20 A person clearly keen on doing homework

On what day do we remember remember the Gunpowder Plot?

9/20

In what famous Landmark was Guy Fawkes tortured on the orders of King James I

10/20

What fate was Guy Fawkes sentenced to?

11/20

How did Guy Fawkes actually die?

12/20

Where were his body parts displayed as a warning to others?

13/20 A judge in court

What was Guy Fawkes’ crime called?

14/20

What do people traditionally light on the 5th of November in commemoration of the Gunpowder Plot?

15/20

Which of these is not a regular firework?

16/20

What is this all about: “Retyre youre self into yowre contee whence yow maye expect the event in safti for ... they shall receyve a terrible blowe this parleament"

17/20

What has delayed the opening of Parliament to the 5th of November that year?

18/20 A man with a silly amount of cash

How much money do you get for a “guy”?

19/20 A hot dog

Which one of these might you eat at a Bonfire Party

20/20 Woman holding book

What term is used to describe the killing of a King?

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Not Bad! You know a bit about The Gunpowder Plot! Why not ask your teacher to share some facts (better still challenge them to this quiz)

What a guy! You are a History expert! I

BOOM! You blew this quiz UP!