Bonfire Night Quiz

This is a fully editable, 50-question PowerPoint quiz on Bonfire Night, Guy Fawkes and Fireworks. it is an ideal resource for use in lessons/ assemblies around Bonfire Night / Guy Fawkes Night. There are 3 multiple choice answers.

It can be administered in a variety of ways - to individuals or teams. Answers can be given either as you go through the quiz or at the end. An answer sheet is provided to record answers.
Sample questions:

What did Guy Fawkes change his Christian name to?

What religion was Guy Fawkes?

Which monarch was reigning at the time of the Gunpowder Plot?

How many barrels of gunpowder are said to have been hidden under the House of Lords?

When arrested what false name did Guy Fawkes give?

In which country were fireworks invented?

Who was the Catherine Wheel firework named after?

How old do you need to be before you are allowed to buy fireworks?

In ‘The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring’ which character is famous for fireworks?

In the Harry Potter stories by J. K. Rowling one of the characters is named Fawkes, what kind
of creature is it?

The PowerPoint also contains a hyperlink to the world’s top ten firework displays.

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Guy Fawkes and The Gunpowder Plot Presentation

This resource contains a fully editable, 45-slide PowerPoint on Guy Fawkes and his role in the Gunpowder Plot and how this has resulted in Bonfire Night. The PowerPoint ends with questions for discussion. There are hyperlinks to two videos about Guy Fawkes and Gunpowder Plot.

Bonfire Night and Firework Safety Presentation

This is 70-slide presentation on fireworks and firework safety. It includes a history of fireworks, firework records, interesting facts about fireworks, the law and fireworks, the firework code and how to stay safe on Bonfire Night. It also contains links to firework Guinness World Records, Handel’s firework music, three firework safety videos - one for very young children, one for primary aged pupils and one for secondary pupils.

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