University of London past examination questions

Much has changed since the University of London was officially founded on 28 November 1836, not least the questions asked of students studying for one of its degrees.

In 1839 the University awarded its first degrees to 29 students; today over 22,000 University of London degrees are awarded each year.

See our sample of 10 questions from across the decades and see how well you would have fared.


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