British Quiz

How well do you know the United Kingdom?
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7 months ago

#1  Buttons  20 seconds

How many countries make up the United Kingdom?

4

3

2

5

England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

#2  Buttons  20 seconds

Which famous castle is this? Important to fend off invaders and even playing a vital role in WW2?

Dover Castle

Lincoln Castle

York Castle

Edinburgh Castle

A medieval castle in Dover, It was founded in the 11th century and has been described as the "Key To England"

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What mountain range divides northern England into eastern and western regions?

The Pennines

The Downs

Dartmoor

The Highlands

more-or-less continuous range of hills and mountains running between three regions of Northern England

#4  Buttons  20 seconds

In what year did Queen Elizabeth II have her coronation?

1953

1949

1955

1958

Queen since 6 February 1952 but coronated in 1953.

#5  Buttons  20 seconds

What is the capital of Scotland?

Edinburgh

Glasgow

Aberdeen

Dundee

Glasgow is a bigger city, but Edinburgh is the capital and seat of Government.

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At the peak of the British Empire how much of the total land area of the Earth did the British Empire control?

24%

16%

20%

28%

It used to be said, the sun never sets on the British Empire.

#7  Buttons  20 seconds

What is the most watched sport in Britain?

Football (Soccer)

Rugby

Cricket

Snooker

Lots of sports were invented in Britain including Rugby.

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Who was the first and only Prime Minister to have been assassinated?

Spencer Perceval

Robert Walpole

Winston Churchill

Pitt (The Elder)

Perceval is the only British prime minister to have been assassinated.

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In which English city was the TV series Peaky Blinders set?

Birmingham

Leeds

London

Blackpool

Peaky Blinders is an epic centered on a gangster family of Irish-Romani origin set in Birmingham, England.

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The smallest city in the UK with a population of approximately only 1600 people is called

St Davids

St Asaph

St Georges

St Helier

St Davids is a tiny cathedral city (really no bigger than a village) built on the site of the monastery.
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