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Do The Honours Quiz

National Awards are often shortened to their initials ie: CBE etc, but for what do the initials stand? Read answers carefully, there's plenty of time. 12 Questions.

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What is the award for which "C.B." stands?

  • Crown of Britain Award
  • Companion of the Bath
  • Commander of Britain
  • Commander of Bradford

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What is the full title of the "M.B.E." award?

  • Magnificent British Effort
  • Member of the British Elite
  • Master of the British Empire
  • Member of the British Empire

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What do the initials "K.G." signify?

  • Knight of the Garter
  • Knight of the Order of Guinevere
  • Knight of the Guard
  • Keen Gardener

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What is the "O.M."?

  • Order of Majesty
  • Order of Magnificence
  • Order of Merit
  • Order of Modesty

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What award is signified by "O.B.E."?

  • Old Boys of Eton
  • Overseas British Endeavour
  • Order of Benevolent Effort
  • Officer / Order of the British Empire

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What is the "C.B.E." otherwise known as?

  • Companion of the Bank of England
  • Commander of the British Empire
  • Companion of Benevolent Effort
  • Champion of British Endeavour

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Someone awarded the "D.B.E." is granted what title?

  • Duchess / Duke of the British Empire
  • Defender of the British Empire
  • Dame Commander of the British Empire
  • Doubles Basic Earnings

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What title is abbreviated to "K.B.E."?

  • Knight Commander of the British Empire
  • Knights' Brotherhood of England
  • Knight of the British Exchequer
  • Knocker of Bernie Ecclestone

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The "C.M.G." is short for which award?

  • Champion of the Monarch's Guild
  • Companion of St. Michael and St. George
  • Consort of Her Majesty's Guard
  • Conservator of Morris Garages

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The "K.C.V.O." is a very high award, but what is it?

  • Knight Companion of Victorian Overseas Trade
  • King's Chancellor of the Victorious Order
  • Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order
  • Knight Chief Vanguard Overseas

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BONUS QUESTION Which two, of the foregoing awards, are identical?

  • C.M.G. and C.B.E.
  • D.B.E. and K.B.E.
  • K.C.V.O. and K.G.
  • C.B. and O.M.

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EXTRA BONUS QUESTION In the picture to the BONUS QUESTION, what was the total scrabble score of the word "BONUS"?

  • 5
  • 7
  • 9
  • 11