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The British Isles Quiz Trivia

Test your knowledge of the British Isles with this straight forward quiz ! 10 Questions.

 
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1

In which English county is the town of Quorn ?

  • Northamptonshire
  • Leicestershire
  • Stafford
  • Oxfordshire

2

Which English city was known in Roman times as Ebaracum ?

  • Bath
  • York
  • Chester
  • Gloucester

3

In Britain,traditionally,a hamlet became a village when it acquired what ?

  • A church
  • A pub
  • A Post box
  • A shop

4

Which town is consistantly the sunniest in Britain ?

  • Brighton
  • Bournemouth
  • Hastings
  • Eastbourne

5

What major disastrous event happened in London in 1665 ?

  • Great Fire
  • Great Flood
  • Great Plague
  • Jack the Ripper Murders

6

What is the name of Europes largest power station, situated in Yorkshire ?

  • Sellafield
  • Windscale
  • Drax
  • HinckleyPoint

7

In what year was the death penalty abolished in the United Kingdom ?

  • 1965
  • 1966
  • 1967
  • 1968

8

Where was the first Safari park opened in Britain in 1957 ?

  • Knowsley
  • Alton Towers
  • Whipsnade
  • Longleat

9

Which well known politician became MP for Finchley in 1959

  • Enoch Powell
  • Harold Wilson
  • Margaret Thatcher
  • John Prescott

10

What killed 4000 people in London in 1952 ?

  • Terrorist attack
  • Major Rail Accident
  • Crystal Palace Fire
  • Smog

 

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