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The United Kingdom Quiz

The United Kingdom is famous for its expansive empire, but as we look closer we see more beauty in the undiscovered. 15 Questions.

 
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What is the capital city of the United Kingdom, famous for its sites like Big Ben, Piccadilly Circus and Victoria Tower?

  • London
  • Cardiff
  • Belfast
  • Edinburgh

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What was the official language of England, for about 300 years, between 1066 up to 1362?

  • French
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Norse

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Every year in Brockworth, Gloucestershire, people chase Double Gloucestershire Cheese down what steep hill?

  • Roman's Hill
  • Denton's Hill
  • Brock's Hill
  • Copper's Hill

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Which English city become the first to be permanently settled by Danish Vikings, in 867, and the last to be under Viking rule, until 954?

  • York
  • Kingston Upon Hull
  • Middlesborough
  • Skegness

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Which one of these countries of the United Kingdom have the highest consumption of cider per capita in the World?

  • Wales
  • Northern Ireland
  • England
  • Scotland

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Where would you find Skara Brae, the most complete Neolithic village in Europe, which is also the location of the oldest building in the United Kingdom?

  • Shetland Islands
  • Orkney Islands
  • Isle of Wight
  • Isles of Scilly

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Which modern game originated in Scotland in the 15th century, St Andrew's is regarded as the ''home of the game'' and has legislative authority over the game in many countries?

  • Rugby
  • Golf
  • Cricket
  • Football

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Which of these inventions are not Scottish?

  • Unicycle
  • Waterproof Raincoat
  • Hot Blast Furnace
  • Pneumatic Tyre

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Which one of these Scottish dishes is a meat pastry?

  • Cock - a - leekie
  • Forfar Bridie
  • Collops
  • Arbroath Smokie

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What is the oldest surviving bank in the United Kingdom, founded in 1695, it is also the first bank in Europe to print its own banknotes?

  • Bank of Scotland
  • Barclays Bank
  • HSBC Bank
  • Tesco Bank

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The powerful Tudor Dynasty, that ruled England and Ireland from 1485 until 1603, originated from which hamlet?

  • Mosstodloch, Scotland
  • Carsington, England
  • Penmynydd, Wales
  • Woodbridge, England

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In which National Park would you find the wide and beautiful Sgwd Isaf Gwyn Waterfall?

  • Brecon Beacons, Wales
  • Yorkshire Dales, England
  • Exmoor, England
  • Loch Lomond and The Trossachs, Scotland

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How many letters does the village of Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch, Wales have in its name?

  • 36 Letters
  • 47 Letters
  • 58 Letters
  • 98 Letters

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Begun in 1120, what is the oldest cathedral still in use in the United Kingdom, found in Wales?

  • Bangor Cathedral
  • Brecon Cathedral
  • Llandaff Cathedral
  • St Asaph Cathedral

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The highest dam in the United Kingdom, Llyn Brianne Dam, found in Wales, has what height?

  • 91 Metres
  • 126 Metres
  • 157 Metres
  • 198 Metres

 

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