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Weird and Wonderful Britain Quiz

A quiz to test your knowledge about the more unusual aspects of life in Britain. 20 Questions.

 
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1

Stonehenge is in which county?

  • Somerset
  • Dorset
  • Wiltshire

2

Direct access to the stones is usually granted at which time of the year?

  • Litha
  • Beltane
  • Samhain

3

Bonfire Night originates from a plan to kill King James I in which year?

  • 1506
  • 1605
  • 1607

4

Where was the Gunpowder Plot hatched?

  • London
  • Bristol
  • Lancaster

5

Hampton Court Palace is said to be haunted by the ghost of ....

  • Catherine Howard
  • Anne Boleyn
  • Anne of Cleves

6

Who was not one of Henry's wives?

  • Jane Seymour
  • Anne Boleyn
  • Jane Eyre

7

Hampton Court was originally built for .....?

  • Thomas a Beckett
  • Cardinal Wolsey
  • William of Orange

8

Llanfairpwllgwyngyll-gogerychwyrndrobwll-llantysilio-gogogoch can be found where?

  • Isle of Man
  • Anglesey
  • Powys

9

Which county does NOT have a 'white horse' carved into its chalk uplands?

  • Wiltshire
  • Oxfordshire
  • Cornwall

10

The most common pub sign in Britain is what?

  • White Hart
  • Red Lion
  • Crown

11

Each year, a replica of a Viking longship is burnt in which place?

  • Great Yarmouth
  • Conwy
  • Lerwick

12

Which of the following is not a style of Morris dancing?

  • North East
  • Cotswold
  • Border

13

Which of these is not a Morris tune?

  • Constant Billy
  • Bonny Blue Garters
  • The Lollipop Man

14

Which city is known as 'Auld Reekie'?

  • Edinburgh
  • Glasgow
  • Dundee

15

Where can you find a monster called Teggie?

  • Lake Bala
  • Coniston Water
  • Lake Windermere

16

The Welsh for Mount Snowdon is 'Yr Widdfa'. What does it mean?

  • great tomb
  • great peak
  • great white

17

The most haunted village in England is said to be...

  • Shillington, Hertfordshire
  • Pluckley, Kent
  • Piddington, Northamptonshire

18

Of the original 12 crosses erected to commemorate the journey of Queen Eleanor's coffin, only 3 survive. Which place does not have one?

  • Hardingstone
  • Geddington
  • Grantham

19

Which of these is not a British delicacy?

  • Haggis
  • Brighton Tart
  • Pontefract cakes

20

Which of these is not a British tradition?

  • Cheese rolling
  • Tar barrel carrying
  • Coffee hurling

 

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