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Weird and Wonderful Britain Quiz 2

A quiz to test what you know about the random goings-on in Britain. 15 Questions.

 
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1

A depiction of the Green Man can often be found on churches and ...

  • bridges
  • pub signs
  • wells

2

Although apparitions have been seen near all these battle sites, over which one have people claimed to see a ghostly battle re-enacted in the skies?

  • Naseby
  • Edgehill
  • Marston Moor

3

Naseby is in which county?

  • Oxfordshire
  • Leicestershire
  • Northamptonshire

4

The English Civil War took place between which dates?

  • 1527 - 1532
  • 1642 - 1651
  • 1602 - 1608

5

It is said that if the birds at the Tower of London ever leave, then the kingdom will fall. Which birds are these?

  • jackdaws
  • rooks
  • ravens

6

Which pub sign represents an allegiance to King Henry IV?

  • white hart
  • antelope
  • bear and staff

7

Lorne sausage is considered unusual because ...

  • it is square.
  • it is made of pork and lamb.
  • it contains fish roe

8

Which city was the first in the world to have its own fire brigade?

  • London
  • Edinburgh
  • Cardiff

9

How many disused 'ghost stations' are there in the London Underground system?

  • about 40
  • less than 5
  • around 10

10

The Glastonbury Tor Maze takes roughly how long to complete?

  • four hours
  • 40 minutes
  • one hour

11

The ghosts of Henry III and Elizabeth I are said to haunt...

  • Buckingham Palace
  • The Tower of London
  • Windsor Castle

12

Portmeirion was used as the location for the TV series 'The Prisoner'. In which county is it?

  • Blaenau Gwent
  • Ceredigion
  • Gwynedd

13

Castlerigg stone circle is near which town?

  • Kettering
  • Keswick
  • Kendal

14

Dunwich, a prosperous city in the 13th century, has mostly been lost to coastal erosion. In which county is it?

  • Lincolnshire
  • Suffolk
  • Norfolk

15

And finally, Queen Boadicea is thought to be buried underneath which London train station?

  • King's Cross
  • Charing Cross
  • St. Pancras

 

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