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About Britain Quiz

A quiz covering all things British. 15 Questions.

 
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1

What is the claim to fame of Church Flatts Farm near Coton, Derbyshire?

  • It is Britain's only termite farm
  • It is the furthest place from the sea in Britain.
  • It is Britains biggest farm, covering 77 sq miles.

2

If you are at the top of Beacon Batch in Somerset, what range of hills are you amongst?

  • the Mendips
  • the Chilterns
  • the Malverns

3

Your hobby is watching "the hobby". What is it you are interested in?

  • "the hobby" is a working 1880's steam train in Dorset
  • "the hobby" is a play by GK Chesterton
  • "the hobby" is a bird of prey

4

If you wake up in the Rosedale Hotel in Portree, then you are about to enjoy a day where?

  • the Isle of Skye
  • the Isle of Man
  • the Isle of Arran

5

The Battle of Dettingem in 1743 saw the last time that a British monarch led his troops into combat in person. Which King was this?

  • Henry VII
  • George I
  • George II

6

If the Duchess of Cornwall starts up her own cricket team, what headline best applies?

  • Camilla Parker-Fields
  • Camilla Parker-Catches
  • Camilla Parker-Bowles

7

Who is the present Member of Parliament for Witney in Oxfordshire?

  • David Cameron
  • Gordon Brown
  • Nick Clegg

8

Looking for thrillls, you hear that the worlds steepest roller-coaster is not in the USA or the far east but is now here in the UK. Where do you head for...

  • the Whoopie-Doopie-Doo at Thorpe Park
  • the Mumbo Jumbo at Flamingoland
  • the Pepsi-Max Humdinger at Chessington

9

In Feb 2000, Inverness Caledonian Thistle (or Caley, for short) shocked mighty Celtic by knocking them out of the Scottish Cup. What was the Sun newspapers headline the next day?

  • "Celtic knocked out of cup by Inverness"
  • "Super Caley Go Ballistic, Celtic are Atrocious"
  • "Celtic lose...............to Inverness"

10

Put these 1980's events in the correct order........

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  • Wayne Rooney born
  • Gary Lineker top scores in World Cup
  • Channel 4 began
  • Hillsborough disaster

11

Which is the UK's biggest selling single NEVER to top the chart?

  • Wham - "Last Christmas"
  • Robbie Williams - "Angels"
  • New Order - "Blue Monday"

12

If you drive into Redgate then sweep down the Craner Curves and through the Old Hairpin and onto Starkeys, which motor racing circuit are you driving on?

  • Donnington Park
  • Brands Hatch
  • Silverstone

13

What answer best fits the following monarchs?Edward II / Richard II / Edward V / Henry VI

  • All never married or left heirs
  • All lost one or more fingers
  • All murdered

14

If you intend to go to Holyhead, which island are you on?

  • the Isle of Wight
  • Anglesey
  • the Isle of Man

15

Match the group to its members

Drag items from right column to match with left column

Left

  • Nadine, Kimberley, Cheryl, Nicola, Sarah
  • Oritse, JB, Aston, Marvin
  • Gary, Howard, Mark, Jason
  • Heidi, Amelle, Jade

Right

  • Sugababes
  • JLS
  • Girls Aloud
  • Take That

 

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