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About Britain Quiz

A quiz covering all things British. 15 Questions.

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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.


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

  • the Mendips
  • the Chilterns
  • the Malverns


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


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


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


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

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


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

  • David Cameron
  • Gordon Brown
  • Nick Clegg


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


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"


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

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


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

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


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


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


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

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


Match the group to its members

Drag items from right column to match with left column


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


  • JLS
  • Sugababes
  • Girls Aloud
  • Take That