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Another Britain Quiz

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Isambard Kingdom Brunel built ships railways and bridges, mainly, along with tunnels. And, today, he has a university named after him.. But where is Brunel University?

  • Uxbridge
  • Newbury
  • Coventry


Can you complete the headline of a story that came from the BBC News Department last Summer (2009)?

  • Demand growing for British mission to Jupiter
  • Demand growing for the end of TV "Celebrity Bore-a-thons"
  • Demand growing for squirrel pie


Can you remember the opening words of Tennyson's "The Charge of the Light Brigade"?

  • "Half a league, half a league, half a league onward........"
  • "Charge!!........and, for a moment, time stood still"
  • "600 men waited, swords unsheathed, for the moment to arrive"


Near to which city are the Headquarters of Lotus Cars?

  • Oxford
  • Warwick
  • Norwich


Since disappearing, who has been spotted in Africa, in the Orkney Islands, New Zealand and even Antarctica yet still remains on the "Missing" list?

  • Glenn Miller
  • Lord Lucan
  • Osama Bin Laden


What is the score between these two great 19th century British Prime Ministers with regard to the number of times they held that office?

  • Disraeli 3 Gladstone 2
  • Disraeli 2 Gladstone 4
  • Disraeli 2 Gladstone 2


Which dates show the two previous occassions that the Olympics have been held in London?

  • 1908 and 1948
  • 1912 and 1932
  • 1904 and 1952


Who were "the Goodies"?

  • Bill Garden, Graeme Brooke-Taylor, Tim Oddie
  • Tim Brooke-Taylor, Graeme Garden, Bill Oddie
  • Bill Brooke-Taylor, Graeme Oddie, Tim Garden


The popular TV series "Heartbeat" centres around the criminal activities in "Aidensfield". But where is the real "Aidensfield"?

  • Rosedale Abbey in North Yorkshire
  • Dawly in Cumbria
  • Goathland in North Yorkshire


It is generally well-known that Windermere is the largest lake in the Lake District. Which is the second largest lake in the area?

  • Bassenthwaite
  • Ullswater
  • Coniston


The latest figures show Britain's Armed Forces total strength to be approx. how many?

  • 195 000
  • 335 000
  • 460 000


Figures for the last two years show that 543 people have used Accident and Emergency across the country after trying to open what with what?

  • opening beer bottles with their teeth
  • opening tins of beans etc with knives
  • opening walnut whips with their tongues


Which is Britain's largest Cathedral?

  • St Albans Cathedral
  • Norwich Cathedral
  • Liverpool Cathedral


Which UK town/city has the largest Marks and Spencer shop apart from the huge store on London's Oxford St?

  • Aylesbury
  • Pontefract
  • Warrington


Which option best describes the Queen on a 2p coin?

  • Facing left, looking glum
  • Facing right, smiling, winking
  • Facing right, looking glum