Give us a clue! The Great British QUIZ
HOW MUCH DO YOU KNOW ABOUT THE UNITED KINGDOM? TAKE OUR TEST AND FIND OUT
1 Which of these sports was NOT invented in Britain?
2True or false: In London, it is illegal to die in the Houses of Parliament.
3 How many grandchildren do the Queen and Prince Philip have?
4 In Norfolk, what would the locals be referring to when they mention a “bishy barney bee”?
A A ladybird
B A busybody
C A naysayer
D Someone who has questionable ethics
5 True or false: The UK is smaller than the US state of Oregon.
6 How many times have the Summer Olympic Games been held in London?
7 Which year did the Queen refer to as her “annus horribilis”?
8 At the Last Night of the Proms, the audience traditionally joins in with which song?
A Rule Britannia
B Bohemian Rhapsody
C London Calling
D God Save the Queen
9 In which month was the Queen born?
10 True or false: Stonehenge was built before the Great Pyramids of Egypt.
11 Which river – rising in Wales and flowing to the Bristol Channel – is the longest in the UK?
12 In Nottinghamshire, you’re likely to hear the common phrase “gizza glegg”. What does it mean?
A I’d like a pint
B Can I have a look
C It’s okay
D Never mind
13Which is London’s population in 2017 closer to: 6.8 million or 8.6 million?
14 True or false: Nigeria has more English speakers than the United Kingdom.
15 Which of these beloved bands is NOT British? A The Rolling Stones B U2 C Mumford & Sons D Duran Duran
16 What was the name of the man that Princess Margaret was not allowed to marry during the 1950s, due to his status as a divorcé?
17 After London, which city in the UK has the highest population?
18 Only one South American nation belongs to the Commonwealth. Which is it?
19 How many people were killed in the Great Fire of London? A 6 B 600 C 6000 D 60,000
20 True or false: Prince Philip’s mother was a nun.
21 How many people were reportedly hospitalised in the UK during 1999 for tripping over a laundry basket?
D more than 3000
22 True or false: Queen Mary of Scotland became queen when she was only 12 days old.
23 What day is celebrated in Ireland every March 17?
24 True or false: If Prince Charles becomes king, he will be the oldest monarch ever crowned in Britain.
25 How long has the British Pound been in use for? A 500 years
B 800 years
C 1200 years
D 1800 years