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How much do you know about the United Kingdom?



Choose the correct answer for each question.

  1. What is the national emblem of Ireland?

  1. Clover b) Shamrock c) Leprechaun d) Blarney stone

  1. What is the national flower of England?

  1. Dahlia b) Daffodil c) Tulip d) Rose

  1. What is the national flower of Wales?

  1. Daffodil b) Rosemary c) Bluebell d) Tulip

  1. What is the national emblem of Scotland?

  1. Heather b) Rosemary c) Foxglove d) Thistle

  1. Which of the following is the capital city of Britain?

a) Manchester b) Glasgow c) London d) Liverpool

6. Who is the current monarch?

a) King George b) Queen Elizabeth I

c) Queen Elizabeth II d) Queen Elizabeth III

7. Which of the following is a well-known British food?

  1. Frog legs b) Chicken c) Pasta d) Fish &Chips

8. The highest point in the UK is…

  1. Kinder Scout, England b) Snowdon, Wales

c) Ben Nevis, Scotland d) Helvellyn, England

  1. Which of the following is not the patron saint of a UK country?

  1. St. Harry b) St George c) St. Andrew d) St. David

  1. How many countries are there in the United Kingdom?

  1. 4 b) 3 c) 1 d) 2

  1. The White Cliffs of Dover are made of which rock?

  1. Chalk b) Sandstone c) Granite d) Shale

  1. Who is the current Prime Minister?

  1. Tony Blair b) Tony Adams

c) John Frazer d) George Bush

13. This man is a symbol of British nation. His name is…

a) Uncle Sam b) John Bull

c) Winston Churchill d) Tony Blair

14. The capital of Northern Ireland is

a) Dublin b) Cardiff c) Belfast d) Blackpool

15. The national currency of the UK is

a) the euro b) the dollar c) the pound d) the rouble

16. The British flag is often called

a) the Union Jack b) the Stars & Stripes

c) the Maple Leaf d) the Beaver

17. Ben Nevis is

a) a famous footballer b) a sort of juice

c) a mountain d) a sort of cheese

18. The mysterious Loch Ness Monster is from

a) Wales b) Ireland c) Scotland d) England

19. The Beatles started their career in

a) London b) Liverpool c) Birmingham d) Cardiff

20. The kilt is

a) a shirt b) a skirt

c) a pair of gloves d) a pair of trousers

21. The colour that represents Ireland is

  1. Green b) red c) yellow d) white

22. Stonehenge is about ___ years old.

a) 40 b) 400 c) 4000 d) ten

23. The part of the UK which is not presented in the Union Jack is

a) England b) Scotland c) Wales d) Northern Ireland

24. Which is the Scotland’s largest city?

a) Dundee b) Inverness c) Glasgow d) Edinburgh

25. How many theatres are there in London?

a) 50-100 b) 100-150 c) over 200 d) 150-200

26. The flag of which country features a dragon?

a) England b) Scotland c) Wales d) Northern Ireland

27. When do children “trick or tricking”?

a) July 4th b) April 1st c) November 5th d) October 31st

28. Where in London is Poet’s Corner?

a) St. James’s Palace b) St. Paul’s Cathedral

c) Westminster Abbey d) Hyde Park

29. In which part of the UK is haggis traditionally eaten?

a) England b) Scotland c) Wales d) Northern Ireland

30. The Boat Race is rowed between which two universities?

a) Cambridge and Durham b) Durham and Bath

c) Oxford and Durham d) Oxford and Cambridge

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