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- Question 1 of 24
When does the Edinburgh Festival take place?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 2 of 24
Who directed the movie ‘Brief Encounter’ in 1945?CorrectIncorrect
Brief Encounter (1945) was directed by David Lean.
- Question 3 of 24
According to the Citizenship Survey carried out in the UK in 2009, what percentage of the population identified themselves as Hindu?CorrectIncorrect
According to the Citizenship Survey carried out in the UK in 2009, 2% of the people identify themselves as Hindu.
- Question 4 of 24
Which landscape architect designed grounds around country houses so that the landscape appeared to be natural, with grass, trees and lakes?CorrectIncorrect
In the 18th century, Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown designed the grounds around country houses so that the landscape appeared to be natural, with grass, trees and lakes. He often worked with Edwin Lutyens to design colourful gardens around the houses he designed.
- Question 5 of 24
Which flower is associated with Scotland?CorrectIncorrect
The thistle is the flower associated with Scotland.
- Question 6 of 24
What is the money from TV licences used for?CorrectIncorrect
The money from TV licences is used to pay for the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). This is a public service broadcaster providing television and radio programmes. The BBC is the largest broadcaster in the world. It is the only wholly state-funded media organisation that is independent of government.
- Question 7 of 24
Where is the centrepiece to the Remembrance Day service known as Cenotaph located?CorrectIncorrect
The Cenotaph, the Centrepiece to the Remembrance Day service, is located in Whitehall, London.
- Question 8 of 24
Where was the first tennis club founded in the UK located?CorrectIncorrect
The first tennis club was founded in Leamington Spa in 1872.
- Question 9 of 24
Which famous poem tells the story of the knights at the court of King Arthur?CorrectIncorrect
Poems which survive from the Middle Ages include Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales and a poem called Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, about one of the knights at the court of King Arthur.
- Question 10 of 24
Which of the following is a responsibility or freedom shared by all those living in the UK and which people wishing to be a permanent resident or citizen of the UK should respect?CorrectIncorrect
Treat others with fairness is one of the responsibilities shared by all those living in the UK and which people wishing to be a permanent resident or citizen of the UK should respect.
- Question 11 of 24
Which flower is associated with Northern Ireland?CorrectIncorrect
The shamrock is the flower associated with Northern Ireland.
- Question 12 of 24
The longest distance on the mainland in the UK is from John O’Groats on the north coast of Scotland to a location in the south-west corner of England known as:CorrectIncorrect
The longest distance on the mainland is from John O’Groats on the north coast of Scotland to Land’s End in the south-west corner of England. It is about 870 miles (approximately 1,400 kilometres).
- Question 13 of 24
When is Christmas Eve celebrated?CorrectIncorrect
Christmas Eve is celebrated on the 24th of December.
- Question 14 of 24
Which British sportsman won five consecutive gold medals at the Olympic Games in the rowing category?CorrectIncorrect
Sir Steve Redgrave (1962-) won gold medals in rowing in five consecutive Olympic Games and is one of Britain’s greatest Olympians.
- Question 15 of 24
What is the name of the centrepiece to the Remembrance Day service located in Whitehall (London)?CorrectIncorrect
The Cenotaph in Whitehall is the site of the annual Remembrance Day service attended by the Queen, politicians and foreign ambassadors.
- Question 16 of 24
What is the minimum age requirement in the UK for people to be able to drink wine or beer with a meal in a hotel or restaurant as long as they are with someone over 18?CorrectIncorrect
When they are 16, people can drink wine or beer with a meal in a hotel or restaurant (including eating areas in pubs) as long as they are with someone over 18.
- Question 17 of 24
Who is the spiritual leader of the Church of England?CorrectIncorrect
The spiritual leader of the Church of England is the Archbishop of Canterbury.
- Question 18 of 24
What day is Halloween celebrated?CorrectIncorrect
Halloween is celebrated on the 31st of October.
- Question 19 of 24
Who was the first British distance runner to win a gold medal in the Olympic games in the 10,000 metres?CorrectIncorrect
Mo Farah (1983-) is a British distance runner, born in Somalia. He won gold medals in the 2012 Olympics for the 5,000 and 10,000 metres and is the first Briton to win the Olympic gold medal in the 10,000 metres.
- Question 20 of 24
Which of the following statements is TRUE?CorrectIncorrect
In Scotland, 31 December is called Hogmanay and 2 January is also a public holiday. For some Scottish people, Hogmanay is a bigger holiday than Christmas.
- Question 21 of 24
Light-hearted plays with music and comedy, which are enjoyed by family audiences and based on fairy stories are known as:CorrectIncorrect
Many theatres produce a pantomime at Christmas time. They are based on fairy stories and are light-plays with music and comedy, enjoyed by family audiences.
- Question 22 of 24
Who built the Tower of London after becoming king in 1066?CorrectIncorrect
The Tower of London was first built by William the Conqueror after he became king in 1066.
- Question 23 of 24
Who was the captain of the English football team that won the World Cup in 1966?CorrectIncorrect
Bobby Moore (1941-93) captained the English football team that won the World Cup in 1966.
- Question 24 of 24
Which of the following sports can be traced as far back as the Roman times?CorrectIncorrect
There is a very long history of horse racing in Britain, with evidence of events taking place as far back as Roman times.
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