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- Question 1 of 24
Which Scottish city is known as the home of golf?CorrectIncorrect
Andrews in Scotland is known as the home of golf.
- Question 2 of 24
Which of the following operas was written by Gilbert and Sullivan?CorrectIncorrect
In the 19th century, Gilbert and Sullivan wrote comic operas, often making fun of popular culture and politics. These operas include HMS Pinafore, The Pirates of Penzance and The Mikado.
- Question 3 of 24
Where is Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park located?CorrectIncorrect
Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park is located in the west of Scotland.
- Question 4 of 24
By what other TWO names is the Church of England known for?CorrectIncorrect
The official Church of the state is the Church of England (called the Anglican Church in other countries and the Episcopal Church in Scotland and the United States).
- Question 5 of 24
Who used a system of land ownership known as feudalism?CorrectIncorrect
The Normans used a system of land ownership known as feudalism.
- Question 6 of 24
In which city is the Welsh Assembly building, also known as Senedd, located?CorrectIncorrect
In Wales the elected members, known as AMs, meet in the Welsh Assembly in the Senedd in Cardiff Bay.
- Question 7 of 24
What architectural style became popular in the 19th century?CorrectIncorrect
In the 19th century, the medieval ’gothic’ style became popular again. As cities expanded, many great public buildings were built in this style. The Houses of Parliament and St Pancras Station were built at this time, as were the town halls in cities such as Manchester and Sheffield.
- Question 8 of 24
Which of the following gardens is NOT located in England?CorrectIncorrect
There are famous gardens to visit throughout the UK, including Kew Gardens, Sissinghurst and Hidcote in England, Crathes Castle and Inveraray Castle in Scotland, Bodnant Garden in Wales, and Mount Stewart in Northern Ireland.
- Question 9 of 24
Which of the following is NOT a World Heritage Site?CorrectIncorrect
The London Eye is not a World Heritage Site.
- Question 10 of 24
Which famous murder-mystery play has been running in the west end since 1952 and has had the longest initial run of any show in history?CorrectIncorrect
The Mousetrap, a murder-mystery play by Dame Agatha Christie, has been running in the west end since 1952 and has had the longest initial run of any show in history.
- Question 11 of 24
When was the Giant’s Causeway formed?CorrectIncorrect
The Giant’s Causeway was formed about 50 million years ago.
- Question 12 of 24
Who was the first person to sail single-handed around the world without stopping?CorrectIncorrect
A British sailor, Sir Francis Chichester, was the first person to sail singlehanded around the world, in 1966/67. Two years later, Sir Robin Knox- Johnston became the first person to do this without stopping.
- Question 13 of 24
Where is the National Horseracing Museum located?CorrectIncorrect
The National Horseracing Museum is located in Newmarket, Suffolk.
- Question 14 of 24
Which of the following is a popular showcase of mainly theatre and comedy performances and the biggest and most well-known festival that takes place during the Edinburgh Festival?CorrectIncorrect
The Fringe is a showcase of mainly theatre and comedy performances. It often shows experimental work.The biggest and most well-known being the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
- Question 15 of 24
How old do you need to be to buy a lottery ticket or scratch card?CorrectIncorrect
People under 16 are not allowed to participate in the National Lottery.
- Question 16 of 24
When did motor-car racing start in the UK?CorrectIncorrect
Motor-car racing in the UK started in 1902.
- Question 17 of 24
Which one of the following gardens is located in Northern Ireland?CorrectIncorrect
Mount Stewart is located in Northern Ireland, Bodnant Garden in Wales and Sissinghurst and Hidcote in England.
- Question 18 of 24
When is the Mercury Music Prize awarded?CorrectIncorrect
The Mercury Music Prize is awarded each September for the best album from the UK and Ireland.
- Question 19 of 24
What is the name of the only ‘Grand Slam’ tennis event played on grass?CorrectIncorrect
The Wimbledon Championships is the oldest tennis tournament in the world and the only ‘Grand Slam’ event played on grass.
- Question 20 of 24
What name is given to the candelabrum lit during the eight-day holiday of Hanukkah?CorrectIncorrect
Hanukkah is in November or December and is celebrated for eight days. On each day of the festival a candle is lit on a stand of eight candles (called a menorah) to remember the story of the festival, where oil that should have lasted only a day did so for eight.
- Question 21 of 24
Which of the following statements is TRUE?CorrectIncorrect
It is against the law to treat a pet cruelly or to neglect it.
- Question 22 of 24
What charity works for the preservation of important buildings, the coastline and countryside in the UK?CorrectIncorrect
The National Trust works for the preservation of important buildings, coastline and countryside in the UK.
- Question 23 of 24
When was the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrated?CorrectIncorrect
The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrated in 2012.
- Question 24 of 24
Which popular British sport can be traced back to the 15th century?CorrectIncorrect
The modern game of golf can be traced back to 15th century Scotland.
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