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- Question 1 of 24
When does Lent take place?CorrectIncorrect
The 40 days before Easter are known as Lent. It is a time when Christians take time to reflect and prepare for Easter.
- Question 2 of 24
Which of the following national galleries is NOT located in London?CorrectIncorrect
The National Museum is located in Cardiff, Wales.
- Question 3 of 24
How much can you be fined if you watch TV but do not have a TV licence?CorrectIncorrect
You will receive a fine up to £1,000 if you watch TV but do not have a TV licence.
- Question 4 of 24
How old is the clock at the house of the parliament in London, also known as ‘Big Ben’?CorrectIncorrect
Big Ben is the nickname for the great bell of the clock at the House of Parliament in London. The clock is over 150 years old and is a popular tourist attraction.
- Question 5 of 24
Which is the oldest tennis tournament in the world?CorrectIncorrect
The most famous tournament hosted in Britain is The Wimbledon Championships, which takes place each year at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club. It is the oldest tennis tournament in the world and the only ‘Grand Slam’ event played on grass.
- Question 6 of 24
Where is the ‘Eden Project’ located?CorrectIncorrect
The Eden Project is located in Cornwall, in the south west of England.
- Question 7 of 24
Which of the following is a traditional food from Northern Ireland?CorrectIncorrect
Ulster fry – a fried meal with bacon, eggs, sausage, black pudding, tomatoes, mushrooms, soda bread and potato bread – is a traditional Northern Ireland.
- Question 8 of 24
Who is the author of the murder mystery play ‘The Mousetrap’?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 9 of 24
When is April Fool’s Day?CorrectIncorrect
April Fool’s Day is on the 1st of April.
- Question 10 of 24
Where is the city of Bradford located?CorrectIncorrect
Bradford is located in England.
- Question 11 of 24
Which flag comprises a red cross on a white ground?CorrectIncorrect
The cross of St George, patron saint of England, is a red cross on a white ground.
- Question 12 of 24
What is celebrated during Diwali?CorrectIncorrect
Diwalli celebrates the victory of good over evil and the gaining of knowledge.
- Question 13 of 24
According to the Citizenship Survey carried out in the UK in 2009, what percentage of the population identified themselves as Christian?CorrectIncorrect
According to the Citizenship Survey carried out in the UK in 2009, 70% of people identified themselves as Christians.
- Question 14 of 24
Which golf ‘Major’ tournament is hosted by a different golf course every year?CorrectIncorrect
The open championship is the only ‘Major’ tournament held outside United States. It is hosted by a different golf course every year.
- Question 15 of 24
Which British actor has recently won an Oscar?CorrectIncorrect
Recent British actors to have won Oscars include Colin Firth, Sir Antony Hopkins, Dame Judi Dench, Kate Winslet and Tilda Swinton.
- Question 16 of 24
What TWO names are given to the day before Lent?CorrectIncorrect
The day before Lent starts is called Shrove Tuesday, or Pancake Day.
- Question 17 of 24
Which of the following landmarks is the largest expanse of fresh water in mainland Britain?CorrectIncorrect
Loch Lomond is the largest expanse of fresh water in mainland Britain and probably the best-known part of the park.
- Question 18 of 24
Who wrote the music for the popular show Jesus Christ Superstar?CorrectIncorrect
Andrew Lloyd Webber has written the music for shows which have been popular throughout the world, including, in collaboration with Tim Rice, Jesus Christ Superstar and Evita, and also Cats and The Phantom of the Opera.
- Question 19 of 24
Pantomimes are a British tradition that many theatres produce during:CorrectIncorrect
Many theatres produce a pantomime at Christmas time.
- Question 20 of 24
Which of the following meals is made of bacon, eggs, sausage, black pudding, tomatoes, mushrooms, soda bread and potato bread?CorrectIncorrect
Ulster fry is a fried meal from Northern Ireland with bacon, eggs, sausage, black pudding, tomatoes, mushrooms, soda bread and potato bread.
- Question 21 of 24
Which of the following is a showcase of mainly theatre and comedy performances?CorrectIncorrect
The Fringe is a showcase of mainly theatre and comedy performances.
- Question 22 of 24
Which of the following are public holidays in Scotland (choose TWO options)?CorrectIncorrect
In Scotland, 31 December is called Hogmanay and 2 January is also a public holiday.
- Question 23 of 24
What name is given to the period of time when Christians take time to reflect and prepare for Easter?CorrectIncorrect
Lent is a time when Christians take time to reflect and prepare for Easter.
- Question 24 of 24
In Wales, many people speak Gaelic – a completely different language from English – and it is taught in schools and universities:CorrectIncorrect
In Wales, many people speak Welsh – a completely different language from English – and it is taught in schools and universities.
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