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- Question 1 of 24
What TWO films were directed by David Lean?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 2 of 24
Which religious community celebrates Vaisakhi?CorrectIncorrect
Vaisakhi (also spelled Baisakhi) is a Sikh festival which celebrates the founding of the Sikh community known as the Khalsa.
- Question 3 of 24
Which book written by JRR Tolkien was voted the country’s best-loved novel in 2003?CorrectIncorrect
In 2003, The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien was voted the country’s best-loved novel.
- Question 4 of 24
Which Anglo-Saxon poem is about a hero’s battle against monsters and has been translated into modern English?CorrectIncorrect
The Anglo-Saxon poem Beowulf tells of its hero’s battles against monsters and is still translated into modern English.
- Question 5 of 24
Which of the following movies was directed by Alfred Hitchcock in 1935?CorrectIncorrect
The 39 Steps (1935) was directed by Alfred Hitchcock.
- Question 6 of 24
What is the note with the highest value in the UK?CorrectIncorrect
The note with the highest value in the UK is the £50 note.
- Question 7 of 24
Which is the most famous tennis tournament hosted in Britain and which takes place each year at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club?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.
- Question 8 of 24
What other name is given to the clock at the House of Parliament since Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee in 2012?CorrectIncorrect
The clock at the House of Parliament is named ‘Elizabeth Tower’ in honour of Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee in 2012.
- Question 9 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 10 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 11 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 12 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 13 of 24
Pantomimes are a British tradition that many theatres produce during:CorrectIncorrect
Many theatres produce a pantomime at Christmas time.
- Question 14 of 24
What is the minimum age requirement to buy alcohol in a pub or night club in the UK?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 15 of 24
What is the coin with the highest value in the UK?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 16 of 24
Which TWO of the following are famous horse racing events in the UK?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 17 of 24
Who wrote an oratorio called ‘Messiah’, which is regularly sung by choirs at Easter time?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 18 of 24
Which of the following is England’s largest national park?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 19 of 24
Which of the following is a traditional English food?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 20 of 24
What are pantomimes based on?CorrectIncorrect
- Question 21 of 24
Who was the first person to sail single-handed around the world in 1966/67?CorrectIncorrect
A British sailor, Sir Francis Chichester, was the first person to sail singlehanded around the world, in 1966/67.
- Question 22 of 24
Who led the group of Catholics who tried to kill the Protestant king with a bomb in the Houses of the Parliament in 1605?CorrectIncorrect
In 1605, a group of Catholics led by Guy Fawkes failed in their plan to kill the Protestant king with a bomb in the Houses of Parliament. This is the origin of the Bonfire Night celebration on the 5th November, when people in Great Britain set off fireworks at home or in special displays.
- Question 23 of 24
The UK continues to be a world leader in the development and manufacture of motor-sport technology:CorrectIncorrect
There is a long history of motor sport in the UK, for both cars and motor cycles. Motor-car racing in the UK started in 1902. The UK continues to be a world leader in the development and manufacture of motor-sport technology.
- Question 24 of 24
Where is the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC) located?CorrectIncorrect
The Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC) is in Glasgow.
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