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Friday, November 11, 2011

United Kingdom (UK) Quiz - 1

1. What is the name of a famous shopping street in London?
[A] Broadway
[B] Fleet Street
[C] Oxford Street
[D] Wall Street



2. Which English King had six wives?
[A] Charles I
[B] Harald Godwinson
[C] Henry VIII
[D] Williams III



3. Which is the symbol of Scotland?
[A] Leek
[B] Rose
[C] Shamrock
[D] Thistle



4. What is the flag of the UK called?
[A] Maple Leaf
[B] Stars and Stripes
[C] Tricolour
[D] Union Jack



5. What is the capital of the Republic of Ireland?
[A] Belfast
[B] Cardiff
[C] Dublin
[D] London



6. Where is Loch Ness?
[A] England
[B] Ireland
[C] Scotland
[D] Wales



7. What is the capital of Scotland?
[A] Aberdeen
[B] Edinburgh
[C] Glasgow
[D] Inverness



8. What is the highest mountain in the United Kingdom?
[A] Ben Macdhui
[B] Ben Nevis
[C] Scafell Pike
[D] Snowdon



9. Where in the UK is the Lake District?
[A] England
[B] Northern Ireland
[C] Scotland
[D] Wales



10. When do the Irish celebrate St. Patrick's Day?
[A]40634
[B]40619
[C]40847
[D]40852



11. What is the name of the guards in the Tower of London?
[A] Beefeaters
[B] Castle Guards
[C] Security Guards
[D] Tower Guards



12. What is the longest river in the UK?
[A] Great Ouse
[B] Severn
[C] The Thames
[D] Trent



13. In which town is Hyde Park?
[A] Dublin
[B] London
[C] New York
[D] San Francisco



14. Who built the Tower of London?
[A] Henry VIII
[B] Maria Stuart
[C] Oliver Cromwell
[D] William the Conqueror



15. What do they celebrate in Britain on 5th November?
[A]Guy Fawkes Night
[B]Halloween
[C]Notting Hill Carnival
[D]St. Patrick's Day



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