Fun UK Trivia Questions and Answers
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1. What colors are on the English flag?
A. Red, White, Blue
B. Red, White
C. Blue, White, Green
2. What is another name for the Bubonic plague, which took place in England in the 14th century?
A. Justinian Plague
B. Cocoliztli epidemic
C. The Black Death
3. Who was the first monarch of England to use Buckingham Palace as their official residence?
A. Queen Elizabeth II
B. Queen Victoria
C. Queen Elizabeth I
4. What is the name of the only village in England with a name ending with an exclamation mark?
A. Saint-Louis-du-Ha!- Ha!
B. Westward Ho!
5. What is the longest river in Britain?
A. River Severn
B. River Thames
C. River Wye
6. What is the capital city of Scotland?
7. What date is England’s national day?
A. 22 October
B. 29 May
C. 23 April
8. Which English artist sang “Perfect” and “Shape of You”?
A. Jennifer Lopez
B. Ed Sheeran
C. Henry Moore
9. What is the most common street name in Great Britain?
A. Church Street
B. High Street
C. London Street
10. What creature is on the Welsh flag?
11. What UK city was the Titanic ship built?
12. What is the capital of Wales?
13. What is the name of the English footballer and team captain who emerged a superhero in a comic book, with the nickname ‘Captain Marvel’?
A. Bryan Robson
B. John Adams
C. Phil Jones
14. The musical band named the Beatles, what English city are they from?
15. Which English book series is known as the best-selling book series in history?
A. Harry Potter
B. Sherlock Holmes
16. What is the name of the largest castle in England which also happens to be the largest inhabited castle in the world?
A. Malbork Castle
B. Himeji Castle
C. Windsor Castle
17. Name the highest mountain in England?
A. Sca Fell
B. Scaffel Pike
18. Which famous English female author is buried in Winchester cathedral?
A. Samuel Wilberforce
B. Mary Sunner
C. Jane Austen
19. After “The Battle of Bosworth Field” in 1485, who was crowned the king of England?
A. King William IV
B. King Henry Tudor (Henry VII)
C. King Edward VII
20. Which famous actor’s statue is located in Leicester Square, London?
A. Charlie Chaplin
B. Daniel Radcliffe
C. Mary Poppins
21. Which village in Wales shares its name with a term meaning to ‘say something indistinctly and quietly’?
22. Which one of these persons is not a notable British figure?
A. Charles Darwin
B. Princess Diana
C. Martin Luther King
23. Which county is known as the ‘The Garden of England’?
24. Where is the Harry Potter studio located?
A. Twickenham, United Kingdom
B. Watford, England
C. Surrey, England
25. In which city is Peaky Blinders set?
26. Which English city has the nickname the ‘city of spires’?
27. What was the name of the England Queen who ruled for only 9 days?
A. Queen Victoria
B. Lady Jane Grey
C. Queen Elizabeth I
28. Which English show is the world’s longest-running television soap opera?
C. Coronation Street
29. The first-ever television broadcast of Britain was broadcasted from London. What is the name of the actual location?
A. Alexandra Palace
B. Buckingham Palace
C. Tower of London
30. What is the name of the First Minister of Scotland who was Minister the first time in 2007, and again in 2011?
A. Nicola Sturgeon
B. Alex Salmond
C. George Washington
31. The name of the largest park in London is?
32. Who is the longest-serving monarch of the United Kingdom who has reigned for 70 years, and also happens to be the longest-reigning monarch alive?
A. Louis XIV
B. Queen Elizabeth II
C. King George III
33. What is the name of the highest mountain in Great Britain?
A. Slieve Donard, Northern Ireland
B. Snowdon in Wales
C. Ben Nevis in Scotland
34. What are the two football clubs in Manchester, United Kingdom?
A. Manchester United, Manchester City
B. Manchester United, Everton City
C. Blackburn Rovers F.C, Aston Villa F.C
35. Which dynasty was established as the monarch of England after the War of Roses?
36. When did the Brexit referendum take place?
A. August 2016
B. July 2016
C. June 2016
37. How many Tudor Monarchs were they?
38. Which British prime minister declared war on Germany in 1939?
A. Neville Chamberlain
B. Lyon Mackenzie
C. Steve Barclay
39. Who was the England manager in charge when England won the world cup? What year was that?
A. Gareth Southgate, 1966
B. Alf Ramsey, 1966
C. Didier Deschamps, 1998
40. How many members of parliament are they in the House of Commons?
41. What is the name of the largest stadium in England?
A. Wembley stadium
B. Tottenham Stadium
C. Emirates Stadium
42. Which American City was named after a British Prime Minister?
43. What is the name of the largest city in England?
44. What is the national animal of the United Kingdom?
45. Who was the British Prime Minister during World War I?
A. Winston Churchill
B. David Lloyd George
C. Andrew Bonar Law
46. Who is the founder of the London library?
A. John Wilson
B. Prince Albert
C. Thomas Carlyle
47. What is the population of the people living in the UK?
A. 67 million
B. 20 million
C. 59 million
48. What is the name of the biggest airport on the European continent?
A. Manchester Airport
B. London Heathrow
C. London Luton
49. Which one of these sports is not originally a British sport?
C. Ice Hockey
50. What is the name of the famous English author of the book “Harry Potter”?
A. J.K Rowling
B. Halle Berry
C. Charles Dickens
51. How many times has England hosted the Olympics?
52. Who was the first Prime Minister of England?
A. Sir Robert Walpole
B. Sir Anthony Eden
C. Sir Clement Attlee
53. What year did Queen Elizabeth II become the Queen of England?
54. Who is called the father of English Literature?
A. William Shakespeare
B. Geoffrey Chaucer
C. Francis Bacon
55. Which of these is the oldest university in the UK?
A. University of Oxford
B. University of Cambridge
C. University of London
56. Before London, which city was the capital of England?
57. Which Irish event resulted in the death of 1 million people?
A. Potato famine
C. War of 1812
58. Which British citizen does not have a British passport?
A. Barack Obama
B. Queen Elizabeth II
C. Emma Watson
59. What do the British call the restroom?
60. The basic unit of British money is known as?
61. What document helped establish the British parliament?
A. Magna Carta
B. Bill of Rights
C. The Constitution
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