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St George's Day

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  • 1. ST GEORGE’S DAY
  • 2.
    • Where was St George born?
    • A: In Glastonbury, Wiltshire  
    • B: In what is now Turkey  
    • C: In the former Soviet republic of Georgia  
  • 3.
    • How many times did he come to England?
    • A: He never set foot in England  
    • B: He visited Dragon Hill in Berkshire and Glastonbury while on service with the Roman army  
    • C: In spirit only, to appear before Richard the Lionheart on the eve of his departure to the Crusades  
  • 4.
    • William Shakespeare was born and died on St
    • George's Day. But which other famous English
    • poet died on April 23rd?
    • A: William Blake  
    • B: Rupert Brooke  
    • C: John Betjeman  
  • 5.
    • In which of the following sports is the St
    • George's cup played for?
    • A: Golf  
    • B: Croquet  
    • C: Real tennis  
  • 6.
    • Why did the English choose him as their patron saint?
    • A: As a dragon-slayer he had resonance for a nation which had defeated the Welsh  
    • B: Because the expansion of the empire into Africa, India and the Americas were in areas previously shown as being populated by dragons
    • C: As a soldier who protested against the Romans' torture of Christians, he was first adopted during the Crusades  
  • 7.
    •   What does the banner of St George mean?
    • A: The red cross of a martyr on a white background  
    • B: Red is for the rose, England's flower  
    • C: The red cross symbolises his Christian faith  
  • 8.
    • "Follow your spirit; and, upon this charge Cry
    • God for Harry, England and St George!" Where
    • does this come from?
    • A: Macbeth  
    • B: Henry V  
    • C: Henry IV, part one  

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