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How much do you know about british culture

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BRITISH CULTURE QUIZ

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How much do you know about british culture

  1. 1. British Culture Questions: THE ANSWERS!!
  2. 2. 1. What are the bagpipes?
  3. 3. 2. What and when are bank holidays? A bank holiday is a public holiday in both the United Kingdom and Ireland. Originally, they were days when banks closed so their clerks were allowed to have the day off to practice religious festivals. Nowadays, they usually take place on Mondays. If you still work during a bank holiday, you are entitled to double pay.
  4. 4. 3.What’s a pub? What is it short for? A pub is a place where people in the United Kingdom usually go to drink. Pub is short for “Public House”. There are approximately 53,500 pubs in the United Kingdom.
  5. 5. 4.What’s “God Save The Queen”? It is the national anthem of the United Kingdom and its territories and dependencies. What will happen to this national anthem when the Queen dies?
  6. 6. 5.What’s Buckingham Palace? It is the official residence of the British Royal Family.
  7. 7. 6. What are the colours of the British flag?
  8. 8. 7. What’s the nickname of the British flag? It is called the “Union Jack”. It represents the flags of England, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
  9. 9. On which side of the road do people drive in the United Kingdom? We drive on the left-hand side of the road! So do these countries (in blue):
  10. 10. 9. Fish and _____ is the name of a popular British dish. CHIPS!
  11. 11. . What is the currency of the United Kingdom? Pound Sterling. ££££££ 100 _____ makes 1 pound. Pence. (p)
  12. 12. 11. What mythical beast appears on the flag of Wales?
  13. 13. 12. Who is the Patron Saint of Scotland? Saint Andrew 30th November
  14. 14. 13. What is the most popular drink in the U.K.? Tea NOT BEER!! :@ :@ In the United Kingdom, it is usually served with milk.
  15. 15. 14-16.What are the capitals ofNorthern Ireland, Scotland and Wales?
  16. 16. 17. Who is the most famous poet and playwright from England? William Shakespeare (1564-1616).
  17. 17. 18. On what day do people celebrate Bonfire Night? 5th November. It celebrates the failure of an attempt to blow up the House of Parliament in 1605. Remember, remember the Fifth of November, The Gunpowder Treason and Plot, I see no reason Why the Gunpowder Treason Should ever be forgot.
  18. 18. 19. When do British people eat mince pies and pull crackers? At Christmas! Mince pies are small cakes made of pastry and contain fruit, such as apple and raisin. Crackers are tubes pulled by two people, and whoever has most of the cracker when it rips, wins the prizes inside. They usually contain a small toy, a paper hat, and a joke.
  19. 19. 20. What is the English flag also known as? Saint George’s Cross!

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