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British Culture Quiz 2010

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British Culture Quiz 2010

  1. 1. BRITISH CULTURE QUIZ
  2. 2. <ul><li>FIRST </li></ul><ul><li>ROUND </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Macy’ s </li></ul><ul><li>Woolworth’ s </li></ul><ul><li>Marks and Spencers </li></ul><ul><li>Harrods </li></ul>What is the name of the most famous, and possibly the most expensive, shop in London?
  4. 4. <ul><li>A river </li></ul><ul><li>A mountain </li></ul><ul><li>A city </li></ul><ul><li>An island </li></ul>Ben Nevis is ...
  5. 5. <ul><li>Prince Charles </li></ul><ul><li>Prince Harry </li></ul><ul><li>Prince Edward </li></ul><ul><li>Prince (the singer) </li></ul>Who is the current heir to the British throne?
  6. 6. <ul><li>A military policeman </li></ul><ul><li>A monetary policy </li></ul><ul><li>A member of parliament </li></ul><ul><li>A type of postman </li></ul>What is an MP?
  7. 7. <ul><li>England, Scotland and Wales </li></ul><ul><li>England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland </li></ul><ul><li>England and Scotland </li></ul><ul><li>England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland </li></ul>The United Kingdom is made up of:
  8. 8. <ul><li>Manchester </li></ul><ul><li>Birmingham </li></ul><ul><li>Glasgow </li></ul><ul><li>Cardiff </li></ul>Which of the following is the second largest city in the UK?
  9. 9. <ul><li>A seaside resort </li></ul><ul><li>A concert </li></ul><ul><li>The moon </li></ul><ul><li>The toilet </li></ul>If you go to the loo , you go to …
  10. 10. <ul><li>Turkey </li></ul><ul><li>Goose </li></ul><ul><li>Chicken </li></ul><ul><li>Lamb </li></ul>What is the most traditional Christmas dish?
  11. 11. <ul><li>Emmerdale Farm </li></ul><ul><li>The Archers </li></ul><ul><li>Coronation Street </li></ul><ul><li>Neighbours </li></ul>What is the longest-running TV soap opera?
  12. 12. <ul><li>Gatwick </li></ul><ul><li>Standsted </li></ul><ul><li>Heathrow </li></ul><ul><li>London City airport </li></ul>What is the busiest airport?
  13. 13. <ul><li>SECOND </li></ul><ul><li>ROUND </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Prince Charles </li></ul><ul><li>Princess Ann </li></ul><ul><li>Queen Elizabeth </li></ul><ul><li>Prince Philip </li></ul>Which of these members of the Royal Family has competed at the Olympics?
  15. 15. <ul><li>St. Patrick </li></ul><ul><li>St. Andrew </li></ul><ul><li>St. David </li></ul><ul><li>St. George </li></ul>Who is the patron saint of England?
  16. 16. <ul><li>An umbrella </li></ul><ul><li>A cup of tea </li></ul><ul><li>A television set </li></ul><ul><li>A type of hat </li></ul>A brolly is …
  17. 17. <ul><li>Scotland </li></ul><ul><li>England </li></ul><ul><li>Wales </li></ul><ul><li>Northern Ireland </li></ul>Which UK country has bilingual road signs?
  18. 18. <ul><li>Manchester </li></ul><ul><li>London </li></ul><ul><li>Edinburgh </li></ul><ul><li>Dublin </li></ul>Where does one of the world’s biggest arts festivals take place?
  19. 19. <ul><li>Belfast </li></ul><ul><li>Cardiff </li></ul><ul><li>Swansea </li></ul><ul><li>Glasgow </li></ul>What is the capital of Wales?
  20. 20. <ul><li>The Prime Minister </li></ul><ul><li>The Queen </li></ul><ul><li>The Prince of Wales </li></ul><ul><li>Harry Potter </li></ul>Who normally lives at 10 Downing St ?
  21. 21. <ul><li>Oxford </li></ul><ul><li>Cambridge </li></ul><ul><li>Edinburgh </li></ul><ul><li>Manchester </li></ul>Which is the most popular tourist town (after London)?
  22. 22. <ul><li>Reading </li></ul><ul><li>Gardening </li></ul><ul><li>Watching TV </li></ul><ul><li>Wine drinking </li></ul>What is the most popular free time activity?
  23. 23. <ul><li>THIRD </li></ul><ul><li>ROUND </li></ul>
  24. 24. <ul><li>Buckingham Palace </li></ul><ul><li>Windsord castle </li></ul><ul><li>Westmister Abbey </li></ul><ul><li>The tower of London </li></ul>Where are the crown jewels kept?
  25. 25. <ul><li>7th January </li></ul><ul><li>17th March </li></ul><ul><li>7th July </li></ul><ul><li>17th November </li></ul>St Patrick’s Day is celebrated on …
  26. 26. <ul><li>Brighton </li></ul><ul><li>Stratford-upon-Avon </li></ul><ul><li>Oxford </li></ul><ul><li>Cambridge </li></ul>In which town was William Shakespeare born?
  27. 27. <ul><li>A cigarette </li></ul><ul><li>A cup of tea </li></ul><ul><li>₤ 1 </li></ul><ul><li>Cheap wine </li></ul>A quid is …
  28. 28. <ul><li>A house </li></ul><ul><li>A hamburger </li></ul><ul><li>A bus </li></ul><ul><li>A taxi </li></ul>What is a double-decker?
  29. 29. <ul><li>Edinburgh </li></ul><ul><li>St. Andrews </li></ul><ul><li>Cambridge </li></ul><ul><li>Oxford </li></ul>Which is the oldest university?
  30. 30. <ul><li>The Theatre Royal </li></ul><ul><li>The Shakespeare </li></ul><ul><li>The Globe </li></ul><ul><li>The King’s Theatre </li></ul>Which famous theatre has recently been reconstructed near its original site?
  31. 31. <ul><li>Cheap wine </li></ul><ul><li>Expensive wine </li></ul><ul><li>Cheap meat </li></ul><ul><li>Expensive meat </li></ul>Plonk is ...
  32. 32. <ul><li>skirts </li></ul><ul><li>shamrocks </li></ul><ul><li>mittens </li></ul><ul><li>kilts </li></ul>Scots wear …
  33. 33. <ul><li>groom </li></ul><ul><li>leprechaun  </li></ul><ul><li>denim </li></ul><ul><li>velvet </li></ul>This is a ...
  34. 34. <ul><li>Spanish </li></ul><ul><li>French  </li></ul><ul><li>German </li></ul><ul><li>Italian </li></ul>What is the most common foreign language people learn?
  35. 35. <ul><li>AND THE WINNERS ARE… </li></ul>

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