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Cry quiz for harry, england and st george

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A St George's Day quiz about England and St George. For the answers go to http://www.slideshare.net/theaardvark/cry-quiz-for-harry-england-and-st-george-inc-answers

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Cry quiz for harry, england and st george

  1. 1. St George’s Day Quiz
  2. 2. St George’s Day Quiz Round 1 – English Geography
  3. 3. 1. Name this Country….. Round 1 - English Geography
  4. 4. Round 1 - English Geography 2. The population of the UK grew to 64.1 million in mid-2013 What was the population of England?
  5. 5. Round 1 - English Geography 3. Using only the official definition of a city, which is the biggest city in England by population, with an official population of 1,074,300 in the last census?
  6. 6. • 4. What is the name of the highest point in England? Round 1 - English Geography
  7. 7. 5. Where is the southernmost point on the English mainland? Round 1 - English Geography Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right
  8. 8. 6. The A1 runs from London to where? Round 1 - English Geography
  9. 9. 7. Which English City is frequently stated as having more miles of canal than Venice? Round 1 - English Geography
  10. 10. 8. In which range of limestone hills is Cheddar Gorge found? Round 1 - English Geography
  11. 11. 9. Name principle river that runs through Rugby Round 1 - English Geography
  12. 12. 10. Which of these lies outside of the M6 / M42 / M5 circle around Birmingham? a) Smethwick b) Solihull c) Halesowen d) Castle Bromwich Round 1 - English Geography
  13. 13. St George’s Day Quiz Round 2 – St George
  14. 14. Round 2 - St. George 1. In which modern- day country was St George born?
  15. 15. Round 2 - St. George 2. In which modern-day country did the legendary story of St George and the Dragon take place?
  16. 16. Round 2 - St. George 3. Which of these is St George not a patron saint of? a) Freemasons b) Scouts c) Athletes d) Syphilis sufferers
  17. 17. Round 2 - St. George 4. Name 2 other EC countries that St George is patron saint of.
  18. 18. Round 2 - St. George 5. Why was 23rd April chosen to celebrate St George’s Day?
  19. 19. Round 2 - St. George 6. Which English playwright was both born and died on St George’s Day?
  20. 20. Round 2 - St. George 7. What is the colour of the cross on the flag of St George?
  21. 21. Round 2 - St. George 8. How many times is St George believed to have visited England?
  22. 22. Round 2 - St. George 9. What was St George’s first occupation?
  23. 23. Round 2 - St. George 10. What was the name of the lance that St George used to kill the dragon? a) Ascalon b) Excalibur c) Sting d) Zulfiqar
  24. 24. St George’s Day Quiz Round 3 – English History
  25. 25. Round 3 – English History 1. When did England first become a country called England? a) 927 AD b) 1066 AD c) 1284 AD d) 1707 AD
  26. 26. Round 3 – English History 2. In which English city has an historic Goose Fair been held every year for over 700 years?
  27. 27. Round 3 – English History 3. What was the name of the dynasty which ruled England from between 1154 and 1399? a) House of Wessex b) House of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha c) House of Plantagenet d) House of Windsor
  28. 28. Round 3 – English History 4. During which century was the first coin minted in England, at the instruction of King Offa, to feature an Islamic inscription? a) 8th Century AD b) 14th Century c) 16th Century d) 19th Century Wikimedia Commons
  29. 29. Round 3 – English History 5. With the arrival of Maharajah Duleep Singh, in what year was Sikhism said to have “permanently arrived”? a) 1536 b) 1850 c) 1911 d) 1942
  30. 30. Round 3 – English History 6. Queen Boudica (aka Boadicea or in Welsh as Buddug - who took up arms against the Roman invasion in AD60 - is (very dubiously) said to be buried under a platform of which English train station? a) New Street b) King's Cross c) Rugby d) Victoria
  31. 31. Round 3 – English History 7. Who were the rival fractions in the Wars of the Roses?
  32. 32. Round 3 – English History 8. Which of these ridiculous facts is untrue? a) Prime Minister William Gladstone kept a selection of whips in his cellar with which he regularly chastised himself b) Winston chill had a secret bunker in Neasden. He hated it and only ever went there once c) Shakespeare, Sir Walter Raleigh and King Charles all had pierced ears d) Henry III received Polar Bear from Norway. The bear was given a long leash so it could swim in the river Thames and catch fish. e) Queen Elizabeth II is related Vlad The lmpaler f) An ancient law that remains on the statute means that it is legal to shoot a Welshman in the city of Chester after midnight with a crossbow g) ln the 16th century bearded men had to pay a special tax.
  33. 33. Round 3 – English History 9. Which English king/queen died on the toilet? a) Elizabeth I b) George II c) Edward III
  34. 34. Round 3 – English History 10. In which year were the Poll-Tax riots in England? a) 1981 b) 1985 c) 1990 d) 1995
  35. 35. St George’s Day Quiz Round 4 – English Culture
  36. 36. Round 4 – English Culture 1. What is the longest running West End production (musical or play)? a) Les Miserable b) No Sex Please, We’re British c) Phantom of the Opera d) Mousetrap
  37. 37. Round 4 – English Culture 2. Which English TV series was first broadcast on 19 February 1985?
  38. 38. Round 4 – English Culture 3. What was the most watched TV broadcast of 2014?
  39. 39. Round 4 – English Culture 4. The Notting Hill Carnival is held in which city?
  40. 40. Round 4 – English Culture 5. In addition to being the home of Boots the Chemist, Nottingham is also famous for? a) Lacemaking b) Leatherwork c) Bicycle Manufacture d) Manufacture of boots
  41. 41. Round 4 – English Culture 6. Which English film is set in Sheffield? a) Four Weddings and Funeral b) The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain c) Chariots of Fire d) The Full Monty
  42. 42. Round 4 – English Culture 7. In which film was the actor who played Coronation Street’s Alf Roberts thrown off a multi- storey car park?
  43. 43. Round 4 – English Culture 8. Which of the following actors and actresses was NOT born in England? a) Kim Cattrall b) Charlie Chaplin c) Daniel Day-Lewis d) Liam Neeson e) Rex Harrison
  44. 44. Round 4 – English Culture 9. In which county is the annual Cooper’s Hill Cheese-Rolling and Wake held?
  45. 45. Round 4 – English Culture 10. Which English painter painted this famous English scene?
  46. 46. St George’s Day Quiz Round 5 – English Sport
  47. 47. Round 5 – English Sport 1. Which English Premiership football club did David Beckham play for?
  48. 48. Round 5 – English Sport 2. Which team are the current owners of The Ricoh Arena in Coventry?
  49. 49. Round 5 – English Sport 2. Which English sport has versions known as Eton, Clifton, St. Johns and Rugby?
  50. 50. Round 5 – English Sport 4. Which English sport has versions known as Association, Gridiron, Gaelic and Rugby?
  51. 51. Round 5 – English Sport 5. Where on the River Thames is the Royal Regatta held every summer?
  52. 52. Round 5 – English Sport 6. In 2003 Wimbledon FC relocated to where?
  53. 53. Round 5 – English Sport 7. In which sport is Ben Ainslie a highly successful Olympian?
  54. 54. Round 5 – English Sport 8. How old was Tom Daley when he was Britain's youngest competitor in the 2008 Summer Olympics? a) 12 b) 13 c) 14 d) 15
  55. 55. Round 5 – English Sport 9. Which sport is named after the country seat of the Duke of Beaufort, which is also home to a major event in a different sport?
  56. 56. Round 5 – English Sport 10. Who was the last English winner of Wimbledon?

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