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The Great British Quiz

Put your online search skills and knowledge of Great Britain to the test by completing this free Great British webquest quiz. There are ten questions. When finished Skype one of our online teachers with your answers. Then try some of our other quizzes aimed at students of English as a foreign or second language.


 

1 - Which county is called 'the garden of England'?

         (A) Kent   (B) Devon   (C) Dorset   (D) Somerset 

2 - Which famous writer was born in Stratford-upon-Avon?

         (A) Roald Dahl   (B) Agatha Christie   (C) William Shakespeare 

3 - What is the only venomous snake in Britain?

         (A) Cobra   (B) Rattlesnake   (C) Grass snake   (D) Adder 

4 - In which county is the town of Glastonbury located?

         (A) Somerset   (B) Yorkshire   (C) Berkshire   (D) Wiltshire 

5 - Which city was the birthplace of the pop group The Beatles?

         (A) Bristol   (B) Manchester   (C) Birmingham   (D) Liverpool 

6 - What is the name of the forest which Robin Hood is associated with?

         (A) Sherwood   (B) Nottingham   (C) The New Forest   (D) Exmoor 

7 - What is the longest river in Scotland?

         (A) The Tweed   (B) The Tone   (C)  The Tay   (B) The Dee

8 - What is the name for the day after Christmas Day?

         (A) Christmas Eve   (B) Goose Day   (C) Boxing Day   (D) Duck Day 

9 - Which is only pub in London owned by the National Trust?

         (A) The Fleece   (B) The Crown   (C) The George   (D) The Sticklebarn

10 - 'The filth', 'Bobbies', 'fuzz', 'cops' and 'pigs' are all nicknames for who?

         (A) Firemen   (B) Postmen   (C) Dustmen   (D) Policemen  

 

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