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What group of people formed the priestly class in ancient Celtic society?
What type of flower is a symbol of remembrance for World War One?
Which monarch holds the record for the longest reign in British history?
What physical description is often associated with Richard III?
His remains were discovered in a Leicester car park in 2012. His spine showed severe scoliosis, proving the description at least partially apt.
What holiday did Parliamentary Puritans ban in 1647, replacing it with a day of fasting?
Which of these was not an actual coin minted in Great Britain?
The drachma is a former currency of Greece
Who was Winston Churchill talking about when he said "Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few"?
The British cavalry at Waterloo
The codebreakers at Bletchley Park
What does the archaic word "forsooth" mean?
True or False. The Black Death didn't have a major effect on the British Isles.
In addition to killing about half of the population, the Black Death caused major societal changes
What did Alexander Fleming discover in 1928?
Which war did Richard the Lionheart fight in?
Who were expelled from England in 1290, not being allowed to return until 1657?
What part of the British isles was ruled by Llywelyn the Great?
When did the United Kingdom return Hong Kong to China?
Who was known as "The Lady with the Lamp"?
Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing, carried a lamp while making her rounds checking on injured soldiers during the Crimean War
You could put 1+2 in a quiz and then say yes well they was a mathematician born in this country.
Just because words exists and a person that was born in that country used words is not a reason to put it on a quiz. Not even if that someone had a way with words and invented many himself. (And to be clear forsooth is not one of those words)
That said I don't mínd it being there, but if there was a question which of these might not belong on this quiz, the vocabulary one would be the answer ;)
the codebreakers were definitely deserving as well, I don't know anything about the battle of waterloo so I can't say whether they were also deserving.
Other countries to adopt the poppy include USA and Ukraine.