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United Kingdom Quiz

How many of these questions about the UK can you answer?
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Quiz by Fuse
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Last updated: August 10, 2023
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First submittedJanuary 21, 2020
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Geography
Capitals of Constituent Countries
Belfast
Cardiff
Edinburgh
London
Biggest Cities
(by city proper)
London
Birmingham
Glasgow
Leeds
Liverpool
Crown Dependencies
Guernsey
Isle of Man
Jersey
Largest Islands
Great Britain
Ireland
Tallest Mountain
Ben Nevis
Southwesternmost peninsula and county
Cornwall
Longest Rivers
Severn
Thames
Landmark made from a circle of balancing rocks
Stonehenge
Largest lake by volume, famous for a 'monster'
Loch Ness
Body of water which separates the UK from France
English Channel
Largest island in the ^
Isle of Wight
Politics
Current Monarch
King Charles III
Previous Monarch
Queen Elizabeth II
Largest Political Parties
Conservative Party
Labour Party
Scottish National Party
Liberal Democrats
Prime Ministers since 2011
Rishi Sunak
Liz Truss
Boris Johnson
Theresa May
David Cameron
European organisation that UK left in 2020
European Union
The name given to ^
Brexit
Association of mostly former British territories
Commonwealth
Home of the Prime Minister
10 Downing Street
Home of the Monarch
Buckingham Palace
Culture
Population to the nearest million
68 million
Famous playwright from Stratford-upon-Avon
William Shakespeare
Crime writer known for Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple
Agatha Christie
Best-selling and most influential band of all time
The Beatles
Fictional secret agent with the codename 007
James Bond
Largest public service broadcaster in the world
BBC
Most popular sport in the UK
Football
Second most popular sport, created in a town of the same name
Rugby
Name given to the British national flag
Union Jack
Patron Saints of the Constituent Countries
Saint George
Saint Patrick
Saint Andrew
Saint David
Name given to the public healthcare system
NHS
7 Comments
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Level 56
Jan 22, 2020
Background colour isn’t the best
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Level 78
Jan 22, 2020
Yes I will change it asap, just wanted to get it out quickly.
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Level 79
Mar 12, 2020
'Minister' should be capitalised; in my opinion 'Northern' shouldn't be accepted for Northern Ireland; South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands are also claimed by Argentina.
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Level 78
Mar 12, 2020
I have changed all of that now.
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Level 69
Apr 3, 2020
Clement Atlee became Prime Minister in July 1945 and the Second World War didn’t end until August 1945
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Level 78
Apr 4, 2020
I have made the caveat more specific, so that only the main two are in the quiz, as not many people knew of Clement Atlee
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Level 56
Mar 11, 2021
Great quiz!! I got 23/26, not too bad.