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UK General Knowledge #2

Answer the general knowledge questions based on the United Kingdom
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Last updated: November 28, 2022
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How many wives did Henry VIII have?
6
What is the UK equivalent of Lay's?
Walkers
Which major battle was fought on 14 October 1066?
Battle of Hastings
Which Northern Irish golfer is currently the highest ranked in the UK?
Rory McIlroy
Which country has provided a Christmas tree in Trafalgar Square since 1947?
Norway
What is England's largest county by area?
North Yorkshire
Which pre-historic monument is situated in Wiltshere?
Stonehenge
Which fuelling giant is the UK's largest company based on revenue?
BP
What is the UK's largest stadium by capacity?
Wembley Stadium
How many English counties have area north of Hadrian's wall?
3 Counties
Which Navigator is credited with being the first European to set foot in Hawaii?
James Cook
In which century was the first permanent British settlement in the America's founded?
17th Century
In which British city would you find Brummies?
Birmingham
What is the tallest mountain in the UK?
Ben Nevis
What is the only country to have a border with the UK?
Republic of Ireland
How many times has the England National Rugby Union Team won the Rugby World Cup
Once
What is the South-Eastern most county of Great Britain?
Kent
What is the hottest temperature recorded in the UK?
40.3 °C
What is the name of the Ferris wheel located on the river Thames
London Eye
5 Comments
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Level 22
Jul 11, 2016
Make it so it can accept North York
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Level 77
Feb 23, 2022
I don't understand the Lay's question.
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Level 51
Mar 23, 2022
Pepsi Co owns both Lays & Walkers crisps, with the latter being a UK company. All of Walkers packaging and advertising was changed to match that of Lays, however the brand name remained.
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Level 53
Nov 27, 2022
The Six Nations has only existed since 2000, so England cannot have won it more than the number of years it’s been in existence. Question should say ‘Six Nations or previous incarnations’ or something similar.
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Level 71
Sep 17, 2023
Typo: should be Wiltshire (not Wiltshere), and maybe also accept the other well-known prehistoric site(s) in the county?