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UK General Knowledge #3

Answer the general knowledge questions based on the United Kingdom
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Last updated: March 15, 2022
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First submittedApril 11, 2020
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Who is the UK's longest reigning monarch?
Queen Elizabeth II
What is the dialing code for the UK?
+44
What is the nickname commonly used for the Elizabeth Tower?
Big Ben
Which famous naturalist is credited with developing the 'Theory of Evolution'?
Charles Darwin
What formation of basalt rocks is located in Northern Ireland, and is visited by over 1 million people per year?
Giants Causeway
What is the national food of Scotland?
Haggis
What is Wales known as in Welsh?
Cymru
Who became the latest British tennis player to win the mens singles at Wimbledon more than once?
Andy Murray
How many active volcanoes are there in the British Isles?
0
Which UK airport is the largest in Europe in terms of passenger traffic?
London Heathrow
What is the tallest building in the UK
The Shard
The War of 1812 was fought between Great Britain and which other nation?
United States
The UK and which other country fought the shortest ever war in 1896, lasting only 40 minutes?
Zanzibar
What is the majority religion of the UK?
Christianity
What was the first official language of England?
French
What is the most common surname in the UK?
Smith
Which British soldier founded the boy scouts in 1908?
Robert Baden-Powell
What British county is famous for it's pasties?
Cornwall
Which Scottish football team is the most successful in terms of domestic titles won?
Rangers
Which motorway encircles the city of London?
M25
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Level 63
Apr 12, 2020
Fair enough, I didn't do very well! But could you also have 'christian' for 'christianity'? And I don't think just '44' works on its own.
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Level 51
Apr 12, 2020
It's a little trickier this one! Also I've made changes so 'Christian' and '44' should now be accepted
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Level 77
Apr 12, 2020
When you start typing "44" for the dialing code, you auto-populate the answer for "how many cities over 1 million" which is 4.
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Level 77
Apr 12, 2020
a few type-ins for London Heathrow would be helpful. I knew the answer, but almost gave up after LHR and Heathrow and London didn't work.
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Level 77
Apr 12, 2020
which English Country or which English County? I think Devon is a County
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Level 50
Apr 12, 2020
Aye right Celtic most successful club in terms of titles won!. Gave up once I read that why feel need to lie in a quiz so sad.
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Level 77
Apr 12, 2020
Could you accept "Tanzania" for the short war question, as that is the modern name?
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Level 51
Apr 12, 2020
Thanks for all the advice, it's been corrected now.

I'd like to personally apologise to the person who identified the Celtic question being miswritten, I'm sorry...