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UK General Knowledge #4

Answer the general knowledge questions based on the United Kingdom
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Last updated: October 11, 2022
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What is the name of the National Anthem?
God Save the King
What does the 'G' stand for in 'GMT'?
Greenwich
How many overseas territories does the UK currently possess?
14
What is the capital of Scotland?
Edinburgh
Which British author wrote the Harry Potter series?
J.K. Rowling
What is the meat used in the British dish 'Toad-in-the-Hole'?
Sausage
What is the second largest city in the UK by population?
Manchester
Which British scientist 'accidentally' discovered penicillin?
Alexander Fleming
In which century was the current London Bridge opened?
20th Century
Which is the most sparsely populated country within the UK?
Scotland
In which decade was Ireland divided into two parts, leaving the North as part of the UK?
1920's
Who is the current Prince of Wales?
Prince William
The Ashes is a bi-annual cricket tournament between England and what other country?
Australia
Which racecourse is the Grand National held at annually?
Aintree
Which singer-songwriter is known for hits such as 'Shape of You' and 'Shivers'?
Ed Sheeran
What is the largest land mammal native to the UK?
Red Deer
Which party currently has the most seats in the Houses of Parliament?
Conservative
In which century was the oldest pub in the UK founded?
15th Century
Mo Farah represented Great Britain in which sport?
Running
Which island off the coast of Hampshire is the largest in England?
Isle of Wight
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Level 46
Feb 26, 2023
running? i kept typing 10,000m and other variations
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Level 72
Sep 17, 2023
Aren't cows bigger than deer?
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Level 67
Sep 17, 2023
Those are domestic animals. They’re not really “native” anywhere.
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Level 71
Sep 17, 2023
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