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UK General Knowledge #5

Answer the general knowledge questions based on the United Kingdom.
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Who became Lord Protector of the Commonwealth in 1653?
Oliver Cromwell
What publicly funded service was established in 1948?
NHS
Which Welsh actor appeared in the films 'The Elephant Man' and 'Hannibal'?
Anthony Hopkins
In what year did the English National Football Team win their only World Cup?
1966
Which monarch preceded James VI & I as Ruler of the Scots?
Mary, Queen of Scots
What is the capital of Northern Ireland?
Belfast
How many letters are there in the English alphabet?
26
What is the smallest historical county of England by size?
Rutland
Which London Cathedral held the funerals of Margaret Thatcher and Winston Churchill?
St Paul's Cathedral
In what year did the Millennium Stadium open in Cardiff?
1999
What 5-day music festival takes place in Somerset, England?
Glastonbury
What is the most common word in the English Language?
The
Who is the patron saint of Wales?
St David
What Island lies between Great Britain and Ireland?
Isle of Man
What type of cheese originated in South-West England?
Cheddar
Which English computer scientist founded the World Wide Web?
Tim Berners-Lee
What is the third largest city in Scotland by population?
Aberdeen
The Good Friday Agreement ended which 30 year conflict in Northern Ireland in 1998?
The Troubles
Which British naval city did the Mayflower depart in 1620?
Plymouth
What Bristol-born anonymous street artist is known for his political graffiti?
Banksy
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