Statistics for UK General Knowledge #6

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  • This quiz has been taken 333 times
  • The average score is 16 of 20

Answer Stats

QuestionAnswer% Correct
What mythical beast features on the flag of Wales?
Dragon
97%
Which British monarch reigned between 1837-1901?Queen Victoria
96%
In which city is the UK's oldest university located?Oxford
95%
Who was behind the failed Gunpowder Plot in 1605?Guy Fawkes
94%
Which country in the UK has the highest percentage of Roman Catholics?Northern Ireland
94%
Which river flows from Gloucestershire, through London, and into the North Sea?River Thames
92%
In which century did the Industrial Revolution begin?18th Century
91%
Which Welsh author wrote books such as 'Matilda' and 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'?Roald Dahl
90%
The Falklands War was fought between the UK and who else?Argentina
89%
How many teams make up the English Premier League?20
88%
What is the Average Life Expectancy of the UK? (To the nearest year)81 years
88%
What is the UK English version of 'Eggplant'?Aubergine
88%
English runner Roger Bannister became the first man to run what distance in under 4 minutes?1 Mile
82%
The Crown Jewels of the United Kingdom are held in which historic castle in London?Tower of London
82%
What Scottish born scientist is credited with the invention of the telephone?Alexander Graham Bell
80%
What is the demonym of a person from Glasgow?Glaswegian
73%
In which decade did the UK decimalise it's currency, abolishing the shilling?1970's
66%
What invading Germanic Tribe was England named after?Angles
59%
Who founded the charity group Band-Aid in 1984? (Name one)Bob Geldof / Midge Ure
53%
Who was the British Prime Minister for the second half of WW1?David Lloyd George
42%

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