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U.K. General Knowledge MC #4

Can you answer these multiple choice questions about the United Kingdom ?
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Last updated: June 13, 2020
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First submittedAugust 15, 2019
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1. Who is the patron Saint of Wales ?
St. Andrew
St. George
St.David
St. Patrick
2. Who was Henry VIII's last wife ?
Catherine Parr
Catherine Howard
Jane Seymour
Anne Boleyn
3. What flower is traditionally worn on Remembrance Day ?
Yellow Daffodil
Red Poppy
Red Rose
White Rose
4. Which city has the nickname, "The Granite City" ?
Leeds
Newry
Cardiff
Aberdeen
5. The "Pirates" Motorcycle Speedway team represent which coastal town ?
Portsmouth
Plymouth
Poole
Penzance
6. What is unique about the United Kingdom's postage stamps ?
Queens Head
Number of perforations
Method of attachment
No country name
7. Which overseas territory of the U.K. has given it's name to an item of clothing ?
Montserrat
Bermuda
Anguilla
Gibraltar
8. "Love Shine a Light" by Katrina and the Waves was the last U.K. entry to win the Eurovision Song Contest, but in which year ?
1997
1990
2001
1989
9. Sir Robert Walpole is generally considered to be the first Prime Minister, what party did he represent ?
Liberal
Tory
Whig
Labour
10. What African country is the next smallest in area to the U.K. (less than 1,000 km2) ?
Uganda
Malawi
Ghana
Eritrea
11. "Watford Gap" is best known as what?
Wooded Valley
Motorway Service Area
Rocky Gorge
Area of North London
12. What body part is depicted on the flag of Northern Ireland ?
Leg
Arm
Foot
Hand
13. During the Industrial Revolution, which city earned the nickname "Cottonopolis" ?
Leeds
Sheffield
Manchester
Birmingham
14. According to folklore, which of Robin Hood's Merry Men was his second in command ?
Will Scarlet
Little John
Friar Tuck
Much the Millers Son
15. How many of the United States are larger in area to the United Kingdom?
11
10
12
13
4 Comments
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Level 21
Apr 4, 2020
Great series of quizzes.
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Level 78
Apr 4, 2020
Thank you, glad you enjoyed them :)
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Level 65
May 18, 2022
Nice one. Bloody Poole! You set the Penzance trap and I (and clearly many others) fell right into it! Thank you for the quiz
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Level 78
May 18, 2022
You're most welcome.

Yes, it was a trap. Not all answers are obvious in my quizzes. I try to sneak a curve ball in there whenever I can.