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U.K. General Knowledge MC #5

Can you answer these multiple choice questions about the United Kingdom ?
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Last updated: October 18, 2021
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1. What is the usual earliest age you can drive a car in the U.K.?
17
16
18
21
2. The Grand National horse race is held at which racecourse ?
Epsom Downs
Cheltenham
Aintree
Newmarket
3. Why did people run away to Gretna Green ?
To get divorced
To escape the law
To join the army when underage
To get married
4. The "Ceremony of the Keys" is performed each evening in which famous London landmark ?
Houses of Parliament
Tower of London
10 Downing Street
Buckingham Palace
5. After English what is the most spoken language in the U.K. ?
Welsh
Polish
Punjabi
French
6. There are how many UNESCO heritage sites in the U.K. and its overseas territories?
22
45
31
39
7. "Semper Fidelis" is the motto of the US Marine Corps, but which U.K. city has used this motto since 1588 ?
Exeter
Newry
Stranraer
Bangor
8. What is the collective name for the rivalry between Glasgow's two main football clubs (Celtic and Rangers) ?
The Twin Armies
The Old Firm
The Mighty Battle
The Clyde Challenge
9. Harland and Wolff are famous for what ?
Queen Victoria's bank
Oldest Transport Company
Building the Titanic
Built the Tamar Bridge
10. What is Laverbread ?
Unbaked Dough
Pigeon Eggs
Toasted Stilton Cheese
Cooked Seaweed
11. During which Emperor's reign was the first Roman invasion ?
Caesar
Augustus
Caligula
Hadrian
12. In miles, how long is the border with the Republic of Ireland ?
302
265
224
196
13. In 1985, the charity event, Live Aid, was held simultaneously at Wembley Stadium in London and in which US city ?
Atlanta
Philadelphia
Los Angeles
Baltimore
14. Hunter, Imp, and Minx car models were made by which manufacterer?
Hillman
Austin
Morris
Ford
15. The Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team is more commonly known as what?
The Red Flashes
The Red Barons
The Red Arrows
The Red Jets
2 Comments
+1
Level 83
Oct 18, 2021
*caesar
+1
Level 78
Oct 18, 2021
Fixed, I always have trouble with Caesar and Gandhi for some reason. I keep wanting to spell that Ghandi.