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The UK in Numbers

Can you guess the numbers corresponding to each of these facts, related in some way to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland?
Some of the questions, especially those about distance, length or height, allow a margin of error.
Quiz by Berney
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Last updated: February 10, 2023
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First submittedOctober 1, 2020
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Margin
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Lions in Trafalgar Square
0
4
Counties in England (current, not historical)

+/−2

48
Munros (mountains over 3000 ft) in Scotland

+/−12

282
National Parks in the UK
0
15
Official cities in the UK

+/−4

76
Teams in the English Premier League
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20
Length of the River Severn (in miles)
+/-10
220
Underground (Tube) lines in London
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11
Height of Mount Snowdon (in feet)
+/-100
3560
Age at which it is legal to buy alcohol in a pub
0
18
Length of Hadrian's Wall

+/−4

73
Royal Parks in London
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8
Distance from Lands End to John O'Groats as the crow flies (in miles)
+/-20
603
Year in which the RMS Titanic was launched
0
1911
Weight of an Olympic curling stone, made from Scottish granite (in pounds)

+/−3

38-44
Number of the motorway which links Cambridge and London
0
11
Telephone area dialling code for Birmingham
0
0121
Bells in the Elizabeth Tower (sometimes referred to as "Big Ben")
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5
Length of the M25, London's Orbital Motorway (in miles)
+/-5
117
Age of Winston Churchill at the time of his death
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90
2 Comments
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Level 56
Oct 1, 2020
Margin of Error is a good addition to it! Brilliant!
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Level 77
Oct 4, 2020
Very nice quiz, especially liked the margin of error, which was very helpful. Nominated!