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The British Experience

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The British Experience game quiz
"This quiz will be easy for those from the UK and a little more testing for non-Brits. Give it a try - The best of British luck to you!"

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  



1. In which nation is 'limey' a slang expression for a British person; especially a British sailor?
    Australia
    Germany
    France
    USA


2. Which Somerset village, famous for its gorge, gives its name to a type of cheese?
    Wensleydale
    Cheddar
    Stilton
    Lymeswold


3. Conkers is a popular playground game amongst schoolboys in the UK.
Which of these are used to play the game of conkers?
    coins
    cards
    horse chestnuts
    dice and counters


4. On what date do we traditionally celebrate 'Bonfire Night' in the UK?
    5th November
    5th October
    5th September
    5th December


5. Which British seaside resort boasts a Royal Pavilion built in an Oriental style?
    Blackpool
    Brighton
    Portsmouth
    Southend


6. In which part of the UK was the industrialist and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie born?
    Scotland
    Wales
    England
    Northern Ireland


7. What are the main ingredients of the British dish known as 'bubble-and-squeak'?
    porridge and syrup
    potato, cabbage and other vegetables
    minced beef and beans
    eggs and ham


8. Which of these is a traditional English folk dance?
    morris dance
    river dance
    sabre dance
    fire dance


9. What is stored in an oast house; a circular building with a conical roof?
    coal
    hops
    grain
    potatoes


10. Where was the English writer William Shakespeare born?
    Stoke-on-Trent
    Stockton-on-Tees
    Walton-on-Thames
    Stratford-upon-Avon


11. Hogmanay would be celebrated in which of these UK cities?
    Swansea
    Edinburgh
    Belfast
    Coventry


12. British Prime Minister Spencer Perceval was assassinated in the twentieth century.
    True
    False


13. What was Diana, Princess of Wales's surname (family name) prior to her marriage to Prince Charles?
    Simpson
    Simmons
    Spicer
    Spencer


14. On which day of the year are 'pancake races' traditionally held in the UK?
    Good Friday
    Shrove Tuesday
    Ash Wednesday
    Maundy Thursday


15. What family relationship does Queen Elizabeth II have with Prince Philip - other than by marriage?
    second cousin
    third cousin
    none of these
    cousin


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Compiled Sep 03 13