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1.
  Showcasing the Shires   best quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
A shire is a traditional term for a division of land in Great Britain. It is generally synonymous with county. As of 2023 England has 48 counties; 23 still have 'shire' in their names. See if you can match ten of them with what they are known for.
Easier, 10 Qns, Midget40, Sep 30 23
Easier
Midget40 gold member
Sep 30 23
403 plays
2.
  A Very English Acrostic   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Answer the first nine questions on a variety of topics related to England. The first letter of the answers will spell out the tenth answer.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Jul 17 23
Recommended for grades: 8,9,10
Very Easy
zorba_scank gold member
Jul 17 23
512 plays
3.
  You Will or You Won't   great trivia quiz  
Classification Quiz
 10 Qns
What to See Where in England
Will you or won't you find each of these tourist attractions when you visit the specified location (assuming you visit at the right time)?
Easier, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Jun 07 23
Recommended for grades: 9,10,11,12
Easier
looney_tunes editor
Jun 07 23
743 plays
4.
  One Country, Fifteen Categories   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
England is my home country, and I love doing category safari quizzes, so why not do an England-themed category safari? However, I've restricted it to fifteen categories.
Easier, 15 Qns, Kankurette, Jun 22 23
Recommended for grades: 9,10,11,12
Easier
Kankurette gold member
Jun 22 23
532 plays
5.
  Quintessentially English   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Despite its massive influence on other countries around the world, England has retained its uniqueness. Let's explore what makes England well... quintessentially English.
Average, 15 Qns, 1nn1, Sep 18 23
Average
1nn1 gold member
Sep 18 23
596 plays
6.
Open Your Eyes and Think of England
  Open Your Eyes and Think of England   best quiz  
Photo Match
 10 Qns
Though the original saying paraphrased by the title requires you to close your eyes, you'd better keep your eyes open to play this photo match quiz about various items named after places in England.
Average, 10 Qns, LadyNym, Jun 10 23
Recommended for grades: 9,10,11,12
Average
LadyNym gold member
Jun 10 23
490 plays
7.
  Station Mastermind   best quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
The answers in this quiz are all stations on the London rail network - just match them with the correct descriptions, which require a smattering of general knowledge (that might be biased towards Britons).
Very Easy, 10 Qns, eburge, May 27 17
Very Easy
eburge gold member
May 27 17
1747 plays
8.
Ye Olde English Gift Shoppe
  Ye Olde English Gift Shoppe   great trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Welcome to my old world gift shop filled with memorabilia and keepsakes from good old Blighty. Have a slow browse around the souvenirs as you answer this eclectic range of English trivia.
Average, 10 Qns, Plodd, Jan 22 17
Average
Plodd
690 plays
9.
  Named After English Counties   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
From Cornish Pasties to Cumberland Sausages, many items are named after English counties. Ten questions, not all about food, have fun.
Average, 10 Qns, Mutchisman, Jun 10 09
Average
Mutchisman
5838 plays
10.
  An English Potpourri    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz is a mixed bag of questions about England. Enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, Southendboy, Dec 03 21
Average
Southendboy gold member
Dec 03 21
766 plays
trivia question Quick Question
Where did the Great Fire of London start?

From Quiz "English Teasers"




11.
  England: Places, People, and Customs   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Identify some of the unique places and events of England. Some require more than a perfunctory knowledge of England, but I've tried to help with some hints in the question.
Easier, 10 Qns, SixShutouts66, Jul 19 22
Easier
SixShutouts66 gold member
Jul 19 22
1285 plays
12.
  In an English Country Garden    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Take an easy stroll around a typical English country garden. Great quiz for those living abroad, 100 points for desperate point chasers in England!
Very Easy, 10 Qns, rialto88, Dec 08 22
Very Easy
rialto88
Dec 08 22
7649 plays
13.
  An English Miscellany   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
Well my Scottish Miscellany went down pretty well, thank you. So let's cross the border and have a similar exploration of England and random things English. We'll roam across history, literature, geography, sport, music and whatever else takes my fancy.
Average, 20 Qns, Quizaddict1, Sep 06 16
Average
Quizaddict1 gold member
1021 plays
14.
  My English Homes    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here are some random questions about the various places in England's 'green and pleasant land' where I have been fortunate to reside over the years.
Easier, 10 Qns, NosliwYnot, Mar 07 22
Easier
NosliwYnot
Mar 07 22
313 plays
15.
  Oh I Do Like To Be Beside The Seaside...   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
...oh I do like to be beside the sea! This quiz takes a look at the quintessential British seaside experience - so pack some sandwiches and your bathing suit and let's get going!
Average, 10 Qns, crazy baby, Sep 20 18
Average
crazy baby
Sep 20 18
1217 plays
16.
  England, by Category   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
Inspired by Ozzz2002's "Australia, by Category" and the "Canada, by Category" from Agony, here is my attempt on England, my home country. There are twenty questions, one for each FunTrivia category.
Average, 20 Qns, lonely-lady, Jan 12 24
Average
lonely-lady
Jan 12 24
1481 plays
17.
  Who What Where When and Wye   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Cymruambyth and I have decided to write another joint quiz. Because we both have connections to the Wye Valley, this quiz covers people, places and events associated with the area. Good luck. Rossian.
Average, 10 Qns, rossian, Jul 27 10
Average
rossian editor
731 plays
18.
  English Regional Nicknames   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
We all know that Cockneys have to be born within hearing of Bow Bells, but what nicknames are given to those born in other regions of the UK? All nicknames are meant to be used affectionately!
Tough, 10 Qns, Lucia-pazza, Jun 10 09
Tough
Lucia-pazza gold member
2692 plays
19.
  At Home on the Wirral   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz has a mixture of questions about the geography, history and people from the Wirral.
Average, 10 Qns, rossian, Apr 14 19
Average
rossian editor
Apr 14 19
417 plays
20.
  This Sceptred Isle.... This England!   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is the first team quiz by 'The Full English' and covers a few aspects of this great nation of ours. We hope you enjoy playing it!
Average, 10 Qns, SisterSeagull, Sep 03 12
Average
SisterSeagull gold member
1462 plays
21.
  A Night down the Pub    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Experience a 'virtual' evening in an English pub, even though you are sitting comfortably at your P.C.
Tough, 10 Qns, upperder, Jan 07 23
Tough
upperder
Jan 07 23
7054 plays
22.
  My Drive to Work   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Whilst I was stuck in traffic, I came up with the idea of this quiz, based on various things I see on my way to work. It's a general mix of questions, with a UK bias.
Tough, 10 Qns, Supersal1, Jun 10 09
Tough
Supersal1
2050 plays
23.
  Anglomania    
Multiple Choice
 25 Qns
Here is a little quiz about the nation which I love most---England. Only true Anglomaniacs need apply!
Average, 25 Qns, Fivehouse, Oct 19 20
Average
Fivehouse
Oct 19 20
7586 plays
24.
  Why Can't the English?    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Why can't the English be a topic for a quiz? My response is, "Why not?" Let's take a look at few interesting things you may not have associated with England or its people.
Average, 10 Qns, RedHook13, Sep 17 19
Average
RedHook13 gold member
Sep 17 19
585 plays
25.
  My Family   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I've been doing research into my (British) family history and you can find out some of the interesting facts I have discovered in this quiz.
Tough, 10 Qns, pollygw, May 11 11
Tough
pollygw
2167 plays
26.
  The Fog on the Tees    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Teesside in North East England
A mixed bag of questions all to do with the area of Teesside in North East England.
Average, 10 Qns, Stoaty, Dec 07 22
Average
Stoaty gold member
Dec 07 22
166 plays
27.
  English Teasers    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Think you know everything about the UK? Think again...
Average, 15 Qns, groovylisa, Oct 18 20
Average
groovylisa
Oct 18 20
6063 plays
28.
  You've Been Angloed    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A quiz specifically directed at UK patrons.
Tough, 10 Qns, Ridgeback, Nov 21 22
Tough
Ridgeback
Nov 21 22
4523 plays
29.
  Life and Times of My Father   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
After being inspired by the wonderful "Life in a Quiz" series authored by my team mate Bucknallbabe this is my attempt to tell the life and times of my father. I do hope you enjoy the nostalgia.
Tough, 10 Qns, ykroy, Nov 18 12
Tough
ykroy
1397 plays
30.
  England's Garden Heritage   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
God made rainy days so gardeners could get the housework done.(Anonymous quotation)
Tough, 10 Qns, StarStruck60, Sep 20 09
Tough
StarStruck60
388 plays
31.
  An Afternoon Ride   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Thank you for visiting me in Essex. Our afternoon ride takes in some famous and not so famous points of interest.
Average, 10 Qns, StarStruck60, Sep 08 23
Average
StarStruck60
Sep 08 23
518 plays
32.
  Fun Facts of England    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A few fun facts of England - see how many you know already!
Tough, 10 Qns, lilyalli, Jul 09 17
Tough
lilyalli
Jul 09 17
861 plays
33.
  English Group Quiz   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Random nuggets of English trivia provided by members of the English Group team.
Very Difficult, 10 Qns, ErnestS, Sep 10 09
Very Difficult
ErnestS
1456 plays
34.
  What's on When in England    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A quick look at some of the well and lesser known events of the English calendar. Hint - no month is used as the correct answer more than once.
Tough, 10 Qns, nytoffee, Jan 20 17
Tough
nytoffee
834 plays
35.
  English Hangmen    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
An interesting job for these men listed below - they were some of Britain's hangmen! Questions vary on the men and some of their 'clients'!
Difficult, 10 Qns, chrzuk, Jun 10 09
Difficult
chrzuk
844 plays
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Mixed England Trivia Questions

1. Perhaps nothing is more English than Fish and Chips, England's contribution to the world culinary stage. Did the two individual components, fried battered fish and deep fried potatoes (chips) originate in England?

From Quiz
Quintessentially English

Answer: No, neither dish did

Fried fish in batter originated with Jews in Spain well before the 16th century. Cooking was not allowed on the Jewish Sabbath (sundown Friday night to sundown Saturday). So Jewish families would prepare food on Friday afternoon to cover the following 24 hours. One such dish was a white fish, usually cod or haddock, fried in a thin batter of flour which preserved the fish so it was eaten cold the next day. The Spanish Inquisition outlawed Judaism, sending Spanish Jews to Portugal, but then in 1496, the Portuguese King Manuel I married Isabella of Spain and insisted on the expulsion of all Jews from Portugal. Most fled to England, specifically, London where Jewish immigrants sold the fried fish in streets from trays hung around the neck. With the advent of large-scale trawl fishing in the North Sea and the subsequent crisscrossing of the country with railway transport, fried fish became both common and cheap. The history of fried potatoes is more obscure. Belgium claimed the invention of fried potatoes. According to local folklore, in 1680, the winter was so cold that the River Meuse froze, denying residents their main source of fish. Families resorted to cutting potatoes in the shape of fish and frying them in oil to provide makeshift sustenance. Charles Dickens mentions in "A Tale of Two Cities" (1859) "husky chips of potato fried with some reluctant drops of oil," which meant that chips had reached England by the mid-19th century. There is no doubt, though, that the union of fried potatoes (later called chips after their shape to provide the quintessential English meal of fish and chips) occurred in England. There were competing claims for the first fish and chip shop: A Jewish immigrant called Joseph Malin opened a fish and chip shop in 1860 in London. In Manchester, a fish and chip stand opened by John Lees was very successful by 1863. By the late 1920s, there were 35,000 fish and chip shops in the United Kingdom. They stayed open during World War I as neither component was rationed. To boost morale the same practice was observed during World War II.

2. Cricket is one of the sports most closely associated with England. How many players in a side in this game?

From Quiz A Very English Acrostic

Answer: Eleven

Cricket is believed to have originated in England in the 16th century, though there are many explanations given for the actual origins of the sport. It then spread across the world as the British set up colonies in different regions. Major sporting teams continue to be from the former British colonies. Over the years, the game has developed newer formats to keep up with the times. The three main formats are Test Cricket which is played over five days, One Day Cricket in which each side faces 50 overs, and the shorter Twenty20 format where each side faces 20 overs in an innings.

3. It's said that the National Health Service is the jewel in the crown of modern England. The devising and setting-up of the NHS in 1948 was very much the responsibility of one man in the House of Commons, a fiery Welsh orator. Who was this man?

From Quiz An English Potpourri

Answer: Aneurin (Nye) Bevan

The NHS was the child of Nye Bevan, MP for Ebbw Vale and Health Minister in the post-WWII Labour government led by Clem Attlee. He set it up to operate within three key principles: that it met the needs of everyone, that it was to be free at the point of delivery, and that it was to be based on the patient's clinical need, not their ability to pay. Thank God it's still with us, although in many ways the basic principles have been compromised. Looking at the incorrect answer options, Ernest Bevin was Foreign Secretary in the Attlee government, William Beveridge wrote a report in 1942 devising the welfare state system and Henry Willink devised early plans for a national health service while serving as Health Minister in Churchill's wartime government in 1944.

4. The town of Middlesbrough grew with the industrial revolution and the town was known for production of a type of metal which lead to the town being known by what nickname?

From Quiz The Fog on the Tees

Answer: Ironopolis

The town of Middlesbrough was established in 1829 with a population of just 40. As the town's industry grew the population increased rapidly reaching 7600 by 1851. An iron foundry was established in 1841 and by the 1870s Middlesbrough was producing about a third of all the pig iron produced in the UK. This led to the town being nicknamed Ironopolis.

5. Which model village is home to the Lady Lever Art Gallery?

From Quiz At Home on the Wirral

Answer: Port Sunlight

One of the best known places on Wirral, Port Sunlight was created by the Lever Brothers to provide accommodation for the workers in their soap factory. The houses were built to various designs and are now much sought after by private buyers. The art gallery was founded by William Lever in 1922 and named for his wife. Many of the items on display came from the family's private collection.

6. Why can't the English talk like Americans? This English actor did it when he played a doctor from New Jersey with a terrible bedside manner.

From Quiz Why Can't the English?

Answer: Hugh Laurie

Hugh Laurie played the role of Dr. Gregory House, the titular character of the television series "House", which aired on Fox from 2004-2012. Dr. House is a detective of sorts, who is called upon to solve complex medical mysteries. Unfortunately, he has a terrible bedside manner and often ends up offending his patients and coworkers. Dr. House practices at a hospital in Princeton, New Jersey and despite Hugh Laurie being English, he spoke with an American accent when he played the character.

7. England and Australia play what is generally a five-match cricket series. By what name is this series generally known?

From Quiz England: Places, People, and Customs

Answer: The Ashes

Although it might seem more fitting to award a trophy in honor of a famous Australian or English players (such as Donald Bradman or W G Grace), the match became known as the Ashes. The name originates from a satirical obituary after England were beaten by the Australians in 1882. The article claimed that English cricket had died, was cremated, and the ashes were being returned to Australia. The country that wins the most matches retains the Ashes. If each team has won the same number of games, the current holder retains the title. A draw occurs in a cricket match if the trailing team has not completed two complete innings within the five day match - which is generally owing to delays caused by bad weather or lengthy play.

8. Which English city hosts an annual travelling fair called the Goose Fair, the history of which goes back to the thirteenth century?

From Quiz An English Miscellany

Answer: Nottingham

The fair is held in the first week of October and nowadays the entertainment is provided by travelling fair people. The first reference to a fair in Nottingham is in a charter in 1284. Though originally it was organised around the sale of geese it is now a massive funfair. There are two smaller fairs in England with similar names - at Tavistock and at Colyford, both in Devon.

9. ANIMALS: The "Royal Arms of England" consists of a red shield with three golden animals. Which animal?

From Quiz England, by Category

Answer: Lion

The three lions are also depicted on royal banners. Although there is some confusion in heraldry between lions and leopards, the English animals are lions stretched out with one paw in the air.

10. When does the Hampton Court Flower Show take place?

From Quiz What's on When in England

Answer: July

Claimed to be the world's largest flower show, it is run by the Royal Horticultural Society. The show is packed with ideas on how to grow your own flowers, nurture the environment and to make the most of your garden. As an added bonus you get to see one of the finest Royal Palaces in England.

11. Famous for its White Garden, which garden in Kent was created by a lady who was a poet and writer?

From Quiz England's Garden Heritage

Answer: Sissinghurst

Sissinghurst was created by Vita Sackville-West and her husband Harold Nicholson. In 1930 they bought Sissinghurst Castle, which at that time was a virtual ruin, and set about restoring the property and creating a garden. Harold laid down the formal lines and architecture creating a space laid out in a series of rooms. Vita then designed and planted these, each with a different theme and feel. The White Garden, so called because it is planted entirely with white flowering plants, is world famous and often imitated, but never bettered. Sissinghurst is now owned by The National Trust.

12. Which county in the northeast of England is known as "The Land of the Prince Bishops"?

From Quiz English Group Quiz

Answer: County Durham

County Durham was ruled by 'Prince Bishops' for approximately 800 years and was seen as almost an independent state. The Prince Bishops were given powers equal to those of a king. For example, they were entitled to raise armies and hold their own courts and parliaments. The king of England considered it necessary to have these powerful rulers in the North, to defend the country from Scottish invasions. Question provided by Helen295.

13. Gloucestershire is a beautiful county; from the rolling Cotswold Hills across the lower Severn Valley to The Forest of Dean there is splendid countryside to be seen all about. What does the term Gloucestershire Old Spot refer to?

From Quiz Named After English Counties

Answer: A breed of pig

The Gloucestershire Old Spot breed of pig is a magnificently ugly beast. It is usually cream with variable amounts of black spots and patches spread across its body. At one time the breed was becoming very rare but has become more popular in recent years. For more info visit http://www.oldspots.org.uk/

14. What nickname is given to a native of Liverpool?

From Quiz English Regional Nicknames

Answer: Scouser

A 'Scouser' is a person from Liverpool, who should really be known as a Liverpudlian, but 'Scouse' is the more usual term. There are many reasons given for the nickname, the most popular being that it is derived from the term 'Lobscouse' which is said to have been a seafarer's dish of lamb stew eaten with hardtack - a cheap, filling dish easily adapted to feeding a family by the prudent housewives of the town. Another suggestion is that 'lobscouse' might have its origins in the Viking background of the area.

15. As I drive onto the main road, I pass close to the site of the Battle of Assandun. The battle was between the Danes and The Anglo-Saxons. King Canute led the Danes and King Edmund II led the Anglo-Saxons. What was Edmund's nickname?

From Quiz My Drive to Work

Answer: Ironside

The Battle of Assandun took place on 18 October 1016. The Danes were victorious. King Canute showed mercy and allowed Edmund to remain as ruler of Wessex, while he took over the rest of the country. The provision was that when either king died, the survivor would become sole ruler. Edmund died on 30 November 1016. The cause of his death is not clear, but it may have been from wounds received in the battle. Then again, it may not!

16. Albert Pierrepoint was responsible for hanging approximately 200 Nazi war criminals, including Josef Kramer who was hanged along with 12 other German war criminals on 13th December 1945. Kramer was better known as?

From Quiz English Hangmen

Answer: The Beast of Belsen

Albert Pierrepoint was the last of the Pierrepoints to serve as Official Executioner of Great Britain and Ireland. He also 'performed' in Germany and other European countries and was responsible for hanging approximately 200 Nazi war criminals. The early hangings of Nazi war ciminals took place at Hameln an der Weser of 'Pied Piper' fame.

17. The first stop in my garden is at some trees with a green fruit on them that can turn red towards September and then fall if not picked. The English often wrap pastry around them and bake them into dumplings. Which fruit is this?

From Quiz In an English Country Garden

Answer: apples

Apple orchards and apple trees are very much a part of the English countryside. Although they are usually very cheap in the shops nowadays the English did develop a habit of bottling them (boiled and stored in sealed jars) to provide a steady supply throughout the winter and into the following August.

18. The new 10 pound note came into circulation in 2017. Who is on the back of this note? (No looking now!)

From Quiz You've Been Angloed

Answer: Jane Austen

Charles Darwin is depicted on the 'old' 10 pound note, which is still in circulation alongside the new note.

19. Four friends go out for a night at their local, which has the most common pub name in Britain. What is it called?

From Quiz A Night down the Pub

Answer: The Red Lion

The Trip to Jerusalem pub is thought to be the oldest pub in Britain. The King's and Queen's Head pubs depict pictures of the reigning monarch of the time on their signs. The White Hart pubs is an example of allegiance - named after the heraldic symbol of King Richard II.

20. What is the highest point in England?

From Quiz Anglomania

Answer: Scafell Pike

Scafell Pike is located in the Lake District and at 3,210 feet is the highest point in England.

21. While the royal family represents the entire United Kingdom, and indeed the whole of the Commonwealth of Nations, its roots and origins are very much English. When King Charles was crowned in 2023, who was second in line to the throne?

From Quiz Quintessentially English

Answer: Prince George

Before Prince William married Kate Middleton, the succession to the Queen was straightforward: Prince Charles, as the eldest son (and child) of the Queen and Prince Phillip was the heir apparent followed by his elder son, William, as the second-in-line and Prince Harry as third-in-line. When Prince William married Kate Middleton to become the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and had a child in 2013, George Alexander Louis became third-in-line. However, unlike previous generations, when their next child was born, Princess Charlotte in 2015, she became fourth-in-line. This was due to the Succession to the Crown Act 2013 which altered the laws of succession to the British throne which ended (among other items) the primacy of male children over females in the succession to the Crown. When Prince Louis was born, the Cambridge's third child, he became the fifth-in-line. When Queen Elizabeth died in September 2022, Prince Charles became King Charles III, The Duke of Cambridge became the Prince of Wales and the heir apparent and his elder son Prince George became the second-in-line.

22. ENTERTAINMENT: which northern city links Sting, 'Byker Grove' and its stars Ant and Dec, and the comic 'Viz'?

From Quiz One Country, Fifteen Categories

Answer: Newcastle

Ant and Dec - or Ant McPartlin and Declan Donnelly, to give them their full names - are a duo of TV presenters who presented the reality show 'I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!'. They previously had a music career as PJ & Duncan AKA (named after the characters they played in 'Byker Grove', a drama about a youth club in Newcastle), before deciding to use their real names. They performed one of their songs, 'Tonight I'm Free', on the show. Gordon 'Sting' Sumner was the lead singer and bassist of the Police, and also has had a successful solo career. He is from the shipbuilding area of Wallsend, and the local industry has inspired several of his songs, as well as a musical, 'The Last Ship'. 'Viz' is a comic aimed at adults, known for its toilet humour and joke tips. Its characters include Billy the Fish, Sid the Sexist and Student Grant. It was started in Newcastle by Chris Donald, his brother Simon and Jim Brownlow, and started its life as a fanzine for Anti-Pop Records, a local record label.

23. Where are you most likely to hear the Cockney dialect spoken?

From Quiz A Very English Acrostic

Answer: London

Cockney is a dialect of English that was mostly spoken by the working class in London. The dialect is known for its rhyming slang. For example, "apples and pears" means stairs and "china plate" means "mate".

24. Members of most ranks of nobility in England - Baron, Viscount, Earl, &c. - are addressed as "My Lord" or "My Lady". But how are Dukes and Duchesses addressed?

From Quiz An English Potpourri

Answer: Your Grace

There are about 30 non-royal Dukes and Duchesses and they are addressed as "Your Grace", as in fact are Roman Catholic Archbishops. Royal Dukes are addressed as "Your Highness". In fact monarchs of England before the reign of Henry VIII were also addressed as "Your Grace". All other sub-royal ranks of nobility are addressed as "My Lord" or "My Lady". I'm happy to be addressed as "Oi! You!".

25. Middlesbrough FC moved to a new stadium in 1995. What is this stadium called?

From Quiz The Fog on the Tees

Answer: The Riverside

Middlesbrough FC moved to The Riverside stadium in 1995. They had previously played at Ayresome Park but had to move to a new ground as they were unable to convert Ayresome Park to an all seater stadium when this became a requirement for top level clubs in England. The stadium is located on the side of the river Tees hence the name 'Riverside' and has a capacity of 34,742.

26. Which Wirral based football team has played its home matches at Prenton Park since 1912?

From Quiz At Home on the Wirral

Answer: Tranmere Rovers

Only Tranmere, of the teams listed, is located on Wirral. Marine and Bootle play in Sefton and Prescot Cables in Knowsley, all of which are on the Liverpool side of the Mersey. Tranmere Rovers was formed in 1884 as Belmont Football Club, changing their name to reflect the geographical location in the following year. They are very much Merseyside's third club, with Liverpool and Everton being both better known and more successful. Tranmere fell out of the Football League, the top tier of club competition, in 2015, regaining their position in 2018, in League Two, the lowest of the four divisions in the League.

27. Why can't the English make good video games? Hello Games did when they developed this space exploration game. It had a rocky start, but has since been improved after extensive patching.

From Quiz Why Can't the English?

Answer: No Man's Sky

"No Man's Sky" is a space exploration video game that was released for PC and PlayStation 4 in 2016. It was developed by Hello Games, an independent game developer based in England. "No Man's Sky" came under scrutiny after being released prematurely, missing many of the features that had been advertised for the game. Since its release, "No Man's Sky" has been heavily improved upon via major update patches. The object of "No Man's Sky" is to travel to the center of a virtual galaxy. "No Man's Sky" is said to contain 18 quintillion randomly generated planets that players can discover and explore along the way.

28. One of the items on my bucket list is to visit Poet's Corner. Where would I go to see this place?

From Quiz England: Places, People, and Customs

Answer: Westminster Abbey

English churches have a tradition of providing burial places and memorials to benefactors and noted personages. Geoffrey Chaucer was the original literary figure buried in the south transept of Westminster Abbey and the tradition started to inter or place memorials to other poets and authors in the same area. The British Library is an outgrowth of the British Museum that contains many significant illuminated manuscripts, early print books, musical compositions, and other literary items. Two of the four extant copies of the Magna Carta are displayed here. (The other two are at Lincoln and Salisbury). Highgate Cemetery is a noteworthy cemetery in North London, while the Radcliffe Camera houses the science library of Oxford University.

29. For 37 years the playwright Alan Ayckbourn was artistic director of a theatre in which most of his plays were premiered. In which seaside town could you visit this theatre?

From Quiz An English Miscellany

Answer: Scarborough

The Stephen Joseph theatre was where almost all of Ayckbourn's plays were performed for the first time. Among the most famous of his plays are "How the Other Half Loves", " A Chorus of Disapproval" and the trilogy "The Norman Conquests". Ayckbourn has won many awards and honours including two Laurence Olivier awards and a knighthood. In 2008 he was inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame.

30. BRAINTEASERS (Wordwise): Say what you see. GHBIRMAM

From Quiz England, by Category

Answer: Birmingham

"BIRM in GHAM" Birmingham is located in the West Midlands in England. According to the 2011 census, Birmingham was the fastest-growing city area in England.

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