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73 U.K. Military quizzes and 1,022 U.K. Military trivia questions.
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1.
Since its establishment, the Victoria Cross has been the highest decoration awarded by the United Kingdom. Can you answer these questions about ten of its recipients?
Tough, 10 Qns, Red_John, Nov 19 22
Tough
Red_John
Nov 19 22
85 plays
2.
  The Sovereigns Bodyguard The Sovereign's Bodyguard great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
The lying-in-state of Queen Elizabeth II introduced the world to the Sovereign's Bodyguard, three units that form the personal bodyguards to the UK sovereign. Can you answer these questions related to them?
Tough, 10 Qns, Red_John, Oct 10 22
Tough
Red_John
Oct 10 22
132 plays
3.
  British Army Cap Badges - 12 questions - 3 mins
Each regiment in the British Army is identified primarily by its cap badge. We'll give you descriptions of the cap badges of the Army's 12 line infantry and rifles regiments (as of 2022), but can you match them with the regiment?
Average, 12 Qns, Red_John, Sep 26 22
Average
Red_John
Sep 26 22
89 plays
4.
  Britain's Fighting Elite The SAS editor best quiz top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
A particularly unique fighting element of the British Armed Forces, this specialized group is renowned around the world for its unsurpassed training regime and effectiveness.
Average, 10 Qns, TemplarLLm, Jan 08 19
Average
TemplarLLm
Jan 08 19
4126 plays
5.
  For King, or Queen, and Country top quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
Great Britain has a long and illustrious military tradition. This quiz will test your knowledge of some of our more famous characters. They are not in any chronological order.
Average, 10 Qns, romeomikegolf, Jan 03 14
Average
romeomikegolf gold member
2231 plays
6.
  The Black Watch popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
A quiz on the history and traditions of the British Army's Black Watch.
Average, 10 Qns, Fifiona81, Jul 02 16
Average
Fifiona81 editor
Jul 02 16
352 plays
7.
  All Things (British) Military : 1 - 10 questions - 2 mins
This quiz is about all things relating to the British military. Easy for some - not so easy for others maybe! Don't forget to rate it!
Average, 10 Qns, Seyerus, Feb 18 16
Average
Seyerus
Feb 18 16
3348 plays
8.
  Order of Formation III - 8 questions - 4 mins
Most of the infantry regiments of the modern British Army have undergone amalgamations and mergers over their history, but a few no longer exist at all. Can you put these now disbanded infantry regiments into the order of their formation?
Average, 8 Qns, Red_John, Mar 14 22
Average
Red_John
Mar 14 22
85 plays
9.
Foot and arms drill are important components in the training of a soldier; it instils discipline, pride and a sense of teamwork. This quiz looks at British Army foot drill, and covers some common movements that may be encountered on a day to day basis.
Average, 10 Qns, SisterSeagull, Sep 17 19
Average
SisterSeagull gold member
Sep 17 19
347 plays
10.
  A Melange of Military Motto's popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
This quiz examines some of the mottoes used, both currently and historically, by units within the British Army.
Average, 10 Qns, SisterSeagull, Dec 10 13
Average
SisterSeagull gold member
402 plays
trivia question Quick Question
What year was the Victoria Cross created?

From Quiz "The Victoria Cross"




11.
This quiz is British specific. I apologise now if anyone is offended by some of the nicknames that are in common usage... Sorry!
Average, 10 Qns, SisterSeagull, May 16 11
Average
SisterSeagull gold member
568 plays
12.
This short quiz, the second in the series, will examine some of the regulations that apply to the granting of decorations and awards within the Army, some of the decorations themselves and the particular rules that apply to the wearing of them.
Average, 10 Qns, SisterSeagull, Feb 19 16
Average
SisterSeagull gold member
Feb 19 16
350 plays
13.
In the century since the Great War, the British Army has become a shadow of its former self. This quiz looks at some of the regiments that disappeared, the traditions and idiosyncrasies that vanished with them and some that are still observed today.
Average, 10 Qns, SisterSeagull, Mar 16 20
Average
SisterSeagull gold member
Mar 16 20
344 plays
14.
  Major Tom - 10 questions - 5 mins
Meet (the fictional) Major Tom RM and learn all about the Royal Marines!
Average, 10 Qns, The_Cyclist, Jul 28 16
Average
The_Cyclist
Jul 28 16
633 plays
15.
Following my first quiz on the British Infantry, here is the next in the "Order of Battle". The 2nd Battalion quiz contains questions on Regimental history, daily routine within a unit, and discipline.
Average, 10 Qns, SisterSeagull, Mar 11 11
Average
SisterSeagull gold member
377 plays
16.
  British Military Discipline and Service Law - 10 questions - 5 mins
This quiz takes a look at some of the responsibilities of commanders and soldiers of the British Army with regard to discipline whilst on and off duty. This quiz will also look at some aspects of the disciplinary process.
Average, 10 Qns, SisterSeagull, Sep 16 13
Average
SisterSeagull gold member
308 plays
17.
10 questions on the history of and life within, arguably, one of the finest institutions anywhere in the world. These questions are based on the history of the Regiments named and their descendants. Enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, SisterSeagull, Mar 07 11
Average
SisterSeagull gold member
444 plays
18.
  Order of Formation II - 10 questions - 6 mins
The British Army's armoured formation includes these 10 horse guards, line cavalry and tank regiments. Can you arrange them into the order of their formation, from the oldest to the newest?
Difficult, 10 Qns, Red_John, Mar 10 22
Difficult
Red_John
Mar 10 22
72 plays
19.
  Guardians of the Monarch - 10 questions - 6 mins
The British monarch has a number of units responsible for his or her protection, both as part of the army and personally responsible to him or her. How much do you know about them?
Tough, 10 Qns, Red_John, Apr 13 20
Tough
Red_John
Apr 13 20
146 plays
20.
This, the first quiz in a series, looks at the Queen's Regulations for the British Army and examines some of the intricacies regarding the ceremonial parades that are seen by television viewers all over the world. I hope you enjoy playing it!
Average, 10 Qns, SisterSeagull, Apr 19 18
Average
SisterSeagull gold member
Apr 19 18
368 plays
21.
  Britain At War - 10 questions - 4 mins
What we remember of a war often thins out to some striking anecdotes, some mega-gossip and a few legendary names. Try these.
Tough, 10 Qns, flem-ish, Dec 26 14
Tough
flem-ish
2386 plays
22.
  British Regiments - 15 questions - 6 mins
Regiments embody all of the tradition and history of the British Army, but how many can you guess from the clues provided?
Average, 15 Qns, se01dct, May 18 11
Average
se01dct
420 plays
23.
  All Things (British) Military : 3 - 10 questions - 4 mins
The third in my British Military series = as with the first two, easier for some (serving or ex-military) than others. Go on, show me your War Face!
Average, 10 Qns, Seyerus, Jul 24 19
Average
Seyerus
Jul 24 19
1511 plays
24.
This is a short quiz on the first Infantry Regiment that I served with before moving on to different pastures. I hope you enjoy it!
Average, 10 Qns, SisterSeagull, May 23 11
Average
SisterSeagull gold member
290 plays
25.
This quiz takes a look at the history and life inside one of the United Kingdom's most recognisable and best loved institutions; the Royal Hospital Chelsea and its residents - the famous scarlet-coated veterans known as the Chelsea Pensioners.
Tough, 10 Qns, SisterSeagull, Feb 07 17
Tough
SisterSeagull gold member
Feb 07 17
157 plays
26.
  British Army Cadets - 10 questions - 5 mins
Here's my quiz on the British Army Cadet Force (A.C.F). Enjoy!
Tough, 10 Qns, kat1703, Jul 03 20
Tough
kat1703
Jul 03 20
533 plays
27.
  Order of Formation - 12 questions - 6 mins
The British Army's infantry includes these 12 line infantry and rifle regiments. Can you arrange them into the order of their formation, from the oldest to the newest?
Tough, 12 Qns, Red_John, Jan 26 22
Tough
Red_John
Jan 26 22
91 plays
28.
The Victoria Cross is the highest decoration awarded to members of the military of the United Kingdom, Commonwealth countries and former British Empire territories. The medal was created following the Crimean War (1853-56).
Average, 10 Qns, Spontini, Oct 08 14
Average
Spontini gold member
247 plays
29.
  All Things (British) Military : 2 - 10 questions - 4 mins
The second in My 'All Things (British) Military' series.
Average, 10 Qns, Seyerus, Apr 19 18
Average
Seyerus
Apr 19 18
1817 plays
30.
  The British Soldier In France, 1944 popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 7 mins
A quiz based on the the original Foreign Office booklet "Instructions For British Servicemen In France 1944".
Difficult, 10 Qns, Simon_Templar, Jun 26 13
Difficult
Simon_Templar
866 plays
31.
  Her Majesty's Armed Forces' Traditions - 10 questions - 5 mins
The British Armed Forces do have some strange traditions. Here are some facts you may not have known, or thought you did, but didn't (or just did!)...
Tough, 10 Qns, se01dct, Jul 07 16
Tough
se01dct
Jul 07 16
388 plays
32.
  10 Question The Victoria Cross Quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Ten questions on the Victoria Cross, the highest medal for British and Commonwealth forces.
Average, 10 Qns, deathwalker, Mar 31 16
Average
deathwalker
Mar 31 16
1353 plays
33.
  Regiments of the British Army popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
In 1881 the county regiments of the British Army were formed from the old numbered regiments of foot. These have now disappeared as a result of the amalgamations of 2006, but are still proudly remembered. How many can you identify?
Tough, 10 Qns, ancientnav, Oct 11 11
Tough
ancientnav
336 plays
34.
It was once said that the sun never sets on British Empire. Military blunders do occur in this endeavor. This quiz covers some of those mishaps.
Difficult, 15 Qns, beterave, May 31 12
Difficult
beterave
457 plays
35.
  Scottish Regiments - 15 questions - 4 mins
This quiz is about the Scottish regiments of the British Empire. It covers the dress, tradition, mottoes, and history. All questions are during Kings Crown period
Average, 15 Qns, beterave, Oct 25 12
Average
beterave
323 plays
36.
  British Field Marshals - 20 questions - 6 mins
This quiz might be a mind-bender but military buffs will find it interesting and informative. So chin up and pip-pip, old boy. Bloody good chap! Carry on!
Tough, 20 Qns, kirkepoo, Sep 04 19
Tough
kirkepoo
Sep 04 19
718 plays
37.
  The British Army in the Peninsular War - 10 questions - 4 mins
Some fascinating facts about the men and regiments who fought in this war
Average, 10 Qns, ParkerB, Aug 28 09
Average
ParkerB
436 plays
38.
  The Grenadier Guards - 10 questions - 4 mins
This is a basic quiz on the history and traditions of the UK regiment known as the Grenadier Guards.
Average, 10 Qns, Grenadier_Gds, Jun 03 13
Average
Grenadier_Gds
242 plays
39.
  Royal Scots Greys - The Birdcatchers - 10 questions - 3 mins
Questions about one of the most famous cavalry regiments, now part of the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards (Carabiniers & Greys)
Average, 10 Qns, se01dct, Apr 09 11
Average
se01dct
200 plays
40.
  UK Coastguard - 10 questions - 4 mins
Questions on all aspects of the UK Coastguard.
Tough, 10 Qns, poolshark147, Jan 28 08
Tough
poolshark147
538 plays
41.
  British Ships, Aircraft, and Weaponry - 10 questions - 5 mins
This is a quiz on different ships, aircraft and weapons in the British Royal Navy. If you have a little knowledge about the Navy, you should find it quite easy.
Tough, 10 Qns, sesshuswan, Oct 02 18
Tough
sesshuswan
Oct 02 18
804 plays
42.
  The Chieftain Main Battle Tank (MBT) - 10 questions - 4 mins
This quiz features the Chieftain MBT, the tank of the British Army in use from the 1960s until the 1990s. All questions are multiple choice.
Tough, 10 Qns, trooper2196, Dec 10 15
Tough
trooper2196
448 plays
43.
  Billy Fiske - 10 questions - 5 mins
This quiz is about Billy Fiske, the first American airman in British Service to die in World War II.
Tough, 10 Qns, catnippin, Feb 15 22
Tough
catnippin
Feb 15 22
449 plays
44.
This quiz is about the regiment that I served in. It covers all dates from its beginning to the amalgamation in 1992 and new title.
Difficult, 10 Qns, trooper2196, Jan 20 12
Difficult
trooper2196
364 plays
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