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Name the famous piece of art that depicts the Norman conquest of
a. The Bayeaux Tapestry
b. The Conquest
c. The Abbot
d. The Domesday Book
This city was called Mamucium by the Romans. What is its modern
What is the Ring of Brodgar?
a. A castle in Scotland
b. A stone circle
c. A defense line
d. A pagan celebration
The Battle Abbey was built on the site of which famous battle?
a. Battle of Agincourt
b. Battle of Britain
c. Battle of Hastings
d. Battle of Crecy
What is the oldest active political party in Britain?
a. Labour party
b. Liberal party
c. Conservative party
d. Sinn Fein
Which of the following is believed to be the oldest name of the
island of Great Britain?
Who was the spouse of Queen Victoria?
a. Prince Albert
b. Prince Edward
c. Nobody, she was single
d. Prince Alfred
Which part of the British Isles was the kingdom of Rheged in?
b. Isle of Man
What was the nickname of king William, the first Norman king of
a. William the Conqueror
b. William the Wise
c. William the Scotsbane
d. William the Great
What is the title of a nobleman just above the viscount, but below
In 1936, British journalist John Langdon Davies said "Our
Government is much more afraid of ____ than it is of ____".
a. Communism than it is of Fascism
b. Fascism than it is of Communism
c. War than it is of Occupation
d. Action than it is of the Germans
Where did Winston Churchill present his Sinews of Peace, a.k.a. The
Iron Curtain speech?
a. London, England
b. Sorbonne, France
c. Fulton, USA
d. Brussels, Belgium
When did the United Kingdom join the European Union?
d. It didn't join the EU
How many times has the UK hosted the Summer Olympic Games
Who is the current Prime Minister of the UK (2013)?
a. David Cameron
b. Angela Merkel
c. Nick Clegg
d. Mario Monti
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