Educational Travel Week: England Destination Quiz

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England Quizzes & Trivia

Brilliant! You’ve decided to join us for a spot of questions related to Ye Olde England. Think you have what it takes? Right then. Get to it and have a jolly good time.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Brits have been known to get hot around the collar on occasion, but rarely does that have to do with the weather. The highest temperature EVER recorded in England was...
    • A. 

      88.7°F

    • B. 

      96.3°F

    • C. 

      101.5°F

    • D. 

      110.3°

  • 2. 
    Ready to get spooked? It is said that the Athelhampton House in Dorset is haunted by none other than…
    • A. 

      A headless horseman

    • B. 

      An ape

    • C. 

      A former chambermaid

    • D. 

      A bat

  • 3. 
    Cheerio old chap. You’re doing bloody good so far. But do you know what the official language of England was from 1066 to 1362?
    • A. 

      English

    • B. 

      French

    • C. 

      Latin

    • D. 

      Spanish

  • 4. 
    Fancy yourself a scholar? Then you’ll want to make your way to this small village at the border of England and Wales where you’ll find the world’s largest second-hand book market.
    • A. 

      Hay-on-Wye

    • B. 

      Lacock

    • C. 

      Castle Combe

    • D. 

      Dunster

  • 5. 
    Everybody’s heard of Big Ben, right? It’s that big clock tower in London, right? Actually, Big Ben is the name of the bell inside the tower. So what is the actual name of the tower?   
    • A. 

      St. Stephens Tower

    • B. 

      The Tower of London

    • C. 

      Tower Hamlets

    • D. 

      Fawlty Towers

  • 6. 
    Speaking of London, it wasn’t always known as London, per se. Over the years it’s had several different names. Which of the following was not one of them?
    • A. 

      Londonium

    • B. 

      Ludenwic

    • C. 

      Lourdes

    • D. 

      Ludenberg

  • 7. 
    Answering all of these questions sure can work up an appetite. If you were to order “Toad in the hole”, what do you suppose would show up on your plate?
    • A. 

      Sausages in Yorkshire pudding

    • B. 

      Fried pork in a hollowed out popover

    • C. 

      Steak and kidney pie

    • D. 

      Bacon and kippers

  • 8. 
    Any visit to jolly old England wouldn’t be complete without stopping by 'The Old Lady of Threadneedle Street'. Who or what are we referring to?
    • A. 

      The Queen

    • B. 

      The Bank of England

    • C. 

      St. Paul’s Cathedral

    • D. 

      Margaret Thatcher’s Residence

  • 9. 
    For nearly 200 years, contestants have gathered at the top of Cooper’s Hill in Gloucester to chase this particular “item” down the hill…
    • A. 

      A rabbit

    • B. 

      A greased watermelon

    • C. 

      A wheel of cheese

    • D. 

      A football (Or, as we would call it, a soccer ball)

  • 10. 
    You’ve heard of Stonehenge. You’ve seen pictures of Stonehenge. You can’t explain Stonehenge. But if you were to visit, where would you find Stonehenge?
    • A. 

      Wiltshire County

    • B. 

      Gloucesterhire County

    • C. 

      Oxfordshire County

    • D. 

      Berkshire County

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