General Knowledge Of England I

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15 Questions about England and the English


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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      The English live in 'England'.

    • B. 

      England and the 'UK' or 'United Kingdom' mean one and the same

    • C. 

      Because England is an island it may also be referred to as the 'English Isles'.

    • D. 

      'England' and 'Great Britian' may be used interchangably

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      The Celtic Sea; The Irish Sea; The Bristol Channel

    • B. 

      Land borders with Scotland & Wales

    • C. 

      The North Sea; The English Channel

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    So, if Charles is the current Prince of Wales, it follows that his wife Carmilla is the Princess of Wales.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      The Capital of the United Kingdom is England

    • B. 

      The Capital of England is London

    • C. 

      Both of the above are true

  • 6. 
    So what, if any title might properly be applied to Carmilla? Select only one answer.
    • A. 

      Duchess of Cornwall & Countess of Chester

    • B. 

      Dutchess of Rothesay

    • C. 

      Both Dutchess of Cornwall, Countess of Chester, as well as Dutchess of Rothesay

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    GMT which originated in England might also be called 'Zulu Time'.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      The United Kingdom of Great Britian and Northern Ireland

    • B. 

      The United Kingdom of Great Britian, Northern Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales

    • C. 

      The United Kingdom

    • D. 

      Great Britain

  • 9. 
    It's quite common in England to use Fahrenheit when referring to summer temperatures and Celsius when complaining about frigid winter conditions. This is because 90 degrees Fahrenheit sounds hotter than 32.2 degrees Celsius, conversely 0 degrees Celsius sounds colder by far than 32 degrees Fahrenheit. True or False?  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      England contains 84% of the population of the UK & The English language originated in England

    • B. 

      England contains 56% of the population of the UK & all British peoples are offically English.

    • C. 

      The only country included in the UK that hasn't its own Parlament or National Assembly is Wales.

    • D. 

      The English Tip their Food Servers at a higher rate than tourists from the US who are nortoriously mean tippers.

  • 11. 
    There are many Anglophiles. Most countries in the UK are English wannabies. Point of fact is it's almost insulting to refer to a person as a 'Scot' rather than an 'Englishman'. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The Le tunnel sous la Manche or Chunnel runs from: Pick the correct answer. 
    • A. 

      London & Calais

    • B. 

      Coquelles, Pas-de-Calais to Folkstone, Kent

    • C. 

      Calais & Dover

    • D. 

      Dover to the Sangatte Refugee Camp

  • 13. 
    Saint Patrick was born a Roman in Banna Venta Berniae which was located in England. True or False
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      Warden Hill at 371 feet or 113 metres

    • B. 

      Ben Nevis at 4,409 feet or 1,344 metres

    • C. 

      Mt Snowdon at 3,560 feet or 1,085 metres

    • D. 

      Scafell Pike at 3,209 feet or 978 metres

  • 15. 
    University of Cambridge is in Cambridge The University of Oxford is in Oxford Eaton College is in Eaton True or False?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False