How Much Do You Remember About The United Kingdom And London?

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Remember the lesson we did on England and London? Let's see how much you remember!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The United Kingdom is part of the European Union.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The United Kingdom is not part of the European Union. In 2016, the UK held a referendum in which the majority voted to leave the EU. As a result, the process of Brexit was initiated, and the UK officially left the EU on January 31, 2020. Therefore, the statement "The United Kingdom is part of the European Union" is false.

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  • 2. 

    London's population is more than 8 million.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    London's population is more than 8 million, which means that there are more than 8 million people living in London. This statement is true because London is one of the most populous cities in the world, with a population exceeding 8 million.

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  • 3. 

    The United Kingdom is made up of England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The United Kingdom is indeed made up of England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland. These four countries are located in the northwestern part of Europe and together form the sovereign state known as the United Kingdom. Each country has its own distinct culture, government, and legal system, but they are all united under the UK government and share certain institutions such as the monarchy and the British Parliament.

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  • 4. 

    The population of the United Kingdom is less than 65 million.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement is false because the population of the United Kingdom is actually more than 65 million. As of 2021, the estimated population of the UK is around 67 million. Therefore, the correct answer is false.

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  • 5. 

    Big Ben is the name of the bell or of the Tower in London?

    • A.

      The Bell

    • B.

      The Tower

    Correct Answer
    A. The Bell
    Explanation
    Big Ben is the name of the bell in the clock tower of the Palace of Westminster in London. The tower itself is known as the Elizabeth Tower. The bell, which weighs over 13 tons, is one of the most iconic symbols of London and is often referred to as Big Ben.

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  • 6. 

    Liverpool, Manchester, Arsenal are all named after cities in England.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Arsenal is the only team in England that is not named after a city in England.

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  • 7. 

    Is 'Fish and Chips' England's most famous food?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Yes, it is. However, the British cuisine is international. They also eat a lot Indian, Italian, Chinese and Greek food.

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  • 8. 

    What is the currency (name of money used) in England?

    • A.

      Euro

    • B.

      Pound 

    Correct Answer
    B. Pound 
    Explanation
    The currency used in England is the Pound. The Euro is not the currency used in England.

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  • 9. 

    Does a full English breakfast include eggs, sausages, bacon, beans and even potatoes?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Yes, it does! And it also has tomato and bread.

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  • 10. 

    Is Harry Potter's writer English?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The correct answer is true because J.K. Rowling, the writer of the Harry Potter series, is indeed English. She was born and raised in England and is a British author. Her books are set in the United Kingdom and feature many elements of British culture and language.

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  • 11. 

    The river in London is called 

    • A.

      Mersey

    • B.

      Thames

    Correct Answer
    B. Thames
    Explanation
    The river Mersey is a river that flows in the North West of England. Thames is the river that flows across London.

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  • 12. 

    The rose is the national flower of England.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The explanation for the given correct answer is that the rose is indeed the national flower of England. This floral symbol has been associated with England for centuries and is deeply rooted in the country's history and culture. The rose holds significant cultural and historical importance in England, often being used as a symbol of love, beauty, and national pride. Therefore, the statement "The rose is the national flower of England" is true.

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  • 13. 

    St George is not the patron saint of England.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    St George is the patron saint of England. St David is the patron saint of Wales, St Andrew of Scotland and St Patrick of Ireland.

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  • 14. 

    Is the London metro (the tube) one of the oldest in the world?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Yes, it started operating in 1890. Now, get ready for the last question....

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  • 15. 

    Is Stonehenge in England or in Germany?

    • A.

      England

    • B.

      Germany

    Correct Answer
    A. England
    Explanation
    Of course it's in England. It's said to be an ancient calendar or worship site built by the Druids around 1640.

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