How Well Do You Know The UK?

Approved & Edited by ProProfs Editorial Team
The editorial team at ProProfs Quizzes consists of a select group of subject experts, trivia writers, and quiz masters who have authored over 10,000 quizzes taken by more than 100 million users. This team includes our in-house seasoned quiz moderators and subject matter experts. Our editorial experts, spread across the world, are rigorously trained using our comprehensive guidelines to ensure that you receive the highest quality quizzes.
Learn about Our Editorial Process
| By ClareHolcot
C
ClareHolcot
Community Contributor
Quizzes Created: 1 | Total Attempts: 319
Questions: 15 | Attempts: 319

SettingsSettingsSettings
How Well Do You Know The UK? - Quiz

Are you the ultimate boffin of all things British or are you living under a stone? Test your United Kingdom knowledge in our quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Where is this famous landmark? 

    • A.

      Wiltshire

    • B.

      Gloucestershire

    • C.

      Dorset

    • D.

      Somerset

    Correct Answer
    A. Wiltshire
    Explanation
    The famous landmark is located in Wiltshire.

    Rate this question:

  • 2. 

    On which beach would you find this lighthouse?

    • A.

      Burnham on Sea, Somerset

    • B.

      West Wittering, Sussex

    • C.

      Scarborough, Yorkshire

    • D.

      Dornoch, Scotland

    Correct Answer
    A. Burnham on Sea, Somerset
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Burnham on Sea, Somerset. This is because the question asks which beach the lighthouse is located on, and the lighthouse is specifically associated with Burnham on Sea in Somerset.

    Rate this question:

  • 3. 

    Where would you be most likely to hear the saying 'put wood inth ‘ole''?

    • A.

      Yorkshire

    • B.

      Devon

    • C.

      Scotland

    • D.

      Norfolk

    Correct Answer
    A. Yorkshire
    Explanation
    The saying "put wood inth 'ole" is a dialect phrase commonly used in Yorkshire. It refers to the practice of adding more firewood to a stove or fireplace to keep it burning. This saying is specific to Yorkshire and is not commonly used in other regions such as Devon, Scotland, or Norfolk.

    Rate this question:

  • 4. 

    Windsor Castle is found in which county?

    • A.

      Berkshire

    • B.

      Staffordshire

    • C.

      Hertfordshire

    • D.

      Essex

    Correct Answer
    A. Berkshire
    Explanation
    Windsor Castle is found in Berkshire. Berkshire is the correct answer because Windsor Castle is located in the county of Berkshire in England. It is one of the official residences of the Queen and is known for its rich history and architectural significance.

    Rate this question:

  • 5. 

    This is the flag of which UK county?

    • A.

      Wiltshire

    • B.

      Shropshire

    • C.

      Inverness

    • D.

      Lancashire

    Correct Answer
    A. Wiltshire
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Wiltshire. Wiltshire is a county in the United Kingdom, and the flag shown in the question represents this county. The flag features a white horse on a green background, which is a symbol associated with Wiltshire.

    Rate this question:

  • 6. 

    Where would you be most likely to dig in to this appetising dish?

    • A.

      Wales

    • B.

      Somerset

    • C.

      Scotland

    • D.

      Cheshire

    Correct Answer
    A. Wales
    Explanation
    Wales is the most likely place to dig into this appetizing dish because it is known for its rich culinary traditions and delicious traditional Welsh cuisine. Welsh dishes such as cawl (a hearty soup), Welsh rarebit (a cheese-based dish), and bara brith (a fruit loaf) are famous for their unique flavors and are enjoyed by locals and visitors alike. Therefore, if you want to experience and savor this appetizing dish, Wales would be the best choice.

    Rate this question:

  • 7. 

    Where is this?

    • A.

      Northern Ireland

    • B.

      England

    • C.

      Scotland

    • D.

      Wales

    Correct Answer
    A. Northern Ireland
    Explanation
    This location is in Northern Ireland.

    Rate this question:

  • 8. 

    Which is England's most northerly county?

    • A.

      Northumberland

    • B.

      Scotland

    • C.

      Cumbria

    • D.

      Durham

    Correct Answer
    A. Northumberland
    Explanation
    Northumberland is England's most northerly county. It is located in the northeast region of England, bordering Scotland. This county is known for its stunning landscapes, including the Northumberland National Park and the Northumberland Coast. It is home to various historical sites such as Hadrian's Wall and Alnwick Castle. Northumberland's geographical position, being the furthest north among all English counties, makes it the correct answer to the question.

    Rate this question:

  • 9. 

    Where was the crime drama Broadchurch mostly filmed?

    • A.

      Dorset

    • B.

      Devon

    • C.

      Cambridgeshire

    • D.

      Oxfordshire

    Correct Answer
    A. Dorset
    Explanation
    Broadchurch, a crime drama, was mostly filmed in Dorset. This location was chosen because of its picturesque landscapes and coastal scenery, which provided a visually stunning backdrop for the series. The rugged cliffs, sandy beaches, and charming towns of Dorset added to the atmospheric and suspenseful nature of the show. The unique setting of Dorset became an integral part of the storytelling, helping to create a sense of place and immerse viewers in the world of Broadchurch.

    Rate this question:

  • 10. 

    Which of these islands is not part of the United Kingdom?

    • A.

      Isle of Man

    • B.

      Isle of Wight

    • C.

      Isle of Skye

    • D.

      Scilly Isles

    Correct Answer
    A. Isle of Man
    Explanation
    The Isle of Man is not part of the United Kingdom. It is a self-governing British Crown dependency located in the Irish Sea between Great Britain and Ireland. The Isle of Man has its own government and is not represented in the UK parliament. It has its own legal system, currency, and is responsible for its own internal affairs.

    Rate this question:

  • 11. 

    You're in Cornwall and somebody calls you 'cakey', do they mean...

    • A.

      ...you're a bit weak

    • B.

      ...you're a bit chubby

    • C.

      ...you're greedy

    • D.

      ...you're covered in cake crumbs

    Correct Answer
    A. ...you're a bit weak
    Explanation
    In Cornwall, when someone calls you "cakey", it means that you are a bit weak. This term is often used to describe someone who lacks strength or is not physically fit. It is not related to being chubby, greedy, or covered in cake crumbs.

    Rate this question:

  • 12. 

    Who is this man?Photo by Chris Ensell 

    • A.

      Deputy Prime Minister of the UK

    • B.

      Prime Minister of the UK

    • C.

      Former Prime Minister of the UK

    • D.

      Mayor of London

    Correct Answer
    A. Deputy Prime Minister of the UK
    Explanation
    The given answer is "Deputy Prime Minister of the UK". This suggests that the man in the photo is holding the position of Deputy Prime Minister in the UK government.

    Rate this question:

  • 13. 

    Where in the UK are you most likely to originate from if you call this a cob? 

    • A.

      The Midlands

    • B.

      Scotland

    • C.

      Lancashire

    • D.

      Yorkshire

    Correct Answer
    A. The Midlands
    Explanation
    If you refer to a bread roll as a "cob," you are most likely to originate from the Midlands in the UK. The term "cob" is commonly used in the Midlands to describe a bread roll, whereas in other regions such as Scotland, Lancashire, and Yorkshire, different terms are used to refer to a bread roll.

    Rate this question:

  • 14. 

    What is the capital city of Scotland? 

    • A.

      Edinburgh

    • B.

      Glasgow

    • C.

      Dundee

    • D.

      Inverness

    Correct Answer
    A. Edinburgh
    Explanation
    Edinburgh is the capital city of Scotland. It is known for its rich history, stunning architecture, and vibrant cultural scene. The city is home to iconic landmarks such as Edinburgh Castle, the Royal Mile, and Holyrood Palace. It is also famous for its annual festivals, including the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, which is the world's largest arts festival. As the capital, Edinburgh is the political and administrative center of Scotland, housing the Scottish Parliament and various government institutions.

    Rate this question:

  • 15. 

    Where is Sandringham Estate, one of the Queen's residences?

    • A.

      Norfolk

    • B.

      Devon

    • C.

      Buckinghamshire

    • D.

      Scotland

    Correct Answer
    A. Norfolk
    Explanation
    Sandringham Estate, one of the Queen's residences, is located in Norfolk.

    Rate this question:

Quiz Review Timeline +

Our quizzes are rigorously reviewed, monitored and continuously updated by our expert board to maintain accuracy, relevance, and timeliness.

  • Current Version
  • Mar 21, 2023
    Quiz Edited by
    ProProfs Editorial Team
  • Sep 03, 2014
    Quiz Created by
    ClareHolcot
Back to Top Back to top
Advertisement
×

Wait!
Here's an interesting quiz for you.

We have other quizzes matching your interest.