British Year

Quiz 155 – Round 6 – The British Year

The British Year – In which month are these celebrations in the UK? To make this quiz more difficult you could ask your contestants for the exact date. Religious festivals have generally been omitted only because many do not consistently fall within any given month. Months may be the answer to more than one question in the set.

1. The Queen’s official birthday

June (8th)

2. Saint Patrick’s Day

March (17th)

3. Epiphany

January (6th)

4. All Saints’ Day

November (1st)

5. Saint Valentine’s Day

February (14th)

6. Burns Night

January (25th)

7. Winter Solstice

December (between 20th and 23rd – please also note that in Australia the Winter solstice falls in June but this set of questions specifically asks about the UK)

8. Saint George’s Day

April (23rd)

9. Fathers’ Day

June (third Sunday)

10. Saint Andrew’s Day

November (30th)

 

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UK Tourist Attractions Quiz

Quiz 152 – Round 4 – The UK

In which UK cities could you visit the following?

1. Jorvik Viking Centre

York

2. Bullring Shopping Centre

Birmingham

3. Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

Glasgow

4. Crucible Theatre

Sheffield

5. Arthur’s Seat

Edinburgh

6. S.S. Great Britain

Bristol

7. Elland Road Stadium

Leeds

8. Royal Albert Memorial Museum

Exeter

9. The Royal Albert Dock

Liverpool

10. Principality Stadium

Cardiff

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UK Road Signs

Quiz 151 – Round 1 – Picture Round

UK Road Signs Quiz – Can your contestants say what the following road signs signify?

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1. National Speed Limit Applies

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:UK_traffic_sign_671.svg

2. Motor Vehicles Prohibited

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:UK_traffic_sign_619.svg

3. Vehicles exceeding width of 2m/6’6″ prohibited

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:UK_traffic_sign_629A.svg

4. Give way to oncoming vehicles

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Give_Way_to_Oncoming_Vehicles_THA_B-4.png

5. No waiting (Except for loading and unloading passengers)

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:UK_traffic_sign_636.svg

6. Dual carriageway ends

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:UK_traffic_sign_520.svg

7. Level crossing without barrier

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:UK_traffic_sign_774.svg

8. Queues likely

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:UK_traffic_sign_584.svg

9. Youth Hostel

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Youth_hostel_road_sign.svg

10. Loose chippings

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:UK_traffic_sign_7009.svg

 

 

 

London Underground Quiz

Quiz 145 – Round 2 – London Underground

London Underground Quiz – We will give you the names of three tube stations, you need to tell us which line all three are on. Due to the nature of the underground, sometimes two of the three stations may be on more than one line. Only one line includes all three.

1. Oxford Circus, Shepherd’s Bush and Bethnal Green

Central

2. Heathrow Terminal 4, Hyde Park Corner and Cockfosters

Piccadilly

3. Marylebone, Wembley Central and Regent’s Park

Bakerloo

4. Clapham Common, Old Street and Mornington Crescent

Northern

5. South Kensington, Liverpool Street and Shepherd’s Bush Market

Circle (Two are on both the District and the Hammersmith and City but not all)

6. Brixton, Pimlico and Finsbury Park

Victoria

7. Hammersmith, Wood Lane and Upton Park

Hammersmith and City

8. Hillingdon, West Harrow and Liverpool Street

Metropolitan

9. Southwark, Canary Wharf and Canning Town

Jubilee

10. Upminster, Richmond and Wimbledon

District

 

 

 

 

UK Motorway Service Stations Quiz

Quiz 133 – Round 6 – UK Geography

UK motorway service stations quiz – On which UK motorway are the following services?

1. Beaconsfield Services

M40

2. Watford Gap Services

M1

3. Thurrock Services

M25

4. Membury Services

M4

5. Medway Services

M2

6. Killington Lake services

M6

7. Hartshead Moor Services

M62

8. Gordano Services

M5

9. Chester Services

M56

10. Bothwell services

M74

 

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Town nicknames quiz

Quiz 132 – Round 4 – Town Nicknames

Town nicknames quiz – Can you identify the UK town or city from its nickname? In some instances towns have a number of nicknames, so we have only picked one for each.

1. Cottonopolis

Manchester

2. Woolopolis

Bradford

3. The Maiden City

Derry

4. Queen of the Midlands

Nottingham

5. The Merry City

Wakefield

6. Copperopolis

Swansea

7. The City of Dreaming Spires

Oxford

8. The Toon

Newcastle

9. Auld Reekie

Edinburgh

10. City of Discovery

Dundee

 

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UK Castles Quiz

Quiz 125 – Round 1 – Picture Round

UK castles picture round – Can you identify these ten castles from the images?

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1. Cardiff Castle

By Million Moments – Own work, CC BY 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=3528133

2. Kenilworth Castle

By DeFacto – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=50562757

3. Dover Castle

By Jake Keup from Japan (Dover Castle) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

4. Warwick Castle

By DeFacto – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=49100590

5. Bodiam Castle

By JThomas, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=13995400

6. Carisbrooke Castle

By Dave Pape – Own work, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=2787035

7. Lincoln Castle

By Richard Croft, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=9231186

8. Eilean Donan Castle

© Guillaume Piolle / , via Wikimedia Commons

9. Windsor Castle

By Corporal Jennie Stubbs – Defence Imagery, OGL, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=26448455

10. Bolsover Castle

By Lynne Glazzard, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=3994983

 

 

English Counties Quiz

Quiz 120 – Round 1 – Picture Round

English Counties Quiz.

Can you identify the following English counties from the maps? To download the picture round, please click on the link below:

 

 

 

 

1. Derbyshire

By TUBS [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

2. Warwickshire

By TUBS [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

3. Devon

By TUBS [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

4. Lincolnshire

By TUBS [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

5. Greater Manchester

By TUBS [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

6. West Sussex

By TUBS [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

7. Norfolk

By TUBS [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

8. Buckinghamshire

By TUBS [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

9. Cheshire

By TUBS [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

10. Northumberland

By TUBS [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

 

 

Postcodes quiz

Quiz 118 – Round 6 – The UK

UK postcodes quiz – Of which town or city are the following the postcodes?

1. DA

Dartford

2. RG

Reading

3. PL

Plymouth

4. AB

Aberdeen

5. ZE

Lerwick (Zetland)

6. SS

Southend-on-Sea

7. IV

Inverness

8. CF

Cardiff

9. NP

Newport

10. HS

Outer Hebrides

 

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UK Geography Quiz

Quiz 115 – Round 4 – UK Geography

UK Geography Quiz – In which county will you find the following UK tourist attractions?

1. Alton Towers Resort

Staffordshire

2. Stonehenge

Wiltshire

3. The Royal Shakespeare Theatre

Warwickshire

4. Giant’s Causeway

County Antrim

5. Ashmolean Museum

Oxfordshire

6. ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Bedfordshire

7. Eden Project

Cornwall

8. National Football Museum

Greater Manchester

9. RHS Garden Wisley

Surrey

10. National Railway Museum

North Yorkshire

 

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