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QUESTIONS


  1. The Slaughter, Heel and Station Stones can be found where in Britain?
  2. Who was the only British prime minister to have spoken English as a second language?
  3. The Angel of the North was completed in 1998 and designed by which sculptor?
  4. The world’s oldest surviving working clock is in which British cathedral?
  5. The worker bee is widely used as a symbol of which British City?
  6. One American State still has the Union Jack as part of its state flag – which is it?
  7. What is the only team from outside Scotland that plays in the Scottish Professional Football League?
  8. Which City was the inaugural UK City of Culture in 2013?
  9. Which English King’s remains were discovered under a Leicester city centre car park?
  10. What was Liverpool John Lennon Airport previously known as?
  11. What pet did super-nurse Florence Nightingale always travel with?
  12. How many assassination attempts did Queen Victoria survive?
  13. The last horse-drawn bus ran in London on 25 October 1911. True or False?
  14. In 2002, why did MP’s sign a motion to bring cats into the Houses of Parliament?
  15. What inspired 3-time Olympic Gold Medal Winner, Chris Hoy to start cycling?
  16. The phrase ‘Girl Power’ is often associated with which 19990’s girl band?
  17. Is it only the male or only the female wasp that stings?
  18. Which chocolate biscuit was the first to be advertised b name rather than by the company that manufactured it?
  19. What breed of dog has to be delivered by Caesarean section, as their large heads mean that they can get stuck in the birth canal?
  20. What is the most popular month to get married?

ANSWERS


  1. Stonehenge
  2. David Lloyd George
  3. Anthony Gormley
  4. Salisbury Cathedral
  5. Manchester
  6. Hawaii
  7. Berwick Rangers FC
  8. Derry/Londonderry
  9. Richard III
  10. Speke Airport
  11. Owl
  12. Seven
  13. True
  14. To deal with the growing problem of mice
  15. The 1982 Film, E.T
  16. The Spice Girls
  17. Female
  18. Penguin
  19. Bulldog
  20. August