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Quiz: How much do you know about the UK?

They’re right next door. Should be easy.

THEY’RE OUR NEAREST neighbours, but do we really know that much about them?

Let’s see.

There are people in the UK. How many?
64 million
58 million

69 million
75 million
London is obviously the largest city. What's the second largest (in population terms)?
Liverpool
Birmingham

Manchester
Newcastle
This is the House of Commons. How many MPs call it their workplace?
600
550

700
650
This is the highest mountain in the UK. What's it called?
Snowdon
Ben Nevis

Ben Lawers
Scaffell Pike
What's the longest river in the UK?
Wikimedia
Trent
Thames

Severn
Tyne
Neville Chamberlain is known as the man who led the UK when World War II broke out. Which political party was he in?
Labour
Conservatives
Are there more cats or dogs in the UK?
Cats
Dogs
London's underground system is special. Why?
It's the world's fastest
It's the world's biggest

It was the world's first
It's the world's deepest
Britain was last invaded in 1066. By which people?
Romans
Celts

Normans
Vikings
Guy Fawkes was a pivotal figure in the Gunpowder Plot. What date was it due to go off?
12 July
31 October

5 November
6 December
"They" used to say the sun would never set on the British Empire. Were "they" ever literally correct?
Yes
No
Which British Monarch has ruled the longest?
Queen Victoria
Queen Elizabeth II

King George III
King James I
When was the NHS created?
1936
1946

1956
1966
Is the yearly average mean temperature in London above or below ten degrees Celsius?
Above
Below
You're ringing your family in Liverpool. What code goes before the number?
+353
+1

+44
+11
Answer all the questions to see your result!
You scored out of !
You're very British
Maybe it's because you're a Londoner, that you love London tahn.
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You scored out of !
You're quite British, old chum
Good try, what, what.
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You scored out of !
You've been to London
You may even still have your Oyster card
Share your result:
You scored out of !
You watched Eastenders once
And have probably told someone to "get outta mah pab".
Share your result:
You scored out of !
You're a slaaaaaaaaaaaggggg
You ain't too clever, are you mah old san?
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