Answers: What do you know about Great Britain?

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Some words about getting points:
Every right answer, known or guessed, gives you one point. If you answered right on all three parts of one question, you get one extrapoint, that is 4 points for this question. That makes the highest possible score of this quiz 40.

31 - 40 points: You are from Great Britain. And have good general knowledge.
25 - 30 points: Marvellous. Probably you have been to Great Britain a couple of times.
18 - 24 points: A good result. You can be satisfied.
11 - 17 points: All right. Your knowledge of Great Britain is about average.
06 - 10 points: It wasn't much. But you know probably, where Great Britain is situated.
00 - 05 points: Not enough. Do you live on an island as well? Alone?

The right answers:

Question 1: 1-3-2
Aston Villa is from Birmingham.
Fulham is a club from London.
Everton plays in Liverpool.

Question 2: 5-3-1
"The Merchant of Venice" is one of Shakespeare's famous plays.
"Brave New World" is a futuristic novel by Aldous Huxley.
"Pride and Prejudice" was written by Jane Austen.

Question 3: 1-5-2
"Abbey Road" is a song by the Beatles.
"Guns in the Ghetto" - UB 40
"Sweet Dreams" - Eurythmics

Question 4: 4-2-5
Henry VIII and his many wives lived in the 16th century.
Richard Lionheart participated in the crusades in the 12th century.
George II reigned in the 18th century.

Question 5: 1-3-6
Anglesay, Cardiff and Swansea are situated in Wales.

Question 6: 4-3-6
The first ladies competition was held at Musselburgh.
"The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers" plays at Muirfield.
"The Royal and Ancient" has St. Andrews as home ground.

Question 7: 4-6-1
Hadrian's Wall is to be found in the county of Northumberland, amongst others.
The mighty menhirs of Stonehenge stand in Wiltshire.
To visit Tintagel Castle, connected to King Arthur, you have to go to Cornwall.

Question 8: 3-1-6
The Glenfiddich Distillery produces its whisky in Dufftown.
The Macduff Marine Aquarium can be visited in Aberdeen.
The Piping Centre is located in Glasgow.

Question 9: 3-2-4
The discovery of blood pressure is due to Stephen Hales.
The theory of evolution is Charles Darwin's work.
Isaac Newton was meditating on gravity, when an apple fell from the tree.

Question 10: 4-6-2
The first postage stamp was used in 1840.
Alexander Fleming discovered Penicillin in 1928.
The sextant was used since 1757 as instrument of navigation.

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