How much do you know about Great Britain? What do you know about its people? We give you 10 questions, each divided into 3 parts. And we give you 6 answers. Make your choice and write down your answers. For every correct answer you get 1 point. If you answer correctly on all 3 parts of the same question you get 1 extrapoint, that is 4 points on that question.

All set? Good luck!

Question  1: In which cities play the following soccer-teams?

A: Aston Villa           1: Birmingham
B: Fulham           2: Liverpool
C: Everton           3: London
            4: Manchester
            5: Newcastle
            6: Oxford

Question  2: Who has written the following?

A: The Merchant of Venice           1: Jane Austen
B: Brave New World           2: Charles Dickens
C: Pride and Prejudice           3: Aldous Huxley
            4: D.H. Lawrence
            5: William Shakespeare
            6: Mary Shelley

Question  3: Whose songs are these?

A: Abbey Road           1: Beatles
B: Guns in the Ghetto           2: Eurythmics
C: Sweet Dreams           3: Tom Jones
            4: Cliff Richard
            5: UB 40
            6: Wet Wet Wet

Question 4: In which century did they reign?

A: Henry VIII           1: 10th century
B: Richard Lionheart           2: 12th century
C: George II           3: 14th century
            4: 16th century
            5: 18th century
            6: 20th century

Question 5: Which three cities are situated in Wales?

  1: Anglesey
  2: Bristol
  3: Cardiff
  4: Exeter
  5: Norwich
  6: Swansea

Question 6: Golf is an "invention" from Scotland. Put each statement together with the right place.

A: In 1810 the first ladies competition was held here.           1: Carnoustie
B: "The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers" plays here.           2: Loch Lomond
C: This is the home of "The Royal and Ancient Golf Club"           3: Muirfield
            4: Musselburgh
            5: Prestwick
            6: St. Andrews

Question 7: In which county can you find the following history-loaded sights?

A: Hadrian's Wall           1: Cornwall
B: Stonehenge           2: Dorset
C: Tintagel Castle           3: Kent
            4: Northumberland
            5: Suffolk
            6: Wiltshire

Question 8: Where can you visit the following places of interest?

A: Glenfiddich Distillery           1: Aberdeen
B: Macduff Marine Aquarium           2: Aberfeldy
C: The Piping Centre           3: Dufftown
            4: Dundee
            5: Edinburgh
            6: Glasgow

Question 9: The following theories were developed by Britons. Who is responsible for which?

A: blood pressure           1: David Abraham
B: evolution           2: Charles Darwin
C: gravity           3: Stephen Hales
            4: Isaac Newton
            5: Robert Stevenson
            6: Christopher Wren

Question 10: Which year responds to the following inventions?

A: postage stamp           1: 1723
B: penicillin           2: 1757
C: sextant           3: 1809
            4: 1840
            5: 1894
            6: 1928

Bernhard Kauntz, 2004

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