Q1: Which is the longest river in the United Kingdom?
D Great Ouse
Q2: First woman Prime minister of United Kingdom?
A Margaret Thatcher
B Theresa May
C Angela Merkel
Q3: What is the national bird of the United Kingdom?
B European robin
C Bald eagle
Q4: Which of these countries was not a part of the former territories of the British Empire.
B Sri Lanka
Q5: Who was the first British astronaut in space?
A Tim Peake
B Michael Foale
C Helen Sharman
D Piers John Sellers
Q6: Who was the predecessor to Queen Elizabeth II?
A Edward Albert Christian George
B Albert Frederick Arthur George
C George Frederick Ernest Albert
D Albert Edward
Q7: First London olympics were held in the year
Q8: Which is the largest lake by size in the United Kingdom?
A Loch Lomond
B Loch Awe
C Loch Shin
D Lough Neagh
Q9: Which is the largest city in terms of area in the United Kingdom?
Q10: Which of these countries is not part of United Kingdom?
Q11: Belfast is the capital of
D Northern Ireland
Q12: Edinburgh is the capital of
D Northern Ireland
Q13: Capital of England is
Q14: Which of these cities is the capital city of Wales?
Q15: Which of these games is said to be invented in England?
Q16: Which of these lakes does not lie in the United Kingdom?
A Loch Ness
C Llyn Tegid
D Spencer Lake
Q17: First postage stamp used in a public postage system was called
A Penny Black
B Royal Stamp
C National stamp of Great Britain
D Stamp Official
Q18: Scottish Gaelic, Irish Gaelic, Welsh and Breton are
A names of famous monuments in U.K.
B languages spoken in U.K.
C names of dishes.
D dance forms in U.K.
Q19: JK Rowling, is best known as the author of
A Harry Potter series of books
B Pride and Prejudice
C The Hobbit
D Romeo and Juliet
Q20: Which of these dance forms is a form of English folk dance?
C Morris Dance
D Lad's dance
Q21: Largest Royal home in the world is
A Windsor Castle, U.K.
B Dechencholing Palace, Bhutan
C Tokyo Imperial Palace, Japan
D Grand Palace, Thailand
Q22: Elizabeth tower also known as the Clock tower of London was designed by
A John Vanbrugh
B Augustus Pugin
C Nicholas Hawksmoor
D John Nash
Q23: Arrange these former Prime ministers of the United Kingdom in order in which they held office. (Earliest first)
(a) Gordon Brown
(b) James Callaghan
(c) Tony Blair
(d) Margaret Thatcher
A c, d, c, a
B a, c, b, d
C d, c, a, b
D d, c, b, a
Q24: Which of these is the oldest and largest occupied castle in the world.
A Windsor castle
B Leeds castle
C Dover castle
D Warwick castke
Q25: For elections to the House of Commons, the UK is divided into ...... constituencies
Q26: Who is the commander-in-chief of the armed forces of the United Kingdom?
A Secretary of State for Defence
B Prime minister
C Defence minister
D British monarch
Q27: The largest bypass road in UK and in the world is
A M25 motorway
B M3 motorway
C M20 motorway
D M40 motorway
Q28: A census is taken simultaneously in all parts of the UK every ........ years
Q29: The second most spoken language in UK after English is
Q30: The United Kingdom is not a member of which of these organisations
B World trade organisation
D Commonwealth of Nations
Q31: The United Kingdom is a nation having
A parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy
C absolute monarchy
D communist government
Q32: UK was ......... country to develop and test a nuclear weapon.
Q33: The smallest country of the United Kingdom is
D Northern Ireland
Q34: "God Save the Queen" is the national anthem of the United Kingdom and one of two national anthems of which of these countries
C New Zealand
Q35: Which is the oldest bank in UK.
A Hoare & Co
B Royal Bank of Scotland
C Bank of England
Q36: The first newspaper published in Britain was
A Lloyd's News
B The Oxford Gazette
C Norwich Post
D The Courier
Q37: Which of these is a British telecommunications company
Q38: The first British aircraft carrier was
A HMS Glorious
B HMS Argus
C HMS Courageous
D HMS Furious
Q39: The national flower of England is
A Tudor Rose
D Flax flower
Q40: The national animal of Scotland is
C Red Dragon
Q41: Patron Saint of Northern Ireland is
A St. Patrick
B St. David
C St. Andrew
D St. George
Q42: Which of these appear on the flag of Wales
A Cross of Saint Andrew
B Saint George's Cross
C The Red Dragon
D Crown, and Red Hand of Ulster
Q43: National personification of United Kingdom is
Q44: The first railway station built in UK was
A Manchester Liverpool road
D London Bridge
Q45: Which of these inventors/scientists was British?
A Isaac Newton
B Louis Pasteur
C Galileo Ferraris
D Albert Einstein
Q46: The first British satellite was
A Apollo 1
C Ariel 1
D GSAT 1
Q47: English computer scientist Tim Berners-Lee is credited with
A inventing the World Wide Web
B inventing the microphone
C inventing the touch enabled screen
D inventing the short message service
Q48: Buckingham Palace is
A home of the Prime minister
B Parliament building
C home of the British monarch
D a museum
Q49: Which of these animals is native to UK
B Red Squirrel
Q50: Which is the tallest building in the United Kingdom
A One Canada Square
B The Shard
C Heron Tower
D Leadenhall Building