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Quiz. The UK and Wales

Znoeva L.V.

  • Which animals are depicted on the Royal coat of arms of the United Kingdom?
  • Tiger and pegasus
  • Lion an unicrorn
  • Lion and eagle
  • Horse and owl

The right answer is “B”.

  • The right answer is “B”.

The Lion and the Unicorn are symbols of the United Kingdom. They are, properly speaking, heraldic supporters appearing in the full Royal coat of arms of the United Kingdom. The lion stands for England and the unicorn for Scotland. The combination therefore dates back to the 1603 accession of James I of England who was already James VI of Scotland. By extension, they have also been used in the Coat of Arms of Canada since 1921.

2. What is the exact address of the apartment of Sherlock Holmes?

  • Baker Street 221a
  • Baker Street 221b
  • Baker Street 211 a
  • Baker Street 211b

The right answer is “B”.

  • The right answer is “B”.

From 1881, Holmes was described as having lodgings at 221B, Baker Street, London, from where he ran his consulting detective service. 221B was an apartment 17 steps up, at the upper end of the road, as stated in an early manuscript. Until the arrival of Dr. Watson.

3. What is the official name of popular attraction, which is commonly called "Tower of London"?

  • Her Majesty's Royal Palace and Fortress
  • White tower
  • Crown Jewels of the United Kingdom

Her Majesty's Royal Palace and Fortress, more commonly known as the Tower of London, is a historic castle on the north bank of the River Thames in central London. It lies within the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, separated from the eastern edge of the square mile of the City of London by the open space known as Tower Hill. It was founded towards the end of 1066 as part of the Norman Conquest of England.

The right answer is “A”

4. Which river is famous for the annual boat competition between Oxford and Cambridge?

  • The River Thames
  • The Cambridge River
  • Old River Lea
  • River Pool (London)

The right answer is “A”

  • The Boat Race is an annual rowing race between the Oxford University Boat Club and the Cambridge University Boat Club, rowed between competing eights on the River Thames in London, United Kingdom.

5.Who is(are) the political leader of UK?

  • Elizabeth II
  • David Cameron
  • Elizabeth II and David Cameron
  • Parliament and Elizabeth II

The right answer is “C”

Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is the constitutional monarch of 16 sovereign states, known as the Commonwealth realms, and their territories and dependencies, and head of the 53-member Commonwealth of Nations. She is Supreme Governor of the Church of England and, in some of her realms, carries the additional title of Defender of the Faith.

David William Donald Cameron (born 9 October 1966) is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, First Lord of the Treasury, Minister for the Civil Service and Leader of the Conservative Party. He represents Witney as its Member of Parliament.

6. Which colors are on the flag of Scotland?

  • Blue and white
  • Blue and yellow
  • White and red
  • Red and blue

The right answer is “”

The Flag of Scotland - also known as Saint Andrew's Cross or the Saltire, is the national flag of Scotland.

7. What is the total length of the London’s underground?

  • 150km
  • 500km
  • 300km
  • 400 km

The London Underground (also known as the Tube or simply the Underground) is a public metro system serving a large part of Greater London and parts of the counties of Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire and Essex. The system serves 270 stations and has 402 kilometres (250 mi) of track, 55 per cent of which is above ground

  • The London Underground (also known as the Tube or simply the Underground) is a public metro system serving a large part of Greater London and parts of the counties of Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire and Essex. The system serves 270 stations and has 402 kilometres (250 mi) of track, 55 per cent of which is above ground

The right answer is “D”

8. What is the most visited tourist attraction in London?

  • Big Ben
  • Tate Modern
  • National Gallery
  • British Museum

The right answer is “D”

The ten most-visited attractions in London are:

1.British Museum

2.Tate Modern

3.National Gallery

4.Natural History Museum

5.London Eye

6.Science Museum

7.Victoria and Albert Museum

8.Madame Tussauds

9.National Maritime Museum

10.Tower of London

9.The national animal of Scotland is…

  • Giraffe
  • Horse
  • Unicorn
  • Bull

The right answer is “C”

Unicorn was commonly described as an extremely wild woodland creature, a symbol of purity and grace, which could only be captured by a virgin. In the encyclopedias its horn was said to have the power to render poisoned water potable and to heal sickness.