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Britain and the British

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  1. Whatęs the Queenęs name?
    a. Queen Ann I
    b. Queen Elizabeth II
    c. Queen Margaret II

  2. Where does the Changing of the Guard take place?
    a. Buckingham Palace
    b. Piccadilly Circus
    c. Victoria and Albert Museum

  3. What is a double-decker?
    a. A bus
    b. A disco
    c. A taxi

  4. What is Harrodęs?
    a. A bank
    b. A department store
    c. A school

  5. Where can you buy stamps?
    a. At the post office
    b. At the the stationeręs
    c. At the tobacconistęs

  6. How many pence are there in 1 pound sterling?
    a. 10
    b. 100
    c. 1000

  7. What is the name of the famous stadium in the north of London?
    a. Wembley
    b. Westminster
    c. Wimbledon

  8. Which Liverpool band was so popular in the 60ęs?
    a. The Beatles
    b. The Police
    c. The Rolling Stones

  9. Where is Nessie supposed to live?
    a. Isle of Man
    b. Loch Ness
    c. River Thames

  10. In Britain, cars are driven on the ______ side of the road.
    a. left-hand
    b. right-hand
    c. wrong-hand

  11. Dame Agatha Christie wrote lots of ______.
    a. detective stories
    b. plays
    c. poems

  12. Where is Belfast?
    a. In Northern Ireland
    b. In Scotland
    c. In Wales

  13. Manchester United is a popular ______ team.
    a. basketball
    b. football
    c. handball

  14. Which famous writer was born in Stratford-upon-Avon?
    a. Samuel Beckett
    b. James Joyce
    c. William Shakespeare

  15. Which king had 6 wives?
    a. Henry IV
    b. Henry V
    c. Henry VIII

Copyright 1999 by Joan M. Diez (jdiez123@pie.xtec.es)
This quiz is part of the HTML-Only Self-Study Quizzes which is part of Activities for ESL Students, a project by The Internet TESL Journal.