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10 Quiz Questions About England


  1. Who was the first sovereign to live in Buckingham Palace?
  2. Sylvia Diggory, aged 13, became the NHS’s first patient in which year?
  3. Which city, developed from the Roman town of Venta Belgarum, was the first capital of England?
  4. Which area in England became the first national park in 1951?

  5. The very first census of Great Britain in 1801 estimated the population of England and Wales to be: 9 million, 19 million, or 29 million?
  6. Eighteenth century potter Josiah Wedgwood was the grandfather of which famous Englishman?
  7. Name the largest natural lake in England?
  8. In which English city would you find the Radcliffe Camera?
  9. Which ancient county, now part of Cumbria, is famous for its long sausage?
  10. Both the Battle of Hastings in 1066 and the 1805 Battle of Trafalgar happened in which month of the year?


  1. Queen Victoria (St. James’s Palace was the previous London royal residence)
  2. 1948
  3. Winchester
  4. Peak District
  5. 9 million
  6. Charles Darwin
  7. Windermere
  8. Oxford

  9. Cumberland
  10. October

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