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Welcome to our Brexit Quiz

Please note that this Brexit Quiz was written in August 2009. So if some of the questions seem dated, we'll blame the length of the Brexit negotiations.

Brexit Quiz I

  1. When did the UK's Brexit referendum take place? We need a month and year!
  2. On Twitter what does the hashtag FBPE normally stand for?
  3. In October 2019, British passports will have a completely new design, what colour will they be?
  4. With his daily loud hailer protests against Brexit on College Green, Westminster, what is the real name of Mr Stop Brexit?

  5. Which 'Article number' of the Lisbon Treaty was triggered by Theresa May, formally initiating Britain's withdrawal from the EU?
  6. Name the Guyanese-British business owner who initiated a court case against the British government over its authority to implement Brexit without approval from Parliament?
  7. Where in Europe left the EU in 1985, following a referendum in 1982 with 53% of its inhabitants voting for withdrawal?
  8. What's the first name of Mr. Verhofstadt, the Brexit coordinator for the EU?
  9. Which European country is often stated as a model where the UK can leave the EU but becomes a member of the European Free Trade Association?
  10. Who was appointed Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union in July 2016, but resigned two years later?
  11. How many countries are there in the EU?
  12. In which city did Nigel Farage have a milkshake thrown at him during the EU election campaign?
  13. Which four word 'leave slogan' was on the big red Brexit bus under its NHS campaign message?


  1. June 2016 (on the 23rd)
  2. Follow Back, Pro-Europe
  3. Blue (blue and gold cover)
  4. Steve Bray
  5. Article 50

  6. Gina Miller
  7. Greenland (No country has withdrawn from the EU (as of August, 2019). The territory of Greenland decided to do so after gaining home rule from Denmark in 1985 and after a dispute over fishing rights.)
  8. Guy (Verhofstadt)
  9. Norway Model
  10. David Davis
  11. 28
  12. Newcastle
  13. Let's take back control

Brexit Quiz II

  1. In July 2013, which country became the newest member of the EU?
  2. Described as the "most surreal day in British politics ever", which musician led a flotilla on the River Thames in 2016 to attack an opposition flotilla led by Nigel Farage?
  3. How many voters voted to leave the EU? (Give your answer in millions, correct to one decimal place)
  4. Which UK country voted to stay in the EU with a 55.8% remain vote?
  5. Name the Nottinghamshire MP and 1980's This Morning TV presenter who has been a vocal opponent of Brexit?
  6. Which former French foreign minister is the European Commission’s chief negotiator?
  7. Name the Speaker of the House of Commons that is known for causing difficulties for the government over Brexit?
  8. EU farms are supported by CAP, what does CAP stand for?
  9. Name the only English county that is designated as a 'less developed region' by the EU?
  10. Which of the following celebs would you not find on a People's Vote March: (a)John Cleese, (b)Delia Smith, or (c)Tony Robinson?
  11. Leading Brexit supporter Tim Martin is the owner of which well known company?
  12. Without an FTA, trade between the UK and the EU would happen under the rules of the World Trade Organisation. What does FTA stand for?


  1. Croatia
  2. Bob Geldof
  3. 17.4 million
  4. Northern Ireland
  5. Anna Soubry
  6. Micheal Barnier
  7. John Bercow
  8. Common Agricultural Policy
  9. Cornwall
  10. John Cleese
  11. Wetherspoons
  12. Free Trade Agreement

Brexit Trivia III

  1. Who said "Brexit means Brexit"?
  2. What word is used to describe the position of maintaining a seamless border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland in the event that the UK leaves the EU without securing an all-encompassing deal?
  3. Which phrase, first coined by Rob Shorthouse during the 2014 Scottish independence referendum, claims that the pro-EU campaign was guilty of scaremongering about the the economic damage of Brexit?
  4. Who said: "The UK is going to be in the back of the queue."?
  5. What is the first name of Mr Stammer, the Shadow Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union?
  6. Which Member of Parliament for Tottenham is known for his anti-Brexit views and his frequent attendances at anti-Brexit rallies?
  7. Who in 2019 returned to politics with the Brexit Party saying that her decision to stand resulted from the Government's failure to deliver Britain's departure from the EU on schedule?
  8. The UK joined the Common Market in 1973, which two countries joined at the same time?
  9. In the 2019 European Parliament election in the UK, the Conservatives won 4 seats, how many did the Brexit Party win: (a)9 seats, (b)19 seats, or (c)29 seats?
  10. Name the United Kingdom pro-European Union political party founded in 2019?
  11. Which actor attended the April 2018 launch event of the People's Vote, a campaign group calling for a public vote on the final Brexit deal?
  12. In July 2019, who did the European Council nominated to succeed Jean-Claude Juncker?
  13. Jean-Claude Juncker is the former Prime Minister of which country?
  14. Which two word term is an agreement under which two or more countries agree not to impose taxes on imported goods and to apply a common tariff on goods imported from countries not party to this agreement?
  15. Coined by Jacob Rees Mogg in an interview in January 2018, what does Brino stand for?


  1. Theresa May
  2. Backstop
  3. Project Fear
  4. President Obama
  5. Keir (Stammer)
  6. David Lammy
  7. Anne Widecombe
  8. Ireland and Denmark

  9. 29 seats
  10. Change UK (or, Change UK – The Independent Group)
  11. Patrick Stewart
  12. Ursula von der Leyen
  13. Luxembourg
  14. Customs Union
  15. 'Brexit in name only'