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Famous British People Questions

  1. Who in 2008 had a gold statue sculpted in her image, entitled Siren?
  2. The Rich brothers are famous in which field?
  3. Which writer is famous for his fantasy trilogy His Dark Materials?
  4. What sort of guy is Neil Oliver?
  5. Who was appointed the youngest-ever Chief Scout of the United Kingdom and Overseas Territories in 2015?

  6. David Bryant is often considered the best ever in which sport?
  7. Who is the longest-serving female dragon in the TV series Dragon's Den?
  8. Tony Blair was born in which British city?
  9. Who was known for her catch-phrases "walkies" and "sit!"?
  10. Rachael Blackmore is the first female to do what?
  11. What is the real last name of English singer and songwriter, Johnny Rotten?
  12. Which musician earned a PhD in astrophysics from Imperial College London in 2007?
  13. Who replaced long-serving Carol Vorderman on Countdown?
  14. Who played the title character in Willow and is the presenter of TV game show Tenable?
  15. Which footballer is known for his 2020 campaign to give children free school meals?
  16. On 26 July 2021 who won an Olympic Gold Medal with partner Matty Lee?
  17. Who was appointed Poet Laureate in May 2009?
  18. What is the surname of Chloe, who had a son with convicted felon Jeremy Meeks in 2018?
  19. When Simon Cowell said to Susan Boyle "OK, and who would you like to be as successful as?", who did she say?
  20. What name is shared with Manchester University's professor of particle physics and the actor who was first to portrayed Hannibal Lecter on film?
  21. Name the British explorer born in 1944 who has been listed as the "greatest living explorer" by the Guinness Book of Records?
  22. Which British animator created Chicken Run and Shaun the Sheep?
  23. Which English computer scientist is best known as the inventor of the World Wide Web?
  24. Who writes crime fiction under the pen name Robert Galbraith?
  25. Who in 1994 became the youngest editor of a British national newspaper in more than half a century?
  26. Which musician was born Harry Webb?
  27. Sky Brown is pretty good at doing what?
  28. What did John Lennon formally change his middle name to in 1969?
  29. By what name do we better know David James Myers and Si King?
  30. Street artist Banksy's work grew out of which British city's underground scene?


  1. Kate Moss
  2. Gardening
  3. Philip Pullman
  4. The Coast Guy
  5. Bear Grylls
  6. Lawn bowls or bowls
  7. Deborah Meaden
  8. Edinburgh
  9. Barabara Woodhouse
  10. Win the Grand National
  11. Lydon
  12. Brian May
  13. Rachel Riley
  14. Warwick Davis
  15. Marcus Rashford
  16. Tom Daley
  17. Carol Ann Duffy
  18. Green
  19. Elaine Paige
  20. Brian Cox
  21. Sir Ranulph Fiennes
  22. Nick Park
  23. Tim Berners-Lee
  24. J. K. Rowling
  25. Piers Morgan

  26. Cliff Richard
  27. Skateboarding (13-year-old skateboarder who won bronze at the Tokyo Olympic)
  28. Ono
  29. Hairy Bikers
  30. Bristol