British Culture Quiz for Kids





British Culture Quiz Questions

  1. The Proms are held each year during the summer at whcu famous concert hall?
  2. The British commonly measure large distances in which unit instead of kilometres?
  3. What is Banksy famous for doing?
  4. Sculptures of which animals lie at the base of Nelson’s column?
  5. What is the name of the ceremony performed by the army to mark the official birthday of The Queen?
  6. Scouse is an accent and dialect of English found in and close to which large city?
  7. Do you know the well known name of the aerobatics display team of the Royal Air Force?
  8. Which four countries make up the United Kingdom?
  9. What sort of children's theatre entertainment based on a fairy tale or nursery story is produced around Christmas time?
  10. Which historical character do the British celebrate getting caught trying to blow up The Houses of Parliament on Bonfire night on the 5th of November?
  11. What colour is the door at 10 Downing Street, which is the official residence of the Prime Minister?
  12. Which large abbey is the church where the coronations of British monarchs are held?
  13. What number is associated with a chocolate flake inserted into an ice cream in a cone?
  14. Which patterned cloth consisting of criss-crossed horizontal and vertical bands in multiple colours do you associate with Scotland?
  15. Which five letter word is attached at the end of the names of many English counties?
  16. Which large all-black birds are associated with the Tower of London?
  17. In English folklore, which legendary heroic outlaw lived in Sherwood Forest and led his band Merry Men against the Sheriff of Nottingham?
  18. Can you name the famous 72-mile long wall built by the Romans in the North of England over 2000 years ago?
  19. A museum in Belfast in a former shipyard celebrates which famous ship that was built there in 1909 to 1911?
  20. What colour are the English Heritage plaques often found on the former houses commemorating famous British people of the past?




Answers:

  1. Royal Albert Hall
  2. Miles
  3. Lions
  4. A famous street art and graffiti artist (he paints at night and)
  5. Trooping the Colour
  6. Liverpool
  7. The Red Arrows
  8. England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland
  9. Pantomime
  10. Guy Fawkes
  11. Black
  12. Westminster Abbey
  13. 99 (nobody knows why you ask for a '99' if you want a flake in your ice cream)
  14. Tartan
  15. Shire ('shire' is a term for a division of land first used in England during the Anglo-Saxon period)
  16. Ravens
  17. Robin Hood
  18. Hadrian's Wall
  19. The Titanic or RMS Titanic (it is a ship that is famous for hitting an iceberg and sinking in 1912)
  20. Blue