England Quiz for Kids





Questions

  1. Name the famous English poet and playwright, who is regarded as the greatest writer in the English language? He wrote plays such as Romeo and Juliet and Macbeth.
  2. Can you name the world famous tennis event that is played in London each year?
  3. What do the intials NHS stand for?
  4. Can you name the first ever British female Prime Minister? And who was the second female Prime Minister?
  5. What is Heathrow most famous for?
  6. What's the name of the ring of large stones which is a famous prehistoric monument in Wiltshire, England?
  7. Which English mathematician thought about the laws of gravity when an apple fell off a tree?
  8. Which English Queen was ruler when the English defeated the Spanish Armada in 1588?
  9. Which 19th century Prime Minister is regarded as the father of modern British policing?
  10. What's the name of the National Park in Cumbria famous for it's rugged mountains and lakes?
  11. Can you name the fictional private detective created by author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle? And who was this detective's sidekick?
  12. Which big city did the music group The Beatles come from? They first played their music in the Cavern Club in this city in 1961.
  13. Which Prime Minister led Britain to victory in the Second World War?
  14. Can you name the famous chalk cliffs on the English coastline that you can see from France?
  15. Name the London residence of British Queens and Kings since 1837? Do you know which monarch was the first to live there?
  16. Which tourist attraction, which opened in 1894 in the North West of England, was inspired by the Eiffel Tower in Paris?
  17. Which famous football club play at Old Trafford? This team has had great players such as David Beckham and Wayne Rooney.
  18. Which English lady was the founder of modern nursing? She organised care for wounded soldiers in the Crimean War.
  19. What is the well known nickname for the London Underground?
  20. Name the brilliant English modern-day scientist famous for his work on black holes and a book called A Brief History of Time?




Answers:

  1. William Shakespeare
  2. Wimbledon
  3. National Health Service
  4. Margaret Thatcher. Theresa May was the second.
  5. It's an airport. Heathrow Airport is the main airport in the United Kingdom.
  6. Stonehenge
  7. Sir Isaac Newton
  8. Elizabeth I
  9. Sir Robert Peel (the police are sometimes called "Bobbies", after the popular nickname for Robert)
  10. The Lake District
  11. Sherlock Holmes. His sidekick was Doctor John Watson.
  12. Liverpool
  13. Sir Winston Churchill
  14. The White Cliffs of Dover
  15. Buckingham Place. Queen Victoria was the first monarch to live there.
  16. Blackpool Tower
  17. Manchester United
  18. Florence Nightingale
  19. The Tube
  20. Stephen Hawking