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  • General InformationWho gave London its first name?

    1) the Egyptians2) the Greeks3) the Romans

  • General InformationWhich birds, according to legend, protect the Tower of London?

    1) pigeons2) ravens3) swans

  • General InformationWhy will 2012 be a special year for London?

    The city will be hosting the Olympic Games.It's the city's 2000th anniversary.There will be an eclipse of the sun.

  • General InformationWhere are the Crown Jewels kept?

    1) Buckingham Palace2) The Tower of London3) The Bank of England

  • General InformationWhat's the popular name for the underground system in London?

    1) the Tunnel2) the Channel3) the Tube

  • Geographical PositionWhat is the western coast of the British Isles washed by?

    1) By the Pacific Ocean and the Sea of Okhotsk2) By the Arctic Ocean and the White Sea3) By the Atlantic Ocean and the Irish Sea

  • Geographical PositionWhat is the eastern coast of the British Isles washed by?

    1) By the North Sea2) By the Celtic Sea3) By the Irish Sea

  • Geographical PositionWhat channel lies between Britain and the continent of Europe?

    The English channel The North channel 3) St. Georges channel

  • Geographical PositionWhat are the largest islands of the Britain Isles?

    1) The Channel Islands2) Great Britain and Ireland3) The Hebrides

  • Geographical PositionWhich river runs through London?

    1) the Thames2) the Severn3) the Seine

  • Places of InterestWho founded the Tower of London?

    1) Charles I2) William I3) Henry VIII

  • Which museum is situated at 221B Baker Street?

    1) Tate Modern2) Madam Tussaud's3) Sherlock Holmes MuseumPlaces of Interest

  • Places of InterestWhich bridge over the Thames was pulled down in 1970 and transported, piece by piece, to Arizona in the United States?

    1) London Bridge2) Tower Bridge3) Westminster Bridge

  • Places of InterestWhat is London home of the Queen?

    1) The Tower2) Buckingham Palace3) Westminster Palace

  • Places of InterestWhat is there in the center of Trafalgar Square?

    1) Big Ben2) Main Post office3) Nelsons Column

  • Famous PeopleWho said 'When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life'?

    1) Charles Dickens2) William Shakespeare3) Samuel Johnson

  • Famous PeopleWhich former London resident has been voted 'the greatest Briton of all time'?

    1) Sir Winston Churchill2) Charles Darwin3) John Lennon

  • Famous PeopleWhere was Charlie Chaplin born?

    1) In Cardiff2) In Edinburgh3) In London

  • Famous PeopleWhat was John Constable famous for?

    1) For his landscapes 2) For his portraits 3) For his seascapes

  • Famous PeopleWho was the farther of the historical novel in the world literature?

    1) Charles Dickens 2) Walter Scott3) Jonathan Swift

  • Political SystemWho is the head of Great Britain?

    1) The Prime Minister 2) The Queen 3) The President

  • Political SystemWho does the real power in Britain belong to?

    To the QueenTo the British Parliament To the Prime Minister

  • Political SystemWhat are the Houses of the British Parliament?

    The House of the Queen and The House of the Prime MinisterThe House of Common People and The House of the QueenThe House of Lords and The House of Commons

  • Political SystemWhere are laws made in Great Britain?

    In Westminster Abbey In Buckingham PalaceIn Westminster Palace

  • Political SystemWho heads the government of Great Britain?

    The Prime Minister The Queen The Lord Chancellor Current Prime Minister David Cameron was appointed on 11 May 2010

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