UK General Knowledge Trivia Questions & Answers

1.The Scottish Parliament Building is in?

2.Newton's first law: An object at rest stays at rest and an object in motion stays in motion with the same speed and in the same direction unless acted upon by an unbalanced force. Is?

3.The famous painting Water Lilies was painted by?

4.In which game might you hear the phrase En Passant?

5.Complete these lines from the Kipling poem If: If you can keep your head when all about you Are [l----- theirs and b------ it on ---]

6.Billionaire Phil Knight co-founded which company, creating one of the worlds most recognizable brands. [----]

7.Two quantities are in the golden ratio if the ratio of the product of the quantities to the larger quantity is equal to the ratio of the larger quantity to the smaller one. True or False?

8.Russian politician and ex-spy Vladimir Putin has competed at an elite level in which sport?

9.In which film would you find Captain Jack Sparrow? [------- -- --- ---------]

10.The largest known animal ever to have existed is the? [---- -----]

11.Friedrich Hayek, Milton Friedman and Paul Krugman are?

12.The major internet standards body is?

13.Larry Page and Sergey Brin founded which company?

14.MPEG, AVI, MOV, MP4 are ?

15.Tom Cruise was a top ten US rated 8-ball pool player in his late teens. True or False?

16.Which of these is NOT one of the constituent countries of the United Kingdom?

17.Who is the current head of state in the UK ...? [Queen --------- --]

18.Which of the following is NOT one of Shakespeare's plays?

19.What is the world's oldest golf course?

20.King Edward VIII abdicated the throne in order to marry whom? [W----- S------]

21.What day is Guy Fawkes Night?

22.What is the world's oldest association football club?

23.Which of the following is NOT a recognized regional language of the UK?

24.Which actress is known as the First Lady of British Musical Theatre?

25.Whom of the following is NOT depicted as a waxwork figure in Madame Tussauds London Gallery?

26.England's first escalator was installed in what department store?

27.On Remembrance Day, what flower is worn in honour of members of the armed forces killed in the line of duty?

28.In 1966 England defeated what team to win the FIFA World Cup for the first time?

29.Inhabitants of Liverpool are referred to as what? [L-----------s]

30.What diamond, whose name means "Mountain of Light" in Persian, is currently set into the Crown of Queen Elizabeth? [The K-------]

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