In which year were all 18-year olds given the vote?
Voting ages vary from Country to Country. The youngest age that a person is allowed to vote is at age 16 in Brazil.
Who is the Patron Saint of England?
St. George is the patron saint of England; his cross forms the national flag of England, and features within the Union Jack of the United Kingdom.
What is the emergency number in the UK?
999 is a free emergency number that can be used to summon the Police, Fire Service and Ambulance Service.
A Geordie is a person from which city?
The Geordie accent has frequently been voted the most attractive and friendly accent in the UK. The Geordie accent is much like Old Norse and uses many words unheard of in the rest of Britain.
The Magna Carta was published in which year?
The Magna Carter is one of the most significant documents ever published in the English-Speaking world. It helped to develop Constitutional Law and was a key statute in the uncodified British constitution.
The current Prime Minister is a member of which Political Party?
The Conservative Party is also often known as the Tory Party. In Scotland, the Tories have only 1 seat, compared with the Labour Party's 49 seats. They are comparable to the Republican's in the USA.
What estimated percentage of people across the Globe are members of the British Commonwealth?
Some members of the British Commonwealth include: Australia, Canada, India and South Africa
Boxing Day is celebrated on which day?
Boxing Day is a National Holiday in the UK and is also observed in many other countries including Australia, Canada, Germany and the Netherlands.
What is the Official motto of the Monarchy?
The British motto is in French and stands for 'God and my right'
How many recognised Languages does the UK have?
English, Irish, Ulster Scots, Scottish Gaelic, Scots, Welsh and Cornish
Which two languages are most commonly taught in Secondary Schools alongside English?
German is often taught as it is the main business language used within the EU. French is also often used over Spanish, Italian, Russian etc. so this is the main reasoning for teaching pupils German and French.
What side of the road do the British drive on?
A total of 76 countries drive on the Left Hand side, while 163 countries choose to drive on the Right Hand side.
The majority of British people follow which type of Christianity?
The Church of England understands itself to be both Catholic and Reformed.
Wembley Stadium is used mainly for which sport?
As well as being a major footballing venue, it is also a major venue for music artists. Bands soon to play at Wembley include Muse and U2.
Oxbridge consists of which two Universities?
Cambridge and Oxford are the 2nd and 4th top Univeristies in the World respectively.
Who was the longest reigning Monarch?
Queen Victoria reigned for 63 years and 7 months. Under rule of Queen Victoria, the British Empie covered 1/4 of the Earth's land.
Who was the first and only Female British Prime Minister so far?
Baroness Thatcher was Prime Minister for 11 years. She succeeded Jim Callaghan.
What is the main ingredient in Black Pudding?
Black Pudding is made by cooking then drying blood with a filler until it congeals. It is also known as Blood Sausage.
What is the largest Chain Store in the UK?
Tesco is a British International grocery and general merchandising retail chain. It is the UK's largest Supermarket chain. It is the 3rd largest global retailer after Wal-Mart and Carrefour.
Which man was voted greatest Briton of all time?
Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill, KG, OM, CH, TD, PC, FRS (30 November 1874 – 24 January 1965) was a British politician known chiefly for his leadership of the United Kingdom during the Second World War. He is regarded as the best Wartime Leader of all time.
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