BRC Quiz no1
Remember this is just for fun so please be honest, don't be tempted to look up answers or otherwise cheat.
Please complete and submit answers before the finish time.
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Questions will not take account of the current emergency situation.
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Results will be given as soon after the end as possible.
Lets start off with some easy multiple choice questions.
No 1. In 1896 the first person fined for speeding, Walter Arnold of East Peckham, was travelling at what speed?
No 2. In 1945, what caused a 5 minutes delay to London's famous Big Ben?
A powerful wind
A flock of birds landing on the minute hand
It was struck by lightning
No 3. In which city did poet John Keats die:
No 4. What was the highest temperature ever recorded in Britain and where?
39.8° C Enfield
38.7° C Cambridge
34.2° C Northwood
37.4° C Heathrow
No 5. Approximately, how many cups of tea are drunk daily in the UK?
No 6. Approximately how far is the furthest point from the sea in the UK?
No 7. The Anglo-Zanzibar war is known as the shortest war in history. How long did it take for the Zanzibar Sultanate to surrender?
No 8. According to the legend, what is illegal to eat on Christmas Day?
No 9. The 426 escalators in the London subway cover a distance every week which is approximately equivalent to several trips around the globe!
No 10. What percentage of UK Drivers Admit to Breaking the 70 mph Speed Limit.
Now a few riddles that you may have to think about.
You must only give a one word answer.
No 11. David's father has three sons : Snap, Crackle and _____ ?
No 12. 1=5, 2=15, 3=215, 4=3215, What does 5 equal?
No 13. What has an eye but can not see?
No 14. What word is always pronounced wrong?
No 15. What didn't Adam and Eve have that everyone else has?
I hope you enjoyed this quiz. Would you like me to do another one?
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