What is the official language of the UK?
Which monarch’s reign is the longest ever?
Queen Elizabeth II
Where is the monarch crowned?
Who is not allowed to enter the House of Commons when the opening of new Parliament takes place?
Where does the opening of the new Parliament take place?
In the House of Lords
Which dynasty did Elizabeth I belong to?
What is the capital of Wales?
Who gave the name “Britain” to the country?
Who is considered the first Prime Minister of Britain?
Why did king Edward VIII abdicate in favourf his younger brother?
because he wanted to marry a divorced woman
Which part of England is called “Little Holland” or “The Parts of Holland”?
What are the oldest political parties in the UK?
Conservative (Tory) and Liberal in 17th century
Who is called “the Baby of the House” in the House of Lords?
The youngest member of the House
Who are the children of Queen Elizabeth II in order of their birth?
Charles, Anne, Andrew, Edward
What is Hastings famous for?
For the battle between William the Conqueror and Anglo-Saxon king Harold II when the Normans conquered England
Under which monarch did England and Scotland unite in 1707?
Who was the last British monarch killed while being king or queen?
Charles I was executed by Parliament in 1649 following the Civil War.
Where are the British monarchs usually crowned?
Who was the first queen of England in its history?
Mary I, also called Mary Tudor
How many wives did Henry VIII execute?
Two out of six
Who introduced the Union Jack?
James VI of Scotland had inherited the English and Irish thrones in 1603 as James I, thereby uniting the crowns of England, Scotland, and Ireland in a personal union, although the three kingdoms remained separate states. On 12 April 1606, a new flag to represent this regal union between England and Scotland was specified in a royal decree
What is the longest river in Scotland?
Which accent of English is usually taught to foreigners?
From which group of invaders did England get its name?
When does Trooping the Colour usually take place?
Trooping the Colour: traditional observance of the British monarch’s official birthday with a military ceremony and parade in London. On a Saturday in June
When is the British monarch’s official birthday celebrated?
On a Saturday in June
Why do British monarchs have two birthdays?
The British monarch’s official birthday is not held on the same day each year, but instead is observed on a Saturday in June, usually the first or second weekend of the month. So why the moveable feast? Mostly because of the weather. The sovereign’s official birthday involves a lot of outdoor activities
Where and when does Changing of the Guard take place?
At Buckingham Palace Changing the Guard is scheduled to take place daily between April and July and on alternate dates for the remainder of the year
Which street in London symbolizes the Civil Service?
Which is the most densely-populated region of England?