Statistics for Things British People Know that Americans Don't

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  • This quiz has been taken 13,378 times
  • The average score is 11 of 21

Answer Stats

HintAnswer% Correct
If a British person says "I went to my local", where have they gone?a Pub
83%
Americans spell the last letter of the alphabet as "zee".
How do British people spell it?
Zed
82%
What units do British people typically use to measure their weight?{Stone} and pounds
74%
What must British households pay £157.50 per year in order to legally use?Television
69%
Where do Scousers come from?Liverpool / Merseyside
61%
On what holiday is it most common for British people to light fireworks?Guy Fawkes Day
59%
What popular British TV series is known as "Strictly" for short?Strictly {Come} {Dancing}
55%
What is the name of the senior Minister of the Crown who deals with the
internal affairs of the United Kingdom?
{Home} Secretary
53%
What word, starting with W, means "to whine or complain"?Whinge
53%
What card is used to pay for journeys on London's public transit system?{Oyster} Card
53%
What food product is the Walkers company famous for making?Crisps
(aka, Potato Chips)
51%
What have people chased down Cooper's Hill each year for hundreds of years?Cheese
51%
In what country was Prince Philip born?Greece
50%
What test cricket series has been played between England and Australia since 1882?The Ashes
48%
What are Anthony McPartlin and Declan Donnelly better known as?Ant & Dec
47%
What Somalian-born runner has won 4 gold medals for Great Britain?Mo Farah
45%
Who is the star of the British version of "The Apprentice"?Lord Sugar
39%
What is the name of the fake children's character who is pink with yellow spots and
whose #1 Christmas hit is considered possibly the worst song of all time?
Mr. {Blobby}
35%
What city did Lady Godiva ride through without any clothes on?Coventry
29%
What was the profession of Margaret Thatcher's father?Greengrocer
28%
What type of people belong to London's "Inner Temple"?Barristers
(aka Lawyers)
26%

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