U.K. General Knowledge Multiple Choice #1

Can you answer these multiple choice questions with a British focus?
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1. In which city were "The Beatles" formed?
Birmingham
Liverpool
London
Manchester
2. In what year did the Battle of Hastings take place?
1066
1366
1666
1966
3. Which airline operated the plane that was struck by a terrorist bomb over Lockerbie, Scotland in 1988?
British Caledonian
Laker Air
Lufthansa
PanAm
4. What is traditionally served as the main course on Burns Night?
Black Pudding
Fish and Chips
Haggis
Meat and Potato Pie
5. Which football team play their home games at Stamford Bridge?
Arsenal
Chelsea
Everton
Leeds United
6. What was the profession of Margaret Thatcher's father?
Doctor
Grocer
Policeman
Member of the House of Lords
7. What did Barnes Wallis invent during WWII?
The barrage balloon
The Big Bertha
The bouncing bomb
8. Which city is traditionally known as the centre of the pottery industry?
Armagh
Dundee
Stoke-on-Trent
Swansea
9. Which king was mad?
George III
George IV
George V
George VI
10. Which vegetable is traditionally served with fish and chips?
Broccoli
Cabbage
Peas
Sprouts
11. True or false, the highest mountain in Great Britain has an altitude over 3,000 m (9,842 feet)?
True
False
Ben Nevis has a height of just 1,345 metres (4,413 ft)
12. Which island is reached by a tidal causeway called "The Pilgrims Way"?
Iona
Isle of Wight
Lindisfarne
13. In what fictional London borough does "Eastenders" take place?
Bidford
Felford
Pulford
Walford
14. What was supposedly invented by a teenager named William Webb Ellis?
Deep-fried Mars Bar
High-definition television
Rugby
15. What now common snack food item was originally eaten by tin miners whilst at work?
Chips
Cornish pasty
Garlic bread
Yorkshire pudding
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