Great Britain questions This is a list of recently added questions about Great Britain. Play Great Britain quiz and see all the questions. What was Freddie Mercury's born name?Farrokh Bulsara. Mercury was born of Parsi descent in the Sultanate of Zanzibar. He spent most of his childhood in India. At the age of 18, he moved with his family to Middlesex, England.Created by: Mukihard 47% Ferdinand MercuryFerdinand Mercury3690Frederick MargoFrederick Margo2904Frantz MergathFrantz Mergath2131Farrokh BulsaraFarrokh Bulsara7760Queen riddles » Royal Oak is a popular name for English ships, beers and pubs. It refers to ...King of England hideaway. Following the defeat by Parliament army at the battle of Worcester in 1651, the future king of England, Charles II Stuart sought hideaway on an oak to save himself from Cromwell's soldiers.Created by: smyruvery hard 25% a tree in royal Sherwood foresta tree in royal Sherwood forest344trees used to build royal fleettrees used to build royal fleet214king of England hideawayking of England hideaway274place of English kings' royal oathplace of English kings' royal oath264history of England riddles » Which known writer was a mathematician?Lewis Carroll. Lewis Caroll, author of "Alice in Wonderland" completed his mathematical studies at Oxford University, was a lecturer at this University. He wrote about 250 scientific papers in mathematics, logic and cryptography. He was interested in mathematical puzzles and numerical games.Created by: Kinga Fabijańskavery hard 39% Rudyard KiplingRudyard Kipling2893Lewis CarrollLewis Carroll6007Karol DickensKarol Dickens4389John Ronald Reuel TolkienJohn Ronald Reuel Tolkien2048Britons riddles » What is the oldest football club of the world?Sheffield F.C. FIFA officially recognizes Sheffield F.C. as the oldest football club of the world. The club was established in 1857. The photo shows its contemporaneous team. The club is often referred to as "the ancients".Created by: smyruaverage 62% Manchester United F.C.Manchester United F.C.3550Sheffield F.C.Sheffield F.C.10312FC BarcelonaFC Barcelona824Corinthians Sao PaoloCorinthians Sao Paolo1852football riddles » What sea lies between Great Britain and Ireland?Irish Sea. The Irish Sea has coasts on all four constituent countries of the United Kingdom: England, Scotland, Wales and the Northern Ireland.Created by: globalquiz.orgeasy 70% North SeaNorth Sea1298Alboran SeaAlboran Sea433Irish SeaIrish Sea5212Tyrrhenian SeaTyrrhenian Sea404Ireland riddles » When was the Great Britain separated from the European continent and became an island? About 8,000 years ago. Until about 14,000 years ago, Great Britain was joined to Ireland, and as recently as 8,000 years ago it was joined to the continent by a strip of low marsh leading to what are now Denmark and the Netherlands. Great Britain became an island at the end of the last glacial period when sea levels rose due to the combination of melting glaciers and the subsequent isostatic rebound of the crust.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 26% About 10 million years agoAbout 10 million years ago994About 1 million years agoAbout 1 million years ago919About 100,000 years agoAbout 100,000 years ago604About 8,000 years agoAbout 8,000 years ago890prehistory riddles » Who is it?David Suchet is an English actor, known for his work on British stage and television. He played Edward Teller in the TV serial Oppenheimer and received the RTS and BPG awards for his performance as Augustus Melmotte in the 2001 British serial The Way We Live Now. For his role as Agatha Christie's detective Hercule Poirot in Agatha Christie's Poirot he received a 1991 British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) nomination.Created by: poirot1608hard 59% Christoph WaltzChristoph Waltz3525Jack NicholsonJack Nicholson1475Alan RickmanAlan Rickman3585David SuchetDavid Suchet12783United Kingdom riddles » In which domain did Winston Churchill win the Nobel Prize?Literature. Winston Churchill was a prolific writer. Churchill received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1953 for his numerous published works, especially his six-volume work The Second World War. Created by: globalquiz.orghard 52% peacepeace7298economic scienceseconomic sciences2462literatureliterature11527chemistrychemistry495Nobel prize riddles » This strange object was built on the coast of Great Britain. What is it?Acoustic mirror. Prior to World War II and the invention of radar, acoustic mirrors were built as early warning devices around the coasts of Great Britain, with the aim of detecting airborne invasions. The development of radar put an end to further experimentation with the technique.Created by: globalquiz.orgeasy 73% sun clocksun clock2116storm detectorstorm detector1331acoustic mirroracoustic mirror15737emergency radio receiveremergency radio receiver2337World War I riddles » According to tradition, how many people were killed in the great fire of London in 1666?6. The death toll is traditionally thought to have been small, as only six verified deaths were recorded. This reasoning has recently been challenged on the grounds that the deaths of poor and middle-class people were not recorded.Created by: Jason Beagleyvery hard 26% 66170260060092660,00060,00030626,000,0006,000,000770fire riddles » Play United Kingdom quiz and see all the questions.