10 most difficult Great Britain riddles A list of Great Britain related questions that are most often answered incorrectly United Kingdom quiz 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.very hard 24% a tree in royal Sherwood foresta tree in royal Sherwood forest31%trees used to build royal fleettrees used to build royal fleet19%king of England hideawayking of England hideaway24%place of English kings' royal oathplace of English kings' royal oath24%Created by: smyru. Statistics based on 1121 answers in 2 languages »history of England 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.very hard 25% About 10 million years agoAbout 10 million years ago29%About 1 million years agoAbout 1 million years ago27%About 100,000 years agoAbout 100,000 years ago17%About 8,000 years agoAbout 8,000 years ago25%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 3467 answers in 4 languages »prehistory 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.very hard 26% 6626%60060014%60,00060,00047%6,000,0006,000,00011%Created by: Jason Beagley. Statistics based on 6532 answers in 2 languages »fire riddles » What is the furthest distance you can get from the sea in the UK?70 miles (112 km). Coton in the Elms is a village and a parish in the English county of Derbyshire. It is located five miles south of Burton upon Trent. South east of the village is Church Flatts Farm, which is defined by the Ordnance Survey as the farthest point from the sea in Great Britain.very hard 35% 70 miles (112 km)70 miles (112 km)35%100 miles (160 km)100 miles (160 km)26%150 miles (240 km)150 miles (240 km)26%200 miles (320 km)200 miles (320 km)11%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 9628 answers in 4 languages »United Kingdom 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.very hard 39% Rudyard KiplingRudyard Kipling18%Lewis CarrollLewis Carroll39%Karol DickensKarol Dickens28%John Ronald Reuel TolkienJohn Ronald Reuel Tolkien13%Created by: Kinga Fabijańska. Statistics based on 15530 answers in 5 languages »Britons riddles » What was the condition of the famous admiral Horatio Nelson?One-eyed and one-handed. Nelson was wounded several times in combat, losing one arm and the sight in one eye. During the Battle of Copenhagen, he refused to retreat, raising the telescope to his blind eye, and saying 'I really do not see the signal.hard 43% one-eyedone-eyed7%one-handedone-handed16%one-footedone-footed31%one-eyed and one-handedone-eyed and one-handed43%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 17818 answers in 3 languages »Royal Navy riddles » 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.hard 47% Ferdinand MercuryFerdinand Mercury22%Frederick MargoFrederick Margo17%Frantz MergathFrantz Mergath12%Farrokh BulsaraFarrokh Bulsara47%Created by: Muki. Statistics based on 16686 answers in 5 languages »Queen 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. hard 52% peacepeace33%economic scienceseconomic sciences11%literatureliterature52%chemistrychemistry2%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 21979 answers in 5 languages »Nobel prize riddles » In which city, according to the legend, did Lady Godiva ride naked through the streets in the 11th century?Coventry. There was a historic figure, Lady Godiva, wife of Leofric, Earl of Mercia. But, since the name was a popular one (meaning "gift of God" in Old English), it is uncertain if she was the same Godiva who appears in the legend.hard 54% LeicesterLeicester18%CoventryCoventry54%CarcassonneCarcassonne18%CambrayCambray8%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 25361 answers in 2 languages »legends riddles » What was the name of a ship sunk by Germans in 1915 which led US to join the First World War? RMS Lusitania. The Imperial German Embassy in U.S. decided to warn passengers not to sail aboard Lusitania. It placed a warning advertisement in 50 American newspapers, just next to an advertisement for the Lusitania's return voyage.hard 56% RMS LusitaniaRMS Lusitania56%RMS TitanicRMS Titanic6%RMS MauritaniaRMS Mauritania14%USS ArizonaUSS Arizona22%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 23304 answers in 2 languages »World War I riddles » Play United Kingdom quiz and see all the questions.