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You Bet! Country Studies Game
Symbols People Dates Traditions Sights & Monuments Sports Towns & Cities
The Land 10
What parts does England consist of?
Basically we can name North of England, Midlands, Heart of England, East, South-East and South-West
The Land 20
What’s the name of the biggest of the British Isles?
Great Britain. It’s simply Great Britain!
The Land 30
The Thames is the most important river of England, but which is the longest one?
The Severn is. It runs through Wales and England and is 220 miles (354 km) long.
The Land 40
This place in the North of England is especially attractive for tourists for its scenery
It’s Lake District
The Land 50
If you travel this part of the country up to the ocean, you’ll find yourself at the place which is called very simply: “Land’s End”. Where is it situated?
It’s the most western point of England. It’s a cape in the South-West.
“To be or not to be?” – this character asked himself. Who is the author?
William Shakespear is the author of “Hamlet”.
One of Shakespeare’s tragedies tell a story of two lovers who were not allowed to be together because of their families’ hatred. What are their names, famous all over the world?
Romeo and Juliet
“My heart’s in the Highlands, my heart is not here, My heart’s in the Highlands a-chasing the deer, A-chasing the wild deer and following the roe – My heart’s in the Highlands wherever I go!” Who is the author of this poem?
Robert Burns, the famous Scottish poet
The name of this writer, author of “Ivanhoe” and “Rob Roy”, is deeply connected with Princess Street in Edinburgh. Who is this writer?
Sir Walter Scott
This Englishwoman is merely called “the queen of detective stories”. Her novels, created at the beginning of the 20th century, are still popular all over the world. What’s her name?
Who does the power belong to in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Nothern Ireland?
The power in the UK belongs to the Parliament and the Prime Minister.
How many Houses does the British Parliament include? Which ones?
They are two: the House of Commons and the House of Lords
Great Britain used to be a huge Empire. What happened to the most of the former British Colonies?
They formed the Commonwealth
He is the elder son of Queen Elisabeth II and therefore he is the heir of the British Throne. Can you remember his name?
Just an address: 10 Downing St., London. Who lives there? Can you remember at least one name?
British Prime Ministers - Gordon Brown since 27 June 2007 Tony Blair John Major Margaret Thatcher …
It happened in 1666 and it destroyed ¾ of London. What was it?
The Great Fire Of London
He was a French and he invaded the British Isles in the 11th century. He took over England and became King of England under the name of…
William the Conqueror
Who founded the town of London (Londinium those days)?
The Romans did.
Which of the Roman emperors first came to the British Isles?
He was an English general and politician and he lead the army against King Charles I in the Civil War. He finally became Lord Protector of England. What is his name?
Which square is the centre and the heart of London?
This street is known as the shopping paradise, with all the best shops along it. It’s name has become the synonym for exclusive shopping in London.
The Tower of London is famous for its black ravens. What’s the reason for keeping them?
The legend says: “As long as ravens stay in the tower of London, the Crown will last”.
The Royal Residence in London is the Buckingham Palace. You can see a monument in front of it. Who is the monument to?
It’s Queen Victoria memorial.
There is a large and beautiful concert hall in London built after Queen Victoria’s husband’s death. What’s the name of this building?
Royal Albert Hall
What is the Union Jack made up of and what do these mean?
People What’s her name?
Elizabeth-Mary-Alexander Windsor Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
When did Queen Elisabeth II come to the throne?
This celebration started after the unlucky Gunpowder Plot. People still burn fires that autumn night. What do they call it?
Guy Fawkes Day
Sights & Monuments
In which part of the country is this monument situated?
The Stonehenge is in Wiltshire in the South-West of England
A bat-and-ball team sport that is first documented as being played in southern England in the 16th century, is still popular especially in British schools.
Towns and Cities
This industrial city on the North-West coast of England has become famous all over the world for The Beatles.