Great Britain questions This is a list of recently added questions about Great Britain. Play Great Britain quiz and see all the questions. Which of the writers 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 37% Rudyard KiplingRudyard Kipling2648Lewis CarrollLewis Carroll5212Karol DickensKarol Dickens4042John Ronald Reuel TolkienJohn Ronald Reuel Tolkien1884writers 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 61% Manchester United F.C.Manchester United F.C.3273Sheffield F.C.Sheffield F.C.9159FC BarcelonaFC Barcelona747Corinthians Sao PaoloCorinthians Sao Paolo1672soccer 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 Sea960Alboran SeaAlboran Sea320Irish SeaIrish Sea3793Tyrrhenian SeaTyrrhenian Sea312Ireland 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 25% About 10 million years agoAbout 10 million years ago904About 1 million years agoAbout 1 million years ago829About 100,000 years agoAbout 100,000 years ago547About 8,000 years agoAbout 8,000 years ago778prehistory 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 Waltz3302Jack NicholsonJack Nicholson1369Alan RickmanAlan Rickman3346David SuchetDavid Suchet11899actors 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% peacepeace6840economic scienceseconomic sciences2330literatureliterature10589chemistrychemistry470Nobel 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 72% sun clocksun clock1897storm detectorstorm detector1172acoustic mirroracoustic mirror13639emergency radio receiveremergency radio receiver2028World 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% 66157260060086760,00060,00028346,000,0006,000,000708London 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.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 35% 70 miles (112 km)70 miles (112 km)3080100 miles (160 km)100 miles (160 km)2282150 miles (240 km)150 miles (240 km)2321200 miles (320 km)200 miles (320 km)974United Kingdom 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.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 53% LeicesterLeicester4126CoventryCoventry11886CarcassonneCarcassonne4231CambrayCambray1853England riddles » Play United Kingdom quiz and see all the questions.