Top 10 the United Kingdom facts Selected as the most interesting among the United Kingdom related questions in The United Kingdom quiz What is the name of the first Viking who became the King of England?Sweyn Forkbeard the King of Dennmark and Norway in 1013 after many tries finally has conquered British soil and announced himself as the King of England. Another Vikings that became the King of England were his son Cnut and William the Conqueror.Created by: NinjaiVikings facts » What is the title of the national epic poem of England?Beowulf is an Old English epic poem consisting of 3,182 alliterative lines. It may be the oldest surviving long poem in Old English and is commonly cited as one of the most important works of Old English literature.Created by: Ninjailiterature facts » Where did the famous beer flood happen?London. The London Beer Flood happened on 17 October 1814 in London. A huge vat containing over 610,000 litres of beer ruptured, causing other vats in the same building to succumb in a domino effect. As a result, more than 1,470,000 litres of beer burst out and gushed into the streets, killing couple of people in the process.Created by: NinjaiLondon facts » Where in Europe are the double-decker trams used?In Blackpool. Blackpool is only city in in Europe and one of three places in the world that uses double-decker trams. In years 1962-1992 it was only British city with working tram network.Created by: grifi bastiontrams facts » Where was this photo taken?From Wales. The Welsh language uses about 600 thousand. people. The letter "w" is used to write a vowel, so words like the picture look like they are made up of an excessive number of consonants.Created by: Katarzyna Dąbrowskaalphabets facts » What are the ingredients of Earl Gray tea?Tea leaves and bergamot oil. The blend was named in honor of Count Charles Gray, who reportedly received it as a gift from the Hindu Rajah or Chinese Mandarin. The bergamot oil is added to the tea after the entire fermentation and drying process is completed, before packing.Created by: Katarzyna Dąbrowskacuisine facts » This is a flag of ...Wales. The red dragon appears in the legend of King Arthur and the Britons. As a symbol of Wales he was in Tudor coat of arms. Today it is used as a symbol by many Welsh institutions, companies and sports teams.Created by: Katarzyna Dąbrowskadragons facts » What vegetable is the national emblem of Wales?Leek. The leek is the national emblem of Wales. According to legend the patron saint of Wales, Saint David, ordered his Welsh soldiers to identify themselves by wearing the leek on their helmets in an ancient battle against the Saxons that took place in a leek field.Created by: Ninjaisymbols facts » Which country produced the first tank to be used in combat?Great Britain. The first tank ever produced was Mark I in Great Britain. Created by: NinjaiEngland facts » Which vehicle isn't a tank destroyer?Panzerkampfwagen V Panther. The Panzerkampfwagen V Panther was a German medium tank deployed during World War II. The others were tank destroyers.Created by: NinjaiUSSR facts » Play the United Kingdom quiz and see all the questions.