10 most difficult Great Britain riddles A list of Great Britain related questions that are most often answered incorrectly United Kingdom quiz 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 ago26%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 2942 answers in 4 languages »England 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 5841 answers in 2 languages »London 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 8500 answers in 4 languages »United Kingdom riddles » 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.very hard 37% Rudyard KiplingRudyard Kipling19%Lewis CarrollLewis Carroll37%Karol DickensKarol Dickens29%John Ronald Reuel TolkienJohn Ronald Reuel Tolkien13%Created by: Kinga Fabijańska. Statistics based on 13476 answers in 4 languages »writers 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-footed32%one-eyed and one-handedone-eyed and one-handed43%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 15771 answers in 2 languages »Age of Sail 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 19863 answers in 4 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 53% LeicesterLeicester18%CoventryCoventry53%CarcassonneCarcassonne19%CambrayCambray8%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 21468 answers in 2 languages »culture riddles » What was the name of a ship sunk by Germans in 1915 which caused 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 55% RMS LusitaniaRMS Lusitania55%RMS TitanicRMS Titanic6%RMS MauritaniaRMS Mauritania15%USS ArizonaUSS Arizona23%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 20032 answers in 2 languages »World War I 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.hard 59% Christoph WaltzChristoph Waltz16%Jack NicholsonJack Nicholson6%Alan RickmanAlan Rickman16%David SuchetDavid Suchet59%Created by: poirot1608. Statistics based on 19567 answers in 2 languages »actors 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".average 61% Manchester United F.C.Manchester United F.C.22%Sheffield F.C.Sheffield F.C.61%FC BarcelonaFC Barcelona5%Corinthians Sao PaoloCorinthians Sao Paolo11%Created by: smyru. Statistics based on 14549 answers in 2 languages »soccer riddles » Play United Kingdom quiz and see all the questions.