United Kingdom questions This is a list of recently added questions about United Kingdom. Play United Kingdom quiz and see all the questions. 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.orgEngland riddles »very hard 26% About 10 million years agoAbout 10 million years ago457About 1 million years agoAbout 1 million years ago390About 100,000 years agoAbout 100,000 years ago245About 8,000 years agoAbout 8,000 years ago400 Where were the Pre-Raphaelites active?In England. The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood was an artistic association of painters established in London in 1848. The group's intention was to reform art by rejecting what it considered the mechanistic approach first adopted by Mannerist artists who succeeded Raphael and Michelangelo. Its members believed the Classical poses and elegant compositions of Raphael in particular had been a corrupting influence on the academic teaching of art, hence the name "Pre-Raphaelite".Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczykpainting riddles »very hard 33% in Italyin Italy432in ancient Romein ancient Rome338in Englandin England597in Galileain Galilea420 To which country islands known as Islas Malvinas belong?United Kingdom. Islas Malvinas is the name used in Argentina for Falkland Islands. The islands are controlled by United Kingdom, however Argentina has also claimed the soverignty over the islands since it gained independence in 1816.Created by: globalquiz.orgArgentina riddles »hard 47% ArgentinaArgentina3175ChileChile1078United KingdomUnited Kingdom4677NobodyNobody869 Who was referred to as "Bloody Mary"?Mary I of England. Mary restored Roman Catholicism after the short-lived Protestant reign of her half-brother Edward VI. Her sobriquet "Bloody Mary" was given by Protestant opponenets, as she had over 280 religious dissenters burned at the stake during the persecutions. Her re-establishment of Roman Catholicism was reversed after her death by Elizabeth ICreated by: globalquiz.orgnicknames riddles »easy 72% Mary I of EnglandMary I of England5161Mary Magdalene, disciple of JesusMary Magdalene, disciple of Jesus237Mary Rose, a Tudor warshipMary Rose, a Tudor warship957Mary Ann Nichols, the first murder victim of Jack the RipperMary Ann Nichols, the first murder victim of Jack the Ripper745 Which country was ruled by William the Sailor King?United Kingdom. During his youth, it was not expected that William, being the third son, would became a king. He served in the Royal Navy in the Caribbean. He inherited the throne at the age of 64, after his two elder brothers died without leaving legitimate successors.Created by: globalquiz.orgkings of Europe riddles »very hard 30% PortugalPortugal1572SpainSpain480United KingdomUnited Kingdom1086NorwayNorway463 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: poirot1608Great Britain riddles »average 60% Christoph WaltzChristoph Waltz2041Jack NicholsonJack Nicholson873Alan RickmanAlan Rickman2298David SuchetDavid Suchet7953 Which country is called "Unitit Kinrick" in one of its languages?United Kingdom. The name "United Kingodm" translates to "Unitit Kinrick" in Scottish. In Welsh, it is "Y Deyrnas Unedig".Created by: globalquiz.orgcountries riddles »hard 57% the Netherlandsthe Netherlands3285GermanyGermany620HungaryHungary2293United KingdomUnited Kingdom8441 Where was this photo taken?At the British Royal Navy ship. Since 1864 the White Ensign has been reserved to the Royal Navy. British yachts owned by members of the Royal Yacht Squadron are authorised to apply for a permit to wear this ensign.Created by: globalquiz.orgRoyal Navy riddles »average 60% at the British commerce shipat the British commerce ship927at the British Royal Navy shipat the British Royal Navy ship4365at the Canadian shipat the Canadian ship638in the Tower of Londonin the Tower of London1250 Both of these ships have Union Flag in the upper left corner of their banners, but one of the ensigns is red, while the other is blue. Why?Red is a civillian ship, blue is authorised by the Admirality. A British ensign in British maritime law may have with either a red, white or blue field, dependent on whether the vessel is civilian, naval, or in a special category. These are known as the red, white, and blue ensigns respectively.Created by: globalquiz.orgsailing riddles »very hard 35% red is a civillian ship, blue is authorised by the Admiralityred is a civillian ship, blue is authorised by the Admirality105red is British, Blue is Australianred is British, Blue is Australian84red is East India Companyred is East India Company59red is a flagshipred is a flagship49 What did RMS stand for before Titanic's name?Royal Mail Ship. RMS was used for seagoing vessels that carried mail under contract to the British Royal Mail. Having the title "RMS" was seen as a mark of quality and a competitive advantage, because the mail had to be on time. Today, some modern ships like RMS Queen Mary 2 also use "RMS", as a gesture to Cunard's history.Created by: globalquiz.orgships riddles »very hard 31% Royal Mail ShipRoyal Mail Ship935Royal Marine ShipRoyal Marine Ship813Royal Mancarrier ShipRoyal Mancarrier Ship1017Royal Motorized ShipRoyal Motorized Ship184 Play United Kingdom quiz and see all the questions.