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Britannia: Quiz


Question 1: Ireland, inhabited by the Scoti, was never invaded and was called ________.
EnglandHiberniaCeltsRoman Britain

Question 2: Company names such as ________ and Britannia Airways.
Cheshire Building SocietyBradford & BingleyCheltenham & GloucesterBritannia (former building society)

Question 3: The term is ________, and derives from the Greek form Prettanike or Brettaniai, which originally designated a collection of islands with individual names, including Albion or Great Britain.
LatinRoman EmpireVulgar LatinOld Latin

Question 4: The former Royal Yacht Britannia, the Royal Family's personal yacht, recently retired in Leith, ________ Scotland.
EdinburghGlasgowNew Town, EdinburghCardiff

Question 5: A southern part of what is now Scotland was occupied by the Romans for about 20 years in the mid-second century AD, keeping in place the Picts to the north of the ________.
Hadrian's WallWorld Heritage Sites in ScotlandAntonine WallSt Kilda, Scotland

Question 6: ________ - A Biscuit major with varied processed food product portfolio based out of Kolkata, India
Groupe DanoneKraft FoodsBritannia IndustriesBangalore

Question 7: After the fall of the Roman Empire, variations on the term appear in the titles of the 9th-century Historia Britonum and the 12th century Historia Regum Britanniae which became tremendously popular during the ________.
Byzantine EmpireEarly Middle AgesLate Middle AgesHigh Middle Ages

Question 8: The Britannia Class, an alternative name for the ________ series of steam locomotives produced between 1951 and 1954, the first of the BR "standard" classes.
BR Standard Class 9FBR Standard Class 7BR Standard Class 8BR Standard Class 6

Question 9: Britannia silver, a high-grade alloy of ________ introduced in Britain in 1697.

Question 10: This gained new symbolic meaning with the rise of British influence, and later the ________, which at its height ruled over a third of the world's population and landmass.
BarbadosNauruInformal EmpireBritish Empire

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