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Culture of the United Kingdom: Quiz


Question 1: While 2001 ________ information[17] suggests that over 75 percent of UK citizens consider themselves to belong to a religion, Gallup International reports that only 10 percent of UK citizens regularly attend religious services.

Question 2: ________'s publication of the Principia Mathematica ushered in what is recognisable as modern physics.
René DescartesPlatoImmanuel KantIsaac Newton

Question 3: In most towns and villages the ________ church is an indication of the age of the settlement.

Question 4: Political responsibility for education at all levels is vested in the ________ and the Scottish Executive Education and Enterprise, Transport & Lifelong Learning Departments.
ScotlandScottish GovernmentScottish independenceScottish Parliament

Question 5: The ________, with its origins in the UK, brought about major changes in agriculture, manufacturing, and transportation, and had a profound effect on the socio-economic and cultural conditions of the world.
Thomas HighsWilliam RadcliffeIndustrial RevolutionTextile manufacture during the Industrial Revolution

Question 6: The ________ is responsible for education in Northern Ireland though responsibility at a local level is administered by 5 Education and Library Boards covering different geographical areas.
Northern Ireland AssemblyCommittee for EducationNorthern Ireland Assembly CommissionNorthern Ireland Assembly election, 2007

Question 7: In the twentieth century the process of ________ led to a spread of semi-detached and detached housing.
White flightSuburbanizationUrban sprawlInner city

Question 8: In the aftermath of the second world war, public housing was dramatically expanded to create a large number of ________, although the majority of these have since been purchased by their tenants.
Council houseWolverhamptonLeedsBirmingham

Question 9: Housing, therefore, tends to be smaller and more closely packed than in other countries, resulting in a particular affinity with the terraced house, dating back to the aftermath of the ________.
Great Fire of LondonTower of LondonCity of LondonHistory of London

Question 10: One unique aspect is that the ________ issue a Master of Arts as the first degree in humanities.
University of AberdeenUniversity of St AndrewsAncient universityAncient universities of Scotland

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