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George's Day Quiz

1. When is St George's Day?


a) 21 July
b) 23 April
c) 25 December
2. What does the flag of St George look like?
3. What is the national flower of England?
a) Daffodil
b) Red Rose
c) Thistle
4 What is the national bird of England?
a) Robin
b) Wren
c) Golden Eagle
5. What is the legend associated with St George?
a) King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table
b) George and the Dragon
c) Robin Hood
6. Which country is St George NOT the patron saint of?
a) England
b) Scotland
c) Portugal
7. Who was born on St George's day in 1564 and died on the same day in 1616?
a) King George III
b) William Butler Yeats
c) William Shakespeare
8. Where was St George thought to have been born?
a) England
b) France
c) Turkey
9. How many time did St George visit England?
a) 5 times
b) Never
c) He lived in England for 25 years
10. How many famous Georges can you name?
11. What is the English National Motto?

The United Kingdom’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. A registered charity: 209131 (England and Wales) SC037733 (Scotland).
a) Stiff Upper Lip
b) Dieu et mon Droit
c) God Save the Queen
12. Which famous English delicacy is made by frying leftover potatoes and cabbage?
a) Spotted Dick
b) Bubble and Squeak
c) Toad in the Hole
13. What is the longest river in England?
a) Severn
b) Trent
c) Thames
14. Which Youth Organisation has St George as its patron?
a) schools
b) Scouts
c) Navy Cadets
15. Which bravery award is named after St George?
a) The George Cross
b) The George Ribbon
c) The George Heart
16. Which of the following places does NOT celebrate St George?
a) Hungary
g) Beirut
b) Bulgaria
h) Lithuania
c) Georgia
i) Bavaria
d) Ethiopia
j) Barcelona
e) Greece
K) Scotland
f) Ukraine
17. What is the national tree of England?
a) Beech
b) Oak
c) Ash
18. What is the national animal of England?
a) Bear
b) Unicorn
c) Lion
19. How many English cheeses can you name?
a) 1415
20. When did St George becomae the patron saint of England? b) 1066
c) 1658

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Quiz Answers
Here are the answers to the St George's Day Quiz, find out how much you know about St George
and England...
1. When is St George's Day?

b) 23 April
2. What does the flag of St George look like?

A red cross on a white background.


3. What is the national flower of England?

b) Red Rose
4 What is the national bird of England?

a) Robin
5. What is the legend associated with St George?

b) George and the Dragon


6. Which country is St George NOT the patron saint of?

b) Scotland
7. Who was born on St George's day in 1564 and died on the same day in 1616?

c) William Shakespeare
8. Where was St George thought to have been born?

c) Turkey
9. How many time did St George visit England?

b) Never
10. How many famous Georges can you name?
Here are some examples they include a pop star, a US president, a children's television character, a
number of English Kings and a King of the jungle!

George Michael , George Bush, George Clooney, Lloyd George, George from Rainbow, Boy George,
King George I, II, III, IV and VI, George at ASDA, George Best, Chicken George, Georgie Porgie
Pudding and Pie, George of the Jungle...
11. What is the English National Motto?

b) Dieu et mon Droit - interestingly this phrase is FRENCH and it means "God and my right"

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12. Which famous English delicacy is made by frying leftover potatoes and cabbage?

b) Bubble and Squeak


13. What is the longest river in England?

c) Thames
14. Which Youth Organisation has St George as its patron?

b) Scouts
15. Which bravery award is named after St George?

a) The George Cross


16. Which of the following places does NOT celebrate St George?

K) Scotland
17. What is the national tree of England?

b) Oak
18. What is the national animal of England?

c) Lion
19. How many English cheeses can you name?
Here are a few that we thought of (7 in total):
Cheddar, Cheshire, Lancashire, Wensleydale, Stinking Bishop, Stilton, Red Leicester.
If you thought of some more you are far more knowledgeable about cheese than us!
20. When did St George become the patron saint of England?

a) 1415

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