Fan-tastic ... English supporters fly the flag for their country
By SAM WOSTEAR
April 23, 2007
TODAY Englishmen and women should hold their heads high and fly the flag.
If you hail from England and didn’t realise today is St George’s Day, hang your head in shame.
But while you might pride yourself on being as patriotic as a bowler-hatted Yorkshire pudding at a Morris dancing convention, how much do you know about your country?
Take our fun St George’s Day quiz to find out. After the 20 questions click on the link to find out how you did . . .
1 What is the line in Jerusalem which follows “And did those feet in ancient time?”
2 From which dynasty does the English Rose take its name?
Tudor King ... Henry VIII
3 Who scored England’s final goal in the 5-1 thrashing of Germany in Munich in 2001?
4 What tower block does Del Boy live at in BBC comedy series Only Fools And Horses?
5 Milk, flour, eggs and sausages are the main ingredients of which English dish?
6 Which city in England holds an annual St George’s Day pageant?
7 Who proclaimed himself King of the English after liberating London from the Danes in 886?
8 Which pop star had an album entitled Made In England?
9 Who famously said: “England expects that every man will do his duty.”
10 What is the White Rose county?
She makes us Smile ... Keith's daughter Lily
12 Which English composer wrote Enigma Variations?
13 Who captained the English cricket team to Ashes victory in the 1981 series?
14 What world-changing invention did Englishman Tim Berners-Lee pioneer in 1989?
15 What century was the English Civil War?
16 Which TV presenter wrote a book called The English?
17 In which county was Charles Darwin born?
18 Which English poet wrote: “If I should die, think only this of me: that there’s some corner of a foreign field that is for ever England.”
19 In which Shakespeare play is the quote: “Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more, or close the wall up with our English dead!”
20 Which late singer got to No7 in the charts in 1985 with A New England?
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