Wales
  • 1. What is the capital of Wales?
A) London
B) Dublin
C) Cardiff
D) Edinburgh
  • 2. Which flower is the national emblem of Wales?
A) Tulip
B) Rose
C) Daffodil
D) Lily
  • 3. Which Welsh poet wrote the famous play 'Under Milk Wood'?
A) Sylvia Plath
B) Robert Burns
C) William Wordsworth
D) Dylan Thomas
  • 4. Which famous medieval Welsh castle is located in Conwy?
A) Conwy Castle
B) Edinburgh Castle
C) Warwick Castle
D) Windsor Castle
  • 5. Who is the patron saint of Wales?
A) Saint George
B) Saint Patrick
C) Saint David
D) Saint Andrew
  • 6. What is the Welsh word for 'castle'?
A) Fortress
B) Palace
C) Manor
D) Castell
  • 7. Which singer from Wales recorded the hit 'It's Not Unusual' in 1965?
A) Tom Jones
B) Charlotte Church
C) Shirley Bassey
D) Bonnie Tyler
  • 8. What is the name of the long Welsh poem attributed to the legendary bard Taliesin?
A) The Book of Taliesin
B) The Waste Land
C) The Canterbury Tales
D) Beowulf
  • 9. Which sport is often considered the national sport of Wales?
A) Cricket
B) Tennis
C) Football
D) Rugby
  • 10. Who became the first female Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, including Wales?
A) Margaret Thatcher
B) Angela Merkel
C) Jacinda Ardern
D) Theresa May
  • 11. What popular storytelling event originated in Wales and features a competition to tell the most entertaining and humorous story?
A) TED Talks
B) Comic-Con
C) Folk Festival
D) Eisteddfod
  • 12. Which national park in Wales is known for its rugged mountainous terrain and glacial landforms?
A) Brecon Beacons National Park
B) Pembrokeshire Coast National Park
C) Peak District National Park
D) Snowdonia National Park
  • 13. In Welsh folklore, what mythical creature is said to live in lakes and is associated with legends of King Arthur?
A) Unicorn
B) Afanc
C) Banshee
D) Griffin
  • 14. Which Welsh actor starred as King Arthur in the 1967 film 'Camelot'?
A) Michael Sheen
B) Ioan Gruffudd
C) Richard Harris
D) Anthony Hopkins
  • 15. Who composed the famous 9-episode suite 'Enigma Variations', which includes a variation dedicated to a Welsh friend named Alice Stuart-Wortley?
A) Benjamin Britten
B) Gustav Holst
C) Ralph Vaughan Williams
D) Edward Elgar
  • 16. Which Welsh actor portrayed the character Hannibal Lecter in the 1991 film 'The Silence of the Lambs'?
A) Ioan Gruffudd
B) Michael Sheen
C) Christian Bale
D) Anthony Hopkins
  • 17. Which Welsh city hosted the 2010 National Eisteddfod of Wales?
A) Cardiff
B) Carmarthen
C) Bangor
D) Ebbw Vale
  • 18. What famous Welsh poet wrote the collection 'Songs of Innocence and Experience'?
A) Dylan Thomas
B) William Blake
C) Gillian Clarke
D) R.S. Thomas
  • 19. Which Welsh rock band recorded the hit song 'Dakota' in 2005?
A) Stereophonics
B) Feeder
C) Manic Street Preachers
D) Lostprophets
  • 20. Which Welsh author wrote the children's novel 'The Snow Spider'?
A) Jenny Nimmo
B) Roald Dahl
C) Terry Jones
D) Philip Pullman
  • 21. How many counties are there in Wales?
A) 5
B) 10
C) 22
D) 15
  • 22. Who was the first Prince of Wales and was later known as the 'Last Prince of Wales'?
A) Llywelyn ap Gruffudd
B) Owain Glynd┼Ár
C) Rhys ap Tewdwr
D) Llywelyn the Great
  • 23. What is the traditional Welsh dish made with slices of bread layered with cheese sauce and sometimes leeks?
A) Cawl Cennin
B) Welsh Rarebit
C) Laverbread
D) Bara Brith
  • 24. Which mythical creature is associated with Wales?
A) Centaur
B) Griffin
C) Dragon
D) Phoenix
  • 25. What is the name of the famous Welsh male voice choir formed in 1888?
A) The Treorchy Male Choir
B) The Froncysyllte Male Voice Choir
C) Morriston Orpheus Choir
D) Only Men Aloud
  • 26. What is the name of the narrow-gauge heritage railway that runs from Porthmadog to Blaenau Ffestiniog in Wales?
A) Brecon Mountain Railway
B) Ffestiniog Railway
C) Snowdon Mountain Railway
D) Vale of Rheidol Railway
  • 27. Which river runs through Cardiff, the capital city of Wales?
A) River Wye
B) River Severn
C) River Dee
D) River Taff
  • 28. What is the name of the limestone cave system in South Wales that has the largest underground lake in Europe?
A) Ye Olde Royal Oak Caves
B) Cheddar Gorge
C) Dan-yr-Ogof
D) Blue John Cavern
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