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British Isles - Culture
Some people in Wales speak Welsh, the oldest language still spoken in Great Britain.

British Isles - Culture

This quiz addresses part of the requirements of the National Curriculum KS1 for children aged 5 and 6 in years 1 and 2 in Geography. Specifically it looks at the cultures, religions and languages of the British Isles. It is one of 50 quizzes to help you understand the world around you.

Lots of people live in the British Isles. Most people were born here. Some people were born in other countries of the world. Some people are religious and others are not. Nearly everyone speaks English, but some people speak other languages as well. Most people live in towns and cities, but some people live in the countryside. This quiz is all about the people and cultures of the British Isles.

1.
Which language is spoken by nearly everyone in Great Britain and Ireland?
English
French
Spanish
Chinese
People have different accents or dialects, but nearly everyone speaks English
2.
Some families in Great Britain and Ireland originally came from Pakistan, India and Bangladesh. Which continent are these three countries in?
North America
South America
Africa
Asia
Can you find Pakistan, India and Bangladesh on a map of the world?
3.
Some people in Great Britain and Ireland have come from Eastern Europe. Which one of these is a country in eastern Europe?
France
Spain
China
Poland
People from Poland speak the Polish language
4.
Some people in Great Britain and Ireland are Muslims. What religion do they follow?
Hinduism
Islam
Buddhism
Christianity
Muslims worship in buildings called mosques
5.
Which religion worships in a building called a synagogue?
Judaism
Christianity
Islam
Hinduism
Judaism is a name for the Jewish religion
6.
Some families in the British Isles came originally from the Caribbean Islands. Which one of these is a Caribbean island?
Jamaica
Isle of Man
Cyprus
Shetland
There are lots of islands in the Caribbean. Can you find Jamaica in the Caribbean Sea?
7.
As well as English, what other language is spoken in Wales?
Russian
Arabic
Welsh
Swedish
Welsh is the oldest language still spoken in Great Britain
8.
The Gupta family follow the Hindu religion. Which country did the Gupta family originally come from?
France
Russia
India
China
Hinduism is one of the main religions in India
9.
Which one of these is a type of English spoken in Scotland?
Welsh
Gaelic
Scots
French
There are lots of types of English spoken around the British Isles
10.
What is the biggest religion in both Great Britain and Ireland?
Hinduism
Christianity
Judaism
Islam
There are different types of Christian Churches, such as Church of England, Church of Scotland, Roman Catholic, and Methodist
Author:  David Bland

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