FAMILY CHALLENGE

Complete the FAMILY CHALLENGE and the family with the most answers that match Mr Newby's MASTER list win a GREAT BRITISH HAMPER.  Please download the entry form here and return to the office.

What to do...List as many GREAT BRITISH 'things' as you can (there's room for 50!).  If you match all 50 on the master list then you're in for a win (providing that nobody else has the same!).  Let us have your entry forms by Friday 21st July at lunchtime (12:00 noon).

GOOD LUCK!!!

 

Introducing a new weekly challenge, which will test your knowledge of Britain!

Each week we will introduce a new set of facts which we'd like you to commit to memory!

Get FIVE in a row and a unique RED button is yours!

 

Challenge One - British Prime Ministers (1902 - Present)

How many to recall? - Year 1: Two, Year 2: Three, Year 3: Four, Year 4: Five, Year 5: Six, Year 6: Seven

1902 - Arthur Balfour

1905 - H. Campbell-Bannerman

1908 - Herbert Asquith

1916 - David Lloyd George

1922 - Andrew Bonar Law

1923 - Stanley Baldwin

1924 - Ramsay MacDonald

1924 - Stanley Baldwin

1929 - Ramsay MacDonald

1031 - Ramsay MacDonald

1935 - Stanley Baldwin

1937 - Neville Chamberlain

1940 - Winston Churchill

1945 - Clement Attlee

1951 - Winston Churchill

1955 - Sir Anthony Eden

1957 - Harold Macmillan

1963 - Alec Douglas-Home

1964 - Harold Wilson

1970 - Edward Heath

1974 - Harold Wilson

1976 - James Callaghan

1979 - Margaret Thatcher

1990 - John Major

1997 - Tony Blair

2007 - Gordon Brown

2010 - David Cameron

2016 - Theresa May

 

Challenge Two - The British Royal Family

Can you give the title to the name? Can you give the name to the title? - Year 1: One or Two, Year 2: Three, Year 3: Four, Year 4: Five, Year 5: Six, Year 6: Seven

Note: Not all of the Royal Family are listed here

Queen Elizabeth is ... Her Majesty The Queen

Prince Philip is ... His Royal Highness (HRH) The Duke of Edinburgh

Prince Charles is ... His Royal Highness (HRH) The Prince of Wales

Prince William is ... His Royal Highness (HRH) The Duke of Cambridge

Prince Harry is ... His Royal Highness (HRH) Prince Henry of Wales

Prince Andrew is ... His Royal Highness (HRH) The Duke of York

Prince Edward is ... His Royal Highness (HRH) The Earl of Wessex

Princess Anne is ... Her Royal Highness (HRH) The Princess Royal

Princess Alexandra is ... The Honorable Lady Ogilvy

 

Challenge Three - British Inventors and Inventions

Can you link the inventor with the invention? - Year 1: One or Two, Year 2: Three, Year 3: Four, Year 4: Five, Year 5: Six, Year 6: Seven

William Addis - 1770 - Toothbrush

Charles Macintosh - 1823 - Waterproof fabric

JS Fry and Sons - 1847 - The Chocolate Bar

Alexander Graham Bell - 1876 - The Telephone

John Logie Baird - 1925 - The Television

Percy Shaw - 1933 - Cat's Eyes

Peter Hobbs - 1955- Automatic Kettle

John Shepherd Barron - 1967 - The Cash Machine

Tim Berners Lee - 1989 - The World Wide Web

James Dyson - 1978 - Cyclone Vacuum Cleaner

 

Challenge Four - National Trust Properties

Can you name the property and its location? - Year 1: One or Two, Year 2: Three, Year 3: Four, Year 4: Five, Year 5: Six, Year 6: Seven

Knole House, Kent

Mount Stewart, County Down

Clouds Hill, Dorset

Penrhyn Castle, Gwynedd

Tattershall Castle, Lincolnshire

Fountains Abbey, Ripon, North Yorkshire

Castle Fraser, Aberdeen

 

Challenge Five - British Authors

Can you recall the author (and perhaps the date of birth?) - Year 1: One or Two, Year 2: Three, Year 3: Four, Year 4: Five, Year 5: Six, Year 6: Seven

Geoffry Chaucer -1343

William Shakespeare - 1564

William Blake - 1757

Jane Austen - 1775

Charles Dickens - 1812

George Eliot (Mary Ann Evans) - 1819

Emily Bronte - 1818 

George Orwell - 1903

Michael Morpurgo - 1943

JK Rowling - 1965