What do you know about St George?

It's St George's Day on April 23 - but how much do you know about our patron saint? All across England many people will be marking the occasion, but how many actually know much about the man himself?

We won't just be testing you on his life, but also the other ways he is honoured around the world. So are you English through and through? Find out with this quiz!

Created by: nfahy of Nottingham Post
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What is your age?
Under 18 Years Old
18 to 24 Years Old
25 to 30 Years Old
31 to 40 Years Old
41 to 50 Years Old
51 to 60 Years Old
Over 60 Years Old
What is your gender?
Male
Female
1. Which year did St George die in?
303 AD
307 AD
210 AD
280 AD
2. Where did St George die?
Nicomedia
Lydda
Jerusalem
Beirut
3. Which army was St George in?
Carthage
Roman
Phoenicians
Greek
4. Which city is St George the patron saint of?
Berlin
Moscow
Venice
Edinburgh
5. According to medieval legend which animal did St George slay?
Crocodile
Dragon
Bear
Eagle
6. St George is also the patron saint of...
Scouting
The Salvation Army
Oak trees
Sailors
7. When did St George become patron saint of England?
1348
1560
1205
1459
8. Virtually every country in Europe and the commonwealth has a church dedicated to St George
True
False
9. What does St George's cross look like?
White back with red cross
Red background with white cross
Red and white stripes
White with a small red cross in the corner
10. Which disease is St George the patron saint against?
Measles
Scarlet fever
Herpes
Typhoid
Tuberculosis

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