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NHS Quiz

Think you're an expert on the NHS? Want to test your knowledge on the life and times of our beloved National Health Service while raising money for a worthy cause? What better way to inject even more fun into your fundraising efforts than with a multiple-choice quiz all about the NHS?!

Everyone’s welcome to take part — staff, candidates and clients alike! To join in the fun, pick a quizmaster and get them to either:

  • Download the quiz questions only (PDF), print and distribute among your group for a classic quiz experience,

  • Or, to save paper, copy and paste the questions on this page and email to your group.

Either way, the quizmaster has the answers (available on the second download below) and the final say on scoring!

Download the answers here

We hope you enjoy our NHS quiz!*

NHS Quiz Questions

 

1.  Which politician created the NHS?

A:

 Winston Churchill

B:

 Aneurin Bevan

C:

 Clement Attlee

D:

 Harold Macmillan

 

2.  On average, how many patients does the NHS treat every 24 hours?

A:

 740,000

B:

 800,000

C:

 1.4 million

D:

 3.2 million

 

3.  Approximately, how many GP practices are there in England?

A:

 1,000

B:

 3,600

C:

 7,000

D:

 12,000

 

4.  In what year were abortions made legal in the NHS?

A:

 1958

B:

 1962

C:

 1967

D:

 1972

 

5.  On average, how many more years do people live since the introduction of the NHS in 1948?

A:

 5 years

B:

 10 years

C:

 13 years

D:

 20 years

 

6.  In what year did the Mental Health Act come to fruition?

A:

 1950

B:

 1959

C:

 1977

D:

 1992

 

7.  On average, how many pairs of feet do NHS chiropodists inspect every week?

A:

 70,000

B:

 150,000

C:

 220,000

D:

 450,000

 

8.  What year was the first test tube baby born?

A:

 1960

B:

 1969

C:

 1978

D:

 1985

 

9.  On average, how many calls do NHS Direct receive per minute?

A:

 23

B:

 44

C:

 85

D:

 152

 

10.  On average, how much does the NHS spend on each person every year?

A:

 £500

B:

 £1,500

C:

 £3,000

D:

 £5,500

 

*All answers correct as of May 2020.

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