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Updated on Nov 4, 2019. Posted on Nov 1, 2019

I Bet You Can't Get 6/9 On This British Law Quiz

You might have accidentally broken some of these ones!

  1. Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Real!

    This one feels totally ridiculous, right? But a pub is technically a public place, so if you’re drunk and disorderly in one, you could get a penalty.

    Via BBC One
  2. Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Yup, according to the Salmon Act from 1986, it is against the law for a person to handle the fish in suspicious circumstances. The law doesn’t state exactly what counts as suspicious circumstances, but it was put into place to reduce salmon poaching.

    Via Chedder
  3. Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Fake!

    I made this up, but she probably doesn't appreciate it.

    Via BBC
  4. Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Real!

    I guess this one makes sense – us Brits love to queue, so if you’ve got any line hopping planned, prepare to answer to TFL.

    Via Fox
  5. Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Fake!

    This is made up, but try to keep your plants alive.

    Via Warner Bros.
  6. Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Real!

    According to the Metropolitan Police Act, it is against the law to walk along a London pavement with hoops, ladders, and planks to prevent any nuisance in the street.

    Via CBS
  7. Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Real!

    You’d better cancel any knock-down ginger plans, because according to the 1854 Act, it’s completely against the law to ring a doorbell without an excuse – you can get fined up to £500 for it.

    Via NBC
  8. Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Fake!

    If you've ever been stuck in a British traffic jam you should know that this one is fake.

    Via Columbia Pictures
  9. Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Real!

    Since the 1839 Act, in the Metropolitan Police District it’s against the law to shake a rug, carpet, or mat out on London streets after 8am, so you better save all your rug shaking for the early hours of the morning.

    Via Buena Vista Distribution

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