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Ultimate Lancashire Quiz

Quiz about Lancashire. 30 Questions.

 
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In which Lancashire town did Cyclist Bradley Wiggins live within the boundaries of during 2012?

  • Lytham St Annes
  • Chorley
  • Leyland
  • Fleetwood

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In which town or city is the administive headquarters of Lancashire County Council?

  • Lancaster
  • Blackburn
  • Preston
  • Blackpool

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Which of these places does not come under the parliamentary seat of South Ribble?

  • Leyland
  • Bamber Bridge
  • Penwortham
  • Croston

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Can you match the Lancashire school, college or university to the town or city where their main campus lies?

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Left

  • University of Edgehill
  • University of Central Lancashire
  • Queen Elizabeth Grammer School
  • Runshaw College

Right

  • Blackburn
  • Leyland
  • Preston
  • Ormskirk

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In the 15th century the House of Lancaster fought the House of York in the 'War of the ____' what?

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Which Lancashire town or city welcomed the golf Open Championship tournament in 2012?

  • Lytham St Annes
  • Morecambe
  • Clitheroe
  • Blackpool

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Which of the following Lancashire rivers flows through Blackburn?

  • River Ribble
  • River Calder
  • River Yarrow
  • River Blakewater

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Where did Gandhi visit in 1931?

  • Preston
  • Blackpool
  • Darwin
  • Burnley

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What is the name of the cricket ground where the Lancashire Cricket Team play?

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In what town or city is 'Funny Girls' nightclub?

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In 2012 Preston celebrated it's Preston Guild. When will it celebrate it's next one?

  • 2022
  • 2032
  • 2062
  • 2112

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Which of these celebrities is not from Lancashire?

  • Andrew Flintoff
  • Jane Horrocks
  • Ernie Wise
  • Nick Park

13

Can you match the radio station to the place where it broadcasts from?

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Left

  • Radio Lancashire
  • Rock FM
  • Wave FM
  • The Bay FM

Right

  • Blackburn
  • Lancaster
  • Preston
  • Blackpool

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Pendle Hill is traditionally associated with what?

  • UFO Sightings
  • Ghosts
  • Gypsies
  • Witches

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Where do Preston North End play? (one word)

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In which town or city would you find the King George's Hall?

  • Lancaster
  • Blackburn
  • Preston
  • Blackpool

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Following boundary changes in 1974, which of these the following is no longer in Lancashire?

  • Skelmersdale
  • Colne
  • Leigh
  • Tarleton

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Which of the following current or former theme parks is or was not based in Lancashire?

  • Camelot Theme Park
  • Alton Towers
  • The Pleasure Beach
  • Frontierland Western Theme Park

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Which of the shopping centres would you find in Lancaster?

  • Fishergate
  • Marketgate
  • Houndshill
  • St Georges

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Which of the following religious groups built one of its only two UK temples in Lancashire during the late 1990s?

  • Unification Church (Moonies)
  • Church of Latter Day Saints (Mormons)
  • Jehovas Witnesses
  • Bahai Faith

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Who led his troops to Victory at the Battle of Preston in 1648?

  • King James I
  • Oliver Cromwell
  • William Wallace
  • King Charles I

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Can you match these Lancashire towns (and city) to the park that lies within their borders?

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Left

  • Burnley
  • Preston
  • Chorley
  • Ormskirk

Right

  • Towneley Park
  • Avenham Park
  • Coronation Park
  • Astley Park

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Which of the following is Lancashire born inventor and entrepreneur Sir Richard Arkwright most strongly associated with?

  • Coal Mining
  • Transatlantic Slave Trade
  • Cotton Mills
  • Royal Navy

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What is the name of the Lancashire food item in the picture?

  • Lancashire Cookie
  • Eccles Cake
  • Chorley Cake
  • Up Holland Pie

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What attraction can you find on the ground floor of Blackpool Tower?

  • Tower Ballroom
  • Tower Circus
  • Jungle Jims Play Area
  • Harry Ramsden's Fish and Chip Restaurant

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Which of these Lancashire football teams has never played in the Premier League? (as of 2/1/13)

  • Blackburn Rovers
  • Preston North End
  • Burnley
  • Blackpool

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Labour MP Lindsey Hoyle has represented which Lancashire constituency since 1997?

  • South Ribble
  • Burnley
  • Chorley
  • Blackpool South

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At which university would you find the Ruskin Library, Nuffield Theatre and Bailrigg Campus as well as the building featured in the picture?

  • University of Central Lancashire
  • University of Lancaster
  • St Martins College (now Cumbria University)
  • University of Edgehill

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Which of these Lancashire rivers is the longest?

  • River Ribble
  • River Lune
  • River Blakewater
  • River Calder

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If you are traveling by train north from Manchester to Carlisle, in what order will you pass through the following train stations?

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  • Lancaster
  • Adlington
  • Preston
  • Buckshaw Village

 

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