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English Cathedrals Quiz 2.

Another look at some beautiful English Cathedrals. 10 Questions.

 
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Durham Cathedral 1093-1133, it has been described as one of the best examples of what kind of architecture?

  • Norman
  • Baroque
  • Gothic
  • Medieval

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Ely Cathedral 1083-1375 is known as the "Ship of the Fens", in what County is Ely?

  • Suffolk
  • Norfolk
  • Rutland
  • Cambridgeshire

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Worcester Cathedral 1220-1386, overlooks which river?

  • Trent
  • Thames
  • Severn
  • Weir

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Rochester Cathedral 1099-1238, a very famous person wanted to be buried at Rochester Cathedral, but was buried in Poets Corner Westminster Abbey instead, who was he?

  • Robert Louis Stevenson
  • Charles Dickens
  • Samuel Pepys
  • A.A. Milne

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Carlisle Cathedral was an Augustinian Priory, then in 1133 became a Cathedral, although small during its original status. In 1307 a certain King "hurried up the building work", which King was this?

  • Edward I
  • Edward II
  • Edward III
  • Henry I

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Lichfield Cathedral 1195-1340 during a certain war all its stained glass windows were smashed, in which war did this happen?

  • The Hundred Years War
  • The War of the Roses
  • The English Civil War
  • The Napoleonic Wars

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Hereford Cathedral 1110-1250 has within its walls a most treasured item The Mappa Mundi, what is, The Mappa Mundi?

  • A Medieval Map
  • A Norman Map
  • A Gothic Map
  • A Military Map

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Peterborough Cathedral 1118-1237 has three striking works of architecture on this beautiful Cathedral, what are they?

  • Three Turrets
  • Three Huge Stained Glass Windows
  • Three Enormous Arches
  • Three Main Door Entrances

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St.Pauls Cathedral 1675-1720 this massive Cathedral is built on which London Hill?

  • Sherri Hill
  • Denmark Hill
  • Ludgate Hill
  • Primrose Hill

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York Minster is a Cathedral in York 1220-1472, completed in the Gothic Style, the first wooden Church in York was founded in what early year?

  • 627 AD
  • 637 AD
  • 647 AD
  • 657 AD

 

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