A Quiz about York, England
Questions about the historic City of York 10 Questions.
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What type of ghosts are said to have been seen in the cellars of The Treasurer's House, a National Trust property in the centre of York?
Which of the city's museums is the largest of its kind in the world?
The Castle Museum
The Yorkshire Museum
The National Railway Museum
The children's TV programme Blue Peter ran a competition to design replacements for what, following the 1984 fire in York Minster?
Bosses or circular carvings in the ceiling
York Castle Museum contains a cell once occupied by which notorious criminal?
Jack the Ripper
Can you name York's most successful rock band?
York's most famous medieval street, The Shambles, was used by which tradesmen in medieval times?
What is the most prestigious race meeting held in York called?
The Ebor meeting
The Viking meeting
The August meeting
Why do the pupils at St Peter's School in York not participate in the traditional English custom of burning a guy on November 5th?
Because Guy Fawkes attended the school
Because their school rules forbid bonfires
Because it is a Quaker school
When can you make the 2 3/4 mile (including gaps) circuit of the old York city walls?
24 hours a day
From dawn to dusk
Where can you take an imaginary trip back in time to see how the Vikings lived?
The Jorvik Viking Centre
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