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The Holderness Coast Quiz

Take this factoid and find out new things about this part of Yorkshire and England in just these questions! 8 Questions.

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Question 1 Photo

In which English county will you find the Holderness Coast?

  • East Riding Of Yorkshire
  • Kent
  • County Durham
  • Cumbria

Question 2 Photo

The Holderness Coast is one of Europe's fastest eroding coastlines, what is the average rate of erosion per year?

  • 0.5 Metres
  • 1 Metre
  • 2 Metres
  • 8 Metres

Question 3 Photo

The Holderness Coast is made up of Cretaceous Chalk, but what rock is being rapidly eroded away from the coast line?

  • Cairn
  • Gabbro
  • Clay
  • Chalk

Question 4 Photo

The Holderness Coast has been always eroding, during the Roman period there had been towns situated on today's beach, these are now ''lost'' but which of these is still on the map today?

  • Hornsea
  • Great Colden
  • Monkwell
  • Wilsthorpe

Question 5 Photo

What is the name of this well known and beautiful beach in the Holderness Coast?

  • Mappleton Cliffs
  • Bridlington Beach
  • Flamborough Head
  • Spurn Head

Question 6 Photo

Which of these Sherlock Holmes ''mysteries'' took place in Holderness?

  • The Adventure Of The Priory School
  • The Adventure Of The Copper Beeches
  • The Adventure Of The Noble Bachelor
  • The Adventure Of The Beryl Coronet

Question 7 Photo

The opening of the railway connection from Hull to Hornsea, hugely changed the area from an agricultural based economy into a major tourism economy but in which year was the railway line closed?

  • 1965
  • 1979
  • 1986
  • 1998

Question 8 Photo

The Holderness Coast has many seaside resorts including Hornsea, Bridlington and Withernsea all on the coast line of which sea?

  • North Sea
  • Mediterranean Sea
  • Irish Sea
  • Celtic Sea