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The British Place Names Quiz #1

Do you know what ''Bradford'', ''Liverpool'', ''Newcastle'' and other cities and locations around Britain mean? 8 Questions.

 
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What is the meaning of ''Aberdeen'', the most famous Scottish Aber- name, the river which flows through the city has shaped the city's trade and resources?

  • Mouth of the Don
  • Mouth of the Port
  • Aebba's Hill
  • Farmstead by the Oak Trees

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What is the meaning of the city ''Bridgwater'', the city's name in the 12th century was recorded as ''Brigewaltier''?

  • Domesday Book
  • Branca's Tree
  • Bridge over the Water
  • Walter's Bridge

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What is the meaning of the city ''Conway'', in Welsh it is spelled ''Conwy'', while in Roman times the settlement was known as Canovium?

  • Kori's Village
  • Conwy River
  • Cook
  • Promontory Dwellers

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What is the meaning of the city ''Goole'', the city is situated on the River Ouse in Humberside?

  • Ditch
  • Peninsula
  • The Mounth
  • Heathery Place

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What is the meaning of the city ''Halifax'' situated in West Yorkshire, it is said that hair of a murdered virgin was kept here as a sacred relic?

  • Corner of Land
  • Broken
  • Holy Flax Field
  • Homestead

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What is the meaning of the city ''Ipswich'', the city is situated on the River Orwell where the River Gipping flows into the river?

  • Gip's Special Place
  • Thame
  • Swelling
  • Dove

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What is the meaning of the city ''London'', the city's name is said to derive from its personal name ''Londinos'', which is most likely to be Pre Celtic?

  • Venerable
  • Wild
  • Bold
  • Louth

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What is the meaning of the city ''Warwick'', located in Warwickshire, the first part of the name is most likely to be Old English which means ''river dam''?

  • In the river dam dwellings
  • Lake valley
  • Hillock
  • In between place

 

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