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The British Place Names Quiz #3

Do you know each city's meaning in the United Kingdom? 8 Questions.

 
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What is the meaning of the city Queenborough (Kent), the meaning of the name lies in the castle that Edward III had built to protect a sea passage?

  • Queen's Fort
  • Rampart
  • Wild Garlic Island
  • Red Cliff

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What is the meaning of the city Oban (Strathclyde), the city is almost landlocked as it can be only reached by a narrow passage which narrows down at the city?

  • Village
  • Norwood
  • Eaton
  • Little bay

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What is the meaning of the city of Nottingham (Nottinghamshire), the name had the letter S at the beginning of it, but it was later dropped as Normans could not pronounce it?

  • Castle with a market place
  • Chalk Landing Place
  • Settlement Of Snot's People
  • Watered valley

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What is the meaning of the city Bradford (West Yorkshire), from the Wiltshire Bradford on Avon to the the villages of Bradford in Devon and Northumberland, the meaning is all the same?

  • Broad ford
  • Upper part
  • Holy one
  • Houses by the bridge

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What it the meaning of the city Newark on Trent (Nottinghamshire), there once stood a Roman fort there called Margidunum at what is now Castle Hill?

  • Landing place
  • New work
  • Heath
  • Piece of water

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What is the meaning of the city Renfrew (Strathclyde), the settlement has a stream flowing past it which was once very significant?

  • Point of current
  • Rye
  • Mound
  • Double ford

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What is the meaning of the city Ilkley ( West Yorkshire), the meaning derives from the name of an ancient place called Olicana, which was recorded at the end of the second century?

  • Winding river
  • Yew
  • Landing place
  • Hill spur farmstead by a hollow

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What is the meaning of the city Windermere (Cumbria), the first part of the name is a Swedish personal name Vinand while the rest meaning something else?

  • Lake
  • Network
  • Retreat
  • Butcher

 

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