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All About Northumberland Quiz

Mixed quiz about England's most northerly county 15 Questions.

 
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As at 2014, what is the official slogan of Northumberland tourism?

  • "Passionate People, Passionate Places"
  • "England's Hidden Secret"
  • "Northumberland: An Independent Spirit"
  • "County of Castle and Coast"

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Chillingham Castle estate is noted as the home of which 'wild' animals?

  • Cattle
  • Sheep
  • Goats
  • Horses

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Which saint would you most associate with Holy Island, also known as Lindisfarne?

  • St Cuthbert
  • St Patrick
  • St Andrew
  • St James

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Northumberland National Park covers approximately how much of the county?

  • 10%
  • 15%
  • 20%
  • 25%

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In Scotland, what is Northumberland tartan sometimes referred to as?

  • English tartan
  • Shepherd's tartan
  • Cheviot tartan
  • Reiver's tartan

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Which of these famous people from British history was NOT born in Northumberland?

  • Thomas Bewick
  • George Stephenson
  • Emily Davidson
  • Lancelot 'Capability' Brown

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What wildflower is Northumberland's county flower?

  • Viper's Bugloss
  • Ladie's Bedstraw
  • Common Bindweed
  • Bloody Cranesbill

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If someone offered you a 'Northumbrian Duck' what would you do with it?

  • Spend it
  • Eat it
  • Wear it
  • Play it

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With which country was Berwick-upon-Tweed supposedly at war with for 110 years, until 1966?

  • Russia
  • France
  • Spain
  • Germany

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Which young lady rowed out in a violent storm in 1838 to rescue nine sailors from the stricken 'Forfarshire' off the Farne Islands?

  • Grace Love
  • Grace Dear
  • Grace Darling
  • Grace Sweetheart

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What is the county town of Northumberland?

  • Alnwick
  • Hexham
  • Berwick-upon-Tweed
  • Morpeth

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In Northumberland what are 'Breamish', 'Coquet' and 'Wansbeck'?

  • Sheep
  • Rivers
  • Real Ales
  • Folk Dances

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During which Scottish king's reign did Berwick-upon-Tweed finally become an English town?

  • David II
  • James II
  • James III
  • Robert III

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Can you match these Northumbrian celebrities with their place of birth?

Drag items from right column to match with left column

Left

  • Alexander Armstrong (Comedian/TV presenter)
  • Robson Green (Actor)
  • Ross Noble (Comedian)
  • Bobby & Jack Charlton (ex-Footballers)

Right

  • Hexham
  • Ashington
  • Cramlington
  • Rothbury

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Which of these creatures would you NOT find living wild in Northumberland?

  • Red Panda
  • Red Deer
  • Red Kite
  • Red Squirrel

 

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