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The Yorkshire Quiz

This expanse land in the North of England has been the sight of great Viking invasions, famous poets and is filled with fields and scenic abbeys. 10 Questions.

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Yorkshire is known for its great natural beauty of the Moors, the Yorkshire Dales, beautiful villages like Harewood and hilly towns like Ilkley, what is Yorkshire sometimes called?

  • God's Own County
  • Red Rose County
  • Humber Valley
  • Green Sphere

Question 2 Photo

When is Yorkshire Day, celebrating Yorkshire's unique culture and dialect?

  • 7th March
  • 6th April
  • 1st August
  • 28th November

Question 3 Photo

After the death of which King, there was war between the House of Lancaster and the House of Yorkshire other the next successor of the English Crown, where Lancaster became victorious?

  • King Edward III
  • King Richard II
  • King Henry IV
  • King James II

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The unofficial anthem of Yorkshire is the popular folk song '' On Ilkla Moor Baht'at'', what does this mean?

  • On Ilkley Moor without a hat
  • On Ilkley Moor climbing a rock
  • On Ilkley Moor swimming in the lido
  • On Ilkley Moor dancing around

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The area around which beautiful village, is known as the Bronte Country, in recognition for the three Bronte Sisters' contribution to English literature?

  • Skipton
  • Ingleborough
  • Haworth
  • Whitby

Question 6 Photo

Which one of these artists are not from Yorkshire?

  • Thomas Girtin
  • David Hockney
  • Henry Moore
  • Robert Dutton

Question 7 Photo

Guy Fawkes, famous for the Gunpowder Plot, under the House of Commons, was born in which city in Yorkshire?

  • Sheffield
  • Kingston Upon Hull
  • York
  • Harrogate

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The largest earthquake in the United Kingdom, in 1931, had a magnitude of 6.1 on the Richter Scale, what was the name of this earthquake?

  • Dogger Bank
  • Ripon Fields
  • Harewood Woods
  • Scarborough Hills

Question 9 Photo

Which one of these foods are not from Yorkshire?

  • Yorkshire Pudding
  • Sheep Ahoy
  • Parkin
  • Wensleydale Cheese

Question 10 Photo

Saltaire was built as a model village during the Industrial Revolution by which businessman and philanthropist?

  • Titus Salt
  • Henry Ford
  • Joseph Kennedy
  • David Abell