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The Cumbria Quiz

The vast and sparsely populated county of Cumbria is not just beautiful due to its lakes. 10 Questions.

 
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What is the capital of the county of Cumbria, situated in the North of the County?

  • Carlisle
  • Kendal
  • Maryport
  • Workington

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Which sea is located to the West of Cumbria, the county has many resort towns like Whitehaven and Seascale?

  • Greenland Sea
  • North Sea
  • Irish Sea
  • Celtic Sea

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Which inn in Santon Bridge, Cumbria is the venue for the ''World's Biggest Liar Event'', the competition is held in memory of Will Ritson, a pub landlord, well known for his tall tales?

  • Kirklands Inn
  • The Bridge Inn
  • Hallflat Farm Inn
  • Whitecroft Inn

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What is England's deepest lake, found in Cumbria's Lake District, with a depth of 79 metres?

  • Wast Water
  • Coniston Water
  • Esthwaite Water
  • Bassenthwaite Lake

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The resort and coastal town of Whitehaven was used as a template for the expansion of which major city in the United States of America, in the 18th century?

  • Chicago
  • Detroit
  • Philadelphia
  • New York City

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Which famous poet was born in Cockermouth, Cumbria, a historic market town not far away from the Lakeland Mountains?

  • William Wordsworth
  • Robert Frost
  • Walt Whitman
  • George Byron

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Which one of these historic sites are not found in Cumbria?

  • Furness Abbey
  • Warkworth Castle
  • Carlisle Castle
  • Hadrian's Wall

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The capital of Cumbria, is the city of Carlisle, which is partnered with Flensburg in Germany, and which other city?

  • Slupsk, Poland
  • Marvejols, France
  • Zrece, Slovenia
  • Killarney, Ireland

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What is the name of the tallest mountain in England, located in Cumbria, with a height of 978 metres?

  • Helvellyn
  • Scafell Pike
  • Skiddaw
  • Blencathra

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In which city in Cumbria would you find the Lookout Clock, which is an interactive town clock, designed by Andy Plant and Matt Wand?

  • Workington
  • Carlisle
  • Kendal
  • Whitehaven

 

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