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The Norfolk Trivia Quiz

Ten questions about Norfolk you may never have heard about. 10 Questions.

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Which famous English admiral was born at Burnham Thorpe in Norfolk in 1758?

  • Admiral Byng
  • Admiral Lord Nelson
  • Admiral Jellicoe
  • Vice Admiral of the Blue William Bligh

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What are the waterways called in the East of the county, running into Suffolk, that were formed from flooded peat workings?

  • The Lakes
  • The Meres
  • The Broads
  • The Fens

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What is the name of the river running into Norwich from the North West direction?

  • The Ouse
  • The Wensum
  • The Little Ouse
  • The Stour

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What is the number of the road running through the county connecting King's Lynn with Great Yarmouth?

  • A12
  • A134
  • A17
  • A47

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Which geographical feature was formed by the last Ice Age?

  • The Thetford Drumlins
  • The Cromer-Holt Ridge
  • The King's Lynn Hills
  • Dersingham bog

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Going from East to West along the North Norfolk coast road put these places in the order you would go through them?

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  • Wells-next-the -sea
  • Sheringham
  • Cromer
  • Burnham Market

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Which village in Norfolk gave its name to a wool cloth used from the Middle Ages to the present day?

  • Worstead
  • Calico
  • Paisley
  • Cashmere

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What is the name given to a Neolithic flint mining area found in South West Norfolk near Thetford?

  • Solsbury Hill
  • Rollright Stones
  • Avebury Stone Circle
  • Grime's Graves

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Which Norfolk town is the only West facing East coast resort in the UK?

  • Great Yarmouth
  • Hunstanton
  • Hemsby
  • Cromer

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If you were lost in the middle of Norfolk and looking for Norwich what answer would you get if you asked someone in Swaffham for directions?

  • Take the A10
  • Follow along the A47 Eastbound
  • If I were you, I wouldn't start from here
  • Go west young man