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Cumbria- The Lakes Quiz

Do you know these facts about this lovely county? 12 Questions.

 
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1

What 'lake' is the only lake in Cumbria?

  • Derwentwater
  • Windermere
  • Bassenthwaite

2

What is the county town of Cumbria?

  • Kendal
  • Penrith
  • Carlisle

3

What famous food is made in Cartmel?

  • Mint cake
  • Sticky toffee pudding
  • Gingerbread

4

Beatrix Potter lived in this house, what was it called?

  • Hilltop
  • Dove cottage
  • Brantwood

5

On which Lake did Sir Donald Campbell die whilst trying to be the fastest man on water?

  • Windermere
  • Derwentwater
  • Coniston

6

Englands shortest, widest and deepest canal is in this town...

  • Ulverston
  • Kendal
  • Carlisle

7

Which was the only summit that Wainwright wrote about, but never actually reached the very top of?

  • Helm Crag
  • castle Crag
  • Crinkle Crags

8

What type of Naval Vessels are produced at the Barrow shipyard?

  • Battleships
  • Aircraft Carriers
  • Submarines

9

Wordsworth lived in this famous little cottage.

  • Lark Cottage
  • Dove Cottage
  • swift Cottage

10

Scafell Pike is the highest mountain in England, but how high is it?

  • 3280 feet
  • 3162 feet
  • 3210 feet

11

Which of the lakes is the largest in England?

  • Windermere
  • Coniston
  • Derwentwater

12

In what year was the Lake district designated as a National Park?

  • 1952
  • 1950
  • 1951

 

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