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The Great Yorkshire Quiz

Everything you know and don't know about the great county Yorkshire. 15 Questions.

 
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1

What is the Yorkshire emblem?

  • White rose
  • Red rose
  • White carnation

2

With which county did Yorkshire fight the war of the roses with?

  • Humberside
  • Lancashire
  • Cumbria

3

Which industry is associated with the Yorkshire city of Sheffield?

  • Coal
  • Steel
  • Sugar

4

Which river runs through York?

  • Humber
  • Aire
  • Ouse

5

What is the tallest building in Yorkshire?

  • Drax power station
  • Meadowhall
  • Bridgewater Palace

6

Where is the famous 'Rose window'?

  • York Minster
  • Fountains Abbey
  • Ripon Cathedral

7

What natural substance is famously found in Whitby?

  • Coral
  • Flotsam
  • Jet

8

Which football club is thought to be the oldest in world?

  • Doncaster Rovers
  • Leeds United FC
  • Sheffield FC

9

What are Yorkshire puddings made from?

  • Flour, eggs, milk
  • Flour, eggs, sugar, water
  • Eggs, sugar, strawberries, cream

10

Which of these bands do not originate from Yorkshire?

  • Def Leppard
  • The Libertines
  • The Arctic Monkeys

11

Percy Shaw, inventor of cat's eyes, was born in which Yorkshire city?

  • Huddersfield
  • Halifax
  • Hull

12

Which character from the Harry Potter series was born in Yorkshire?

  • Dobby the house elf
  • Ginny Weasley
  • Beedle the Bard

13

Which of these is law in the city of York?

  • You can shoot a Scot with a bow and arrow
  • You can drown your wife in the river if she is a witch
  • All men over the age of 14 must carry a short blade

14

What is a Yorkshire 'noggin'?

  • Your nose
  • Your head
  • A type of cake

15

When is Yorkshire day?

  • 1st August
  • 1st April
  • It doesn't exist

 

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