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The Heart of England

A quiz about the marvellous Midlands. 18 Questions.

 
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1

The village of Bampton, in Oxfordshire, is associated with ....

  • Cheese rolling
  • Morris dancing
  • Bungee jumping

2

Where can you find a statue of Prince Albert?

  • Stoke on Trent
  • Wolverhampton
  • Nottingham

3

'Worcester Pearmain' is a type of ...

  • Plum
  • Pear
  • Apple

4

Sparkhill and Balsall Heath are famous for...?

  • Bungee
  • Baseball
  • Balti

5

Which group did not come from Birmingham?

  • Hermans Hermits
  • The Move
  • UB 40

6

Where can you find a statue of Lady Godiva?

  • Derby
  • Nottingham
  • Coventry

7

During the English Civil War, Coventry was on the side of...?

  • Cromwell
  • Charles I
  • Henry VIII

8

Cromwell's soldiers were nicknamed 'roundheads' because of their ...

  • Short hairstyle
  • Metal helmets
  • Woollen hats

9

The Black Country is famous for ...

  • Copper
  • Coal
  • Gold

10

Aston Hall, near Birmingham, was built for ....

  • Sir Thomas Holte
  • Queen Elizabeth I
  • Sir Walter Raleigh

11

Before her death, Mary, Queen of Scots was imprisoned in Fotheringhay Castle. Its ruins are in which county?

  • Oxfordshire
  • Leicestershire
  • Northamptonshire

12

Match the place to its famous product.

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Left

  • Worcestershire
  • Leicestershire
  • Staffordshire
  • Nottingham

Right

  • sauce
  • lace
  • pottery
  • pork pies

13

Match the place to the football club.

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Left

  • Northampton
  • Wolverhampton
  • Birmingham City
  • Stoke City

Right

  • Wolves
  • Blues
  • Cobblers
  • Potters

14

Where is 'Steamin' Billy' ale brewed?

  • Worcestershire
  • Leicestershire
  • Oxfordshire

15

The statue of which king is on top of All Saints Church, Northampton?

  • Charles II
  • Charles I
  • George III

16

Why was the statue built?

  • In gratitude for the gift of timber after a great fire
  • To commemorate a visit from the King
  • To acknowledge the King's birthplace

17

Match the places to the historic battle sites.

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Left

  • Naseby
  • Bosworth
  • Edgehill
  • Hopton Heath

Right

  • Northamptonshire
  • Staffordshire
  • Leicestershire
  • Warwickshire

18

And finally, the worlds oldest professional Football Club is ...

  • Nottingham Forest
  • Notts County
  • Derby County

 

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