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Sunshine Fun Trivia

A tour around the British Isles. 30 Questions.

 
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1

What is the name given to the part of the North Sea between Lincolnshire and Norfolk?

  • The Humber Estuary
  • The Wash
  • The Fen Marshes

2

What is the name of the popular seaside resort that is 10 miles North of Lowestoft?

  • Clacton on Sea
  • Skegness
  • Great Yarmouth

3

Which island is the most Southerly of the Channel Isles?

  • Jersey
  • Sark
  • Alderney

4

Which forest can be found near the Southern border of Norfolk?

  • Swaffham Forest
  • Thetford Forest
  • Downham Forest

5

Where is the Mountain known as "Whernside"?

  • The Yorkshire Dales
  • The Lake District
  • The Grampians

6

What is the Southernmost county in Ireland?

  • Waterford
  • Kerry
  • Cork

7

In which Welsh county is Llandudno?

  • Conwy
  • Powys
  • Denbighshire

8

Clovelly, with its famous cobbled high street, is in which county?

  • Cornwall
  • Dorset
  • Devon

9

Which salmon fishing river flows through Hereford?

  • River Wye
  • River Usk
  • River Dee

10

Which is the closest city to Glasgow?

  • Dundee
  • Stirling
  • Aberdeen

11

Which Oxfordshire village was the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill?

  • Wooton
  • Wittenham
  • Woodstock

12

What is the closest town to Stonehenge on Salisbury Plain?

  • Amesbury
  • Tidworth
  • Wilton

13

In which city was Charles Dickens born?

  • Portsmouth
  • Plymouth
  • Salisbury

14

Which town in Shropshire has over 500 listed buildings and was described by Sir John Betjeman as "The loveliest town in England"?

  • Shrewsbury
  • Church Stretton
  • Ludlow

15

Where in England would you find "Dog Village"?

  • Devon
  • Lincolnshire
  • Kent

16

Castell Henllys in Pembrokeshire is famous for what?

  • An Iron Age excavation
  • A famous battle
  • A very old Tin mine

17

From which point in London are distances traditionally measured?

  • Big Ben
  • Greenwich Royal Observatory
  • South side of Trafalgar Square

18

From where were the Tolpuddle Martyrs deported to Australia in 1834?

  • Sidmouth
  • Dorchester
  • Bournemouth

19

What is the name of the large Island joined to the Welsh mainland by the Menai Bridge?

  • Holyhead
  • Isle of Skye
  • Anglesey

20

What name is given to the bay that lies to the west of Wales?

  • Cardigan Bay
  • Anglesey Bay
  • Carmarthen Bay

21

What is the name of the highest mountain in England?

  • Scafell
  • Helvellyn
  • Scafell Pike

22

The Penine Way connects which two places?

  • Stafford and Durham
  • Edale and Kirk Yetholm
  • Ashbourne and Penrith

23

Which three counties adjoin Devon?

  • Cornwall, Somerset and Dorset
  • Cornwall, Somerset and Wiltshire
  • Cornwall, Dorset and Wiltshire

24

The River Thames is the second largest river in the United Kingdom. Where is it's source?

  • Near Chippenham in Wiltshire
  • Near Kemble in Gloucestershire
  • Near Newbury in Berkshire

25

What is the name of the Shetland Island that lies North East of "Yell"?

  • Unst
  • Bressay
  • Fetlar

26

Which Scottish County is between Aberdeenshire and Highland?

  • Stirling
  • Moray
  • Angus

27

What is the most Southerly point on the English Mainland?

  • Bill of Portland
  • Lizard Point
  • Lands End

28

What is the name of the highest summit in the Cheviot Hills?

  • The Cheviot
  • Calders
  • Comb Fell

29

Which Bedfordshire Village boasts an Abbey that is the seat of the Duke's of Bedford?

  • Crowland
  • Woburn
  • Thornton

30

What lies at the extreme western edge of the Solent?

  • Bournemouth
  • The Needles
  • Southampton

 

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