Yorkshire the Great Quiz
A trivia quiz based on the county of Yorkshire 20 Questions.
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In Leeds City Square there is a statue of The Black Prince. Who does it commemerate?
Yorkshire boxer "Prince" Naseem Hammed
Edmund of Woodstock Prince of Wales
US popster "The Artist formerly known as Prince"
In which Yorkshire town did Bram Stoker suggest Dracula came ashore?
Huddersfield's George Hotel in 1895 famously saw the foundation of?
The Labour Party
The Rugby Football League
The Cooperative Movement
Denby Dale is home to the Guinness record breaking pie baked nine times to commemorate historic world events. Which of the following was NOT so celebrated?
The return to sanity of George III
Victory in World War II
The repeal of the Corn Laws
"Agadoo" and "I am the Music Man" are often played hits of which seminal Yorkshire Band?
Barnsley has a statue celebrating Harold "Dickie" Bird. For what is Dickie famous?
A Cricket Umpire
A Wildlife Impressionist
Harrogate boasts of " The world's finest" Tea Shop. What is it called?
York was the important Roman city of Eboracum. Which Emperor ruled the entire Roman Empire for 2 years from York?
Which Sheffield band has had the fastest selling debut album in the UK?
Wakefield is home to the world renowned Yorkshire Sculpture Park. Which locally born artist is featured amongst its exhibitors?
The Grand Old Duke of York famously marched his 10,000 men up and down which hill?
Sandal Castle hill, Wakefield
Connisbrough Castle hill, Doncaster
Emily Bronte wrote the great novel Wuthering Heights published in 1847 but who wrote the 1978 hit single of the same name?
George W Bush
The world's oldest Association (Soccer) Football Club is Sheffield FC. In which year were they founded?
Britain's oldest "classic" horse race has been run at Doncaster since 1776. What is it called?
The St Ledger
The George III
Wallace and Grommit are not from Yorkshire but their favourite snack is. What is it?
Bassets Liquorice Allsorts
Terry's Chocolate Oranges
A 1969 film was set in Barnsley featuring a schoolboy Billy Casper who kept and trained a hawk. What was it called?
The Railway Children
Rita, Sue and Bob Too
Britain's oldest National Park was established in 1951 and edges into the city of Sheffield. What is it called?
The Peak District
The South York Moors
The Hallamshire Hills
In the 60's and 70's a Yorkshire town was the unlikely home to a venue of world renown. Welcoming Louis Armstrong, Eartha Kitt, Tina Turner and many more. Where was it?
The area that geographically lies between Leeds, Dewsbury and Wakefield is known as what?
The Rhubarb Triangle
Yorkshire County Cricket Club have been County Champions how many times since 1890?
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