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QUESTIONS


  1. Which English County has the longest coastline?
  2. Who is responsible for the blue plaques in London?
  3. Where is England’s largest Castle?
  4. Which dukes are associated with Woburn Abbey?
  5. In which London Borough are there the most blue plaques?
  6. Which two english cathedrals have three spires each?
  7. What is the stately home owned by the Spencer family in Northamptonshire called?
  8. Which county used to be divided into two parts?
  9. What was Marble Arch originally designed to be?
  10. Where are Grimes Graves?
  11. Alphabetically what is the last County?
  12. In which Metropolitan County are Trafford and Tameside?
  13. In which National Park is Scafell Pike?
  14. On which bank of the Thames is the City of London?
  15. In which town is the modernist De La Warr Pavilion to be found?
  16. Which City is served by John Lennon Airport?
  17. Which county lies between the North Sea and Greater London?
  18. What is Lindisfarne also known as?
  19. In which county is Hadrian’s Wall?
  20. From which London Station are there trains direct to the continent through the Channel Tunnel?
  21. The Severn, the Trent and the Ouse are all what?
  22. In which County are all 10 of England’s highest peaks?
  23. Which is the second largest City in England?
  24. Which London Station was named after a long-reigning Queen?
  25. In which County are the seaside resorts of Clacton and Southend?
  26. Leeds Castle is in Kent. Where is Leeds?
  27. Which Seaside Resort is famous for its Tower and its Golden Mile?
  28. What might you see at Regents Park, Chester and Whipsnade?
  29. What is the name of the famous Cathedral in York?
  30. Which is the largest Island in England?
  31. Which English Town changed its name after it was ridiculated by comedian Ali G?
  32. Which two cities are the home of England’s two oldest universities?
  33. Which range of northern hills is called the backbone of England?
  34. Which moorland area of southwest Devon is the site of a high-security prison?
  35. What were Dagenham, Luton and Cowley famous for producing?
  36. Where would a Manx Person come from?
  37. Which famous stones can be seen on Salisbury Plain?
  38. Whose birthplace might you be visiting in Stratford-on-Avon?
  39. How many square miles is the City of London?
  40. What was England’s smallest County before the 1974 changes?

ANSWERS


  1. Cornwall
  2. English Heritage
  3. Windsor
  4. Bedford
  5. Westminster
  6. Lichfield and Truro
  7. Althorp
  8. Lincolnshire
  9. Gateway to Buckingham Palace
  10. Norfolk
  11. Worcestershire
  12. Greater Manchester
  13. Lake District
  14. North
  15. Bexhill-on-Sea
  16. Liverpool
  17. Essex
  18. Holy Island
  19. Northumberland
  20. Kings Cross St Pancras
  21. Rivers
  22. Cumbria
  23. Birmingham
  24. Victoria
  25. Essex
  26. Yorkshire
  27. Blackpool
  28. Zoo
  29. The Minster
  30. Isle of Wight
  31. Staines
  32. Oxford and Cambridge
  33. Pennines
  34. Dartmoor
  35. Cars
  36. Isle of Man
  37. Stonehenge
  38. Shakespeare’s
  39. One
  40. Rutland