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Carmarthenshire: Quiz


Question 1: WWT National Wetlands Centre, ________

Question 2: Its three largest towns are Carmarthen, Llanelli and ________.
LlandeiloBetwsAmmanfordNewcastle Emlyn

Question 3: In 2003, following a local campaign, the Clunderwen community council area was transferred to ________.
PembrokeshireAfon NyferGrassholmLamphey

Question 4: The Towy is the longest river flowing entirely within Wales, and is noted for its trout and ________ fishing.
Chinook salmonSalmonCrab fisheriesWild fisheries

Question 5: The county town and administrative centre of Carmarthenshire is ________ and the most populous settlement is the area in and around the town of Llanelli.

Question 6: Other ivers include the Loughor (which forms the eastern boundary with ________), and the Gwendraeth Fawr.

Question 7: It is drained by several important rivers, especially the Towy, which flows into the ________ and its several tributaries, such as the River Cothi.
River Avon (Bristol)Bristol ChannelRiver SevernDroitwich Canal

Question 8: Carmarthenshire became an administrative county with a county council taking over functions from the Quarter Sessions under the ________.
County boroughMunicipal Corporations Act 1835Local Government Act 1888Local Government Act 1933

Question 9: Although Llanelli is by far the larger town in the county, the county town remains in ________, mainly due to its central location.

Question 10: Under the ________, Dyfed was abolished on 1 April 1996, and the three districts united to form a unitary authority, which had the same boundaries as the original Carmarthenshire.
CardiffDenbighshireLocal Government (Wales) Act 1994Gwynedd


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