Derbyshire: Quiz


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Question 1: The ________ contains 30 towns with between 10,000 and 100,000 inhabitants.
ShropshireRutlandNon-metropolitan countyCounty Durham

Question 2: The landscape varies from typical arable country in the flat lands to the south of Derby, to the hill farming of the high gritstone ________ of the southern Pennines, which effectively begin to the north of the city.
Red GrouseMoorlandExmoorPeak District

Question 3: The county offers spectacular Peak District scenery such as Mam Tor, Kinder Scout, and other more metropolitan attractions such as ________, Buxton, and Derby.
BakewellBelperGlossopMatlock, Derbyshire

Question 4: This industry has left its mark on the countryside but is still a major industry a lot of the stone is supplied as crushed stone for road building and ________ manufacture and is moved by rail.

Question 5: Several kings of ________ are buried in the Repton area.
ShropshireEnglish MidlandsWessexMercia

Question 6: George Eliot's novel ________ is set in a fictional town based on Wirksworth.
The Mill on the FlossDaniel DerondaAdam BedeSilas Marner

Question 7: Further occupation came with the Upper Paleolithic and Neolithic periods of the Stone Age when ________ hunter gatherers roamed the hilly tundra.
9th millennium BC8th millennium BC10th millennium BCMesolithic

Question 8: In Jane Austen's novel Pride and Prejudice the country home of ________, Pemberley, is in Derbyshire.
Pride & Prejudice (2005 film)Elizabeth BennetFitzwilliam DarcyPride and Prejudice (1995 TV serial)

Question 9: Other major employers in the county, especially around the Derby area, are ________, Egg Banking plc and Toyota.
BAE SystemsRolls-Royce LimitedRolls-Royce plcRolls-Royce Merlin

Question 10: Derbyshire County Cricket Club currently play in Division two of the ________.
County Championship2003 County Championship2006 County Championship2008 County Championship

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