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Hereford and Worcester: Quiz


Question 1: The name Wyvern was also suggested, combining the names of the rivers that run through the two cities: the River Wye through Hereford, and the ________ through Worcester.
Staffordshire and Worcestershire CanalRiver TemeRiver SevernRiver Avon (Warwickshire)

Question 2: This was divided, with separate ________, South Herefordshire and Leominster districts, and part of Herefordshire in the Malvern Hills district.

Question 3: The remainder of those two districts became a new Malvern Hills district, in the new two-tier ________ of Worcestershire, along with the remaining districts.
ShropshireNon-metropolitan countyRutlandCounty Durham

Question 4: It bordered Shropshire, Staffordshire and the West Midlands to the north, Warwickshire to the east, ________ to the south, and Gwent and Powys in Wales to the west.
GloucestershireBristolSouth GloucestershireStroud, Gloucestershire

Question 5: The ________ in 1948 proposed a merger of the two counties - the proposals of this Commission were abandoned and not implemented.
Local Government Boundary Commission (1945–1949)EnglandCounty boroughLocal Government Act 1958


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