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Question 1: England's only nesting pair of ________ can be found in the Lake District.
White-tailed EagleGolden EagleRed-tailed HawkBald Eagle

Question 2: The Lake District's location on the north west coast of England, coupled with its mountainous geography, makes it the dampest part of ________.
ScotlandWalesUnited KingdomEngland

Question 3: Writer and author ________ was brought up in the region and has used it as the setting for some of his work, such as his novel "A time to dance", later turned into a television drama.
Melvyn BraggUnited KingdomKen RussellEngland

Question 4: Whilst the roads and railways provided easier access to the area, many people were drawn to the Lakes by the publication of the Pictorial Guide to the Lakeland Fells by ________.
High Street (Lake District)Alfred WainwrightLake DistrictBlencathra

Question 5: The south-western Lake District ends near the Furness peninsulas, which leads to Cumbria's second largest settlement (________).
Barrow-in-Furness (borough)Dalton-in-FurnessBarrow-in-FurnessRoa Island

Question 6: In ________ times, the Lake District was a major source of stone axes, examples of which have been found all over Britain.
Linear Pottery cultureVinča cultureNeolithicCucuteni-Trypillian culture

Question 7: The poet and his wife lie buried in the churchyard of Grasmere and very near to them are the remains of Hartley Coleridge (son of the poet ________), who himself lived for many years in Keswick, Ambleside and Grasmere.
George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron ByronPercy Bysshe ShelleySamuel Taylor ColeridgeWilliam Wordsworth

Question 8: Her life was made into a biopic film, starring Renée Zellweger and ________.
Long Way RoundTrainspotting (film)Long Way DownEwan McGregor

Question 9: The area was badly affected by the foot-and-mouth outbreak across the ________ in 2001.
CanadaUnited KingdomWalesEngland

Question 10: The ________ helped bring traffic to the Lakes, passing up its eastern flank.
M6 motorwayM60 motorwayM56 motorwayM62 motorway


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