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Mevagissey: Quiz


Question 1: Mevagissey (Cornish: Lannvorek) is a village and fishing port situated six miles south of St Austell in ________, England, UK.

Question 2: ________ wrote a song called "Mevagissey".
The WurzelsScrumpy and WesternWest Country dialectsWest Country

Question 3: The harbour was given ________ status in 1988.
Express trustWill (law)Trust lawCharitable trust

Question 4: In recent years ________ has passed fishing as the dominant industry in the village.
TourismHotelWorld Tourism rankingsTravel and Tourism Competitiveness Report

Question 5: The harbour also offers tourist fishing trips and there is a regular summer passenger ferry to ________.
St AustellLostwithielFoweySt Blazey

Question 6: Andrew Pears, the founder of Pears' Soap was born in the village in 1768 and set up a barber shop here until he moved to ________ in 1789.

Question 7: The first recorded mention of Mevagissey dates from 1313 (when it was known as Porthhilly), although there is evidence of settlement dating back to the ________.
Ancient Near EastBronze Age BritainBronze AgeDeverel-Rimbury culture


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