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Monmouthshire (historic): Quiz


Question 1: While the Principality of Wales was made part of the ________ by the Statute of Rhuddlan, enacted on 3 March 1284, the administration of the Marcher lands was unchanged.
Kingdom of EnglandHistory of EnglandEnglish peoplePolitics of England

Question 2: Under the ________ Monmouthshire was divided into urban and rural districts, based on existing sanitary districts.
Local Government Act 1972Local Government Act 1929Local Government Act 1894Local Government Act 1933

Question 3: This led to the area becoming highly industrialised with coal mining and iron working being major employers from the ________[3] to the late 20th century.
16th century19th century17th century18th century

Question 4: The ________ (MP) for Abertillery, Llywelyn Williams, campaigned to have Monmouthshire unambiguously placed in Wales.
BicameralismUnicameralismMember of ParliamentParliamentary system

Question 5: Another typical example was the division of England and Wales into registration areas in the 19th century — one of which, the "Welsh Division", was defined as including "Monmouthshire, South Wales and ________".
North Wales Fire and Rescue ServiceNorth WalesWrexhamUnited Kingdom

Question 6: Monmouthshire (pronounced /ˈmɒnməθʃər/ or /ˈmɒnməθʃɪər/), also known as the County of Monmouth (pronounced /ˈmɒnməθ/; Welsh: Sir Fynwy), is one of thirteen ancient counties of ________ and a former administrative county.
ScotlandEnglandWalesUnited Kingdom

Question 7: The boundaries with Herefordshire to the northeast and ________ to the north were less well-defined.
Monmouthshire (historic)CaernarfonshirePowysBrecknockshire

Question 8: The last major boundary change to affect the administrative and geographic county was in 1938 when the parish of Rumney was removed to be included in the county borough of ________, and therefore the geographic county of Glamorgan.

Question 9: In 1891 the borough of Newport achieved ________ status and therefore left the administrative county, although the Shire Hall continued to be based there.
Metropolitan countyCityCounty boroughMetropolitan borough

Question 10: Monmouthshire's Welsh status was ambiguous between the 16th and 20th centuries, with it considered by some to be part of ________ during this time.
United KingdomScotlandEnglandWales


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