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Pennines: Quiz


Question 1: The true southern end of the Pennines is actually in the ________ area, around 40 mi (64 km) south of Edale.
PlymouthStoke-on-TrentShelton, StaffordshireYork

Question 2: The main economic activities include ________, quarrying and tourism.
Domestic sheepSheep husbandryWoolLivestock

Question 3: The Rochdale Canal flows over the pennines via ________, connecting the market town of Sowerby Bridge with Manchester city.

Question 4: The name of the train-operating company ________ comes from such journeys - its trains connect the North West with the North East.
First ScotRailFirst Hull TrainsFirst Great WesternFirst TransPennine Express

Question 5: There are three trans-pennine canals built during the ________ which, as the name suggests, cross the range in various locations:
Textile manufacture during the Industrial RevolutionThomas HighsWilliam RadcliffeIndustrial Revolution

Question 6: Each of these structures consists of Millstone Grit and the underlying ________ Limestone.
CarboniferousGeologic time scaleOrdovicianDevonian

Question 7: North of the Aire Gap the Pennines give out a western spur into Lancashire, the ________ and south of the gap is a similar spur, the Rossendale Fells.
SalwickWhitewellForest of BowlandCornwall

Question 8: The Pennines are a low-rising mountain range in northern England and southern ________.
WalesNorthern IrelandUnited KingdomScotland

Question 9: The Huddersfield Narrow Canal connects the town of ________ in the east with the city of Manchester in the west.
Halifax, West YorkshireBradfordLeedsHuddersfield

Question 10: ________[18] alongside the Bowland Fringe and Pendle Hill[19]
Forest of BowlandWhitewellSalwickCornwall


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