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Question 1: Whilst the Coast Path is maintained by the National Trust, the foreshore belongs to the ________.
History of CornwallDuchy of CornwallConstitutional status of CornwallCornish Foreshore Case

Question 2: Polperro was originally under the jurisdiction of the ancient manor of Raphael,[5] mentioned in the ________.
SurreyDomesday BookYorkshireEngland

Question 3: ________ visited the village in 1762 and 1768: by 1792 it was possible to build a large chapel accommodating 250 people and Methodism flourished in 19th century Polperro.
ArminianismCharles WesleyUnited Methodist ChurchJohn Wesley

Question 4: Polperro (Cornish: Porthpyra) is a village and fishing port on the south-east ________ coast in South West England, UK.
WiltshirePlymouthBristolCornwall

Question 5: Situated on the River Pol, 4 miles (6 km) west of the more important resort of ________ and 25 miles (40 km) west of the major city and naval port of Plymouth.
CalstockLooeCallington, CornwallLiskeard

Question 6: The ________ Albemarle was blown ashore near Polperro with her valuable cargo although the precise location of the wreck was never established!
ProaEast IndiamanShipBlackwall Frigate

Question 7: It was estimated that the ________ received about 25,000 visitors a day in summer in the 1970s.
CityTownMunicipalityVillage

Question 8: Polperro pilchards were exported to many parts of ________.
EuropeWestern EuropeBalkansEastern Europe

Question 9: Jonathan Couch who practised as the village doctor of Polperro for many years wrote the history of the village as well as various works of natural history (particularly on ________).
IchthyologyForage fishFishCoastal fish

Question 10: Westwards, the path passes three large beaches on the way to ________: Lansallos Beach, Lantivit Bay and Lantic Bay.
LostwithielSt BlazeySt AustellFowey
















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