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Question 1: [38] The churchyard includes tombs of the Warre family who owned nearby ________,[4] a historic country house in Cheddon Fitzpaine visited by about 70,000 people per year.
Hestercombe HouseBerrow, SomersetOld Ironstone Works, MellsQuantock Hills

Question 2: The name first appears in Saxon charters in around AD 880 as Cantuctun and two centuries later in the ________ as Cantoctona and Cantetone.
SurreyYorkshireDomesday BookEngland

Question 3: [1] The village has the only updraught brick ________ known to have survived in Somerset.
KilnOxygenCement kilnCharcoal

Question 4: The Quantocks are also an important site for ________ (Cervus elaphus).
Fallow DeerReeves's MuntjacElkRed Deer

Question 5: Younger rocks of the ________ period can be found between St Audries and Kilve.
DinosaurGeologic time scaleJurassicCretaceous

Question 6: Norton Fitzwarren was the site of a boat lift on the now unused section of the ________ from 1839 to 1867.
Grand Western CanalBridgwater and Taunton CanalWilts & Berks CanalMontgomery Canal

Question 7: They also elect councillors to Somerset County Council and district councils, such as Taunton Deane, West Somerset and ________.
Bath and North East SomersetSedgemoorSouth SomersetMendip

Question 8: The hills run from the Vale of Taunton Deane in the south, for about 15 miles (24 km) to the north-west, ending at East Quantoxhead and West Quantoxhead on the coast of the ________.
Droitwich CanalBristol ChannelRiver SevernRiver Avon (Bristol)

Question 9: Several ancient stones can be seen, such as the Triscombe Stone and the Long Stone above ________.
East QuantoxheadWillitonKilveHolford

Question 10: At Blue Anchor the coloured ________ found in the cliffs gave rise to the name of the colour "Watchet Blue".

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