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South Wales: Quiz


Question 1: A significant number of people from ethnic-minority communities speak another language as their first language, particularly in ________ and Newport.

Question 2: By the 1830s, hundreds of tons of coal were being transported by barge to ports in ________ and Newport.

Question 3: South Wales (Welsh: De Cymru) is an area of Wales bordered by England and the ________ to the east and south, and Mid Wales and West Wales to the north and west.
River SevernDroitwich CanalRiver Avon (Bristol)Bristol Channel

Question 4: The traditional pastimes of the area include rugby and ________.
Classical musicMusic theoryMusical notationMusic

Question 5: A large number of telephone ________ are located in the region and in particular in the Valleys area.
Technical supportCall centreE-mailTelemarketing

Question 6: ________ below ground were common and in 1896 fifty-seven men and boys were killed in a gas explosion at the Tylorstown Colliery.
Senghenydd Colliery DisasterMining accidentCoal miningSouth Wales coalfield

Question 7: The Heads of the Valleys towns, including Rhymney, Tredegar and ________ rose out of the industrial revolution; producing coal, metal ores and later steel.
AbergavennyEbbw ValeBrynmawrCardiff

Question 8: Today music ranges from the traditional Welsh Male Voice ________ of the Valleys such as Treorchy Male Choir to the South Wales Hardcore Scene.
Mass (music)OperaChoirBaroque music

Question 9: The local slang dialect and phrases of the ________ communities have been referred to as 'Wenglish', with often comic effect [1].
South Wales ValleysMerthyr TydfilCardiffGlamorgan

Question 10: Approximately 78% of the total population of ________ is in South Wales based on estimates from the 2001 census data.
ScotlandEnglandWalesUnited Kingdom


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