Yorkshire: Quiz


Question 1: [58] Yorkshire includes the ________ and Yorkshire Dales National Parks, and part of the Peak District National Park.
North York MoorsExmoorDartmoorNorth Yorkshire

Question 2:
What is the origin of Yorkshire?

Question 3: An army of Danish ________, the Great Heathen Army[26] as its enemies often referred to it, invaded Northumbrian territory in 866 AD.
VikingViking AgeScandinaviaDenmark

Question 4: The peerage was recreated by Edward III in 1385, this time in the form of the prestigious title of ________ which he gave to his son Edmund of Langley.
Duke of YorkDuke of RothesayDuke of EdinburghDuke of Cornwall

Question 5: The Kingdom prospered, taking advantage of the vast trading empire of the Viking nations, and established commercial ties with the ________, North-West Europe, the Mediterranean and the Middle East.
United KingdomEnglandBritish IslesNorthern Ireland

Question 6: The title of Duke of York remains prestigious and is given to the second son of the ________.
Monarchy of the United KingdomElizabeth II of the United KingdomParliament of the United KingdomPrime Minister of the United Kingdom

Question 7: There are numerous other ________ buildings within the historic county including public buildings such as Leeds Town Hall, Sheffield Town Hall, the Yorkshire Museum and Guildhall at York.
Grade I listed buildings in SomersetGrade I listed buildings in BristolGrade I listed buildings in South YorkshireListed building

Question 8: During the Second World War, Yorkshire became an important base for ________ and brought the county into the cutting edge of the war.
Strategic bombing during World War IIRAF Bomber CommandNo. 100 Group RAFSir Arthur Harris, 1st Baronet

Question 9: Eventually the two houses fought for the throne of England in a series of civil wars, commonly known as the ________.
Wars of the RosesKingdom of EnglandRichard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of YorkHistory of England

Question 10: [48] Fortunately for the county, advances were made by the end of the century with the introduction of modern sewers and ________.
Water supplyWater resourcesFranceDrinking water

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