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Cardiff Quiz


  1. Which famous author was born in the Llandaff area of Cardiff in 1916?
  2. In which decade did Cardiff officially become the capital of Wales?
  3. What is The Senedd?
  4. What river runs through the city?
  5. Now called Cardiff Bay, what was the local name for the area of Cardiff which covered Butetown and Cardiff Docks?

  6. Which castle on a wooded hillside is located in the village of Tongwynlais, on the outskirts of Cardiff?
  7. Adventures in Water and Light in Cardiff Bay was a 2023 water-based spectacle to celebrate which TV series?
  8. Which traditional Welsh vegetarian sausage has cheese (usually Caerphilly), leeks and breadcrumbs as the main ingredients?
  9. What is the Welsh name for Cardiff?
  10. Which rugby ground is situated right next to the Principality Stadium?
  11. Which Cardiff shopping centre is one of the busiest in the UK?
  12. What is the nickname of Cardiff City Football Club?
  13. Which arts centre is often nicknamed "The Armadillo" due to its distinctive architecture?
  14. Which ship sailed from Cardiff Docks on 15 June 1910?
  15. Which Grade I listed building in Cardiff Bay was built in 1897 as the headquarters for the Bute Dock Company?
  16. Which Cardiff born singer was the first Welsh person to gain a number-one single on the UK Singles Chart?
  17. Can you name the open–air museum which is Wales's most popular heritage attraction?
  18. First created by Mary Clark in 1913, what would you be eating if you ate a "Clarkies" or "Clarksies"?
  19. The Scott Memorial Lighthouse is on a lake in which Cardiff Park?
  20. The Cardiff Wales Stadium is a cricket stadium located in which gardens?


  1. Roald Dahl
  2. 1950s (1955)
  3. The Welsh Parliament
  4. River Taff
  5. Castell Coch
  6. Doctor Who
  7. Glamorgan sausage
  8. Caerdydd
  9. Cardiff Arms Park
  10. St David's
  11. The Bluebirds
  12. The Wales Millennium Centre
  13. Terra Nova (Captain Robert Falcon Scott's expediton ship)
  14. The Pierhead Building
  15. Shirley Bassey
  16. St Fagans
  17. Meat pie
  18. Roath Park
  19. Sophia Gardens