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Causeways Quiz


  1. Which tidal island in Cornwall is linked to the town of Marazion by a man-made causeway?
  2. The Giant's Causeway is an area of about 40,000 interlocking columns of which type of rock?
  3. The King Fahd Causeway connects Saudi Arabia and which country?
  4. Which poet described the headland known as the Worm's Head as "the very promontory of depression" after being forced to spend the night there when its causeway was flooded?
  5. The Lake Pontchartrain Causeway connects a suburb of which American city?

  6. Causeway Bay, which includes Victoria Park and Jardine's Noonday Gun, is a district on which Asian island?
  7. Which island on the Dorset coast is linked by a short causeway to Wyke Regis over which runs the A354 road?
  8. A causeway that disappears twice a day at high tide links which island in Northumberland, once the centre of Christianity in Anglo-Saxon times?
  9. The Giant's Causeway is in which Irish county?
  10. Which island of the Inner Hebrides is sometimes called Scotland's Giant's Causeway?


  1. St Michael's Mount
  2. Basalt
  3. Bahrain
  4. Dylan Thomas (The Worm's Head is in the Gower, Swansea)
  5. New Orleans
  6. Hong Kong Island
  7. Portland
  8. Holy Island, Lindisfarne
  9. County Antrim
  10. Staffa

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