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Devon Quiz I
- How many National Parks are there in Devon?
- Which brand of food products was advertised with the strapline, "Devon knows how they make it so creamy"?
- Which village in Devon has an exclamation mark as part of its name?
- Which river forms part of the border between Devon and Cornwall?
- Torbay's sandy beaches and mild climate have given rise to which nickname?
- Which present-day place featured the most south-westerly Roman fortified settlement in Britain?
- Name the largest island in the Bristol Channel, that lies 12 miles off the coast of Devon?
- Which novel, also known as A Romance of Exmoor, was written by Richard Blackmore, in 1869?
- Lynton on the Exmoor coast, stands on top of the cliffs above which picturesque harbour village?
- Ottery St Mary was the birthplace of which Romantic poet in 1772?
- Who created the stainless steel and bronze statue 'Verity', which stands on the pier at the entrance to the harbour in Ilfracombe?
- Which town is home to the Royal Navy's officer training college?
- Which World Heritage Site on the English Channel coast stretches from Exmouth in East Devon, to Studland Bay in Dorset?
- The decisive battle of the south-western campaign of the First English Civil War took place in which Devon market town in 1646?
- Two (Dartmoor and Exmoor National Parks)
- Westward Ho!
- The Tamar
- The English Riviera
- Lorna Doone
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge
- Damien Hirst
- The Jurassic Coast
Devon Quiz II
- Name the main town of North Devon?
- The moorland on Dartmoor is capped with many exposed granite hilltops known by what word?
- Babbacombe is a district of which Devon city or town?
- Which small village, in the Torridge district of Devon, is notable for its steep pedestrianised cobbled main street leading down to its harbour?
- Which famous British person was born on the 6 June 1868, in Plymouth, Devon?
- A tourist attraction replica of Sir Francis Drake's ship, the Golden Hind, has been permanently moored in harbour of which small fishing town?
- Which Devon town in March 2007, was the first in Britain to introduce its own local alternative currency?
- What name is given to the large south facing open public space in Plymouth which features Smeaton's Tower?
- Curworthy, Sharpham and Vulscombe are all made in Devon, what are they?
- Michael Morpurgo was inspired to write which book after meeting some veterans at his local pub, The Duke of York, in Iddesleigh, Dartmoor?
- Exeter Rugby Club have been known by which name since 1999? And where do they play their home matches?
- Born into a wealthy family in Torquay, by what name is Lady Mallowan better known?
- Who sat in parliament as member for Devonshire in 1585 and 1586?
- The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle featuring Sherlock Holmes, is set largely in which part of Devon?
- Robert Falcon Scott
- Plymouth Hoe
- War Horse
- Chiefs. Sandy Park.
- Agatha Christie
- Sir Walter Raleigh
Did you know that Devon adventurer Sir Francis Chichester was knighted by the Queen in 1967, using the same sword that Queen Elizabeth I used to knight Sir Francis Drake?
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