Famous Roads and Motorways Quiz
- The Gravelly Hill Interchange in Birmingham is better known by what nickname?
- Which city's by-pass, opened on 5 December 1958 by the then Prime Minister, Harold Macmillan, was Britain's first motorway
- What was the name of the historic American highway, recognized in popular culture by both a hit song and TV show, that was also known as the Will Rogers Highway or the Main Street of America?
- Which motorway in Kent provides a link to the Channel Tunnel and the ports at Dover?
- Which Roman road linked Exeter (Isca Dumnoniorum) to Lincoln (Lindum Colonia)?
- The A1 classified road links which two British cities?
- What was the last name of the Minister of Transport who added beacons to pedestrian crossings?
- What name is given to the roads forming the Italian national system of motorways?
- Most of Manchester is encompassed by which motorway?
- A rainforest break of approximately 100 miles called the Darien Gap, breaks up which 19,000 mile road network?
- The M90 motorway, Britain's northenmost motorway, runs from Edinburgh to which city on the River Tay?
- What name was given to the ancient network of trade routes that connected the East and West?
- What is the longest motorway in the UK?
- The Appian Ways, one of the earliest and most important Roman roads, connected Rome with which city in southeast Italy?
- The M6 Toll is sometimes known by the acronym BNRR, what does this stand for?
- Britain's highest road is on Great Dun Fell which is the second-highest mountain in which range of hills?
- The Trans-Siberian Highway stretches nearly 7,000 miles from St. Petersburg to which Russian city?
- Which Roman road ran from Dover, via London, to Wroxeter, in Shropshire?
- Just four countries in Europe drive on the left-hand side of the road, can you name three?
- Hardknott Pass, with a maximum gradient of 1 in 3, is a minor road between Eskdale and the Duddon Valley in which English county?
- What is the UK speed limit when towing a caravan on a motorway?
- What is the official name of the road tunnel under the River Mersey which links Liverpool to Birkenhead?
- Which motorway runs south-west to Exeter in Devon?
- What name was given to the trusts set up with powers to collect road tolls for maintaining the principal roads in Britain during the 18th and 19th centuries?
- Which ONE of the following countries drive on the left-hand side of the road: Cuba, Israel, Japan or Saudi Arabia?
- Spaghetti Junction
- Route 66
- The Fosse Way
- London with Edinburgh
- Belisha (Leslie Hore-Belisha who added the Belisha Beacons in 1934)
- The Pan-American Highway
- The Silk Road
- M6 (Rugby to Gretna)
- Birmingham North Relief Road
- The Pennines (the road leads to a radar station)
- Watling Street
- UK, Cyprus, Ireland, and Malta (all island nations!)
- Cumbria (The Lake District)
- 60 mph
- The Queensway Tunnel
- Turnpike trusts (in the 1830s, over 1,000 turnpike trusts toke tolls at almost 8,000 toll-gates along 30,00 miles of British roads)
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