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Yorkshire Trivia


  1. What is the full name of the city often referred to simply as Hull?
  2. Minster FM was an Independent local radio station serving which city?
  3. Can you name the largest town on the Yorkshire Coast?
  4. Set on the Yorkshire moors, who wrote the classic novel "Wuthering Heights"?
  5. Which Yorkshire city is known for its National Science and Media Museum?
  6. What is Yorkshire Gold?
  7. George Orwell spent a number of days living in which market town in March 1936, staying in the houses of working-class miners while researching for his book?
  8. Which brewery in the market town of Masham, North Yorkshire, is best known for its Old Peculier?
  9. Which moor, part of Rombalds Moor, is famous for the Yorkshire "county anthem"?
  10. The NYMR is a heritage railway that runs between Pickering and Grosmont. What does NYMR stand for?
  11. In which decade did the York-based confectionery brand Rowntree's introduce the Kit Kat and Aero?
  12. The moors contain one of the largest expanses of Calluna vulgaris. What is it?
  13. On which Yorkshire racecourse is the St Leger run?
  14. Which renowned sculptor, born in Castleford, was the creator of many famous public artworks?
  15. A triangular 9-square-mile area of West Yorkshire, between Wakefield, Morley, and Rothwell, is famous for producing which edible plant popular in desserts?
  16. Which street in York is famous for its medieval, overhanging timber-framed buildings?
  17. Which collection of rocks on 50 acres of moor near Harrogate, is maintained by the National Trust?
  18. Which stately home is often called the "Hampton Court Palace of the North"?
  19. Which viaduct is the longest structure on the Settle–Carlisle railway line?
  20. What National Day has been celebrated on the first Sunday in February in Britain since 2007?
  21. Which British sitcom couple had a Yorkshire Terrier called Truffles?
  22. Which Victorian model village in Shipley, West Yorkshire, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site?
  23. Which market town is known as the southern gateway to the Dales?
  24. The towns of Castleford, Featherstone, and Pontefract are within the district of which city?
  25. What is the most prominent man-made feature of the village of Flamborough?


  1. Kingston upon Hull
  2. York
  3. Scarborough
  4. Emily Bronte
  5. Bradford
  6. Tea (a premium blend made by Taylors)
  7. Barnsley
  8. Theakston Brewery
  9. Ilkley Moor (Yorkshire "county anthem" is On Ilkla Moor Baht)
  10. North Yorkshire Moors Railway
  11. 1930s (both in 1935)
  12. Common heather, or ling
  13. Doncaster, South Yorkshire
  14. Henry Moore
  15. Rhubarb
  16. Shambles
  17. Brimham Rocks
  18. Castle Howard
  19. Ribblehead Viaduct
  20. National Yorkshire Pudding Day
  21. George and Mildred
  22. Saltaire
  23. Skipton
  24. Wakefield
  25. A lighthouse (Flamborough Head Lighthouse)