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The North-East of England
"Covering from Northumbria down to the Vale of York, here are ten mixed questions about the area I was born and bred in."
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
What is the National Park called that lies just south of Teesside?
North York Moors
Vale of York
Between which two towns did the first public passenger railway run?
Leeds to Sheffield
Sunderland to Hartlepool
Mansfield to Nottingham
Stockton to Darlington
To mark the northernmost part of the Empire and to keep the marauding Scots at bay, which Roman Emperor built a wall across the width of the country?
What did Stockton-on-Tees chemist, John Walker, accidentally "invent" in 1827?
A friction match
Which of these towns is north of Newcastle?
In August 1138, a battle took place just north of Northallerton between the Scots and the English. What name is given to this battle, the first major engagement since the Norman Conquest?
Battle of the Marches
Battle of the Proud
Battle of the Summer of the Kestrel
Battle of the Standard
What is mined at Boulby, situated on the coast just a few miles north of Whitby?
The north-east is known as a "hotbed" of football. Which of the teams from the area won a major trophy in 2004?
The magnificent Durham Cathedral houses a shrine to which 7th century saint?
Which of these music stars does not come from the north-east?
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Compiled Jun 28 12