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U.K. Shipping Forecast Areas Part I
"This is the first installment of a series of quizzes based on the Shipping Forecast zones. The forecast is heard four times daily on UK radio."
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This area of the U.K. shipping forecast has an island with the same name and the name originally stems from the Norse language meaning 'puffin' as in the bird species. What area is this?
In which area is the Principality of Sealand, a micro-nation, located?
The name of this U.K. shipping area is derived from an island within its confines and it's also a color but they're not spelled the same. Which one would that be?
This U.K. shipping area has the identical name as one of the United States capitals. Which one of the following four is it?
Considering that the Pilgrims used this name for the first place they landed in America you can only wonder why they left the original one. What name did they use?
Princess Leia. A carnivorous mammal related to a weasel. An English family of sculptors. If you figure out what these have in common you will now have the answer to this question.
This U.K. shipping forecast area uses the same name twice only making a distinction by attaching 'North' or 'South' to separate them. Which name from below fits the description?
The U.K. Shipping Forecast areas have gone through some changes over the last century. The area I'm focusing on now was known up until 2002 as 'Finisterre' but it was changed for the man who created the 'Shipping Forecast'. Who was he?
What U.K. shipping area would you be traveling in if you took a boat directly south from Weymouth, past the Channel Islands to the coast of France?
An audio broadcast is performed four times each day in the United Kingdom of the 'Shipping Forecast'. In order to hear though you need to know where to find it on the radio. What station carries the announcement?
BBC Radio 4
BBC Radio 3
BBC Radio 2
BBC Radio 1
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Compiled Jan 07 13