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Who What Where When and Wye

Created by rossian

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Who What Where When and Wye game quiz
"Cymruambyth and I have decided to write another joint quiz. Because we both have connections to the Wye Valley, this quiz covers people, places and events associated with the area. Good luck. Rossian."

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1. The town of Hay-on-Wye is best known for its association with which of these?
    Music Festivals
    Antiques
    Books
    Hot Air Balloons


2. Rockfield Studios are where many well known musical artists, including Queen, have recorded. In which Wye Valley town would you find them?
    Builth Wells
    Ross-on-Wye
    Monmouth
    Rhayader


3. Symonds Yat Rock is renowned for its panoramic viewpoint over the Wye. What is the meaning of 'yat' in this name?
    Boat
    Valley
    Hill
    Gate


4. 'Lines Composed a Few Miles above Tintern Abbey' is a poem written by which of these?
    Wordsworth
    Keats
    Shelley
    Coleridge


5. King Henry V of England was born in Monmouth Castle. He is renowned for his victory at the Battle of Agincourt, which took place in which year?
    1422
    1485
    1415
    1431


6. Where is the source of the river Wye?
    Snowdon
    Brecon Beacons
    Cambrian Mountains
    Black Mountains


7. The Wye flows through Herefordshire for most of its length. Herefordshire is a county long associated with which drink?
    Whisky
    Cider
    Eggnog
    Beer


8. One of the many castles in the Wye Valley is said to be haunted by a pair of star-crossed lovers. Which castle is it?
    Bicknor
    Goodrich
    Hereford
    Chepstow


9. Hereford Cathedral is one of the oldest cathedrals in England and is home to two priceless treasures. One is the Mappa Mundi. What is the other?
    A mediaeval chained library
    One of the original copies of the Magna Carta
    King Ethelbert's crown
    The Holy Grail


10. The Wye is a premier salmon river. What is the record for the largest salmon ever taken from the Wye?
    26.9kg (59.5 lbs)
    36.28kg (80 lbs)
    19.5kg (43 lbs)
    18.14kg (40 lbs)


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Compiled Jun 28 12