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NEW “KNOW YOUR NORFOLK” QUIZ

November 2017 – The following are all Norfolk hamlets, villages or towns in Anagram form. The answers will be given at a later date when a new Quiz is posted.

SON OUT

GLASS IN HEM

SAD RITE

HUH PLUM BRAN

LAY CENT

BUDMASTER

SAME GINGHAM STAR

ALL IN PAGES

POET SHOT BARB

DAFT LICE

 

NEW AUTUMN “KNOW YOUR NOFOLK QUIZ

October 2015 – The following are all Norfolk hamlets, villages or towns in Anagram form. Answers will be given at a later date when a new Quiz will be added.

VOTING ON                                                          Ovington

BAH TRY RUGGER                                              Great Ryburgh

HARM FANS                                                          Fransham

HER ELF SANG                                                     Shelfanger

O FREE CLAN HOOTER                                      Carleton Forehoe

BRUSH CAT LEG                                                   Burgh Castle

DOWN HAMMY                                                     Wymondham

WORN CHART                                                        Cranworth

OWING DORIS                                                       Woodrising

JULY 2015 – ‘KNOW YOUR NORFOLK’ QUIZ

July 2015 – The following are all Norfolk hamlets, villages or towns in anagram form. Answers will be given at a later date when a new quiz will also be added.

ICY BANKER                                                            Kirby Cane

DRAFT OTTER                                                        Tatterford

TITLE DEALT SLUMP                                           Little Plumstead

TWIN CHEWS                                                          West Winch

TOSS BYKE                                                               Stokesby

HIT CLAM                                                                 Litcham

SHAM DINGER                                                        Dersingham

WANTS TOWEL                                                       West Walton

A HOST HUMP HOLDER                                        Shouldham Thorpe

FILM CHAT                                                               Flitcham

‘MAY 2015 – ‘KNOW YOUR NOFOLK’ QUIZ

May 2015 – The following are all Norfolk hamlets, villages or towns in anagram form. Answers will be posted at a later date when a new quiz will also be added.

MIGHT POET HEAR                                         Potter Heigham

IN THAT MESS                                                  Snettisham

MASHING LAW                                                 Walsingham

DREW BELL                                                        Bradwell

COOL NUTS                                                        Scoulton

BATS CRY                                                            Scratby

TOMS NEW STORE                                           West Somerton

WHAT STRAY MITE                                         Thwaite St Mary

SELL HANGERS                                                  Gressenhall

RAGING TENORS                                              Great Snoring

KNOW YOUR NORFOLK QUIZ – MARCH 2015

March 2015 – The following are Norfolk hamlets, villages and towns in anagram form. Answers will be given in April 2015 when a new quiz is posted.

1)          OAST HEN                                                    Stanhoe

2)          OW DOTCOM WILL CHUNK                    Hockwold cum Wilton

3)          SHED TAN RIBBON                                    Barton Bendish

4)          SOLVED NO HINT                                      Hindolveston

5)          HERETO CRANK                                         North Creake

6)          TEEN PYE                                                     Pentney

7)          NOISIEST GREBE                                       Beeston Regis

8)          BYDALE                                                        Aldeby

9)          BOLD OR A HUG                                         Aldborough

10)        HOT OVEN                                                  Hoveton

FEBRUARY 2015 ‘KNOW YOUR NOFOLK’ QUIZ

February 2015 – The following are Norfolk hamlets, villages and towns in anagram form. Answers will be given in March 2015 when the next quiz is posted.

1)     NO LOCUST                                       Scoulton

2)     BLUR HAG                                         Alburgh

3)     HIDING MATCH                              Ditchingham

4)     FONT MODULES                             Fulmodeston

5)     SHAM BEINGS                                 Bessingham

6)     SOON PHAETON                             Hopton on Sea

7)     BOMB HARM NORA                       Barnham Broom

8)     HOT ANGER                                     Thornage

9)     TOUGH BLOATER                          Attleborough

10)    LAMB CHEW LEA                          Beachamwell

“KNOW YOUR NORFOLK” QUIZ

January 2015 – The following are all Norfolk hamlets, villages or towns in anagram form. Answers will be given in February 2015, when the next quiz is posted.

See answers in right column

1)     THEM RAW                        Wretham

2)     ROWL WELT                      Wortwell

3)     STONEY REDS                   Syderstone

4)     HO GARNET                       Thornage

5)     OR NOUGHT                       Roughton

6)     LONE SHTAR                      Harleston

7)     MOWTH MANDRAKE        Downham Market

8)     SLY BRIE                              Brisley

9)     STEEL DONG                       Geldeston

10)   CAMEL SHRIMP                 Crimplesham

 

Christmas Quiz

A QUIZ for your spare time over the Christmas holiday – All the answers are the names of Suffolk Villages or Towns

1)       A serious fowl

2)      The road over a stream which has no water

3)      A weight of dough

4)      A famous poet or piece of pottery

5)      The trees are doing O.K. here

6)      Is this a luxury car?

7)      Sounds like you’re wondering about a person

8)      This surely must be the smallest place in England

9)      Is this a home for ovines on a kind of weasel

10)     Can I catch a train here?

11)      Get your thread here

12)     Is this place really in Suffolk, or in Middlesex

13)     Perhaps Reynard greets his “guests” here, before taking them to his dining room

14)     If you’ve got a hole in your trousers sounds like you better repair them

15)     Don’t delay the shooter’s target

16)     Only a small Pitt

17)     A neonatal ward

18)     Is it a watery place with gorse and heather

19)     A place for the cleaning ladies to gather

20)    Pack away in a high place

 

Answers 1) Hengrave (this answer would have been easier to fathom if I had originally spelt fowl correctly rather than put foul!); 2 – Lackford; 3 – Weybread; 4 – Shelley; 5 – Elmswell; 6 – Bentley; 7 – Hoo; 8 – Onehouse; 9 – Ramsholt; 10 – Euston; 11 – Cotton; 12 – Acton; 13 – Foxhall; 14 – Mendham; 15 – Hinderclay; 16 – Little Bradley; 17 – Newbourn; 18 – Lakenheath; 19 – Charsfield; 20 – Stowupland

Norfolk Quiz

  1. Which store claims to be “The World’s Largest Village Store”?
  2. The tallest windmill in the country is in Norfolk. Where?
  3. Allen Smethurst sang “Ha yew got a loight boy”. What was he better known as?
  4. Where was Horatio Nelson born?
  5. How many gates were there originally into the old city of Norwich?
  6. What was the name of the singer known as the Swedish Nightingale who raised money to found a children’s hospital in Norwich.
  7. What is a Bishy Barney Bee?
  8. What was farmed at Caley Mill?
  9. Only one town in Norolk faces West. Which one?
  10. Who was hanged at Norwich Castle as a traitor in 1549?
  11. Where was his brother hanged?
  12. Norwich once had 3 stations. Name them.
  13. What Roman Goddess stands on top of the Butter Cross in Swaffham?
  14. Which Village has a signpost in the middle of a pond?
  15. Which Norwich street used to be known as Blood and Guts Street? (and it was nothing to do with Saturday nights after closing time)
  16. Name Norfolk’s first county town
  17. Name the oldest pub in Norwich
  18. In which village is the oldest Wall Post Box?
  19. What is a dwile?
  20. Which Royal lady is a WI member?

Answers 1. Roys of Wroxham   2. Sutton  3. The singing postman  4.Burnham Thorpe 5.Twelve 6.Jenny Lind 7.Ladybird  8 Lavender  9. Hunstanton 10. Robet Kett 11.Wymondham Abbey 12.Thorpe, City,Victoria 13.Ceres  14. Upton  15.Ber Street  16.Caistor St Edmunds  17.Adam and Eve  18. Brampton  19.Floorcloth  20. Queen Elizabeth

General Knowledge Head-scratcher – The answers!

What better quiz can there be on a website than one which may well require a bit of research on the Net? See what you make of this mixed bag.

1. In which year did Charles Darwin set out his Theory of Evolution? – 1859

2. In what year was the first Tour de France run? – 1903

3. What was the name of the computer which controlled the spaceship in the film “2001, A Space Odyssey”? – HAL

4. In what year was Monty Python’s Flying Circus first shown on British TV? – 1969

5. What did John Walker invent in 1827? – The first practical lucifer match.

6. Who succeeded William Wordsworth as Poet Laureate? – Alfred, Lord Tennyson

7. In what year did the first issue of “Punch” appear? – 1841

8. Who is the murder victim in T S Eliot’s “Murder in the Cathedral”? – Thomas a’Becket

9. In which county is Dunlop cheese traditionally made? – Ayrshire.

10. In what year did Thomas Sutton patent the first single lens reflex camera? – 1861

11. When was the Black Death in Britain? – 1348-1349

12. Where is the Sea of Tranquility? – On the Moon.

13. What is the most westerly place in mainland Scotland? – Ardnamurchan Point.

14. When was Wymondham’s Market cross erected? – 1617-1618

15. Who fought his last battle at Camlann on Bodmin Moor and who was his princely opponent? – Arthur/Mordred