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Kent quiz (hard)

20 reasonably challenging questions on the county of Kent. The earlier the question, the earlier its subject matter is likely to be, which may help you.
For the purposes of this quiz, "Kent" includes the current local authority areas of Medway, Bromley, Bexley and Kent
Quiz by JonOfKent
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Last updated: September 3, 2020
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First submittedApril 30, 2020
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The town where the Romans probably launched their first invasion of Britain
Deal / Walmer
The Roman name for Kent
Canticum / Cantia
The county's motto (in Latin)
Invicta
While Britain was being settled by mainly Angles and Saxons, what other Germanic people settled particularly in the area of Kent?
Jutes
Attacking force during the Siege of Canterbury
Vikings
Name either of the two female storytellers in the "Canterbury Tales"
The Wife of Bath / the Second Nun
The building known as the "key to England"
Dover Castle
Famous Prime Minister who was born and lived in Hayes
William Pitt the younger
Artificial waterway tracing the edge of Romney Marsh
Royal Military Canal
The eponymous murder victim of Charles Dicken's final novel, set in Rochester
Edwin Drood
Principal airfield in Kent during the Battle of Britain
Biggin Hill
Home of the national collection of fruit trees
Brogdale Farm
The only city in Britain to have lost its city status (in 1998)
Rochester
Often said to be the only desert in the British Isles
Dungeness
Large island linked to the mainland by two road bridges side by side
Sheppey
The settlement closest to France
St Margaret's Bay
First stop on the Eurostar outside London
Ebbsfleet
Peninsula to the north of the Medway Towns conurbation
Hoo peninsula
The town which is home to the Turner Contemporary art gallery
Margate
The only constituencies in Kent to return a Labour MP at the 2019 General Election were Erith & Thamesmead and... which other?
Canterbury
4 Comments
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Level 59
Apr 30, 2020
I though this quiz was about this Kent
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Level 56
Apr 30, 2020
Ha ha! Perhaps I should put "not the band" or something...
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Level 88
Dec 7, 2020
I actually did better on this quiz than on the "not too hard" version.
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Level 65
Oct 12, 2023
Likewise, I had a lucky guess or two, had a read the answers I missed (something I usually do), to the previous quiz before playing this I would've done a bit better no doubt!