The North Yorkshire Quiz

See if you can answer these trivia questions about God's Own County.
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Last updated: April 16, 2022
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What is the county town of North Yorkshire?
Northallerton
What is the largest settlement by population?
York
And the second largest?
Middlesbrough
Which two National Parks are wholly or partly in North Yorkshire?
The Yorkshire Dales
 
The North York Moors
Which North Yorkshire city is also one of the smallest in England?
Ripon
Which town beginning with H is famous for its spa waters?
Harrogate
The flag of North Yorkshire features the white rose and what colour background?
Green
Which castle was King Richard III's home for much of his life?
Middleham Castle
Which prophetess is associated with a cave near Knaresborough?
Mother Shipton
Which seaside town is associated with Dracula?
Whitby
Which river begins in Beckermonds and joins the Ouse at Cawood?
The Wharfe
Which deserted mediaeval village in the Wolds is considered the most famous in England?
Wharram Percy
8 Comments
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Level 68
Apr 12, 2016
Great quiz!
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Level 56
Apr 29, 2020
Can we have a misspelling allowance in Wharram Percy? I put Wharam, then Warram and then gave up. Nice quiz though!
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Level 83
Apr 30, 2020
Wharam would have worked, but I've added Waram, thanks for that!
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Level 74
Jan 2, 2021
You should merge the National Park question with the empty box. To be able to do that, you have to switch to manual mode and then the option will appear to merge. Then click in the National Park box, select down in the options for merging direction and merge the cells.
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Level 39
Apr 16, 2022
York is a City
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Level 83
Apr 16, 2022
I put 'town' so it wouldn't be as obvious, given there are only two cities in North Yorkshire. Maybe 'settlement' would be better?
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Level 44
Dec 24, 2022
You're wrong
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Level 83
Dec 25, 2022
...on what?