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Wales General Knowledge - Multiple Choice

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1. Who is the Patron Saint of Wales ?
St. David
St. George
St. Patrick
St. Andrew
2. Although Snowdon is the highest peak in Wales, it is also the most accessible. Why ?
There is a bus service to the summit
It has very low gradients
It has a railway to the summit
It has a stairway built into the mountainside
3. Wales has 3 national parks. Which of these is the imposter ?
Snowdonia
Gower Peninsula
Brecon Beacons
Pembrokeshire Coast
4. Llanfair­pwllgwyngyll­gogery­chwyrn­drobwll­llan­tysilio­gogo­goch is famous for being the longest placename in the UK. In which county is the village situated ?
Ceredigion
Powys
Flintshire
Anglesey
5. Which is the SECOND largest city by population ?
Cardiff
Newport
Swansea
Wrexham
6. "Y Wladfa" is the name of a Welsh settlement in which South American country ?
Argentina
Brazil
Peru
Colombia
7. "Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau" is the National Anthem of Wales. What is the English translation ?
Wales, My Homeland
Forever My Fatherland
Wales for the Welsh
Land of My Fathers
8. What is the most popular sport in Wales ?
Football (Soccer)
Rugby Union
Cricket
Field Hockey
9. Despite it's name Laverbread is not a bakery product, what is it ?
Boiled seaweed
Ram's testicles
Fish Roe
Mashed Leeks
10. The "National Eisteddfod" is one of the largest festivals in Europe celebrating which performance art ?
Drama
Dance
Music
Painting
11. Which "Python" was born in Colwyn Bay in North Wales ?
John Cleese
Terry Jones
Michael Palin
Eric Idle
12. Sir Thomas John Woodward was born in 1940 in Treforest, Pontypridd. By what name is he better known ?
Tom Jones
Thomas Telford
Edward Woodward
Anthony Hopkins
13. Which is the longest river entirely within Wales ?
Usk
Taff
Towy
Wye
14. Which two plants are National Symbols of Wales ?
Daisy and Cabbage
Yew and Rose
Lily and Potato
Leek and Daffodil
15. "Pobol y Cwm" is the most popular Welsh language TV series. What type of programme is it ?
Quiz Show
Soap Opera
Comedy Sketch Show
Cookery Show
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