UK Counties General Knowledge: Staffordshire

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General knowledge questions on the people and places of Staffordshire.
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Last updated: December 16, 2016
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English potter and businessman, born in Burslem, who founded a world famous pottery company.
Josiah Wedgwood
Staffordshire football club, founded in 1863.
Stoke City
Theme Park in the county, home to rides such as Nemesis, Oblivion and The Smiler.
Alton Towers
Market town in the north of the county, shares its name with a vegetable.
Leek
Cathedral city in the south east of the county.
Lichfield
Multiple winner of the PDC World Darts Championship, born in Burslem.
Phil 'The Power' Taylor
Winner of a record 18 Brit awards, born in Stoke-on-Trent.
Robbie Williams
Former Royal forest now designated as an ‘Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’ (AONB).
Cannock Chase
British Strongman known as ‘The Beast’, born in Newcastle-under-Lyme in 1988.
Eddie Hall
Grand National Trust property, previously belonging to the Earls of Lichfield.
Shugborough Hall
Name of Motorway which runs north to south through the county.
M6
At 463m (1518ft) above sea level, this village in the Staffordshire Moorlands is the highest in Britain.
Flash
Town on the river Trent, famed for brewing.
Burton-on-Trent
Traditional rivals of Stoke City FC.
Port Vale
Staffordshire’s County Flower.
Heather
Racecourse which is host to the Midlands Grand National in March each year.
Uttoxeter
Company founded by Joseph Cyril Bamford, which has its HQ in Rocester in the east of the county.
JCB
Born in Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, the first footballer to receive a Knighthood.
Sir Stanley Matthews
Village, home to the National Memorial Arboretum, which receives around 300,000 visitors each year.
Alrewas
Medium-sized, short coated breed of dog, named after the county.
Staffordshire Bull Terrier
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