UK Counties General Knowledge: Worcestershire

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General knowledge questions on the people and places of Worcestershire.
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Last updated: December 27, 2016
First submittedDecember 27, 2016
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The name of river that flows through the county town of Worcester.
River Severn
The name of Worcestershire’s County Cricket ground.
New Road
The King who reigned from 1199-1216, who’s tomb is within Worcester’s beautiful cathedral.
King John
The famous hill range in the south-west of the county.
The Malvern Hills
A large town in the north of the county to which the carpet industry was very important.
Kidderminster
Town virtually surrounded by the River Avon which has a reputation for producing fine Asparagus and has an annual festival in it's honour!
Evesham
The city of Worcester's smaller but more centrally railway station.
Foregate Street
English composer, born in the county and famous for his orchestral work ‘Enigma Variations’.
Sir Edward Elgar
Between 1974 and 1998 the county was administratively merged with which other neighbouring county?
Herefordshire
This 1D singer was born in Redditch.
Harry Styles
Based in Bewdley, This is the first park in the UK to have the African ‘Big Five’ game animals.
West Midlands Safari Park
The sport that the Worcester Warriors play.
Rugby Union
Small town in the north east of the county which has a far more glamorous U.S namesake.
Hollywood
This Grade I listed building was once one of the great houses of the Midlands, but today is a spectacular ruin after being devastated by fire in 1937.
Witley Court
Film producer and wife of Sting, who was born in the town of Bromsgrove.
Trudie Styler
How many bridges cross the River from Q1 in Worcestershire?
15
During the English Civil War, Charles II was defeated by this man's army in the Battle of Worcester.
Oliver Cromwell
This former F1 World Champion was born in Upton-upon-Severn in 1953.
Nigel Mansell
The town was called ‘Salinae’ in Roman times, then later called Wyche, derived from the Anglo Saxon ‘Hwicce’ kingdom.
Droitwich Spa
Worcester's other railway station.
Shrub Hill
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Level 75
Mar 12, 2018
I was born in Worcester, so it was fun to do this one - only 6/20, but my mitigating plea is that I was 5 when I left.