The legislation handing county powers to the boroughs just abolished the county councils rather than the counties themselves, as opposed to other 'unitary authorities' where new counties were created (where necessary) for the new single-tier authorities, and old counties abolished (where necessary) as well as the changes to the councils.
Furthermore, having done some research, I'm not sure the county boroughs in Wales are counties in their own right - the legalese itself is confused by the mess created! Scotland and NI have separated counties and administration totally AFAICS.
If the quiz was "top tier local authorities", then it is an excellent quiz. But it's "administrative counties", which opens this mess. Rename seems easier.
PS: South Northants was a district that became part of the new West Northants authority. Another move of silliness as the other one is North (which contained East) - presumably they did want the previously used cardinal directions.
For Northamptonshire, I mistakenly named West Northamptonshire as South Northamptonshire, it is now fixed. (Also, both North Northamptonshire and West Northamptonshire were created in April)
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