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Shrewsbury quiz

Can you answer these questions about the town of Shrewsbury?
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Last updated: April 27, 2020
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Which famous naturalist and biologist was Shrewsbury the
birth place of?
Charles Darwin
What is the motto of the town?
Floreat Salopia
What does the motto translate to in English?
May Shrewsbury Flourish
A person from Manchester is a Manc, a person from London
is a Londoner. A person from Shrewsbury is a ....
Salopian
Which major city lies 48 miles to the east of the town?
Birmingham
Which river flows through the town?
River Severn
Which county is Shrewsbury located in?
Shropshire
Shrewsbury is the county town of the county. What is the
county's largest town?
Telford
How many miles east is the town from the Welsh border?
9
Which animal appears on the town's flag and coat of arms?
Loggerhead
What is the name of the main park in the town?
The Quarry
What is the name of the famous garden located in the
middle of the park?
The Dingle
Where do the town's football club play their home games?
New Meadow
In which suburb is it located?
Meole Brace
Which former England international goalkeeper was born
in the town?
Joe Hart
What is the name of the town's only toll bridge?
Kingsland Bridge
Who does the statue on The Square depict?
Robert Clive
St Chad's Church is home to a prop gravestone of which
Charles Dickens character?
Ebenezer Scrooge
To the nearest thousand, what is the population of the town?
(2011 census)
72,000
What is the Welsh name for the town?
Amwythig
1 Comments
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Level 69
Apr 28, 2020
Nice quiz, thank you