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England County Quiz - Cornwall

Can you guess these facts about the English ceremonial county of Cornwall?
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Quiz by Berney
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Last updated: November 17, 2022
First submittedDecember 17, 2020
Times taken249
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County town (and only city in Cornwall)
Truro
County name in the Cornish language
Kernow
River which forms most of the border between Cornwall and Devon
Tamar
Cornish chemist and inventor who is known for his experiments with isolating elements
using electrolysis and for inventing a safety lamp
Humphry Davy
Situated near Newquay, this is probably the best known surfing beach in the UK
Fistral Beach
The start (or end?) of the popular LEJoG route
Land's End
Born in Redruth, this musician is perhaps best known as the drummer and co-founder of a
rock band which had a big hit with their album 'Rumours'
Mick Fleetwood
Archipelago situated 25 miles off the southwestern tip of Cornwall
Isles of Scilly
Visitor attraction with two giant biomes containing plants from many diverse climates
Eden Project
Peninsula which forms the most south-westerly point of the British mainland
The Lizard
Tintagel Castle is associated with the legends surrounding this king
Arthur
Large granite moorland in northeastern Cornwall
Bodmin Moor
The highest point in Cornwall, which is located in the above moorland
Brown Willy
Cornwall is perticularly well known for the mining of this metal
Tin
Traditional dish consisting of a pastry case filled with beef, potato, swede and onion
Cornish Pasty
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Level 75
Apr 14, 2021
Nice quiz Berney. I got 13/15.
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Level 77
Apr 14, 2021
Thanks, good score!