England County Quiz - Cornwall

Can you guess these facts about the English ceremonial county of Cornwall?
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Quiz by Berney
Last updated: April 28, 2023
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First submittedDecember 17, 2020
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County town (and only city in Cornwall)
County name in the Cornish language
River which forms most of the border between Cornwall and Devon
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 southernmost point of the British mainland
The Lizard
Tintagel Castle is associated with the legends surrounding this king
Large granite moorland in northeastern Cornwall
Bodmin Moor
The highest point in Cornwall, which is located in the above moorland
Brown Willy
Cornwall is particularly well known for the mining of this metal
Traditional dish consisting of a pastry case filled with beef, potato, swede and onion
Cornish Pasty
Level 79
Apr 14, 2021
Nice quiz Berney. I got 13/15.
Level 80
Apr 14, 2021
Thanks, good score!
Level 66
Apr 28, 2023
Couple of minor issues: 1. spelling of particularly 2. the Lizard peninsula is the southern moist point of mainland Britain, Land's End is the most southwesterly point. aside from that, great quiz - proper job!
Level 80
Apr 28, 2023
Thanks, now updated.