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England County Quiz - County of Bristol

Can you guess these facts about the English ceremonial county of Bristol?
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Last updated: November 17, 2022
First submittedDecember 18, 2020
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Iconic crossing over the Avon Gorge
Clifton
Suspension
Bridge
The last ever flight of this aircraft saw it fly low over the above landmark before it landed
at Filton in 2003
Concorde
This Bristol event is the largest fiesta in Europe which is dedicated to this method of flight
Hot Air Balloon
Bristol's principal railway station, first opened in 1840 as the terminus of the Great Western route from London Paddington
Temple
Meads
Highly regarded documentary produced by the Bristol based BBC Natural History Unit
The Blue Planet
The SS Great Britain, moored in Bristol, was designed by this eminent Victorian engineer
Isambard
Kingdom
Brunel
Major port situated where the River Avon joins the Severn Estuary.
Avonmouth
Thought to have been born in Bristol in 1680, this notorious pirate spent his time terrorising the West Indies and the east coast of the North American colonies
Blackbeard
Claymation comedy duo created by Nick Park in his studio in Bristol
Wallace and Gromit
Ship in which John Cabot sailed from Bristol to North America in 1497
Matthew
Pseudonym of the renowned street artist who comes from Bristol
Banksy
Short, but busy motorway, that links the M4 with the city of Bristol
M32
Spectacular Victorian Garden Cemetery laid out in 45 acres of woodland. Noted for
its special architectural merit, this is the burial place of more than 170,000 people
Arnos Vale
Bristol was the winner of this award in 2015 for its efforts in improving the environment
European Green Capital Award
Hollywood actor, born in Bristol in 1904, who starred in 'North by Northwest'
Cary Grant
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Level 56
Dec 18, 2020
Great quiz!
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Level 54
Dec 27, 2020
14/15. Great quiz, and I hope that the series is featured someday.
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Level 77
Dec 27, 2020
Thanks, so do I. All nominations help!