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England County Quiz - Derbyshire

Can you guess these facts about the English ceremonial county of Derbyshire?
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Quiz by Berney
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Last updated: January 27, 2022
First submittedDecember 18, 2020
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County town
Matlock
Name given to the scenic and winding route across the county, which carries the A57 trunk road
Snake Pass
National Park which is located predominantly within the county
Peak District
River which flows through the above national park on its way to join the River Trent south of Derby
Derwent
Second largest town in the county, well known for the crooked spire of the Church of St Mary
and All Saints.
Chesterfield
Derwent Reservoir in Derbyshire was used by this famous wartime RAF squadron to perfect
their flying and bomb-aiming skills
Dambusters
Largest city in the county
Derby
Nickname of Derby County Football Club
Rams
Moorland plateau and national nature reserve, part of which is the highest point in Derbyshire
Kinder Scout
Shirebrook born actor, known for his action-thriller roles - his films include the 'Transporter'
films and 'The Mechanic'
Jason Statham
Market town famous for its puddings and tarts
Bakewell
Cabinet maker, born in Melbourne in Derbyshire, who is best known for founding the world's first travel agency, which bore his name
Thomas Cook
Spa town with the highest elevation of any market town in England
Buxton
Very popular valley and river walk in the national park, where it's possible to visit Thorpe Cloud
and the stepping stones
Dovedale
Grand stately home in Derbyshire, the seat of the Duke of Devonshire,
Chatsworth
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Level 57
Oct 8, 2021
Good quiz. Just one point, the Dambusters didn't use Ladybower Reservoir during the war. It was only just completed and was slowly filling. They mainly used Derwent Dam, further upstream.
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Level 77
Oct 8, 2021
Thanks for that, I've updated the question.