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England County Quiz - East Riding of Yorkshire

Can you guess these facts about the English ceremonial county of East Riding of Yorkshire?
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Quiz by Berney
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Last updated: January 27, 2022
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First submittedDecember 22, 2020
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County town
Beverley
Site of a major battle in 1066 which marks the end of the Viking era in Britain
Stamford Bridge
County born pilot who was the first woman to fly solo from London to Australia
Amy Johnson
Major port city geographically within the county but run by a separate unitary authority
Kingston upon Hull
Nickname of the above city's Association Football Club
The Tigers
Motorway which connects the county with Leeds and Manchester
M62
Area of low chalk hills which run through the county and which extend into North Yorkshire
Yorkshire Wolds
Large estuary at the southern edge of the county
Humber
River which combines with the Trent to form the above estuary
Ouse
Meaning of the term 'riding' as used in the name of this county
Third part
Born in the East Riding, this industrialist founded a major film production company which
carried his name
J. Arthur Rank
Sandy tidal spit at the furtheast south-easterly tip of the county
Spurn Point
Coastal town known as the 'Lobster Capital of Europe'
Bridlington
Politician born in the county in the 18th century; a pioneer in the move to abolish slavery
William Wilberforce
Sea off the coast of the East Riding of Yorkshire
North Sea
2 Comments
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Level 39
May 4, 2022
I typed in Hull FC and it came up with the actual Hull
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Level 81
May 4, 2022
That's what I would expect - Hull FC is not the answer to the football club nickname question.