thumbnail

England County Quiz - Gloucestershire

Can you guess these facts about the English ceremonial county of Gloucestershire?
This is one of a range of quizzes covering different regions of the UK
You may also like to try this series of Scotland Council Area quizzes
... or this series of Wales preserved county quizzes
... or this series of Northern Ireland county quizzes
Quiz by Berney
Rate:
Last updated: January 27, 2022
First submittedDecember 17, 2020
Times taken134
Average score66.7%
Report this quizReport
4:00
Enter answer here
0
 / 15 guessed
The quiz is paused. You have remaining.
Scoring
You scored / = %
This beats or equals % of test takers also scored 100%
The average score is
Your high score is
Your fastest time is
Keep scrolling down for answers and more stats ...
Hint
Answer
County town
Gloucester
English monarch buried in the cathedral of the above place
Edward II
Major film franchise which used the cloisters of the above cathedral as a location for its
school scenes
Harry Potter
Long distance footpath between Chipping Campden to Bath
Cotswold Way
Residence of Prince Charles
Highgrove
Major river which bisects the county
Severn
Large Regency spa town and home of the 'Gold Cup' horse race
Cheltenham
Major Intelligence and security establishment based in the above town
GCHQ
Eccentric, but popular, 'sport' involving rolling and chasing this object down a hill
Cheese
Invention of Edwin Budding, now an essential implement for gardeners
Lawnmower
Market town in the south-east of the county with the Roman name of 'Corinium'
Cirencester
Best known work of Gloucestershire author, Laurie Lee
Cider with Rosie
Motorway which runs north/south through the county
M5
Ancient woodland occupying a large part of the west of the county
Forest of Dean
Town in the north of the county, and the site of a major battle in the Wars of the Roses
Tewkesbury
+1
Level 65
Jan 31, 2021
This is great! As someone from Gloucestershire, this quiz is useful for learning about much of the county. I only got 11/15 on my first try though.