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England County Quiz - Hampshire

Can you guess these facts about the English ceremonial county of Hampshire?
This is one of a range of quizzes covering different regions of the UK
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Quiz by Berney
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Last updated: March 24, 2022
First submittedDecember 18, 2020
Times taken122
Average score66.7%
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County town
Winchester
National Park, most of which is situated in the county of Hampshire
New Forest
Island which is separated from Hampshire by the Solent
Isle of Wight
Highclere Castle is the real life location of this popular historical drama
Downton Abbey
Working for the Supermarine company at Woolston, Reginald Mitchell was responsible for
the design of this legendary WW2 fighter aircraft
Spitfire
Village and location of a Roman Palace which is a major archaeological site
Fishbourne
Town in Hampshire which is home to the Royal Aircraft Establishment and a large airshow
Farnborough
Born in Grayshott, Hampshire, this actor starred in 'The King's Speech'
Colin Firth
Large city and major base for the Royal Navy
Portsmouth
Nickname for the above city as well as its football club
Pompey
Large city which is also the home port of some of the largest cruise ships in the world
Southampton
Motorway which connects the above city to London
M3
Large town on the above motorway, which was developed rapidly after World War II
Basingstoke
Hampshire born comedian who played Inspector Clouseau in The Pink Panther films
Peter Sellers
Island shaped like an inverted T which is connected to the mainland by a road bridge
Hayling Island
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Level 40
Jan 27, 2021
From winchester here. Nice quiz
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Level 45
Jun 12, 2021
from catherington - yes nice quiz
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Level 73
Mar 23, 2022
This series is excellent