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England County Quiz - Lancashire

Can you guess these facts about the English ceremonial county of Lancashire?
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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
Lancaster
Major river which crosses the county, flowing to the south of Preston
Ribble
Blackburn born motorcycle rider and highly successful World Superbike racer
Carl Fogarty
Area of gritstone fells, deep valleys and peat moorland in north-east Lancashire
Forest of Bowland
Coastal town in Lancashire which is situated at the mouth of the River Wyre
Fleetwood
Full name of Preston's professional football club
Preston
North End
One of football's greatest ever players who made 433 league appearances for the above
club during the 1940's, 1950's and 1960's, along with 76 for England
Tom Finney
The UK's first road of this category opened as the Preston bypass in 1958
Motorway
Large town and popular seaside resort on the Lancashire coast
Blackpool
Perhaps the UK's premier recreational dancing venue, located in the above resort
Tower Ballroom
Coastal plain in western Lancashire, bounded by Morecambe Bay to the north and the
Irish Sea to the west
The Fylde
In 1612, twelve women from this place were the subject of the most famous witch trials
in English history
Pendle Hill
When it opened in 1994, this Lancashire roller coaster was the tallest in the world
The Big One
Name used in Lancashire for a soft, round, flat bread roll due to the traditional use of a
product of the brewing industry as a leavening agent during its production
Barm cake
Shakespearean actor from Burnley who played Gandalf on the big screen
Ian McKellen
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