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England County Quiz - Surrey

Can you guess these facts about the English ceremonial county of Surrey?
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Last updated: January 27, 2022
First submittedDecember 18, 2020
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Guildford
Author of the 'Alice' stories who is buried in the Mount Cemetery in the above town
Lewis Carroll
Town which changed its name to include the suffix 'upon-Thames' in 2012
Staines
Located near Weybridge, this was the world's first purpose-built 'banked' motor racing circuit
and later the site of an airfield and important aircraft manufacturing plant
Brooklands
Born in Reigate this person went on to be prima ballerina with the Royal Ballet and formed a
great artistic partnership with Rudolf Nureyev
Margot Fonteyn
Biological Site of Special Scientific Interest situated near the village of Hindhead
Devil's
Punchbowl
Guitarist, singer, and songwriter, born in Ripley, maybe with a slow hand?
Eric Clapton
Manufacturer of specialist lightweight sports cars established in a village of the same name
Caterham
Grade 1 racecourse which is home to 'The Derby', the UK's most prestigious flat race
Epsom Downs
Surrey born actor and star of 'The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel'
Bill Nighy
Large amusement park, close to the M25 and the town of Chertsey
Thorpe Park
Resort
Motorway which connects the M25 London orbital motorway with Gatwick Airport
M23
'Mary Poppins' actress born in Walton-on-Thames
Julie Andrews
King who signed the Magna Carta at Runnymede in 1215
John
H.G. Wells lived in Woking for a while and used the town and surrounding area as a setting
for this apocalyptic novel
The War of
the Worlds
Prestigious golf club and home of the PGA Championship
Wentworth
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