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England County Quiz - West Midlands

Can you guess these facts about the English ceremonial county of West Midlands?
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Quiz by Berney
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Last updated: January 27, 2022
First submittedDecember 21, 2020
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County town
Birmingham
Nickname for someone from the above place
Brummie
Major shopping destination which has a landmark building housing a branch of Selfridges
Bullring
Founder member of the Football League in 1888, who play in claret and sky blue shirts
Aston Villa
New wave band from the county who later took on Simon Le Bon as their lead singer
Duran Duran
'Garden village' founded by the Cadbury family for employees working in their chocolate factory
Bournville
Large complex of public display halls near Solihull
N.E.C.
Nickname for the M6 motorway Gravelly Hill Interchange
Spaghetti Junction
Major test cricket stadium located in the county
Edgbaston
City whose cathedral was destroyed in a Luftwaffe air raid of 14th November 1940
Coventry
Smethwick born, Bafta-winning actress, who starred in 'Educating Rita'
Julie Walters
Town on the River Stour, known for its glass making during the Industrial Revolution
Stourbridge
Name given to an industrial region which includes Dudley, Sandwell, Walsall and Wolverhampton
Black Country
'Royal Town' in the north of the county
Sutton Coldfield
Motorway which links the West Midlands with Oxford and London
M40
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