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13th December 2010

If you entered the Grand Yorkshire Quiz and are wondering what the answers were to the questions you weren’t able to answer then you can give up on the googling and find all 50 the answers below. 

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Are you a winner? We will be posting the winners names on the News section of the website tomorrow and will let all the winners know how to claim by the 31st December 2010.

  1. What was the name of the famous Bronte sisters’ brother? Branwell
  2. Who was the famous sculptor son of a Yorkshire miner? Henry Moore
  3. Which Prime Minister came from Morley? Herbert Henry Asquith
  4. Which county does not border Yorkshire? Shropshire
  5. What did Percy Shaw of Halifax invent? Cat’s Eyes
  6. On which Yorkshire radio station did Chris Moyles start out? Aire FM
  7. Which famous villain was hung in York in the year 1739? Dick Turpin
  8. Which poet laureate wrote The Liquorice Fields of Pontefract?John Betjeman
  9. To which Saint is York Minster dedicated? St. Peter
  10. Harry Ramsden opened the fish shop in Guiseley in what year? 1928
  11. Which City is known as ‘The Steel City’? Sheffield
  12. How many of the world famous Betty’s Tearooms are there in Yorkshire? 6
  13. Which park has the largest display of open air bronzes in Europe? Yorkshire Sculpture Park
  14. The National Coal Mining Museum attracted how many visitors last year? 120,000
  15. How long is the Pennine Way? 270 miles
  16. Where in Yorkshire can you find a waterfall nearly twice the height of Niagara? Gaping Gill 
  17. Wakefield, Morley and Rothwell form part of which famous vegetable producing triangle? The Rhubarb Triangle
  18. Where is the highest pub in Yorkshire? Tan Hill
  19. Where is the Cow and Calf? Ilkley
  20. Which is the highest of the Yorkshire 3 Peaks? Whernside
  21. What is the real name of the first Woolpack pub featured on the ITV Soap? The Falcon Inn
  22. Which Yorkshire cricketer captained England to an Ashes victory in 2005?  Michael Vaughan
  23. Complete the name of the Leeds Rugby League team? Rhinos
  24. Who became Hull City Football Club’s first ever £1m signing in 2007? Caleb Folan
  25. What sports world championship event is held at The Crucible in Sheffield? Snooker
  26. What colours do Bradford City play in? Claret and Amber
  27. What year did the Yorkshire Cricket Club play their first game at the Headingley ground? 1891
  28. Name the Yorkshire racecourse with a straight mile? Doncaster
  29. Who is the current manager of Leeds United? Simon Grayson
  30. Which of these Yorkshire football clubs has the biggest ground capacity?  Huddersfield Town
  31. Which railway station became 'Hogsmead' in the first 'Harry Potter' film? Goathland
  32. Which Yorkshire cheese do Wallace & Gromit enjoy? Wensleydale
  33. The smash hit film, "Little Voice" was shot on location in which coastal town? Scarborough
  34. Which of the following was a location used for the film "The Secret Garden"? Fountains Abbey
  35. What baggage allowance does Jet2.com offer? 22kg
  36. Which previous Pop Idol finalist is from Bradford? Gareth Gates
  37. Which Yorkshire City did the Queen visit last month? Sheffield
  38. Which singer from Batley had a hit with ‘Addicted To Love’? Robert Palmer
  39. Who wrote books based on the experiences of a Yorkshire vet? James Herriot
  40. Which famous Star Trek actor originates from Mirfield, Dewsbury? Patrick Stewart
  41. The popular band Kaiser Chiefs from Leeds were formed in which year? 1997
  42. Which soap is filmed in Yorkshire? Emmerdale
  43. Which famous Yorkshire artist has paintings displayed at Salt’s Mill? David Hockney
  44. How many destinations does Jet2.com fly to from Leeds Bradford Airport? 40
  45. When is Yorkshire Day celebrated? 1st August
  46. What colour is the Yorkshire Rose? White
  47. How many steps lead up to Whitby Abbey? 199
  48. The Yorkshire Wildlife Park is situated just outside of which South Yorkshire town? Doncaster
  49. Which Yorkshire actress was made a Dame in 1988? Judi Dench
  50. What year did Jet2holidays.com launch from Leeds Bradford? 2006

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December 13, 2010 at 17:06

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