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QUIZ: How well do you know Yorkshire?

If you live in Yorkshire, you know just how lucky you are to live in God’s own country. But how much do you really know about it?

To remind you of just some of the wonderful things us Yorkshire folk have to be proud of, we’ve put together some Yorkshire quiz questions. Think you know Yorkshire? See how many of these you can answer correctly… Scroll to the bottom to see the answers! The Great Yorkshire Show runs for three days each year, but in what month? Who wrote ‘Wuthering Heights’? How many gold medals were won by athletes from Yorkshire at the 2012 Olympics? Which of the Yorkshire three peaks are the highest: Penyghent, Whernside or Ingleborough? How many Betty’s Tea Rooms are there in Yorkshire? Which Bradford theatre shares its name with a Spanish Palace? Which Yorkshire brewery is the oldest in England? In which Yorkshire city were the Kaiser Chiefs formed? Which date is designated Yorkshire day? What is the name of the first woman to fly solo from England to Australia in 1930?


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