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The Yorkshire Dales National Park: How well do you know it?

Thursday 4 June, 2020, by Cat Kilner

1. In which year was the Yorkshire Dales National Park officially designated? (1 point)

A. 1949
B. 1951
C. 1954


2. If you have a ‘cratch’, what should you do? (1 point)

A. Get a friend to help you scratch it
B. Sit on it
C. Drink it


3. Can you name the stone feature in the wall? (1 point)

An image of stone stands in a wall
Credit: Frances Bland

4. Can you name the watercourse that runs through the following dales? (1 point each)

A. Malhamdale
B. Wensleydale
C. Bishopdale
D. Arkengarthdale
E. Chapel-le-Dale


5. Can you name the white flower in the photograph? (1 point)

Where would you usually find it growing? (1 point)

An image of a group of white flowers with long thing petal and a lot of leaves below it
Credit: YDNPA

6. What is the common name for a cave with one or more vertical shafts? (1 point)


7. Who does this nose belong to? Can you name the animal? (1 point)

A close up image of an animal with a black and white snout
Credit: Whitfield Benson

8. Where can you find roads without cars, woods without trees, and villages without houses? (1 point)


9. Can you name the hill in this aerial photograph? (1 point)

An aerial image of a very big hill that is well known in the Dales
Credit: Bluesky International Ltd

10. Can you name the town or village in each anagram? They are all in the National Park. (1 point each)

A. Blob rum hehe
B. Rack rim
C. Gran ma
D. Deb gersh
E. Calf fleing


So you have completed the quiz. There are a possible 19 points up for grabs. How do you think you did?

This is just to play for fun at home among friends and family – please don’t post your answers up so that everyone can have a go! But we’d like to hear how you scored.

We’ll be revealing the answers next week!

ABOUT THE AUTHOR
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Cat Kilner

Cat is the Authority's Learning & Engagement Officer

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