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

Wednesday 15 April, 2020, by Cat Kilner

1. Which is the sleepiest animal in the Yorkshire Dales? (1 point)

A. Red squirrel
B. Badger
C. Dormouse

2. Which animal can travel the fastest? (1 point)

A. Red kite
B. Brown hare
C. Peregrine falcon

3. One of these is not a water feature – but which? (1 point)

A. Stainforth Force
B. Malham Cove
C. Malham Tarn


4. Can you put the Yorkshire Three Peaks in order of height – lowest first? (3 points)

A. Pen-y-ghent
B. Whernside
C. Ingleborough

5. You are a Dales farmer – which of these is good news? (1 point)

A. Your sheep is rigwelted
B. You are nithered
C. You have goosegogs in the garden
D. Your hat is in the foss


6. Which of these has the best dance? (1 point)

A. Black grouse
B. Oystercatcher
C. Hedgehog

7. Name the species – only common English names are needed! (1 point each)

Which is the odd one out? (5 points)

8. Name the features (1 point each)

Which is the oldest? (1 point)

9. Name the following breeds, all found in the Yorkshire Dales (1 point each)

10. What do the following words mean? (1 point each)

A. Foss (as in Janet’s Foss)
B. Thwaite (as in Yockenthwaite)
C. Kirk (as in Kirkby Malham)
D. Rigwelted
E. Baht (as in Ilkla Moor Baht’at)
F. Nithered


So you have completed the quiz. There are a possible 30 points up for grabs. How do you think you did?

We’ll be revealing the answers on Monday 20 April.

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Cat Kilner

Cat is the Authority's Learning & Engagement Officer

One Reply to “The Yorkshire Dales National Park: How well do you know it?”

  1. Penny Knight says:

    Great fun. Thanks Cat. I hope we did well. I think we got 28 but looking forward to finding out in April.

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