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As part of our Big Camp Out, we are doing a Quiz. 

Start Time: 7 PM

The Questions will be asked on the following channels:

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This is just for fun.

For pride.

The answers will be posted on here after the quiz.

Please let us know how many you get right.

Questions

Camping

  1. We have all heard of the brand Berghaus? But what does the name mean?
  2. Millets the High street Camping store opened in what year?
  3. Where was Vango started?
  4. Where was Berghaus started?
  5. When was Berghaus Started?
  6. When was Vango Started
  7. Where was the first Butlins?
  8. Where was the first Haven?
  9. When did the first Butlins open?
  10. When did the first Haven open?
  11. What year was the first Bailey Caravan made?
  12. When buying a tent what does HH stand for?
  13. In what year did Romneys Kendal Mint Cake start?
  14. What year was the first Swift Caravan made?
  15. What year did I launch Camping Sites in Britain?

UK Travel / Geography / Outdoors

  1. Name a county in the UK without a city?
  1. Three smallest cities in the UK (by population size)?
  2. The largest county by area in the UK?
  3. Smallest county by area in the UK?
  4. The longest river in the UK?
  5. How many cities are there in Scotland?
  6. How many cities are there in Wales?
  7. How many cities are there in England?
  8. How many cities are there in Northern Ireland?
  9. Largest Lake by size in the UK?
  10. Which two parts of the UK are separated by the Bristol Channel?
  11. UK Highest Mountain?
  12. Northern Ireland Highest Mountain?
  13. Cairngorms National Park is in which country?
  14. Second most spoken language in the UK after English is?
  15. Longest River in Scotland?
  16. Officially how many lakes are there in the Lake District?
  17. Officially how many mountains are there in the UK?
  18. How many national parks are there in Northern Ireland?
  19. How many National Parks are there in the UK?
  20. How many permanently inhabited islands are there in that make up the UK?
  21. What is the only country that borders the UK?
  22. What is Britain’s longest tunnel?
  23. Which castle is at the west end of the Royal Mile?
  24. How many counties are there in the UK?

General UK

  1. What is England’s official national sport?
  1. What is the national bird of the UK?
  2. First London Olympics was held in what year?
  3. What year did the Kingdom of Great Britain come into being (bringing the Kingdom of England – which included wales and the Kingdom of Scotland)?
  4. The oldest bank in the UK?
  5. What appears on the Welsh Flag?
  6. Tallest Building in the UK?
  7. Oldest standing Castle in the UK?
  8. The highest pub in the UK?
  9. What is the oldest university in the United Kingdom?

Answers?

Camping

  1. We have all heard of the brand Berghaus? But what does the name mean? Mountain House
  2. Millets the High street Camping store opened in what year? 1893
  3. Where was Vango started? Govan
  4. Where was Berghaus started? Newcastle Upon Tyne
  5. When was Berghaus Started? 1966
  6. When was Vango Started? 1966
  7. Where was the first Butlins? Skegness
  8. Where was the first Haven? (Hemel Hempstead)
  9. When did the first Butlins open? 1936
  10. When did the first Haven open? (1964)
  1. What year was the first Bailey Caravan made? (1947)
  1. When buying a tent what does HH stand for? hydrostatic head
  2. In what year did Romneys Kendal Mint Cake start? (1918)
  3. What year was the first Swift Caravan made? (1964)
  4. What year did I launch Camping Sites in Britain? (2009)

UK Travel / Geography / Outdoors

  1. Name a county in the UK without a city? There are in fact 14, so if you got one of the following you award yourself a point: Rutland, Isle of Wight, Bedfordshire, Dorset, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Suffolk, Shropshire, Powys, Mid Glamorgan, Northumberland, Northamptonshire, Surrey, Warwickshire
  2. Three smallest cities in the UK (by population size), St Davids, St Asaph, City of London
  3. The largest county by area in the UK? Yorkshire
  4. Smallest county by area in the UK? Isle of Wight
  5. The longest river in the UK? River Severn 354km long
  6. How many cities are there in Scotland? 7 (Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Stirling, Perth, Inverness & Dundee) 
  7. How many cities are there in Wales? 6 (Bangor, Cardiff, Newport, St Asaph, St Davids, Swansea)
  8. How many cities are there in England? 51
  9. How many cities are there in Northern Ireland? 5
  10. Largest Lake by size in the UK? (Lough Neagh)
  11. Which two parts of the UK are separated by the Bristol Channel? England and Wales
  12. UK Highest Mountain? Ben Nevis
  13. Northern Ireland Highest Mountain? Slieve Donard
  14. Cairngorms National Park is in which country? Scotland
  15. Second most spoken language in the UK after English is? (polish) 
  16. Longest River in Scotland? Tay
  17. Officially how many lakes are there in the Lake District? 16
  18. Officially how many mountains are there in the UK? 2,754
  19. How many national parks are there in Northern Ireland? (none)
  20. How many National Parks are there in the UK? (10)
  21. How many permanently inhabited islands are there in that make up the UK? (187)
  22. What is the only country that borders the UK? Ireland
  23. What is Britain’s longest tunnel? Northern Line (London Underground)
  24. Which castle is at the west end of the Royal Mile? Edinburgh Castle
  25. How many counties are there in the UK? (48)

General UK

  1. What is England’s official national sport? Cricket
  2. What is the national bird of the UK? (European robin)
  3. First London Olympics was held in what year? (1908)
  4. What year did the Kingdom of Great Britain come into being (bringing the Kingdom of England – which included wales and the Kingdom of Scotland)? 1707
  5. The oldest bank in the UK? Hoare & CO
  6. What appears on the Welsh Flag? Red Dragon
  7. Tallest Building in the UK? The Shard
  8. Oldest standing Castle in the UK? (Warwick castle 1068)
  9. The highest pub in the UK? (Tan Hill Inn, North Yorkshire) 
  10. What is the oldest university in the United Kingdom? Oxford

 

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