RACK YOUR COUNTRYFILE BRAIN WITH THESE WILD AND WONDERFUL GAMES
Test your rural knowledge.
1) Skara Brae (pictured) is a neolithic settlement located in which Scottish archipelago? a) Shetland b) Orkney c) Inner Hebrides d) Outer Hebrides 2) Cider With Rosie was based on Laurie Lee’s childhood in which English county? a) Worcestershire b) Gloucestershire c) Somerset d) Devon 3) A young, uncastrated male horse is otherwise known as a: a) Mare b) Gelding c) Colt d) Stallion 4) The summer solstice will fall on which day in 2018? a) 4 June b) 20 June c) 21 June d) 22 June 5) Dubris was the Roman name of which seaside town? a) Dover b) Dunwich c) Dorchester d) Dunbar 6) At 978m above sea level, Scafell Pike is the highest point in England. In which national park is it located? a) Peak District b) Yorkshire Dales c) Lake District d) South Downs 7) BBC Radio 4’s The
Archers is set in which fictional village? a) Ambridge b) Huntsford c) Tuttley d) Marwick 8) Which summer wild flower is pictured below? a) Bloody cranesbill b) Field scabious c) Cow parsley d) Red campion 9) Skerryvore is the tallest Scottish example of which type of building? a) Church b) Water tower c) Lighthouse d) Suspension bridge 10) Snaefell is the only mountain of which British island? a) Isle of Man b) Isle of Wight c) Isle of Skye d) Isle of Mull 11) Which national park contains Europe’s largest area of protected night sky? a) Brecon Beacons b) Lake District c) Northumberland d) Exmoor 12) Known for his paintings of Dedham Vale, which landscape artist was born in Suffolk on 11 June 1776? a) Samuel Palmer b) JMW Turner c) Thomas Gainsborough d) John Constable 13) Which wading bird is the emblem of the RSPB? a) Curlew b) Snipe c) Avocet d) Sandpiper 14) Which Scottish longdistance path runs from Fort William to Inverness? a) West Highland Way b) John Muir Way c) Rob Roy Way d) Great Glen Way
Skara Brae was occupied from circa 3180BC to 2500BC – but on which archipelago would you find it?