COUN­TRY PUZ­ZLES

Test your ru­ral knowl­edge.

Countryfile Magazine - - Contents - an­swers at bot­tom of op­po­site page

1. Based in East Sus­sex, what is the name of the spec­tac­u­lar se­ries of chalk cliffs pic­tured? a) Two Daugh­ters b) Seven Sis­ters c) Three Cousins d) Five Broth­ers 2. Oth­er­wise known as Llyn Tegid, which is the largest nat­u­ral lake in Wales? a) Claer­wen Reser­voir b) Lake Vyrnwy c) Bala Lake d) Llan­gorse Lake 3. Which Ro­man­tic poet wrote ‘To Au­tumn’?

a) Samuel Tay­lor Co­leridge

b) Lord By­ron c) Wil­liam Wordsworth d) John Keats 4. Michael­mas is cel­e­brated on which day? a) 4 Septem­ber b) 12 Septem­ber c) 21 Septem­ber d) 29 Septem­ber 5. Which bird is pic­tured? a) Dun­nock b) Siskin c) Yel­low Wag­tail d) Yel­low-ham­mer 6. Which event is said to have caused ri­ots in Septem­ber 1752? a) The corona­tion of Ge­orge I b) Adop­tion of the Gre­go­rian Cal­en­dar c) Adop­tion of agri­cul­tural mech­a­ni­sa­tion

d) The in­tro­duc­tion of the Corn Laws 7. Which of these rivers forms part of the Nor­folk Broads? a) River Yare b) River Ouse c) River Rib­ble d) River Cam 8. Lime­stone is mostly com­posed of which com­pound? a) Iron ox­ide b) Cal­cium car­bon­ate c) Sil­i­con diox­ide d) Lead sul­phide 9. Which con­cept in land man­age­ment states that, when the two are in con­flict, con­ser­va­tion should take pri­or­ity over public en­joy­ment? a) The Sand­ford Prin­ci­ple b) The Callaghan Clause c) The Rip­pon Guide­line d) The Bel­lamy Idea 10. Which poet was pres­i­dent of the Cam­paign to Pro­tect Ru­ral Eng­land from 2012 to 2016? a) Carol Ann Duffy b) An­drew Mo­tion c) Roger McGough d) Ted Hughes 11. Conkers are the seeds of which tree? a) Beech b) Yew c) Sweet Chest­nut d) Horse Chest­nut 12. Bri­tain’s only freeroam­ing rein­deer are based in which area of Scot­land? a) Cairn­gorms b) Tor­ri­don Hills c) Tay For­est Park d) Glen­coe 13. A mem­ber of which species is thought to be the old­est tree in Bri­tain? a) Oak b) Wil­low c) Beech d) Yew

The South Downs meet the English Chan­nel with a ver­tig­i­nous chalk cliff face

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