RACK YOUR COUNTRYFILE BRAIN WITH THESE WILD AND WONDERFUL GAMES
1. Which of these vegetables isn’t actually a vegetable?
a) Turnip b) Swede c) Pumpkin d) Cauliflower
2. Which is Britain’s smallest bat?
a) Lesser Horseshoe b) Pipistrelle c) Noctule d) Daubenton’s
3. Which species of deer is pictured?
a) Fallow deer b) Red deer c) Sika deer d) Roe deer
4. Which island in the Inner Hebrides is known for its abbey?
a) Islay b) Iona c) Skye d) Jura
5. Which of these foods has Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) status?
a) Cornish pasty b) Norfolk beef c) Blackpool fish and chips d) Sussex Cheddar
6. Which poet wrote Especially When the October Wind?
a) William Blake b) John Milton c) Dylan Thomas d) Robert Browning
7. Drummond Castle (pictured) is in which part of Scotland?
a) Perthshire b) Fife c) Argyll d) Aberdeenshire
8. Which of the following is a forest in County Durham?
a) Gerbilham Forest b) Hamsterley Forest c) Ratterham Woods d) Guinea Copse
9. In which pursuit might someone use a crampon?
a) Waterskiing b) Paragliding c) Mountaineering d) Orienteering
10. Which town is known as ‘The Pearl of Dorset’?
a) Weymouth b) Dorchester
11. Which colourful Welsh village was famously featured in the 60s TV show The Prisoner?
a) Portmeirion b) Tintern c) Talybont-on-Usk d) Little Haven
12. Bisham Woods in Berkshire is said to have inspired which book?
a) Peter and Wendy b) The Water Babies c) The Tale of Peter Rabbit d) The Wind in the Willows
13. What is the Latin name for the European goldfinch (pictured above)?
a) Erithacus rubecula b) Carduelis carduelis c) Turdus merula d) Sturnus vulgaris
14. Who wrote The Railway Children?
a) Beatrix Potter b) Edith Nesbit c) Enid Blyton d) Frances Hodgson Burnett
Drummond Castle sits on Gask Ridge, just south of Crieff