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Quiz: How much do you know about Cornwall?

Test your knowledge of this English coastal county in this tough quiz…

Fistral beach, Cornwall (Shutterstock)

1. What is the Cornish name for Cornwall?

Kernow

Hornwall

Cairnwall

Kernwall

2. What was the Eden Project built upon?

Former gas works

An old china clay pit

A disused railway station

A coal mine

3. Which lighthouse is closest to Land’s End?

Lizard Lighthouse

St Agnes Lighthouse

Round Island Lighthouse

Longships Lighthouse

4. Where can you visit the Barbara Hepworth Museum?

Polperro

Falmouth

Newquay

St Ives

5. The Minack Theatre is an open-air amphitheatre near Land’s End. What does Minack mean in Cornish?

Sea view

Rocky place

Gorse field

Cliffside

6. Which British celebrity chef has a restaurant in Padstow?

Nathan Outlaw

Michael Caines

Ben Tunnicliffe

Rick Stein

7. What is the name of this castle, which is accessible only at low tide?

Launceston Castle

St Catherine’s Castle

St Michael’s Mount

Caerhays Castle

8. Cornwall’s only UNESCO World Heritage Site is valued because it is the site of a former…

Neolithic settlement

Cotton mill

Silk factory

Copper and tin mine

9. What colour is Cornwall’s flag?

Black and white

Black and yellow

White and red

White and blue

10. What is the name of Newquay’s best known beach, which hosts an international surfing contest?

Greenaway

Porthcurno

Marazion

Fistral

11. In which era were the Lost Gardens of Heligan first developed?

1700s

1850s

1920s

1990s

12. Accessible only at low tide, what is the name of the cave near Tintagel Castle?

Mermaid’s cave

Pirate’s cave

Pixie’s cave

Merlin’s cave

13. What might you see in the waterfall at St Nectan’s Kieve?

Mermaids

The Beast of Bodmin

Fairies

A penguin

14. If you want to learn how to crimp at Pasty School, where should you visit?

Redruth

Penzance

Falmouth

St Austell

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