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Quiz: How well do you really know Wales?

You may think you can tell Cardiff Castle from Conwy Castle, but can you recognise the caves and coast of Wales too? Test your knowledge with this quick-fire quiz. Start your timer now…

Holy Island, Wales (Shutterstock)

1. The first fort to be built on the site of Cardiff Castle is thought to have been built by…

Romans

Vikings

Normans

Tudors

2. How long is the Pembrokeshire Coast National Trail?

399km

299km

199km

99km

3. The Pontcysyllte Aqueduct – the world’s highest – is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. How many arches does it have?

19

17

20

14

4. The smallest house in Great Britain measures 3.05m by 1.83m. Where is it?

Llandudno

Aberystwyth

Bangor

Conwy

5. The UK’s first designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) is in Wales. It is…

Gower

Clwydian Range & Dee Valley

Llŷn

Anglesey

6. What is the laburnum arch in the National Trust property Bodnant Garden made from?

Stone

Wisteria

Brick

Yellow flowers

7. Dan yr Ogof is a 17km long cave. Where is it?

Gower AONB

Afan Forest Park

Brecon Beacons NP

Coed y Brenin Forest Park

8. Snowdonia NP is best known for its 1,085m mountain, but what is its largest lake by area called?

Bala

Trawsfynydd

Vyrnwy

Brenig

9. Which bird is Skomer Island most famous for?

Skomer

Skom

Puffins

Peregrine falcon

10. Bara brith is a type of…

Sausage

Welsh pancake

Stew with prunes

Fruit loaf

11. The UNESCO World Heritage Site, Conwy Castle, was built in which century?

12th

13th

15th

16th

12. Which Welsh island is the second largest by area?

Holy Island

Skomer Island

Anglesey

Cardigan Island

13. How long is the Wales Coast Path?

1,500km

1,400km

870km

140km

14. Beaumaris Castle on Anglesey was completed in which year?

1284

1295

1330

It was never finished

15. How high are Devil’s Bridge Falls?

124m

102m

91m

79m

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