Saint David's Day - Answers

Published: Wednesday 3rd February 2010
  1. Which Welsh town is home to the second largest castle in Britain? CAERPHILLY.
  2. How is the Welsh island of YNYS MONS better known? It is ANGLESEY.
  3. The Dylan Thomas play "Under Milk Wood" is set in which fictional seaside town? Not sure how to pronounce it but it's LLAREGGUB.
  4. What is the name of the smallest city in Britain, located in the West of Wales? Aptly it is ST. DAVIDS
  5. A statue of Lewis Carroll's White Rabbit stands on the front of which North Wales town? LLANDUDNO.
  6. Which Newport based band had a UK number 3 with "Guns Don't Kill People,Rappers Do."? They are GOLDIE LOOKIN' CHAIN.
  7. In Wales many place names begin with the prefix Llan,what does Llan mean? Llan translates as CHURCH.
  8. Who lived in the top left hand corner of Wales? IVOR THE ENGINE.
  9. Which Welshman is the only cannibal to win an Oscar? SIR ANTHONY HOPKINS for his portrayal of Hannibal Lecter in "Silence of the Lambs".
  10. During the Second World War the slate quarry at Manoel, near Ffestiniog, was used to store what? PAINTINGS from the National Gallery in London.
  11. Which Welsh "Crazy Chick" had a number 2 UK hit with a track of the same name? Former "Voice of an Angel" CHARLOTTE CHURCH.
  12. Which breed of dog has two varieties, Pembroke and Cardigan? CORGI.
  13. In which town would you find The National Library of Wales? The National Library can be found in ABERYSTWYTH.
  14. To which Welsh town did the Royal Mint transfer all its activities in 1980? The transfer to LLANTRISSANT started in 1969 and was completed in 1980.
  15. Which is the only Welsh football club to win the FA cup? CARDIFF CITY in 1927.
  16. Which James Bond was born in Wales? The actor TIMOTHY DALTON (who played Bond in "The Living Daylights"(1987) and "Licence to Kill"(1988)) was born in Colwyn Bay, North Wales in 1946.
  17. Which county is further north, Clwyd or Gwent? CLWYD.
  18. Which British film starring Hayley Mills and her father John is named after a part of Cardiff docks? The film was "TIGER BAY" made in 1959.
  19. Which North Wales university town shares its name with a resort in Northern Ireland? BANGOR.
  20. Who played "The Outlaw Josey Wales" in the 1976 film of the same name? The film was directed by and starred in the title role CLINT EASTWOOD.

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