Wales and the Welsh

Published: Saturday 24th February 2018A special quiz in honour of St David's Day.
  1. In which year did the first elections for the Welsh Assembly take place?
  2. In which Welsh seaside town was the TV series "The Prisoner" filmed?
  3. Who was the first Welsh singer to top the UK hit parade in 1958?
  4. What is the Welsh name for Wales?
  5. As at 2018 there are six cities in Wales, can you name them?
  6. How many Oscars did Welsh actor Richard Burton win?
  7. What is the name of the Anglo-Saxon earth works that forms much of the border between England and Wales?
  8. Which parliamentary constancy was represented by the Welsh founder of the NHS Nye Bevan?
  9. Which member of the Welsh band Manic Street Preachers went missing in 1995?
  10. Who in October 2000 became the inaugural First Minister of Wales?
  11. What was 16th Century Welsh mathematician Robert Recorde's claim to fame?
  12. Many Welsh place names start with Aber, what does this mean?
  13. Which Welsh singer was once married to Roger Moore?
  14. Which Welsh footballer was voted Italian Player of the Year in 1958?
  15. Which is the longest river that flows entirely in Wales?
  16. Who is the driver of Ivor the Engine?
  17. Which Welsh town is known as the "Town of Books"?
  18. Which Welsh songwriter is responsible for such classics as "We'll Gather Lilacs" and "Keep the Home Fires Burning"?
  19. Which Welsh comedian played Neddy Seagoon in "The Goons"?
  20. What is the name of the Welsh language TV service founded in 1982?
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