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THE GEOGRAPHICAL ASSOCIATION

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    THE GEOGRAPHICAL ASSOCIATION

    WORLDWISE LOCAL QUIZ 2004-5

MALHAM AND THE YORKSHIRE DALES NATIONAL PARK

Notes for Organiser. Schools should be aware through WORLDWISE

    Publicity that by taking part in its various activities, they may qualify to be

    invited to take part in the WORLDWISE CHALLENGE. This will take place at

    the Field Studies Council’s Malham Tarn Field Centre over weekend of 1/2/3

    April 2005, and will be sponsored by the Field Studies Council.

    To help schools prepare for this event, and to prepare for this quiz this round

    is based on the Yorkshire dales national Park and the Malham area in

    Particular.

All the answers to this round can be found on two websites, and although

    many of them can be completed without consulting the websites (see addresses

    below) schools should be advised to do so in advance.

www.yorkshiredales.org.uk/education

    www.malhamdale.com

Schools need not open any links or any pdf files.

It might be a good idea to use this as the opening round as the questions are

    al straight forward multiple choice one, but encourage the teams not to take

    too long.. It is a team round in which the teams consult before ringing the

    answers on a question sheet.

Questioner’s introduction. This is a team round in which you have to

    answer 20 questions about the Yorkshire dales national Park (YDNP)

    and about the Malham area in particular. All the answers can be found

    on the two websites you have probably been studying.

    All you have to do is to ring the correct answer of the three you have been

    given. Try to go quickly through this opening round.

    SCHOOL……………………………………………………………….

    QUESTIONS

    1. In what year was the Yorkshire Dales National Park (YDNP) set up?

     1964 1954 1957

    2. The YDNP lies mostly in the county of North Yorkshire but partly in

     what other county?

     Cumbria Durham Lancashire

    3. The YDNP encloses 1769/2697/7619 sq kms of land in The Southern

    Uplands/The North Yorkshire Moors/Central Pennines.

    4. The most reliable evidence of early peoples in the park was found in a

    cave near Settle. Thought to be 11,000 years old and made of a deer‟s

    antler, it is in the shape of a

     spear harpoon knife

    5. The Romans arrived in the Dales in

     70AD 55BC 70 AD

    6. The rocks which make up most of the dales are of which age?

     Jurassic Devonian Carboniferous

    7. Years ago natural deciduous woodland covered 90% 0f the park.

    Now very little of the original woodland is left. How much?

     1% 10% 5%

    thth8. The village of Malham dates from the 7 and 8 centuries. Now its

    main activity is

     Sheep farming tourism mining

    9. Malham was recorded in the Domesday Book where it was called

     Malton Malgun Malgham

    10. A stream which flows ouot of Malham tarn disappears into the

    limestone rock and reappears at

     Malham Cove Gordale Scar Airehead Springs

    11. The symbol for the YDNP is

     An otter‟s head A ram‟s head A stag‟s head

    12. As you enter the village of Malham from gargrave, the first bulding you

    will see on the left is

     The old forge The National Park visitor centre The Buck Inn

    13. The nearest railway station to Malham is at

     Gargrave Skipton Settle

    14. In recent geological times ice covered the YDNP scouring away all the

    soil leaving large areas of bare limestone called

     Limestone terraces limestone platforms limestone pavements

    15. Which of these is an author who lived in Malhamdale?

     William Wordsworth James Ward Bill Bryson

    16. Town End Farm has diversified.It now

     sells fine foods makes its own cheese is a caravan site

    17. The Malham Tarn Estate is owned by

     The National Trust English Nature English Heritage

    18. Tarn House was visited by which one these famous Victorians

     Queen Victoria Charles Darwin Isombard K Brunel

    19. Which of these public houses is not in Malham village?

     The Buck Inn The Listers‟ Arms The Victoria Inn

    20. Courses for schools and colleges are run at Tarn house by

    The Field Studies Council The Geographical Association

     The British Ecological Society

    ANSWERS

    1. In what year was the Yorkshire Dales National Park (YDNP) set up?

     1964 1954 1957

    2. The YDNP lies mostly in the county of North Yorkshire but partly in

     what other county?

     Cumbria Durham Lancashire

    3. The YDNP encloses 1769/2697/7619 sq kms of land in The Southern

    Uplands/The North Yorkshire Moors/Central Pennines.

    4. The most reliable evidence of early peoples in the park was found in a

    cave near Settle. Thought to be 11,000 years old and made of a deer‟s

    antler, it is in the shape of a

     spear harpoon knife

    5. The Romans arrived in the Dales in

     70AD 55BC 70 AD

    6. The rocks which make up most of the Dales are of which age?

     Jurassic Devonian Carboniferous

    7. Years ago natural deciduous woodland covered 90% 0f the park.

    Now very little of the original woodland is left. How much?

     1% 10% 5%

     thth and 8 centuries. Now its 8. The village of Malham dates from the 7

    main economic activity is

     Sheep farming tourism mining

    9. Malham was recorded in the Domesday Book where it was called

     Malton Malgun Malgham

    10. A stream which flows out of Malham tarn disappears into the limestone

    rock and reappears at

     Malham Cove Gordale Scar Airehead Springs

    11. The symbol for the YDNP is

     An otter‟s head A ram’s head A stag‟s head

    12. As you enter the village of Malham from Gargrave, the first bulding

    you will see on the left is

     The old forge The National Park visitor centre The Buck Inn

    13. The nearest railway station to Malham is at

     Gargrave Skipton Settle

    14. In recent geological times ice covered the YDNP scouring away all the

    soil leaving large areas of bare limestone called

     Limestone terraces limestone platforms limestone pavements

    15. Which of these is an author who lived in Malhamdale?

     William Wordsworth James Ward Bill Bryson

    16. Town End Farm has diversified.It now

     sells fine foods makes its own cheese is a caravan site

    17. The Malham Tarn Estate is owned by

     The National Trust English Nature English

    Heritage

    18. Tarn House was visited by which one these famous Victorians

     Queen Victoria Charles Darwin Isombard K Brunel

19. Which of these public houses is not in Malham village?

     The Buck Inn The Listers‟ Arms The Victoria Inn

20. Courses for schools and colleges are run at Tarn house by

    The Field Studies Council The Geographical Association

     The British Ecological Society

THE GEOGRAPHICAL ASSOCIATION

WORLDWISE LOCAL QUIZ 2004-5

ALPHABET RUN

    Note to organiser: The maximum number of questions required for a team is 15 assuming they get three runs of five correct answers, which is very unlikely. There are 100 questions here which should accommodate most situations. Unused questions could be used as tie breakers if needed. You will need scorers, someone to keep time and someone to keep a check on ‘lives’. Scorers could be provided with a copy of the questions so that they can check on answers.

Questioner’s Introduction

    This is an individual oral round. First, player A in each team will be asked up to five alphabet run questions, then back to players B and C. You may not confer with your team and you must give an answer within 10 seconds. You can however have one life if you pass or give one wrong answer. With one point for each correct answer, there are a maximum of 15 points per team in this round.

ALPHABET RUN QUESTIONS 2004-5.

    What A is the mainland centre for the UK oil industry ? Aberdeen

    What B is a bay between France & Spain and a weather forecasting area ?

     Biscay

    What C is an English county producing salt and cheese ? Cheshire What D is the capital of Burgundy (France) known for its mustard ? Dijon What E is an active volcano on the island of Sicily ? Etna What F is a group of islands called the Malvinas by Argentinians ?

     Falklands

    What G is a lake and a village in Cumbria where Wordsworth lived ?

     Grasmere

    What H is the town at the centre of Last of the Summer Wine country ?

     Holmfirth

    What I is the largest city in Turkey ? Istanbul

    What J is an Indian city which gives its name to an item of horse riding gear ?

     Jodhpur

    What K is the nearest city to Chernobyl, in Ukraine (with a chicken recipe) ?

     Kiev

    What L is a town in NW France which has a 24 hour car race ? Le Mans What M is a large city on the North Italian Plain ? Milan

    What N is a county occupying a large part of East Anglia ? Norfolk What O is a river 3628 km long in Russia ? Ob

    What P is the largest Ocean ? Pacific

    What Q precedes Mary Land and Maud Land in Antarctica ? Queen What R is an Italian river, representing the point of no return ? Rubicon What S is a passenger port and university town in Hampshire ?

     Southampton

    What T is a river in NE England, between Yorkshire and Durham ? Tees What U is the capital of the Mongolian Peoples‟ Republic ? Ulan Bator

    What V is a London district south of the Thames and a make of car ?

     Vauxhall

    What W is a Devonshire town, destination of Uncle Tom Cobbleigh and all ?

     Widdecombe

    What Y is a port on Tokyo Bay and third largest city in Japan ? Yokohama What Z is a Belgian ferry port ? Zeebrugge

    What A is an Egyptian port on the Mediterranean Sea ? Alexandria What B is the second largest English city ? Birmingham

    What C is a poor African country south of Libya ? Chad

    What D is the capital of Bangladesh ? Dacca

    What E is an Isle and a cathedral city in the Fens ? Ely

    What F is a Suffolk ferry and container port ? Felixstowe

    What G is Italy‟s main port, a type of sail and a cake ? Genoa

    What H is the name of a Roman fortification in N. England ? Hadrian‟s Wall

    What I is one of the Three Peaks in Yorkshire ? Ingleborough What J is a Channel Island and breed of cow ? Jersey

    What K is a desert in Namibia and Botswana ? Kalahari

    What L is an English cathedral city and type of green ? Lincoln What M is the capital of Victoria, Australia ?

    Melbourne

    What N is the capital of Kenya ? Nairobi

    What O in NW USA is a state, a city and was a trail ? Oregon What P is a Vale in East Yorkshire ? Pickering

    What Q is the Australian state containing Brisbane ? Queensland What R is a Midlands town with a public school associated with Webb-Ellis ?

     Rugby

    What S has a university and a Quays centre in Greater Manchester ? Salford What T is a town on Mull in which a TV children‟s programme is filmed ?

     Tobermory

    What U is the name of the six northern counties of Ireland ? Ulster What V is the capital of Liechtenstein ? Vaduz

    What W is the river flowing through Durham and Sunderland ? Wear What Y is a Crimean port, scene of a WW2 conference ? Yalta What Z is a city, lake, and home of gnomes in Switzerland ? Zurich

    What A is a large town in the North of New Zealand Auckland What B is the capital of Hungary Budapest

    What C is a range of limestone hills, mainly in Gloucestershire Cotswolds What D is one of the cinque ports and a terminus for France Dover What E is an island far west of Chile, famous for its ancient statues? Easter What F is the English name for an Italian city with many art treasures ?

     Florence

    What G is a US state whose capital is Atlanta? Georgia

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