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Bath Quiz

Put your search skills and knowledge of the city of Bath in the south of England to the test by completing this online webquest quiz. There are ten questions. When finished Skype one of our online teachers with your answers. Then try some of our other quizzes aimed at students of English as a foreign or second language.


 

1 - In which ceremonial county of England is the city of Bath?

         (A) Wiltshire   (B) Somerset   (C) Gloucestershire   (D) Dorset 

2 - What was the Roman name for Bath?

         (A) Aquae Sulis   (B) Durnovaria   (C) Cantuaria   (D) Isca Dumnoniorum

3 - What was the population of Bath at the most recent census in 2011?

         (A) 65,000   (B) 75,000   (C) 89,000   (D) 99,000

4 - A hoard of silver Roman coins was found near the Baths in 2012. How many coins were found?

         (A) 900   (B) 9,500   (C) 19,000   (D) 30,000

5 - What is the name of Bath's oldest pub?

         (A) The Saracens Head   (B) The Old Green Tree   (C) The Star

6 - What famous writer lived in Bath in the early 19th century?

         (A) Agatha Christie   (B) Emily Bronte   (C) Jane Austen   (D) Charles Dickens 

7 - What is the name of the river in Bath?

         (A) The Avon   (B) The Parrett   (C) The Thames   (D) The Severn 

8 - Who designed the most spectacular of Bath's terraces, the Royal Crescent?

         (A) John Wood  

         (B) Robert Adam  

         (C) Thomas Baldwin  

         (D) Thomas Gainsborough

9 - When were the Roman Baths built?

         (A) 31 AD   (B)  70 AD   (C) 95 AD   (D) 125 AD 

10 - When did the last line of Bath's tram system close?

         (A) 1909   (B) 1939   (C) 1965   (D) 1983 

 

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