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Canterbury Quiz

Put your knowledge of Canterbury 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 county of England is Canterbury?

         (A) Essex   (B) Dorset   (C) Kent   (D) Berkshire 

2 - The oldest school in Europe is in Canterbury. What is its name?

         (A) St Edmund's   (B) King's School   (C) Canterbury Academy   (D) St Peter's 

3 - What was the population of Canterbury at the most recent census?

         (A) 35,000   (b) 45,000   (C) 55,000   (D) 65,000 

4 - In what year was the Cathedral founded?

         (A) 597   (B) 757   (C) 1066   (D) 1348 

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

         (A) Ye Olde Yew Tree  

         (B) The Parrot  

         (C) The Buttermarket  

         (D) The Bishops Finger

6 - Who was was murdered in Canterbury Cathedral in 1170?

         (A) The Archbishop   (B)  The King   (C) The Mayor   (D) The Abbot

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

         (A) Warthe   (B) Thames   (C) Stour   (B) Tone 

8 - Who wrote The Canterbury Tales?

         (A) William Shakespeare   (B) John Milton   (C) Geoffrey Chaucer 

9 - Who is the current Archbishop of Canterbury (2016)?

         (A) David Cameron   (B) Justin Welby   (C) Simon Haines   (D) Thomas Becket

10 - What is the name of the Abbey in Canterbury?

         (A) St Augustine's Abbey   (B) Muchelney Abbey   (C) Cleeve Abbey 

 

canterbury quiz

See also our webquest quizzes on Ashford and Bodiam Castle.

 

 

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