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Whitstable Webquest Quiz

Put your search skills and knowledge of Whitstable in the south-east of England to the test by completing this 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 is Whitstable located?

         (A) Surrey   (B) Somerset   (C) Kent   (D) Devon

2 - What is the current population of Whitstable to the nearest thousand?

         (A) 29,000   (B) 32,000   (C) 37,000   (D) 45,000

3 - Approximately how far in kilometres is Whitstable from Canterbury?

         (A) Six   (B) Eight   (C) Ten   (D) Twelve 

4 - Whitstable had the world's first steam-hauled passenger and freight railway service. In which year did it open?

         (A) 1830   (B) 1835   (C) 1840   (D) 1845 

5 - What food was famous for from Roman times until the mid-20th century?

      (A) Winkles   (B) Mussels   (C) Crab   (D) Oysters 

6 - Name three of Whitstable's pubs.

7 - When did the railway known as the 'Crab and Winkle Line' close?

         (A) 1945   (B) 1953   (C) 1959   (D) 1964 

8 - What is the full address of the Whitstable Museum and Gallery?

9 - What was the original name for Whitstable Castle?

         (A) Tankerton Towers   (B) Pearson Manor   (C) Thames Palace 

10 - Whitstable is twinned with several European towns and cities. Is one of Whitstable's twin towns in Poland?


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