Mae cwis am Gymru by CoenM

Champion(s):

ElendilPickle


Runner(s)-Up:

Troydozzy
Excelsior!


Quiz Description

My family and I went to Wales over the winter holidays and all I got you was this quiz.

Full Results:

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1 ElendilPickle 395 98 15
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2 Troydozzy 374 95 15
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3 LivenickT 326 92 15
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4 RalliP 316 89 15
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5 usuiw 305 83 15
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5 RautY 305 83 15
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5 RichmondJ 305 83 15
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8 KPope 298 77 15
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9 GrahamJ 286 74 15
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10 Clogwyngoch 283 71 15
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11 Michalle 277 68 15
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12 DrnovsekZorkoF 274 65 15
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15 BillPennington 238 56 15
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Questions:

Our hunt for low fares had us fly to Liverpool, where the airport is named for what MUSICIAN?

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John Lennon

At dinner one night, our waiter commented to us that Wales has the only national flag with a dragon on it. Thankfully, my seven year old son (and flag enthusiast) didn't make things awkward by noting that what ASIAN COUNTRY also has a dragon on its flag?

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Bhutan

While in Wales we attended a performance of Dick Whittington and His Cat, an example of this STYLE OF THEATRICAL PRODUCTION that tells a fairy or folk tale while including contemporary humor and music?

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pantomime

We stayed in Llandrindod Wells, a former spa town whose Automotive Palace was for a while the only place in Wales you could buy a Ford or an Austin, but is now home to the national collection of what OTHER MODE OF TRANSPORTATION, which includes early 19th century versions of the Hobby Horse and the Bone Shaker?

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bicycle

We spent most of our day in Cardiff at Cardiff Castle, built by the Normans in this STYLE, named for the raised earthen mound the keep was built on and the enclosed courtyard surrounding it.

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motte and bailey

Another day was spent in this ENGLISH CITY, whose cathedral is home to the Mappa Mundi but may be best known for its namesake breed of cattle.

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Hereford

A snafu with our luggage meant several trips to this GROCERY AND RETAIL GIANT, the market share leader in the UK and Ireland and the third-largest retailer in the world based on profits, to get clothes and toiletries.

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Tesco

We spent a very chilly morning in the Elan Valley, where two rivers were dammed, creating five lakes that provide drinking water to what LARGE ENGLISH CITY?

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Birmingham

One of the last things we did in Wales was go to Gigrin Farm, which is a feeding site for the red variety of this BIRD OF PREY, of the family Accipitridae. It was voted the Bird of the Century by the British Trust for Ornithology, and as the favorite bird of Wales by the Welsh trust for it.

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kite

We spent the last full day of our vacation in Liverpool, at a hotel directly across the street from what COMPLEX OF WAREHOUSES AND WHARVES, which originally allowed ships to be loaded directly from warehouses, but is now a mixed-use development home to attractions like the Merseyside Maritime Museum, The Beatles Experience, and Tate Liverpool?

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Albert Dock

While we didn't have much time to sightsee while in Liverpool, we did drive by the Port of Liverpool Building and the Cunard Building, two of the trio of buildings known by what NICKNAME, shared with groupings of mythological or theological virtues, as well as paintings by Raphael and Rubens?

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Three Graces

When I used Google Translate for the title of this quiz, I was surprised to see the spelling of Wales in Welsh. Apparently, the first letter changes when the name comes after certain words. What LETTER does Wales begin with in Welsh when it is unmodified?

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C