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Quizzes

Conwy

How much do you know about the history, geography, culture and genealogy of Conwy?

Answer all twenty questions, then click the button at the bottom of the page to find out how well you've done.

Question 1 - Which 19th century castle is situated on the outskirts of Abergele?

 Deganwy
 Gwrych
 Gwydir

Question 2 - Which town was famous for its clockmaking?

 Llandudno
 Llanfairfechan
 Llanrwst

Question 3 - On which river does the city of Llansannan stand?

 Aled
 Conwy
 Elwy

Question 4 - Which parish churchyard is famous for its ancient yew tree?

 Eglwysbach
 Llangernyw
 Llysfaen

Question 5 - In which town is the Conwy Archive situated?

 Abergele
 Llandudno
 Llanrwst

Question 6 - Which village was a stagecoach stop on the London to Holyhead road?

 Cerrigydrudion
 Derwen
 Pandy Tudur

Question 7 - Which Tudor townhouse stands in the centre of Conwy town?

 Plas Isa
 Plas Mawr
 Plas Teg

Question 8 - Which parish name translates into English as "Stone Court"?

 Bychlau
 Colwyn
 Llysfaen

Question 9 - The parish church at Llysfaen is dedicated to which saint?

 Cynfran
 Digain
 Garmon

Question 10 - Which of the Betws yn Rhos censuses is officially 'missing'?

 1841
 1861
 1871

Question 11 - The parish of Pentrefoelas was in which Poor Law Union?

 Conwy
 Llanrwst
 Ruthin

Question 12 - What was the pen name of the Llannefydd dramatist and poet, Thomas Edwards?

 Twm Nefydd
 Twm o'r Nant
 Twm y Plas

Question 13 - The Conwy valley railway opened in 1863, initially linking Llandudno to which town?

 Betws y Coed
 Blaenau Ffestiniog
 Llanrwst

Question 14 - Which cantref consisted of the commotes of Creuddyn, Uwch Dulas and Is Dulas?

 Penllyn
 Rhos
 Rhufoniog

Question 15 - Which engineer built a tubular railway bridge across the Afon Conwy in 1849?

 George Robertson
 Robert Stevenson
 Thomas Telford

Question 16 - What was the Latin name for the Roman fort at Caerhun?

 Canovium
 Deva
 Segontium

Question 17 - Where did Abraham Lincoln's great, great grandfather live at Bryngwyn farm?

 Capel Garmon
 Pentrefoelas
 Ysbyty Ifan

Question 18 - Which historic family established the Gwydir Estate in the 16th century?

 Gwynne
 Mostyn
 Wynn

Question 19 - Which parish was created out of Llangernyw in 1867 but returned in 1974?

 Llanaled
 Llanddewi
 Llanbedr

Question 20 - Which ancient parish comprised of only one township, Esgrogeunen?

 Llanddoged
 Llangernyw
 Llansannan

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