English Counties Quiz (Round 2)

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Cumbria came into existence in 1974 when 2 counties were combined. What were the names of the old counties?
Cumberland and Westmorland.

 

Which town or city is the Administrative HQ of Cumbria?
Carlisle

 

At 3209ft, England’s highest mountain is in Cumbria, what is it’s name?
Scafell Pike.

 

Which famous children’s author wrote in Cumbria and later became a landowner?
Beatrix Potter.

 

What is the name of Cumbria’s nuclear processing plant?
Sellafield.

 

Name the large haulage contractor  which was the subject of a Channel 5 documentary, which has it’s base and transport depot in Cumbria?
The Stobart Group which includes Eddie Stobart transport.

 

The Lake District National Park is in Cumbria but which is the only lake there?
Bassenthwaite Lake, all the rest are either Meres, Tarns or Waters.

 

Which Cumbrian mountain was put up for sale in May 2014 and withdrawn from the market in November 2015?
Blencathra.