Bing Daily Trivia Quiz: In which British national park is Gunnerside?

Question 1: In which British national park is Gunnerside?

  • Yorkshire Dales
  • North York Moors
  • Pembrokeshire Coast

Correct Answer: Yorkshire Dales

Fact: The Yorkshire Dales National Park in northern England is known for its stunning landscapes, including limestone valleys, rolling hills and peaks. In 2020, the park was recognized as an International Dark Sky Reserve, making it an ideal location for stargazing and astronomy. While here, visitors can enjoy activities like hiking, cycling, and exploring historic sites, including ancient stone cottages, churches, and museums.

Question 2: Which river is closest to Gunnerside?

  • River Swale
  • River Ouse
  • River Ure

Correct Answer: River Swale

Fact: The River Swale, flowing through North Yorkshire, stretches for over 70 miles. It is a major tributary of the River Ure and is known to be the fastest-flowing river in the country. The Swale has played a vital role in the region’s history, powering mills and serving as an essential transportation route for goods and people.

Question 3: Which TV series was based on James Herriot’s books about life as a vet in Yorkshire Dales?

  • Last of the Summer Wine
  • Gentleman Jack
  • All Creatures Great and Small

Correct Answer: All Creatures Great and Small

Fact: ‘All Creatures Great and Small’ follows the life of a young veterinarian in rural England during the 1930s, based on Herriot’s books ‘If Only They Could Talk.’ Originally aired in the UK in 1978, it debuted in the US on PBS in January 1979 and ran until 1990. A modern series based on a new adaptation of the books began airing in 2020 and has been renewed for a fifth and six season.

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