Daily Trivia Quiz Questions and Answers (02-20-2024)

Question 1: Which country is home to the Peak District National Park?

  • England
  • Wales
  • Ireland

Correct Answer: England

Fact: Kinder Scout, in England's Peak District National Park, is a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts. The area is dotted with numerous hiking trails that lead to this elevated plateau known for its peat bogs and wild heather.

Question 2: What can be found in abundance on the high moors of the Peak District?

  • Sandstone
  • Peat
  • Clay

Correct Answer: Peat

Fact: Peat is made up of partially decayed plant material, which usually accumulates in bogs or wetlands. When healthy, peat bogs can store carbon, are an important habitat for wildlife and help reduce flooding. But miles of peat bogs in the Peak District have been eroded, much damaged by air pollution during the Industrial Revolution, and damaged peat bogs release carbon into the atmosphere. Conservation work is under way to restore peatland in the Peak District.

Question 3: What era saw poets taking inspiration from untamed nature?

  • Romantic era
  • Age of Enlightenment
  • Elizabethan era

Correct Answer: Romantic era

Fact: English Romantic poets such as Lord Byron, William Wordsworth, and Samuel Taylor Coleridge often reflected on the natural world, taking inspiration and metaphors from the untamed countryside. Their works inspired readers to journey into and connect with nature beyond their own immediate surroundings.

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