2022 Dartmouth quiz

2022 Dartmouth Quiz

To round up another fantastic year, we thought we’d put together a little quiz about our gorgeous town and the surrounding area, filled with questions based on things we’ve talked about in our various blog posts throughout 2022, so we hope you’ve been paying attention! 

Print it off and test your friends, or grab a pen and paper to keep track of your answers and see how you score! 

No cheating! Enjoy! 

 

1.    The Cherub Inn is considered one of the oldest buildings in Dartmouth. But when does it date back to? 

a)    1380

b)    1480

c)    1580 

 

2.    Coleton Fishacre was originally owned by what family? 

a)    Drake Family

b)    Courtenay Family

c)    D’Oyly Cart Family 

 

3.    How tall is the Daymark? 

a)    60ft

b)    70ft

c)    80ft 

 

4.    How long is the Dart Valley Trail? 

a)    12 miles

b)    14 miles

c)    16 miles 

 

5.    In 2022 the Dart Music Festival celebrated what anniversary? 

a)    20th

b)    25th

c)    30th 

 

6.    In what year did The Mayflower set sail? 

a)    1620

b)    1720

c)    1820 

 

7.    In what historical building did Charles II hold court in 1671? 

a)    The Butterwalk

b)    Dartmouth Castle

c)    St Petrox Church 

 

8.    There are two popular coves close to Dartmouth Castle, one is Castle Cove but what is the name of the other? 

a)    Candy Cove

b)    Sugary Cove

c)    Sweety Cove 

 

9.    Slapton Sands & Torcross beach consists of how many miles of shingle beach? 

a)    1

b)    2

c)    3 

 

10.  Dartmouth’s Old Market Square was originally built as a pannier market, but in what year? 

a)    1828

b)    1868

c)    1908 

 

11.   In what year did Dartmouth Food Festival start? 

a)    2002

b)    2004

c)    2006 

 

12.  Dartmouth is home to the oldest preserved working steam engine built in 1720, but what’s it called? 

a)    The Modcomen Engine

b)    The Oldcomen Engine

c)    The Newcomen Engine 

 

13.  Greenway House was the holiday home of which crime-writing author? 

a)    Agatha Christie

b)    Arthur Conan Doyle

c)    Raymond Chandler 

 

14.  In what period of history was Bayards Cove Fort built? 

a)    Tudor

b)    Stuart

c)    Georgian 

 

15.   Not far from Dartmouth is the southernmost point in Devon, but do you know what it’s called? 

a)    End Point

b)    Start Point

c)    Mid Point 

 

ANSWERS 

 

1.    The Cherub Inn is considered one of the oldest buildings in Dartmouth. But when does it date back to? 

a)    1380

b)    1480

c)    1580 

The Cherub Inn is housed within a Grade II listed building. 

The blog post this question relates to is: Great Pubs in Dartmouth 

 

2.    Coleton Fishacre was originally owned by what family? 

a)    Drake Family

b)    Courtenay Family

c)    D’Oyly Cart Family 

 Coleton Fishacre House and Gardens is an Arts and Craft-style house imbued with Art Deco grace. 

The blog post this question relates to is: Treat Your Mum in Dartmouth This Mothers Day 

 

3.    How tall is the Daymark? 

a)    60ft

b)    70ft

c)    80ft 

The tall tower is a navigational aid that juts some 80ft from the clifftop in Kingswear and was built in 1864.  

The blog post this question relates to is: Dog Walks in & Around Dartmouth 

 

4.    How long is the Dart Valley Trail? 

a)    12 miles

b)    14 miles

c)    16 miles 

The Dart Valley Trail is the 12-mile walk that connects the thriving market town of Totnes to Dartmouth, running along the River Dart. 

The blog post this question relates to is: Dog Walks in & Around Dartmouth 

 

5.    In 2022 the Dart Music Festival celebrated what anniversary? 

a)    20th

b)    25th

c)    30th 

The festival, like every year, was a roaring success! 

 The blog post this question relates to is: Join Us in Dartmouth for Dart Music Festival 

 

6.    In what year did The Mayflower set sail? 

a)    1620

b)    1720

c)    1820 

In 1620,The Mayflowerfamously set sail with English puritans on-board (known as pilgrims) for what is now Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA. 

The blog post this question relates to is: 10 Historical & Interesting Facts About Dartmouth 

 

7.    In what historical building did Charles II hold court in 1671? 

a)    The Butterwalk

b)    Dartmouth Castle

c)    St Petrox Church 

Built from 1635 to 1640, the Butterwalk was host to Charles II when he held court in the building during 1671 whilst seeking refuge from storms. 

The blog post this question relates to is: 10 Historical & Interesting Facts About Dartmouth. 

 

8. There are two popular coves close to Dartmouth Castle, one is Castle Cove but what is the name of the other? 

a)    Candy Cove

b)    Sugary Cove

c)    Sweety Cove 

Both have stunning views out to sea and are popular with wild swimmers for their clear waters. 

The blog post this question relates to is: Date Ideas in Dartmouth 

 

9.    Slapton Sands & Torcross beach consists of how many miles of shingle beach? 

a)    1

b)    2

c)    3 

A beautiful 3-mile stretch of shingle beach, Slapton SandsandTorcross Beach can be access from Dartmouth by car, bus or even on foot, if you’re looking to do something more active! 

The blog post this question relates to is: Beaches in & Around Dartmouth 

 

10.  Dartmouth’s Old Market Square was originally built as a pannier market, but in what year? 

a)    1828

b)    1868

c)    1908 

Today, the market contains a wonderful selection of local and independent shops, stalls and eateries, selling an eclectic range of goods. 

 The blog post this question relates to is: Things to Do in & Around Dartmouth if You’re Visiting with Your Grandparents 

 

11.   In what year did Dartmouth Food Festival start? 

a)    2002

b)    2004

c)    2006 

The Festival which started in 2004 is a true foodie heaven – an exciting mix of delicious regional produce, chef demonstrations, workshops, lively food debates, tastings and book talks. 

The blog post this question relates to is: Dartmouth Food Festival 2022 

 

12.  Dartmouth is home to the oldest preserved working steam engine built in 1720, but what’s it called? 

a)    The Modcomen Engine

b)    The Oldcomen Engine

c)    The Newcomen Engine 

Dartmouth was the birthplace of Thomas Newcomen, the designer and engineer of the first steam engine.  

The blog post this question relates to is: Rainy Day Ideas in Dartmouth 

 

13.  Greenway House was the holiday home of which crime-writing author? 

a)    Agatha Christie

b)    Arthur Conan Doyle

c)    Raymond Chandler 

On the banks of the River Dart, upstream from Dartmouth, is the atmospheric and charming 1950’s holiday home of crime writing author Agatha Christie,Greenway House. 

The blog post this question relates to is: Rainy Day Ideas in Dartmouth 

 

14.  In what period of history was Bayards Cove Fort built? 

a)    Tudor

b)    Stuart

c)    Georgian 

Bayards Cove Fort was built in the 1500s to protect Dartmouth from attack. 

The blog post this question relates to is: Boxing Day & New Years Day Walks 

 

15.   Not far from Dartmouth is the southernmost point in Devon, but do you know what it’s called? 

a)    End Point

b)    Start Point

c)    Mid Point 

Start Point is beautiful place for a walk with the stunning rugged coastline behind you and endless blue sea in front. It’s not unusual to see an abundance of wildlife here including seals and many migrating birds. 

The blog post this question relates to is: Boxing Day & New Years Day Walks 

Share this post:

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on email

RECENT NEWS:

dog friendly Dartmouth

Dog Friendly Dartmouth

Resting on the banks of the River Dart, Dartmouth is a stunning waterside, dog friendly destination to visit, be it for a day trip or
Enjoy 2023 in Dartmouth

Enjoy 2023 in Dartmouth!

After a crazy couple of years, it’s safe to say that we’re excited to welcome 2023 and can’t wait to see what the year has
Best Cocktail Bars in Dartmouth

Dartmouth’s 4 Best Cocktail Bars

Image Source: https://unsplash.com/photos/QYWYnzvPTAQ  *Guest Blog Post – Jessica Perkins   Dartmouth is a beautiful town situated on the banks of the picturesque River Dart. The
dog friendly Dartmouth

Dog Friendly Dartmouth

Resting on the banks of the River Dart, Dartmouth is a stunning waterside, dog friendly destination to visit, be it for a day trip or
Enjoy 2023 in Dartmouth

Enjoy 2023 in Dartmouth!

After a crazy couple of years, it’s safe to say that we’re excited to welcome 2023 and can’t wait to see what the year has

Copyright 2023 © All rights Reserved. Visit South Devon

X
X