King's Lynn Quiz

How much of a Lynner are you?

Take our quiz and find out #kingslynnweek

1: What was King’s Lynn known as until 1537?

  • Bishop’s Lynn
  • Queen’s Lynn
  • Knight’s Lynn
  • Rook’s Lynn

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2: How far north is King’s Lynn from London?

  • 108 km
  • 138 km
  • 148 km
  • 158 km

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3: The population of King’s Lynn is:

  • 40,800
  • 42,800
  • 44,800
  • 460,800

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4: What river runs through King’s Lynn?

  • River Nene
  • River Great Ouse
  • River Welland
  • River Thames

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5: When is The Hanse Day Festival?

  • March 20th
  • May 20th
  • June 16th
  • July 16th

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6: Where can you find King John’s Cup?

  • The Library
  • Tesco
  • The Cathedralal
  • The Town Hall

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7: What is King’s Lynn’s largest park called?

  • The Walks
  • The Wanks
  • The Walls
  • The Wicks

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8: Which “Lynner” wrote the first known autobiography in English?

  • Margery Carty
  • Margery Woodyatt
  • Margery Kemp
  • Margery McFadden

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9: Which one of these celebrities was not born in King’s Lynn?

  • Stephen Fry
  • Martin Saggers
  • John Mason
  • Martin Brundle

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10: King’s Lynn is twinned with:

  • Bayside, Victoria, Australia
  • Arles, France
  • Skawina, Poland
  • El Viejo, Nicaragua

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Answers

1: Bishop’s Lynn

2: 158km

3: 42,800

4: River Great Ouse

5: May 20th

6: The Town Hall

7: The Walks

8: Margery Kemp

9: Stephen Fry

10: Bayside, Victoria, Australia

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Did you really get 10/10 @1101010?

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Nah I just showed results on each one and checked what you’d answered.

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That’s not the behaviour of a true Lynner imo

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Classic Norwich behaviour

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FACKIN LAHNDAHN THO ENN I, YOU SLAAAAG!

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Happy with that, highest of the non-cheaters/non-Lynners so far

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As an Ipswich fan via an old housemate, this is really taking things too far.

Too.
Far.

likewise. Annoyed I got the population wrong though.

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For someone who actually lives in King’s Lynn, I did really badly in that quiz

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Cant believe you’re not twinned with arles. Practically identical.

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I knew we were twinned with Emmerich am Rhein, Germany. I’d never heard of the Australia one, though

The jewel at the top of the A10, Kings Lynn

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Who was this Lynn?

Actually, the name Lynn is likely to derive from a word meaning ‘body of water’ or ‘pool’

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We’ll meet again

top 10 places served by the A10

  1. Ely
  2. Kings Lynn
  3. Downham Market
  4. Setchey (for beers of europe)
  5. Royston
  6. Ware
  7. Cambridge I guess
  8. London
  9. Cheshunt
  10. Littleport
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Harsh on Broxbourne (lido with wave machine)

Would recommend Hunstanton if you happen to be in that particular corner of North Norfolk