Friday 18 August 2017


Quiz: How well do you really know Bristol?

From iconic buildings to unmissable events, put your local knowledge to the test and find out how well you really know the city in SoBristol’s first quiz.

How well do you really know Bristol?

Put your local knowledge to the test and find out exactly how well you know Bristol in SoBristol's first pop quiz.

What is the Roman name for the City of Bristol?

Aquae Sulis

Dubris

Brycgstow

Bannaventa

And what does Brycgstow translate to in English?

The place at the bridge

The place with the river

The bridge over the river

Watery places

How many cathedrals are there in Bristol?

0

1

2

3

Which Italian explorer was this tower named after?

John Cabot

Christopher Columbus

Sebastiano Caboto

Marco Polo

Which famous engineer designed the Clifton Suspension Bridge?

Isambard Kingdom Brunel

William Henry Barlow

John Hawkshaw

James Bunstone Bunning

Which of these festivals does NOT take place in Bristol?

Grillstock Festival

Livestock Festival

Foodies Festival

Ska and Mod Festival

Where is the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta held?

Blaise Castle

Bristol Harbourside

The Downs

Ashton Court

When did the University of Bristol recieve its royal charter?

1809

1849

1909

1949

And what is its motto?

Vim promovet insitam

In animo et veritate

Generatim discite cultus

Lucem sequimur

Which world famous animation studio is based in Bristol?

Nickelodeon Animation

Imagination Studios

Sun & Moon Studios

Aardman Animations

Which comedian is NOT from Bristol?

Russell Howard

Stephen Merchant

Lee Evans

Josh Widdicombe

What is Bristol City Football Club's nickname?

The Robins

The Swans

The Reds

The Lions

Which river runs through Bristol?

Avon

Severn

Thames

Trent

What was the average population of Bristol in 2015?

250,000

400,000

450,000

550,000

When did Bristol recieve its royal charter?

1105

1115

1151

1155

Which of these Banksys is NOT in Bristol?

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How many Shaun the Sheeps were featured in the citywide trail in 2015?

90

100

120

150

Which of these was NOT filmed in Bristol?

Sherlock

Dr. Who

Only Fools and Horses

This is England '90

What rare species hatched in Bristol Zoo in 2016?

Giant Flightless Darkling Beetle

Lord Howe Stick Insect

Barberry Carpet Moth

Tahoe Stonefly

Local loser

No one wants you on the pub quiz team. Just get the rounds in and keep quiet, unless you have SoBristol loaded up on your smartphone.

South west wannabe

You might not be the Sherlock Holmes of Bristol, but there's hope for you yet. Go back to school and bookmark SoBristol to brush up on your local knowledge.

Bristolian in the making

You're pretty clued up about all things Bristol, and have probably visited a landmark or two, but there's more to Bristol than the Balloon Festival. Have a look around SoBristol and marvel at all the city has to offer.

Bristol braniac

Congratulations! You're a true Bristolian and you know your stuff. You could definitely impress your mates at the pub with your local trivia. It's almost like you work for SoBristol... almost.

Are you a Local Loser or a Bristol Braniac? Let us know in the comments below!

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