Ultimate Bristol Quiz: 40 Questions and Answers about Bristol, England

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Bristol is one of the most beautiful cities in the UK. It’s lively, cultural and there are so many things to see. As the biggest city in South West England, there also are a lot of day trip opportunities from there.

If you love Bristol and its surrounding, this Bristol Quiz will be the perfect activity. You’ll find 40 questions about Bristol including one picture quiz round!

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Bristol Quiz Questions and Answers

Questions about Bristol, England

Round 1: Bristol General Knowledge Quiz Questions

  1. What is the name of the annual hot balloon festival held in Bristol?
  2. John Cabot started his 1947 voyage to North America from Bristol port. In which country was he born?
  3. Which Bristol-based company was the first in the world to produce solid chocolate bars?
  4. What is the largest stadium in Bristol?
  5. How many sister cities does Bristol have (1 bony point per city)?
  6. What is the Cabot Circus?
  7. Name the 2 universities in Bristol.
  8. Which European award did Bristol win in 2015?
  9. To which county did Bristol belong until 1996?
  10. Which popular British soft drink was invented in Bristol?

Round 2: Bristol Geography Quiz Questions

  1. What is the longest river flowing through Bristol?
  2. If you drive, how far from London is Bristol (+/- 10 miles)?
  3. What is the largest train station in Bristol?
  4. What is the code for Bristol Airport?
  5. Which tower can you find in Brandon Hill Park?
  6.  In which Georgian Arcade can you find St Nicholas Market?
  7. Which bridge links Hawkins Lane to Castle Park?
  8. In which town near Bristol was the Concorde built?
  9. What is the nickname of the bell tower of Temple Church?
  10. In which Bristol church did Agatha Christie got married in 1914?

Round 3: Bristol Culture Quiz Questions

  1. In which small town near Bristol was J.K. Rowling born?
  2. Which Game of Thrones actor was born in Bristol?
  3. Which Bristol-born actor played in Pride & Prejudice and The Night Manager?
  4. Which Bristol-born actress portrayed Cassie Ainsworth in Skins?
  5. What is the name of the Banksy mural showing a naked man hanging by the window?
  6. Which famous Star Wars character was portrayed by a Bristolian?
  7. Which book by Robert Louis Stevenson mentions several locations in Bristol?
  8. To which UNESCO creative network does Bristol belong to?
  9. Which famous pirate was born in Redcliffe?
  10. Bristol Zoo is the oldest zoo in the world – True or False?

Round 4: Bristol Picture Quiz

Bristol Picture Quiz

Questions and Answers about Bristol, England

Round 1: Bristol General Knowledge Quiz Answers

  1. What is the name of the annual hot balloon festival held in Bristol? Bristol International Balloon Fiesta
  2. John Cabot started his 1947 voyage to North America from Bristol port. In which country was he born? Italy
  3. Which Bristol-based company was the first in the world to produce solid chocolate bars? Fry’s Chocolate
  4. What is the largest stadium in Bristol? Ashton Gate Stadium
  5. How many sister cities does Bristol have (1 bony point per city)? Seven. Bordeaux, Hannover, Oporto, Tbilisi, Puerto Morazan, Beira, Guangzhou.
  6. What is the Cabot Circus? A shopping centre in Bristol city centre
  7. Name the 2 universities in Bristol. University of Bristol and University of the West of England.
  8. Which European award did Bristol win in 2015? European Green Capital Award
  9. To which county did Bristol belong until 1996? Avon
  10. Which popular British soft drink was invented in Bristol? Ribena

Round 2: Bristol Geography Quiz Answers

  1. What is the longest river flowing through Bristol? River Avon
  2. If you drive, how far from London is Bristol (+/- 10 miles)? 190 miles
  3. What is the largest train station in Bristol? Temple Meads
  4. What is the code for Bristol Airport? BRS
  5. Which tower can you find in Brandon Hill Park? Cabot Tower
  6.  In which Georgian Arcade can you find St Nicholas Market? The Corn Exchange
  7. Which bridge links Hawkins Lane to Castle Park? Castle Bridge
  8. In which town near Bristol was the Concorde built? Filton
  9. What is the nickname of the bell tower of Temple Church? Leaning tower of Bristol
  10. In which Bristol church did Agatha Christie got married in 1914? Emmanuel Church

Round 3: Bristol Culture Quiz Answers

  1. In which small town near Bristol was J.K. Rowling born? Yate
  2. Which Game of Thrones actor was born in Bristol? Jacob Anderson (Grey Worm)
  3. Which Bristol-born actor played in Pride & Prejudice and The Night Manager? Tom Hollander
  4. Which Bristol-born actress portrayed Cassie Ainsworth in Skins? Hannah Murray
  5. What is the name of the Banksy mural showing a naked man hanging by the window? Well Hung Lover
  6. Which famous Star Wars character was portrayed by a Bristolian? Dark Vader (David Prowse)
  7. Which book by Robert Louis Stevenson mentions several locations in Bristol? Treasure Island
  8. To which UNESCO creative network does Bristol belong to? Cities of Film
  9. Which famous pirate was born in Redcliffe? Blackbeard
  10. Bristol Zoo is the oldest zoo in the world – True or False? False. It’s the 5th oldest zoo in the world

Round 4: Bristol Picture Quiz Answers

  1. Clifton Suspension Bridge
  2. Bristol Cathedral
  3. Bristol Museum and Art Gallery
  4. Clifton Observatory
  5. St Mary Redcliffe Church
  6. Bristol City Hall
  7. Cabot Tower
  8. Victoria Rooms
  9. Bristol eye
  10. Bristol Floating Harbour

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