Guernsey quiz 2

Test your knowledge of Guernsey and its closest neighbours. If you get 10 or more, give yourself the weekend off. Click here for the answers.

  1. What appears on the back of any Guernsey penny produced after 1985?
  2. How many holes are there at La Grande Mare golf course? Nine or 18?
  3. How tall was the original Doyle Monument at Jerbourg Point, prior to its destruction in 1944? Around 50ft, 100ft or 150ft?
  4. By what name is St Marie de Castro church better known?
  5. When did ITV Channel Television launch? 1952, 1962 or 1972?
  6. After what kind of religious man is the hill named, on which you’d find a small cemetery on Herm?
  7. Which St Peter Port spot is an anagram of “needs cardigans”?
  8. Sark has a famous hole in a piece of rock, which was once used for hauling up supplies from boats below. What is it called? The door, the opening or the window?
  9. How many square Guernsey perches make up a Guernsey vergee? 40, 50 or 60?
  10. How many gates did St Peter Port have in its former town walls? Five, ten or fifteen?
  11. Which of Guernsey’s parishes includes both Herm and Jethou?
  12. What is the second cheapest property on the Guernsey Monopoly board? Castle Cornet, Elizabeth College or the Little Chapel?
  13. How tall is the tower that houses the lighthouse on Castle Breakwater? 12m, 18m or 24m?
  14. If you were sitting on the sand at Vazon Bay and looking directly out to sea, which direction would you be facing?
  15. Folklore has it that walking around the Fairy Ring a certain number of times while making a wish, makes the wish come true. How many circuits do you need to complete? One, three or 12?
  16. When did the States of Guernsey complete its acquisition of Aurigny? 2003, 2006 or 2009?
  17. At what age is the Bailiff expected to retire?
  18. How long is the track operated by the Alderney Railway? One, two or three miles?
  19. By which culinary name is Fort Grey better known?
  20. Which fruit is paomme in Guernesiais?
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