None of us expected to still be running this quiz by now, but here we are! Dartmoor’s been very wintery this week and looking beautiful, but bringing its own hazards.

Week 45

  1. Which famous Scottish figure was born on 25th January 1759?
  2. What three rivers supply water to the Devonport Leat?
  3. In what year did the Dartmoor National Park Authority purchase Haytor Down?
  4. Which world-famous stuntman noted for his chase scenes in The Italian Job and James Bond films died last week aged 90?
  5. What is the name given to a young salmon that returns to its river of birth to breed in its first summer?
  6. What is the name given to this cross close to Nun’s Farm?


Answers to Week 44

  1. The Pan American Highway
  2. Scott Joplin
  3. Highampton
  4. William Russell – 5th Earl of Bedford
  5. 2000
  6. The Hairy Hands