The leaves are out on the oaks in Dartmoor’s wooded river valleys. Spring is well and truly here. Here are a few more questions to tease your brains whilst you are waiting to get out on the moor again.

Week 7 quiz 

In which modern-day country was the physicist and chemist Marie Curie born?

What is a cultivar?

What butterfly or moth would this caterpillar become? (See photo)

What were conkers used for during WW1?

Which was the last castle built in England?

What is the name of The Beatles’ first album?


Answers to Week 6

  1. Nickolai Rimsky-Korsakov
  2. Petals & leaves
  3. Petrichor
  4. Conkers (Horse Chestnut) & sphagnum moss
  5. Lyford churchyard – George Routleigh, a watchmaker’s grave
  6. Hacksaw Ridge