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BIG Hampshire Quiz: 50 Questions & Answers + Picture Round

My 50-question Hampshire quiz – perfect for locals, or fans of the county. If you want to show off your Hampshire trivia, this is the place for you!

Test your knowledge and see how well you really know Hampshire, England…

Welcome to my 50 Hampshire quiz questions! 

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Test your Hampshire knowledge with this quiz about one of the best counties in England (I live here). Whether you’re from Hampshire, or you just love the area, it’s time to show off what you know about it. If you need some revision, check out the best things to do in Hampshire on a day out.

You can either do this Hampshire quiz yourself, or you could use this quiz about Hampshire to play against or with your friends. Find out how much you know about Hampshire – let me know how you do in the comments section below!

Ancient ruins in Southampton - Hampshire, England

This Hampshire quiz has five rounds of 10 questions. Featuring some brain-wracking questions about Hampshire, see how much you know. Great if you’re looking for unusual Hampshire quiz questions!

The answers are at the end of the post, in a PDF so you can’t accidentally see them if you don’t want to. 

Don’t forget to share your scores in the comments at the end of the post. And follow Day Out in England on Facebook for more fun Hampshire posts. Enjoy…

BIG Hampshire Quiz

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1. Hampshire general knowledge questions

See how well you can do with answering these Hampshire quiz questions…

1. What is the name of Hampshire’s County Town?

Is Winchester Cathedral the biggest cathedral in the UK? 

3. Where does Hampshire rank in population?  

4. How many universities are in Hampshire?

5. Which of these is not a boat in Portsmouth Dockyard? 

– Victory 

– Nelson 

– Mayflower

6. Which Hampshire City are the longest holding FA cup champions?

7. What’s the name of the outlet shopping centre in Portsmouth?

8. What kind of wine is Hambledon Vineyard famous for?

9. Is Hayling Island famous for 

– Kitesurfing 

– Surfing or

– Jet skiing?

10. Which Hampshire city is home to the only passenger hovercraft in Britain?

Hampshire Quiz Questions

2. Hampshire quiz: famous people

Next up in these quiz questions about Hampshire: how many of these famous people do you know?

11. Which ‘king’ was born in Grayshott?

12. Which city was Craig David born in?

13. Which Hampshire city was Charles Dickens born in?

14. What did Sir Arthur Conan Doyle write in Southsea?

15. Which village was Jane Austen born in?

16. Who’s the famous singer of Song for Our Daughter?

17. Which famous pig has a world here?

18. Which TV show was filmed at Highclere House?

19. Which famous gardener lives in Alton?

20. Who wore safety pins on her dress and was born in Basingstoke?

3. Hampshire trivia: picture round

Hampshire quiz questions and answers: which city is this?

Cities in Hampshire

4. Hampshire quiz: geography

Right, let’s really get stuck into these quiz questions on Hampshire… how good is your Hampshire geography?

30. What’s the estimated population of Hampshire in 2019?

– 1,844,245

– 1,626,625

– 1,543,321

31. What’s the highest hill in Hampshire? 

32. How tall is the Spinnaker Tower? 

33. What does Portsmouth have more of than London?

34. What’s the name of the river in the New Forest?

35. Name the six counties bordering Hampshire?

36. Which city does the South Downs Way start in?

37. Over 45% of the county is covered in what?

38. How long is the Hampshire coastline?

– 230 miles

– 200 miles

– 175 miles

39. Which village in Hampshire is usually on best places to live lists?

40. How many cities are in Hampshire?

5. Hampshire trivia: Hampshire Attractions

How well do you know Hampshire attractions?

Hampshire Quiz Questions

41. Which famous gin is distilled in Hampshire?

42. Name of Southsea’s biggest beach festival?

43. What’s the big museum in Beaulieu famous for?

44. What year did Titanic sail from Southampton?

45. What’s the name of the fantastic animal named restaurant in Brockenhurst?

46. Which queen is commemorated in a park in Petersfield?

47. What do tourists go to see in Titchfield?

48. Which is the biggest zoo in Hampshire?

49 What’s the name of the Theatre in Southampton?

50. What will you find at Exbury?


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Round 1: Hampshire general knowledge questions

See how well you can do with answering these Hampshire quiz questions…

1. What is the name of Hampshire’s County Town?

Winchester

2. Is Winchester Cathedral the biggest cathedral in the UK?

No

3. Where does Hampshire rank in population?

5th in England

4. How many universities are in Hampshire?

4 – Southampton, Southampton Solent, Portsmouth and Winchester

5. Which of these is not a boat in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard?

Mayflower

6. Which Hampshire City are the longest holding FA cup champions?

Portsmouth in 1939 because the football stopped

7. What’s the name of the outlet shopping centre in Portsmouth?

Gunwharf Quays

8. What kind of wine is Hambledon Vineyard famous for?

Champagne

9. What is Hayling Island famous for?

Kitesurfing

10. Which Hampshire city is home to the only passenger hovercraft in Britain?

Southsea, Portsmouth

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2. Hampshire quiz: famous people

Next up in these quiz questions about Hampshire: how many of these famous people do you know?

11. Which ‘king’ was born in Grayshott?

Colin Firth

12. Which city was Craig David born in?

Southampton

13. Which Hampshire city was Charles Dickens born in?

Portsmouth

14. What did Sir Arthur Conan Doyle write in Southsea?

Sherlock Holmes – A Study in Scarlet

15. Which village was Jane Austen born in?

Chawton

16. Singer of song for our daughter?

Laura Marling

17. Which famous pig has a world here?

Peppa Pig

18. Which TV show was filmed here?

Downtown Abbey, at Highclere House

19. Which famous gardener lives in Alton?

Alan Titchmarsh

20. She wore safety pins on her dress and was born in Basingstoke? Who is she?

Liz Hurley

3. Hampshire trivia: picture round

Hampshire quiz questions and answers: which city is this?

Ponies grazing in the new Forest National Park in Hampshire

21. Gosport

22. Basingstoke

23. Southampton

24. Portsmouth

25. Fleet

26. Fareham

27. Winchester

28. Havant

29. Eastleigh

4. Hampshire quiz: geography

Right, let’s really get stuck into these quiz questions on Hampshire… how good is your Hampshire geography?

30. What’s the estimated population of Hampshire in 2019?

1,844,245

31. What’s the highest hill in Hampshire?

Pilot Hill

32. How tall is the Spinnaker Tower?

170m

33. What does Portsmouth have more of than London?

Coastline OR population density

34. What’s the name of the river in the New Forest?

River Itchen

35. Name the six counties bordering Hampshire?

Dorset, Wiltshire, Isle of Wight, Berkshire, West Sussex and Surrey

36. Which city does the South Downs Way start in?

Winchester

37. Over 45% of the county is covered in what?

National Park – South Downs and New Forest

38. How long is the Hampshire coastline?

230 miles

39. Which village in Hampshire is usually on best places to live lists?

Hart

40. How many cities are in Hampshire?

3

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5. Hampshire trivia: Hampshire Attractions

How well do you know Hampshire attractions?

41. Which famous gin is distilled in Hampshire?

Bombay

42. Name of Southsea’s biggest beach festival?

Victorious

43. What’s the big museum in Beaulieu famous for?

Cars

44. What year did Titanic sail from Southampton?

1912

45. What’s the name of the fantastic animal named restaurant in Brockenhurst?

The Pig

46. Which queen is commemorated in a park in Petersfield?

Queen Elizabeth Country Park

47. What do tourists go to see in Titchfield?

Titchfield Abbey

48. Which is the biggest zoo in Hampshire?

Marwell Zoo

49 .What’s the name of the Theatre in Southampton?

Mayflower

50. What will you find at Exbury?

Gardens

Fancy walking the Solent Way?
It’s the best way to explore the south coast of Hampshire!


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