How would you rate your knowledge of our dear old Sarnia Cherie ? Are you a ‘Bailiwick Brainiac‘ or a ‘Channel Island Chump‘ when it comes to an appreciation of the history and culture of THE best Channel Island ?
Test your knowledge with 25 questions we’ve prepared to tempt & tease out those nuggets of information that we’re sure you will have squirrelled away somewhere in the recesses of your brain. And if not, and it’s all new to you, then, hey – “Every day is a school day” as they say 🙂
Roll over a question to reveal its answer.
(1) What is the common name of the Island’s National Flower?
(2) How many Bailiwicks are there in the Channel Islands?
(3) In 1926 the English Pound became the official currency of Guernsey replacing what coinage?
(4) The Mother Goddess of Earth from 1000 BC is located in which Guernsey grave yard?
(7) What was the largest single construction project undertaken on Guernsey during the occupation?
(9) What is the name of the stone figure located at the gate of St. Martin’s Church?
(11) What Channel Island is a mile and a half long by half a mile wide?
(12) Geographically what change occurred In Guernsey In 1807?
(13) Who was the First Lord of the Isles?
(14) How many Square Miles is Guernsey?
(15) For what purpose was the Pleinmont tower built?
(16) After World War II how many mines were removed from the Guernsey coastline? (A) 55,000? (B) 76,000? or (C)114,000?
(17) Guernsey locals refer to what former defensive position as the Cup and Saucer?
(18) What is the name of the bay that Renoir most frequently painted?
(20) What do the people of Guernsey call the Chateau des Marais castle?
(23) What is the name of the Parish Council?
(24) Where is Victor Hugo’s statue in Guernsey located?