City of Cardiff Trivia Questions & Answers

1.As at 2010 the wider metropolitan area of Cardiff had a population of around?

2.Cardiff was proclaimed capital of Wales in?

3.I am a Grade 1 listed building of the National Assembly for Wales, located in Cardiff Bay. I was built in 1897 as the headquarters for the Bute Dock Company. What am I? [P------- Building]

4.Complete the names of these institutions of higher education that are located in Cardiff C------ University University of ----- University of G-------- Royal Welsh C------ of M---- & D----

5.The largest hospital in Cardiff is? [U--------- Hospital of -----]

6.Prior to the Big Number Change on 22 April 2000 the telephone dialling code for Cardiff was?

7.The British Embassy of the United States operates an office in Cardiff?

8.Which Cardiff team compete in English Basketball League, Division 1? [The Cardiff C----]

9.For Welsh sailors what does CBYC stand for?

10.In 1860 what opened in Cardiff?

11.What did Cardiff hold in 1883, 1899, 1938, 1960, 1978 and 2008? [National E---------]

12.Bon Jovi, David Bowie, The Rolling Stones, U2, Bryan Adams & Michael Jackson have all played where?

13.Which 19th-century politician, known as "Friend of Freedom" has a statue erected in his memory in The Hayes?

14.According to the television programme "Torchwood", which division of the Torchwood Institute serves as the monitoring station for the Cardiff Rift?

15.In what year has Cardiff proclaimed capital city of Wales?

16.Which monarch granted Cardiff it's Charter of Incorporation, in 1616?

17.What is the Welsh name for Cardiff? [C-------]

18.Which author of the autobiographies "Boy: Tales of Childhood", and "Going Solo" was born in Cardiff?

19.Llandaff Cathedral is dedicated to St. Peter and St. Paul, and also to three Welsh saints: Dubricius, Teilo, and whom?

20.Which of these is NOT depicted on the Animal Wall outside Bute Park?

21.What is the name of the building which houses the National Assembly for Wales? [the S-----]

22.The inscription on the dome of the Wales Millennium Centre reads, in Welsh, "Creu Gwir Fel Gwydr O Ffwrnais Awen", and in English, what? [I- T---- S----- H------- S---]

23.The oldest record shop in the world is located in Cardiff. What is its name?

24.The city motto of Cardiff reads " The ________ dragon will lead the way". To what colour dragon does the motto refer?

25.In order to build the Cardiff Central railway station in the 19th century, what river was diverted from its course?

26.In Roath Park Lake, there is a memorial commemorating Captain Scott's "Terra Nova" expedition. What does this memorial resemble?

27.A 25-metre high sculpture of large steel and enamelled metal arrow and a glow in the dark hoop is situated in The Hayes. What is the name of this sculpture? [A-------]

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