How Real Essex Are You

There seem to be a raft of lame county quizes that are more about celebrity than the county or history. Do you really know Essex? If so give this quiz a crack and see how you do.

Your chance to show what you know about the county of Essex. Do you know your Basildon from your Basil Brush? Or your Southend from your rear end? Then gave a go!

Created by: Baz
What is your age?
Under 18 Years Old
18 to 24 Years Old
25 to 30 Years Old
31 to 40 Years Old
41 to 50 Years Old
51 to 60 Years Old
Over 60 Years Old
What is your gender?
Male
Female
1. What is Londons third airport?
Heathrow
Stansted
Gatwick
Luton
Southend
2. What is Thaxted the famous home of?
Action Man
The Wicker Men
The Morris Men
Mr Tamborine Man
The Mr Men
3. Which seaside resort has the worlds longest pier?
Clacton
Walton On The Naze
Harwich
Southend
Jaywick
4. What is the oldest town in Essex?
Colchester
Chelmsford
Saffron Walden
Basildon
Stansted
5. What is a Dunmow Flitch?
Fillet of Beef
Chicken Breast
Side of Ham
Fish
Leg Of Lamb
6. What is on the county flag?
3 swords
3 birds
4 boats
1 tree
2 carts
7. Essex is named after?
The west Romans
The Northern Normans
The Southern Danes
The East Saxons
The Goths
8. What is the county's largest forest?
Hatfield
Thetford
Nottingham
Epping
Black
9. What village is described as the most photographed village in the UK?
Elsenham
Battlesbridge
Finchingfield
Cressing
Felsted
10. Where is the driest place in Great Britain?
Dunmow
St Osyth
Frinton
Halstead
Coggeshall

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