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Test Your Knowledge About Bristol

Deepa Kartha Dec 03, 2020
A fascinating city in England, Bristol is one of the friendliest cities in the United Kingdom. Whether you are a citizen of Bristol or have admired the city as a tourist, here is a quiz to know how you really know about the city.
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John Cabot sailed from Bristol on May 2' 1497 and landed on Cape Breton Island on June 24' 1497.
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The reconstruction of the Matthew can be seen at the Bristol Harbor today.
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The Clifton Suspension Bridge over Avon Gorge was built based on the design of Isambard Kingdom Brunel. The bridge was opened in 1864.
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Bristolians are friendly people and are known for their strong accents. The city is diverse and culturally-rich as well.
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Located around 190 km from the west of London, Bristol is situated at the union of the Rivers Frome and Avon.
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The area north to the River Avon and the center of Bristol were a part of Gloucestershire, while the southern area to River Avon was part of Somerset until 1373.
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Bristol was once a small village, Brycgstow, meaning meeting place at the bridge, as per Old Saxon language. Earlier, there was a wooden bridge across the Avon, which was a meeting place for the people.
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St. James Priory was built in 1129. It is a Benedictine priory built by Robert, the Earl of Gloucester.
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Hot air balloons are synonymous with Bristol. The city also has its own balloon festival, the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta at Ashton Court, every August, since 1979.
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A member of the Oxford University's Dangerous Sports Club bungee-jumped from the Clifton Suspension Bridge on April 1' 1979 for the first time.
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Apart from the motto in Latin (Virtute Et Industria), Bristol’s coat of arms also has a castle, a ship, and two unicorns.
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The rubble from bombed-out Bristol (during World War II) was used to build the Waterside Plaza in Manhattan, New York City.
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Bristol was the first city in the UK to be named European Green Capital because of the creative steps it took to solve environmental issues.
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