Yorkshire Language Quiz: Test Your Knowledge of the Unique English Dialect from Northern England


Welcome to the Yorkshire Language Quiz. The Yorkshire dialect is an English dialect of Northern England. Of course, it is mainly spoken in the county of Yorkshire. The dialect firmly has its roots in Old English and Old Norse. It is very different from the Scottish and Cockney Dialect.

I love Yorkshire and that includes the majority of things created in the beautiful county. Especially my wife who is from the city of Leeds. I come from Lancashire which is the other side of the Pennines and have travelled the M62 motorway between them many times. 

Here are a few interesting facts about Yorkshire

Yorkshire is the largest county in the UK, with a population of around 5.4 million. It is divided into five areas: North, East, South, West, and East Riding. Leeds has the first urban motorway in the UK, the A58 (M). Yorkshire is renowned for its beautiful landscapes, which comprise one-third of the National Parks in England, including the North York Moors, the Yorkshire Dales, and a portion of the Peak District. The county has produced many notable figures such as Dick Turpin, Guy Fawkes, the Brontë sisters, Sir Patrick Stewart, Dame Judi Dench, and Sean Bean. The Yorkshire dialect is strong in several cities, including Leeds, York, Bradford, and Huddersfield, each with its own variation.

So crack on with the Yorkshire Language Quiz Questions below. And, make sure that you share this with your friends and family.

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