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National Tree Week (Answers)

30 November 2018

After a week celebrating National Tree Week, we can finally put you all out of your misery. If you haven't taken part already, stop reading and you can take the quiz here

Here are the answers to the National Tree Week Quiz:

  1. Where did Robin Hood hide out from the Sherriff of Nottingham? Sherwood Forest
  2. Where do Roald Dahl’s Minpins live? The Forest of Sin
  3. Which Lake District forest is famous for its sculpture trail? Grizedale Forest
  4. Which forest did Queen Victoria dedicate to the use and enjoyment of her people for all time? Epping Forest
  5. Which forest was Shakespeare’s inspiration for As You Like it? The Forest of Arden
  6. Name the three forests in Tolkein’s Middle Earth. Fangorn, Lothlorien and Mirkwood
  7. Which forest in the north east of England is part of the largest Dark Sky Park area of protected night sky in Europe? Kielder Forest
  8. Which small deciduous tree of the genus Sorbus is also known as the Mountain Ash? Rowan
  9. What kind of tree found in the churchyard at Llangernyw, North Wales, is reckoned to be the oldest tree in Europe, carbon dated to be between 4,000 and 5,000 years old? Yew
  10. From which tree does salicylic acid, an active ingredient of aspirin, come from? Willow