Catergories: virtual

Planning a virtual pub quiz with your friends and family? Stuck for quiz question ideas? We have put together 30 free quiz questions with a Hampshire theme for you to use to test your friends and family Hampshire knowledge.

Use the questions below in a Hampshire themed quiz round or within a geography or general knowledge quiz round. Or just test your own knowledge of Hampshire and see how many you get right. 

Questions (Stroll down for the answers):

  1. In which Hampshire village was Jane Austen born? 

  1. What year was the New Forest designated a National Park?

  1. Which Hampshire attraction is associated with the famous children’s character Peppa Pig?

  1. Which Hampshire city is the singer Craig David from? 

  1. What is the highest hill in Hampshire? 

  1. What is the name of the oldest tree in the New Forest National Park? 

  1. Which Hampshire city is home to Henry the VIII’s beloved ship the Mary Rose? 

  1. What is the name of the popular 100 mile walking/cycling route that starts in Winchester and finishes in Eastbourne? 

  1. Which water sport was invented on Hayling Island? 

  1. What world-famous gin in distilled in Hampshire?

  1. Which music festival takes place every summer in the city of Portsmouth and is famous for being next to the sea?

  1. What is the name of the Hampshire attraction where you would find the World of Top Gear?

  1. What is the name of the motor racing track in Hampshire that is known as England’s fastest race circuit? 

  1. How many New Forest ponies are roaming in the New Forest National Park - 1000, 5000 or 9000? 

  1. Which two Hampshire Rivers meet in Southampton? 

  1. Which Hampshire Village is home to the world's first naturalist Gilbert White? 

  1. What is the name of the estate in Romsey where Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip spent their honeymoon? 

  1. What was the name of the diver who famously saved Winchester Cathedral from collapsing? 

  1. The River Test in the Test Valley is famous for which species of fish? 

  1. Which Hampshire town is famous for watercress and each year holds the popular Watercress Festival? 

  1. Which Hampshire city is home to the only passenger hovercraft in Britain? 

  1. What protected animals live at Winchester City Mill?

  1. When was the Emirates Spinnaker Tower Built? 

  1. What is the name of the Hampshire hotel where the chef James Martin hosts cookery classes? 

  1. What year did Titanic sail from Southampton? 

  1. Which Hampshire city was Charles Dickins born in? 

  1. Which popular TV series was filmed at Highclere Castle? 

  1. Which famous naval admiral was shot on HMS Victory? 

  1. Which Hampshire village would you find Jane Austen’s House? 

  1. Which supermarket brand does the Leckford Estate in the Test Valley belong to? 


  1. Steventon
  2. 2005
  3. Paultons Park
  4. Southampton
  5. Butser Hill
  6. Knight Oak. Also known as the 'Queen of the forest, the Kightwood Oak is over 500 years old.
  7. Portsmouth
  8. The South Downs Way
  9. Windsurfing
  10. Bombay Sapphire
  11. Victorious
  12. Beaulieu
  13. Thruxton Race Circuit
  14. There are approximately 5000 ponies roaming
  15. The River Itchen and The River Test
  16. Selbourne
  17. Broadlands
  18. William Walker
  19. Trout
  20. Alresford
  21. Portsmouth
  22. Otters
  23. 2001
  24. Chewton Glen
  25. 1912
  26. Portsmouth
  27. Downton Abbey
  28. Lord Admiral Nelson
  29. Chawton
  30. Waitrose

For more ways to enjoy Hampshire from the comfort of your home check out our Visit Hampshire virtually guide.


Paultons Theme Park Home of Peppa Pig World
Theme Park
Peppa Pig World at Paultons Park

Paultons Park voted number one theme park in the UK by Tripadvisor, is the theme park for families which has more than 70 wonderful rides and attractions included in the admission price.

The South Downs Way
The South Downs Way

The South Downs way is situated in Hampshire’s second National Park the South Downs. The route begins in Winchester and stretches 100 miles to Eastbourne. Along the route are unspoilt views of countryside, small hamlet villages and the English channel. The South Downs Way is a hilly but rewarding route for walkers and mountain bikers. Lonely Planet has even included the South Downs Way in it’s 1000 Ultimate Adventures book.

Bombay Sapphire Distillery
Bombay Sapphire Distillery

The Bombay Sapphire Distillery based at Laverstoke Mill in rural Hampshire, just 15 miles from Winchester and 10 miles from Basingstoke. The Distillery is in a conservation area with over 1000 years of history. The distillery showcases the care, skill and artistry behind every drop of Bombay Sapphire, and allows you to discover the flavours of the botanicals which make Bombay Sapphire gin so unique.

Beaulieu, Home of the National Motor Museum
National Motor Museum at Bealieu

Beaulieu featuring the world famous National Motor Museum, Palace House home of the Montagu family and Abbey Ruins containing an exhibition of monastic life.

Thruxton Motorsports Centre
BTEC at Thruxton Circuit

Thruxton is one of the fastest circuits and one which has hosted many varied events.

Winchester Cathedral
Cathedral / Minister
Winchester Cathedral

Winchester Cathedral is one of the finest medieval cathedrals in Europe. Nestled at the heart of historic Winchester, once the seat of Anglo-Saxon and Norman royal power, this magnificent Cathedral is the resting place of Saxon royalty, bishops and Jane Austen, the much-loved English novelist.

Highclere Castle and Gardens
Castles & Stately Homes
Highclere Castle

Highclere Castle, the home of the Earl and Countess of Carnarvon, Highclere Castle also hosts a unique display of Egyptian antiquities and is the location of the hugely popular ITV series, Downton Abbey.

The Mary Rose
The Mary Rose

Explore the remains of Henry VIII’s favourite ship, recovered from the seabed in one of the most challenging archaeological excavations of all time. From the large bronze and iron guns to personal items like wooden bowls, tiny dice and nit combs, The Mary Rose recreates life on-board a 16th century warship with an authenticity no other attraction can provide.

Jane Austen's House
Historic House / Palace
Jane Austen's House in Chawton

Jane Austen’s House in Chawton, Hampshire is the picturesque country cottage where Jane Austen lived. It is the most treasured Austen site in the world. It was here that Jane’s genius flourished and where she wrote, revised and had published all her novels: Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Emma, Northanger Abbey and Persuasion.



Comments are disabled for this post.