Take the N3 Gateway Quiz!
The N3 Gateway social media channels have been abuzz with a ‘virtual’ self-drive along our N3 corridor. Showcasing all our beautiful members gorgeous spaces. If you missed it take a look #35dayN3Gateaway to view the spaces.
As with any long drive, we need to keep occupied in the car with a general knowledge quiz. Take the quiz below and see how many you knew! (Answers are below)
Take the QUIZ:
- Which South African province was the ‘Lord of the Rings’ author, J.R.R Tolkien, born?
- Which river flows over the Amphitheatre and flows into the Indian Ocean?
- What was the original name of Winterton, pre 1910?
- After whom was the town of Greytown named after?
- Which hotel in the Nottingham Road area is said to be haunted?
- What is the symbol of the Midlands Meander Association?
- Which river runs over the Howick Falls?
- Name one rare bird which can be found in the Dargle forests?
- Who hosts the Hilton Arts Festival each year?
- Name two of the other towns surrounding Wartburg which share a German name?
- Which decade was the Sani Pass constructed?
- Which music festival takes place each year in the Southern Drakensberg region over Easter?
- The Capital city of Lesotho is Maseru, what does this word mean?
- Which year did the Comrades Marathon begin?
- Which river does the 1000 Hills valley form around?
- Which European nationality formed the town of Westville?
- Durban is famous for its ‘Bunny Chow’s’. When was this meal created in Durban?
- The Free State.
J.R.R Tolkien was born in Bloemfontein in January 1892
- The Tugela River.
Starts on the Mont-Aux-Sources plateau, near the Lesotho and Free State province border.
- Pre – 1910 Winterton was named Springfield.
Post Anglo-Boer War, the colonial government formed a weir across the Tugela River, where it became a small immigration settlement.
- Sir George Edward Grey.
In 1854 Sir Grey was appointed the Governor of the Cape Colony.
- Nottingham Road Hotel, is said to be haunted by the spirit of a lady who roams the grounds.
- Karkloof butterfly.
This is an endangered butterfly, said to be seen mainly around Autumn time.
- Umgeni River.
Howick Falls which is said to be 95m in height.
- Cape Parrot or the White-Starred Robin. The Cape Parrot is endemic to South Africa, however is on the endangered list.
- Hilton College.
The Hilton Arts Festival began in 1993.
- New Hanover, Hamburg, Hermansburg, Schroeders, Kirchdorf, Harburg or Lillienthal
- In the 1950’s.
Sani Pass connects Mokhotlong, Lesotho with Underberg, South Africa.
- Splashy Fen.
Take a look at previous year images: Splashy Fen
- Maseru means red sandstone in Sesotho.
- 1921, with only 34 running the event and 16 completing.
Founded by Vic Clapham, who dreamt of a living memorial to commemorate all those who suffered during World War 1.
- Umgeni River rises in the Dargle and flows into the Indian Ocean in Durban
- Formed in 1847 by a German immigrant settlement.
One can visit the Bergtheil Museum to learn more about Westvilles beginning.
- Bunny Chows were created in the 1940’s.
A mystery surrounds the actual conception of the ‘Bunny’. But what we do know it’s easy to eat, no utensils required, you just need to wash hands after! (Which after Covid-19, we certainly are professionals at that)