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Service Station or Cheese?

Cheese counter.
This photo of a cheese counter at Tebay services is the only illustration we have which covers both topics at once.

Greg James invented 'Service Station or Cheese', a game which became a staple feature of many Zoom quizzes, in 2020.

So for your next family quiz we ask: service station or cheese?

  1. Pease Pottage
  2. Duddleswell
  3. Rivington
  4. Kidderton Ash
  5. Chevington
  6. Millstone
  7. Annandale
  8. Baldock
  9. Cotherstone
  10. Gloucester

If your family really know their service stations, then you may like our more hardcore 2021 quiz suggestion, The Emoji Round.


The answers are as follows:

  1. Pease Pottage is a service station on the M23 near Crawley.
  2. Duddleswell is a sheep's cheese.
  3. Rivington is a service station on the M61 near Bolton.
  4. Kidderton Ash is a silky-smooth goats' cheese.
  5. Chevington is a cows' milk cheese.
  6. Millstone is a hard ewes' milk cheese.
  7. Annandale Water is a large service station on the A74(M) near Carlisle.
  8. Baldock is a service station on the A1(M) near Stevenage.
  9. Cotherstone is a cheese from Durham.
  10. Gloucester is a cruel trick, because it is both a cheese and a service station on the M5.

As a website about service stations, we have lots more to say about Pease Pottage, Rivington, Annandale Water, Baldock and Gloucester. We don't have any pages about cheese.