Stories Set in Fictional Places

last update: 14 May 2020

Many intriguing fictional places are found in famous novels, in television programs, or on video games.

Here are a few "
starter questions for 10":-
Where does children's TV character Postman Pat deliver his letters? Answer - The fictional village of Greendale in Cumbria
Where did Dougal, Zebedee, Brian the snail, Ermintrude the cow, and others reside? Answer - The Magic Garden (The Magic Roundabout)
In George Orwell's novel 'Nineteen Eighty-Four', London is situated in which superstate? Answer - Great Britain is known as Airstrip One, in the superstate of Oceania
In the 'Superman' stories, what is the name of Clark Kent's home town, and where does he later move to? Answer - Smallville and Metropolis respectively
Which novel is set in the World State? Answer - 'Brave New World' by Aldous Huxley
Which seaside town was defended by the Home Guard in the TV sitcom 'Dad's Army'? Answer - Walmington-on-Sea
'Coronation Street' is set in which fictional area of Manchester? Answer - Weatherfield (based upon Salford)
The BBC's 'The Archers' is set in which fictional location? Answer - Ambridge in the fictional county of Borsetshire (county town Borchester)
The 'Yellow Brick Road' of Dorothy Gale, the Tin Woodman, the Scarecrow and the Cowardly Lion goes to which city in which land? Answer - Emerald City in the Land of Oz
What is the name of the homeland of Peter Pan (The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up) and Tinker Bell? Answer - Neverland (1911) the dreamworld of J.M. Barrie (1860-1937)
Which fictional realm was created by the great lion, Aslan? Answer - 'Narnia', imagined by C.S. Lewis (1898-1963)
The 'Simpsons' is set in which fictional American town? Answer - Springfield
'The Flintstones' fictional prehistoric city was called what? Answer - Bedrock
What is the name of the last human city in the film 'The Matrix'? Answer - Zion
What are the names of the places visited in the novel Gulliver's Travels? Answer:-
Lilliput - inhabited by a race of tiny people
Brobdingnag - occupied by race of giants
Laputa - the flying island
Balnibarbi - the blind pursuit of science
Glubbdubdrib - island of sorcerers and magicians
Luggnagg - peopled by old people who are immortal and declared dead at 80
Japan - the only real location in Gulliver's travels
Houyhnhnms - a race of rational, talking horses who rule 'brute humans' called the Yahoos
What was Julius No's (Dr. No) hideout called in the first James Bond movie? Answer - Crab Key
Harper Lee's 'To Kill a Mocking Bird' is set in which fictional town in Alabama? Answer - Maycomb

'Harry Potter' series:-
What is the name of the fictional wizarding school of Harry, Ron and Hermione? Answer - Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry
What is name of the settlement near Hogwarts that is solely inhabited by magical being? Answer - Hogsmeade Village