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Below are the questions for week two.

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WEEK TWO'S TOPIC: YESTERYEARS

QUESTION 1

Which of the following did Isambard Kingdom Brunel not invent?

A

SS GREAT BRITAIN

B

TEMPLE MEADS

 

C

BROADMEAD


F

D

CLIFTON SUSPENSION

BRIDGE

       


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QUESTION 2

In what year did Julius Caesar first land in Britain?

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QUESTION 3

This weeks anagram is a famous event in English history

OF RATHER WET SHOES

Well done last week to Sefton Park who used a very nifty technique!

 

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QUESTION 4

Which number links The Great Fire of London, The Battle of Hastings and an English victory in the World Cup?

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QUESTION 5

Work out these two former British Prime Ministers?

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QUESTION 6

What is the sum of the birth years of all the British monarchs called Henry?

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QUESTION 7

Name the year:

* Liam Gallagher (Oasis) is born
* Mr Men books first published
* The VW Beetle becomes the biggest selling car ever
* Mark Spitz wins 7 Gold medals for swimming
* The pocket calculator is invented by Texas Instruments
* The Godfather film is released


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QUESTION 8

Put these Kings and Queens in order of their reigns:

A

 

 

B

 

 

C

 

 

 

D

 

 

E

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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QUESTION 9

THIS WEEK'S GUESSTION

Not counting shoes and hair spikes, how tall is Mr Dennison to the nearest centimetre?

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QUESTION 10

How long is Hadrian's wall?

 

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ANSWERS

QUESTION 1

Which of the following did Isambard Kingdom Brunel not invent?

A

SS GREAT BRITAIN

B

TEMPLE MEADS

 

C

BROADMEAD


F

D

CLIFTON SUSPENSION

BRIDGE

DID
DID
DID NOT
DID


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QUESTION 2

In what year did Julius Caesar first land in Britain?

A. 55 BC

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QUESTION 3

This weeks anagram is a famous event in English history

OF RATHER WET SHOES

Well done last week to Sefton Park who used a very nifty technique!

A. THE WAR OF THE ROSES

 

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QUESTION 4

Which number links The Great Fire of London, The Battle of Hastings and an English victory in the World Cup?

A. 66

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QUESTION 5

Work out these two former British Prime Ministers?

A. EDWARD HEATH AND MARGARET THATCHER

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QUESTION 6

What is the sum of the birth years of all the British monarchs called Henry?

A. 10531

 

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QUESTION 7

Name the year:

* Liam Gallagher (Oasis) is born
* Mr Men books first published
* The VW Beetle becomes the biggest selling car ever
* Mark Spitz wins 7 Gold medals for swimming
* The pocket calculator is invented by Texas Instruments
* The Godfather film is released

A. 1972


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QUESTION 8

Put these Kings and Queens in order of their reigns:

A

 

 

B

 

 

C

 

 

 

D

 

 

E

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A. A D E B C

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QUESTION 9

THIS WEEK'S GUESSTION

Not counting shoes and hair spikes, how tall is Mr Dennison to the nearest centimetre?

A. 169 CM

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QUESTION 10

How long is Hadrian's wall?

A. 73 MILES

 

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