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1996 Manchester bombing: Quiz


Question 1: On 26 June 1996, ________, the Deputy Prime Minister, announced an international competition for designs of the redevelopment of the bomb-affected area.
John MajorMargaret ThatcherAnthony EdenMichael Heseltine

Question 2: A ________ that survived the blast despite being yards from the explosion, now carries a small brass plaque recording the bombing.
Post boxPillar boxUnited KingdomLondon

Question 3: [47] Insurers paid out £411 million (£600 million as of 2010)[20] in ________ for what was at the time one of the most expensive man-made disasters ever,[48] and there was considerable under-insurance.
DamagesDeposition (law)PleadingJudgment (law)

Question 4: The bombing was condemned by ________'s government, the opposition, and by individual Members of Parliament (MPs) as a "sickening", "callous" and "barbaric" terrorist attack.
John MajorWinston ChurchillHarold MacmillanAusten Chamberlain

Question 5: The van was last recorded travelling east along the ________ towards Manchester at 8:31 am on the morning of the explosion.
M6 motorwayM62 motorwayM60 motorwayM56 motorway

Question 6: [63] Sir ________, MP for Manchester Gorton, stated that the bomb provided the opportunity for redeveloping Manchester city centre, although it was not fully exploited.
Harold WilsonNeil KinnockDenis HealeyGerald Kaufman

Question 7: Early in 1999, Steve Panter, chief crime reporter for the Manchester Evening News, was leaked classified ________ documents naming those suspected of the bombing.
Firearms unitCriminal Investigation DepartmentSpecial BranchPolice

Question 8: According to ________ statistics, an estimated 400 businesses within half a mile (0.8 km) of the blast were affected, 40% of which did not recover.
Department for Environment, Food and Rural AffairsDepartment for TransportHome OfficeDepartment for Culture, Media and Sport

Question 9: A Thanksgiving service for the "Miracle of Manchester" was held at Manchester Cathedral on 24 July 2002, to coincide with the arrival of the ________ baton, attended by Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip.
Scotland at the 2002 Commonwealth GamesPakistan at the 2002 Commonwealth GamesEngland at the 2002 Commonwealth Games2002 Commonwealth Games

Question 10: Footage revealed that the van was driven south along the ________ into London on the Friday afternoon before the attack.
M1 motorwayM4 motorwayM40 motorwayM25 motorway


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