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Question 1: A popular cultural attraction is the former ________ building on Church Road.
Olympic StudiosKing CrimsonEric ClaptonRock music

Question 2: [3] ________ and Ninette de Valois lived in houses on this stretch, both of which have corresponding blue plaques.
EnglandLondonThe PlanetsGustav Holst

Question 3: The area in and around Barnes Pond is host to several open-air and covered ________ each month.
MoneyEconomicsFinancial economicsMarket

Question 4: ________, tennis player [20]
Roger FedererAndy RoddickTim HenmanRafael Nadal

Question 5: Facing the Thames, at the end of Lonsdale Road, The Bull's Head pub is known as the suburban Ronnie Scott's and was one of the first and most important ________ venues in Britain from the postwar years onward.
DixielandAmerican popular musicJazzBlues

Question 6: Historically part of Surrey, Barnes appears in the ________ of 1086 as "Berne".
Domesday BookYorkshireCornwallCumberland

Question 7: Morley may be considered the father of football for his key role in establishing modern ________.
Association footballOlympic GamesRugby unionAssociation football around the world

Question 8: The loop of the Thames surrounding Barnes forms part of the Championship Course used for the ________ and several other major Tideway head races.
Leander ClubRiver ThamesThe Boat RaceRowing (sport)

Question 9: Well-known names to have performed at the venue include Patricia Hodge, Stephanie Cole, Timothy West, ________, and Robert Pattinson.
Isla BlairJamie GloverDavid ProwseJulian Glover

Question 10: Beverley Brook passes through part of the common before meeting the Thames at ________.

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