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Bath and North East Somerset: Quiz


Question 1: The line was opened in 1873 between Bristol and ________, where it joined with an earlier freight only line from Frome.
Norton RadstockShepton MalletMidsomer NortonRadstock

Question 2: The city of Bath is the principal settlement in the district, but BANES also covers Keynsham, Midsomer Norton, Radstock and the ________.
Mendip HillsChew ValleyRiver ChewShepton Mallet

Question 3: The Quality Improvement Agency have awarded the group Post-16 Citizenship Champion status, and in May 2008, DAFBY was awarded Outstanding status by ________.
Food Standards AgencyHome OfficeOfstedDepartment for Culture, Media and Sport

Question 4: It stretches from the outskirts of ________, south into the Mendip Hills and east to the southern Cotswold Hills and Wiltshire border.

Question 5: [28] It connected to the Kennet and Avon Canal which linked the River Thames at Reading and the Floating Harbour at ________, joining the River Avon at Bath via Bath Locks.

Question 6: King William Rufus granted the city to a royal physician, ________, who became Bishop of Wells and Abbot of Bath in 1088.
Anselm of CanterburyJohn of ToursRobert BloetBath Abbey

Question 7: In 1668 Thomas Guidott, who had been a student of chemistry and medicine at Wadham College ________, moved to Bath and set up practice.
OxfordBrighton and HovePortsmouthSouthampton

Question 8: It was jointly operated by the Midland Railway and the ________ (L&SWR).
London and South Western RailwaySouthern Railway (Great Britain)SS HildaLondon, Brighton and South Coast Railway

Question 9: Bath and North East Somerset (commonly referred to as BANES or B&NES) is a unitary authority that was created on 1 April 1996 following the abolition of the ________.
Greater ManchesterAvon (county)BristolCleveland, England

Question 10: The River Chew was dammed in the 1950s to create Chew Valley Lake, which provides drinking water for the nearby city of ________ and surrounding areas.


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