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Question 1: The ________ windfarm advert "The Wind of Change" was filmed here.

Question 2: The beach comedy sketch in the 2007 ________ Christmas special was filmed on the beach in Viking Bay.
Doctor WhoThe Catherine Tate ShowDavid TennantCatherine Tate

Question 3: ________, MICE, MIMechE, railway engineer, was born in Broadstairs in 1816.
Thomas Russell CramptonEnglandLondonGreat Western Railway

Question 4: ________ has filmed comedy sketches for her TV shows on the beach.
Richard WhiteleyBritish peopleJo BrandTrinny Woodall

Question 5: At this time it was of considerable importance to the fishing trade with catches as far afield as Great Yarmouth, Hastings, Folkestone, ________ and Torbay and elsewhere being landed.
DoverRiver, KentMaidstoneCanterbury

Question 6: It had become so indispensable that the corporations of Yarmouth, Dover, Hythe and ________ with assistance from the East India Company and Trinity House subscribed to its restoration with a payment of £2,000 in 1774.
FordwichCanterburyWhitstableHerne Bay, Kent

Question 7: Solomon Holbourn, coxswain of the Mary White of Broadstairs had an aunt, Sophia who married at ________ in 1813 to William Stevenson.
New RomneyFolkestoneHythe, KentLydd

Question 8: Although numerous holidaymakers were attracted to Broadstairs and to other ________ seaside towns during the Victorian era, it was not directly served by the railways until 1863.
Tonbridge and MallingThanetReading, BerkshireMedway

Question 9: Broadstairs has a very mild ________.
Köppen climate classificationOceanic climateUnited StatesLondon

Question 10: Conservatives won 38.8% of the vote, ________ 13.2%, United Kingdom Independence Party 5.0%, Green Party 2.2% and an independent 0.5%.
European Liberal Democrat and Reform PartyDemocrats 66Liberal International British GroupLiberal Democrats

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