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Brockenhurst: Quiz

  
  

Question 1: In the ________, Brockenhurst was a convalescence centre for wounded troops, particularly from India and New Zealand.
Armenian GenocideCaucasus CampaignWestern Front (World War I)World War I

Question 2: Many an ancient oak tree in Brockenhurst would have hidden an American jeep or Sherman tank in 1944, as they gathered to do battle in ________.
NormandyAvignonProvenceBrittany

Question 3: Brockenhurst railway station offers frequent South West Trains services to ________, London Waterloo, Southampton and Weymouth.
PooleSwanageFerndownBournemouth

Question 4: The station is the junction where the branch line to ________ connects to the mainline.
LymingtonBrockenhurstLyndhurst, HampshireMilford on Sea

Question 5: Brockenhurst is twinned with Pont St Martin [1], in Loire-Atlantique, ________.
FranceCanadaUnited KingdomItaly

Question 6: The earliest signs of habitation in Brockenhurst date back 4,000 years to the ________: the area is dotted with burial mounds - called tumuli.
Bronze AgeBronze Age BritainAncient Near EastDeverel-Rimbury culture

Question 7: CrossCountry express services also run to Manchester via ________.
Stoke-on-TrentCoventryBirminghamWolverhampton

Question 8: Four years later, the ________ recorded that there were four small Saxon manors in the Brockenhurst area, Mapleham, Hinchelsea, Brochelie and Broceste.
Domesday BookSurreyYorkshireEngland

Question 9: William the Conqueror created his Nova Forest in 1079, a vast hunting area lying south and west of his capital at Winchester; it stretched south to the coast at Barton on Sea and west to what is now ________.
PooleFerndownBournemouthDorset

Question 10: ________ is situated on the village's outskirts.
Brockenhurst CollegeOxford Brookes UniversityOpen UniversityEastleigh College
















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