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Deptford: Quiz


Question 1: To the south where Deptford rolls into the suburban spread of ________, the previously multi-occupancy Victorian houses are being gentrified by young city workers and urban professionals.
BrockleyForest Hill, LondonLewishamNew Cross

Question 2: After Evelyn had moved to Surrey in 1694, Russian ________ Peter the Great studied shipbuilding for three months in 1698.
Kievan Rus'EmperorGolden HordeTsar

Question 3: [13] As well as exploration, Deptford was important for trade - the ________ set up their own yard in Deptford from 1607 until late in the 17th century.
Dutch East India CompanyEast India CompanyFrench East India CompanyChartered company

Question 4: Deptford is served by National Rail and ________ services.
Docklands Light RailwayStratford stationWest Ham stationStratford International station

Question 5: Close to Deptford Creek is a Victorian pumping station built in 1864, part of the massive London sewerage system designed by civil engineer Sir ________.
Metropolitan Water Board (London)Great StinkRiver ThamesJoseph Bazalgette

Question 6: From 1871 until the First World War it was the ________'s Foreign Cattle Market.
City of London CorporationCity of WestminsterLord Mayor of LondonGreater London

Question 7: Deptford (pronounced /ˈdɛptfɚd/[1]) is an area on the south bank of the ________ in south-east London.
Henley-on-ThamesTidewayRiver ThamesThames Estuary

Question 8: Deptford Dockyard was established in 1513 by ________ as the first Royal Dockyard, building vessels for the Royal Navy,[100] and was at one time known as the King's Yard.
Charles I of EnglandHenry VIII of EnglandElizabeth I of EnglandEdward VI of England

Question 9: It was transferred to the ________ in 1889 and became part of Greater London in 1965.
London Government Act 1963City of LondonMiddlesexCounty of London

Question 10: [35] A large former industrial site by the Thames called ________ is scheduled for redeveloping into mixed use buildings.
LondonDeptfordConvoys WharfSayes Court


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