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Question 1: In 1977 ________ became the owner of the Filton site.
British Aircraft CorporationBritish AerospaceHawker SiddeleyBAE Systems

Question 2: In 1958 the aero engine interests of the Bristol Aeroplane Company and ________ were amalgamated to form Bristol Siddeley Engines.
BMWArmstrong SiddeleyRolls-Royce LimitedWolseley Motor Company

Question 3: Filton can be reached from Junction 1 of the M32 motorway, or from Junction 16 of the ________.
M4 motorwayM50 motorway (Great Britain)M42 motorwayM5 motorway

Question 4: ________ is a manufacturer of hand-built luxury cars, based in Filton.
Vauxhall MotorsAston MartinLotus CarsBristol Cars

Question 5: A few ________ fighters were produced during this period.
LightningWindMeteorologyThunderstorm

Question 6: Shortly afterwards, a squadron of ________ fighter aircraft was stationed at Filton Aerodrome, to defend the area.
P-51 MustangSupermarine SeafireSupermarine Spitfire (early Merlin powered variants)Supermarine Spitfire

Question 7: Although both sites have now been cleared, the planned development has been delayed, because Airbus wished to offload the development/manufacture of composite wings for the ________ (intended for Filton) to another contractor.
Airbus A380Airbus A350Airbus A330Boeing 787

Question 8: Prior to ________, a number of US aircraft, imported into the UK via Avonmouth docks, were assembled at Filton Airfield.
Operation OverlordBattle for CaenNormandy LandingsOperation Perch

Question 9: In 1915, as the aircraft works expanded over the original 'flying ground', the Royal Flying Corps established ________ in fields at the bottom of Filton Hill.
River Avon (Bristol)Bristol Filton AirportClifton Suspension BridgeA4 road (England)

Question 10: Filton is a town in South Gloucestershire, England, situated on the northern outskirts of the city of ________, about 4.5 miles (7.2 km) from the city centre.
PlymouthPeterboroughCornwallBristol







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