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Glamorgan: Quiz


Question 1: [91] Reflecting the increased importance and wealth of Merthyr the borough was given a second MP after the ________.
Reform Act 1867Municipal Corporations Act 1835Reform Act 1832Ballot Act 1872

Question 2: The River Afan commences the wide sweep of Swansea Bay, which from Port Talbot arcs around taking in Baglan Bay, Briton Ferry, Swansea and ending in ________.
GorseinonMumblesBirchgrove, SwanseaRhossili

Question 3: [73] Some of the works converted to the production of zinc and the Tawe valley also became a location for the manufacture of ________ after Ludwig Mond established a works at Clydach in 1902.

Question 4: The most notorious aviation disaster in Wales occurred in Glamorgan in 1950, when a privately hired ________ crashed at Llandow Aerodrome.
Avro LancastrianAvro TudorAvro LancasterAvro York

Question 5: [122] The second event saw the Taff Vale Railway Strike of 1900, an event that saw the House of Lords, in the Taff Vale Case, deem ________ accountable for the financial losses caused by strike action.
SlaveryTrade unionHuman rightsUniversal suffrage

Question 6: Tinkinswood) has shown the continued use of cromlechi in the ________.
Bronze AgeAncient Near EastDeverel-Rimbury cultureBronze Age Britain

Question 7: Other areas to house heavy industries include ironworks in ________ (1826), tinplate works in Llwydarth and Pontyclun and an iron ore mine in Llanharry.
Port TalbotMaestegNeathBridgend

Question 8: Glamorgan was served by several airports and airfields, with ________ being the county's chief airport.
Glasgow International AirportCardiff AirportManchester AirportBelfast International Airport

Question 9: The 'lady' has been ________ to c. 29,000 years before present (BP) – during the Late Pleistocene – at which time the cave overlooked an area of plain, some miles from the sea.
Radiocarbon datingRadiometric datingGeologic time scaleIsotope geochemistry

Question 10: The first railway network to be built in Glamorgan, the ________, was also the first in Wales.
Taff Vale RailwayBarry Railway CompanyRhymney RailwayCambrian Railways


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