Glasgow: Quiz


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Question 1: The city centre is based on a grid system of streets, similar to that of ________ or American cities, on the north bank of the River Clyde.
Àmbit metropolità de BarcelonaSagrada FamíliaLa Rambla, BarcelonaBarcelona

Question 2: [21] The city now resides in the Mercer index of top 50 safest cities in the world[22] and is considered by ________ to be one of the world's top 10 tourist cities.
Lonely PlanetPassportRough GuidesBanana Pancake Trail

Question 3: The history of football in the city, as well as the status of the ________, attracts many visitors to football matches in the city throughout the season.
GlasgowOld FirmGreater GlasgowGlasgow Science Centre

Question 4: The prestigious MOBO Awards were held at the SECC, on 30 September 2009, making Glasgow the first out-of-________ city to host the event since its launch in 1995.

Question 5: As the ________ and the wealth it brought to the city resulted in the expansion of Glasgow's central area westward, the original medieval centre was left behind.
William RadcliffeThomas HighsIndustrial RevolutionTextile manufacture during the Industrial Revolution

Question 6:
What is the metropolitican population of Glasgow?

Question 7:
Which of the following languages is spoken in Glasgow?
English, Scots

Question 8: Very little of ________ Glasgow remains, the two main landmarks from this period being the 15th century Provand's Lordship and 13th century St. Mungo's Cathedral.
Late Middle AgesMiddle AgesHigh Middle AgesEarly Middle Ages

Question 9: The city is notable for architecture designed by the Glasgow School, the most notable exponent of that style being ________.
Charles Rennie MackintoshScotlandHerbert MacNairUnited Kingdom

Question 10: A huge part of the economic life of Glasgow was once located in Springburn, where the Saracen Foundry, engineering works of firms like ________ and locomotive workshops employed many Glaswegians.
HurletCharles TennantSir Charles Tennant, 1st BaronetEdward Tennant, 1st Baron Glenconner

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