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Question 1: Sir Frederick Handley Page, Aircraft designer, best known for World War 2 aircraft, including the ________[10].
Handley Page HeyfordHandley Page HalifaxHandley Page HampdenHandley Page Hastings

Question 2: 1500), according to tradition, to contain the remarkable series of stained-glass windows which are said to have been brought from the ________.

Question 3: ________, lead singer and guitarist for the band Franz Ferdinand
Paul ThomsonAlex KapranosThe Fallen / L. WellsRobert Hardy (bassist)

Question 4: The county town is the city of Gloucester, and other principal towns include ________, Stroud, Cirencester, and Tewkesbury.
Tewkesbury (borough)South GloucestershireCheltenhamStroud (district)

Question 5: Upon the abolition of Avon in 1996, the region north of Bristol became a unitary authority area of ________ and is now part of the ceremonial county of Gloucestershire.
PooleSouth GloucestershireWiltshireBath and North East Somerset

Question 6: ________, one of Britain's most notorious serial killers
GloucesterHarold ShipmanRosemary WestFred West

Question 7: As an administrative county, it excludes the area covered by the ________ unitary authority.
South GloucestershireWiltshireBath and North East SomersetBristol

Question 8: According to a 2002 campaign by the charity Plantlife, the ________ of Gloucestershire is the Wild Daffodil.
National emblemFloral emblemCyprusUnited Kingdom

Question 9: ________, who discovered vaccination, initially against smallpox, and lived in Berkeley
InoculationEdward JennerSmallpox vaccineVaccine

Question 10: The cathedral of Gloucester, the magnificent abbey church of Tewkesbury, and the church of ________ with its great Perpendicular porch, are described under their separate headings.
Stow-on-the-WoldStroud, GloucestershireTetburyCirencester


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