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Horwich: Quiz


Question 1: Horwich was once a township in the historic ecclesiastical parish of Deane, in the Hundred of Salford of ________.
North West EnglandPrestonLancashireBlackpool

Question 2: Horwich (pronounced /ˈhɒrɪtʃ/, "Horrich") is a town and civil parish within the Metropolitan Borough of Bolton, in ________, England.
LancashireTraffordSalford, Greater ManchesterGreater Manchester

Question 3: Historically a part of ________, it lies at the southern edge of the West Pennine Moors with the M61 motorway close to the south and west, and Blackrod to the southwest.
North West EnglandGreater ManchesterLancashirePreston

Question 4: Horwich's origins began as a hunting chase in mediaeval times for the ________ of Manchester.

Question 5: The landscape of the area is dominated by Winter Hill, Rivington Pike and the ________.
LancashireWest Pennine MoorsAnglezarkeYarrow Reservoir

Question 6: In the 1800s the ________ increased slowly with the introduction of various industries.
OverpopulationPopulationWorld populationPopulation growth

Question 7: ________ is 50 minutes away by direct train from Horwich Parkway Railway Station.
London Heathrow AirportGlasgow International AirportLondon Gatwick AirportManchester Airport

Question 8: This locomotive is now preserved at the ________.
North Yorkshire Moors RailwayMid-Norfolk RailwayNational Railway MuseumGloucestershire Warwickshire Railway

Question 9: In both the First and ________ Horwich Works played an important part with the manufacture of tanks, munitions, etc.
Collaboration with the Axis Powers during World War IISoviet occupationsWorld War IISecond Sino-Japanese War

Question 10: In the spring of 1884 the ________ (L&YR) started work to build a new large locomotive works in Horwich when the company's works at Miles Platting became too small.
Lancashire and Yorkshire RailwayLondon, Midland and Scottish RailwayLondon and North Western RailwayLondon, Brighton and South Coast Railway


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