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Kendal: Quiz


Question 1: Steve Hogarth, vocalist of rock band ________
Marbles (album)Fish (singer)Misplaced ChildhoodMarillion

Question 2: The borough of Kendal was abolished in 1974 under the Local Government Act 1972 to become a part of South Lakeland district of ________.
Greater ManchesterBarrow-in-Furness (borough)LancashireCumbria

Question 3: In the 19th century it became a centre for the manufacture of snuff and ________; the K Shoes company remained a major employer in the town until its factory closed in 2003.
BootAthletic shoeShoeSandal

Question 4: Kendal railway station is situated on the Windermere Branch Line and gives connections to Windermere railway station to the north, and Oxenholme Lake District railway station (on the ________) and Lancaster railway station to the south.
West Coast Main LineChiltern Main LineGreat Western Main LineLondon to Aylesbury Line

Question 5: Although a relatively small town, it is an important commercial centre for a wide area thanks to its ________ location.
Rural areaUnited States Census BureauUnited StatesAustralia

Question 6: They have performed numerous rescues around the Kendal area, and along with other local Mountain Rescue teams, helped at the ________.
Virgin TrainsGlasgow Central stationWest Coast Main LineGrayrigg derailment

Question 7: "Kendal Green" was hard-wearing wool-based fabric specific to the local manufacturing process, and was supposedly sported by the Kendalian archers who were instrumental in the English victory over the French at the ________.
Battle of AgincourtSiege of HarfleurHundred Years' WarHundred Years' War (1415–1429)

Question 8: The ________ was built as far as Kendal in 1819, but the northern section was rendered unnavigable by the construction of the M6.
Leeds and Liverpool CanalWey and Arun CanalLancaster CanalBridgwater and Taunton Canal

Question 9: Abbot Hall Art Gallery (housed in a Georgian villa, it mounts nationally important exhibitions, such as ________: Spirit in the Mass (17 July - 28 October 2006).
David BombergLondonExpressionismWyndham Lewis

Question 10: Kendal Museum of Natural History and Archaeology (one of the oldest in the country, it includes an exhibition on the geology of the ________, and a stuffed polar bear)
High Street (Lake District)Scafell PikeLake DistrictBlencathra


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